For Teachers

For Parents

Medical Apps

Whether you are a graduate, an undergraduate or a continuing student, the apps is one resource material that you can't do without, and there is a plethora of dedicated free and premium medical apps for students available.

Smartphones and tablets have already come to play a huge role in modern medical treatment, allowing instant access to accurate data, calculations, and references. Some apps allow you to better understand pharmaceuticals while others work to diagnose your symptoms and prep you for an unforeseen medical emergency.

Below are a few of our current favorites for keeping you in the know. They certainly shouldn't replace your routine trip to the doctor, but they might just make things a bit easier.

    The free Baby app from WebMD offers lots of free information and the ability to track your baby’s key milestones. With over 400 articles, 70 videos, and 600 physician-approved tips, this is the must-have app for any new parent.

    Devices: Android iPhone iPad


    GCSEPod has over 3,500 teacher-written, audio-visual podcasts produced specifically for mobile devices and containing all the right facts, quotes, keywords, dates and annotated diagrams that learners need for GCSE success. GCSEPod podcasts are designed for mobile devices so it’s like carrying a huge pile of textbooks and revision guides around with you everywhere. The GCSEPod can be viewed on mobiles, tablets and PCs and the podcasts can be downloaded for offline viewing.  The podcasts are also mapped to the curriculum and are designed to support students in the classroom, with their homework and during exam time. 

    Devices: Android iPhone iPad


    The InvisibleEar ™ app is a 3D augmented reality app specifically for biogical and medical investigation of the gross anatomy of the ear as well as the structure of the inner ear with particular attention drawn to the perilymph, endolymph of the cochlea and the petrous temporal bone using highly detailed CT data. It is aimed at high school, post 16 and medical students as well as hearing specialists. The user can either buy a 3D printed model or print glyphs that the app then engages with via the 3D AR in order for the user investigate the positive and negative spaces of the particular anatomy of the ear. It is even possible for the glyph source to be obtained from other medical references.

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    3D Brain app is basically an interactive 3D brain map, or precisely, a collection of 29 individual maps showing different structures of the human brain, supported by information and reference links. The app is perfect for medical students, researchers, and educators in psychology and biology, as well as physicians treating brain disorders who might find it useful for patient education.  

    Devices: Android iPhone iPad


    This award winning app is an animation based patient education app for healthcare professionals to effectively communicate anatomy, conditions and treatments to patients. The app covers a variety of conditions such as joint diseases and disorders, as well as joint physiology. 

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    This app, by WebMD, is another great medical reference tool with which you can look up drug information, check the disease reference tool, catch up on medical news, and much more.  

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    You can learn anatomy with this app that contains all body anatomy systems; has more than 100 images with labels and descriptions and quizzes.

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    PEPID is a frequently updated clinical decision support/reference app targeted toward emergency room physicians, but it can be useful for nurses, students, residents, pharmacists, EMTs, and paramedics as well. You can earn Continuing Medical Education Credits with it while actually treating patients.

    Devices: Android iPhone iPad


    MDCalc is a highly-rated resource for practicing physicians to learn and apply evidence-based medicine. The apps offer content written by physicians and other experts that helps providers learn and apply more than 350 decision tools in the context of specific patient care scenarios. MDCalc decision tools span more than 150 disease states across 35 specialty areas.

    Devices: Android iPhone iPad


    Read by QxMD centralizes all your medical literature and journals. Using a magazine format, it allows you to read and download studies, journals, and articles from a host of sources including open access journals, PubMed, and papers from linked institutions.

    Devices: Android iPhone iPad


    If you’re looking for a comprehensive medical app, Lexicomp is a great place to start. With databases for drug information and interactions, dosing, OTCs and natural products, lab and diagnostic procedures, toxicology, and even dental, Lexicomp provides comprehensive reference information. The service is subscription-based, and can be expensive, but institutions often have subscriptions and database access can be purchased one at a time.

    Devices: Android iPhone iPad


    Accidents happen, and honestly, we don’t always know what to do when they occur. That said, the Red Cross’ official First Aid app provides simple step-by-step instructions to guide you through everyday first aid scenarios, whether talking asthma attacks or broken bones. It also supplies you with a host of infromative quizes and safety tips regarding natural disasters such as hurricanes, and given that it preloads all content in advance, you never have to worry about whether you have cellular service.

    Devices: Android iPhone iPad


    A truly affordable bilingual dictionary given its wide range of regional and colloquial terminology, this is a must within the medical field.

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    This best-selling and market-leading dictionary contains over 12,000 clear and concise entries, covering all aspects of medical science. Written by a team of medical experts, the entries are accessible and jargon-free, and complemented by over 140 illustrations and diagrams. 

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    Muscle System Pro III is used by most universities and is now the standard learning/reference tool for students and medical professionals.

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    Skeletal System Pro III contains a wealth of information which the average medical student and physician will find intrinsically useful...Excellent clear visuals and detailed 3D model.

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    This app has been designed specifically for the iPad to showcase the high quality images developed by 3D4Medical.com. It contains over 200 medical images that can be displayed for presentation purposes, saved as wallpaper or shared with friends / colleagues.

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    Heart Pro is an impressive educational application – both highly-detailed and anatomically accurate. A valuable reference especially suited to medical students and clinicians.Heart Pro is the perfect learning tool for students of all levels. 

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    Brain Pro is an ambitious application that is well designed and executed. It's a viable academic tool, and a serious reference guide for anyone interested in learning more about a body's super computer – the brain.

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    NCLEX Mastery is a world class teaching tool that maximizes your results. We are upgrading our app continuously and will be raising the price of this application to scientifically engineered lightning system that teaches you with the fewest possible repetitions - save time, effort and frustration.

    Devices: Android iPhone iPad


    For someone studying medicine, working as a medical professional, or just interested in medical news, UpToDate is a great way to keep track of medical advancements and news. You can look at the “What’s New” section to peruse headlines, or you can search for specific topics. Along with articles, UpToDate provides videos on medical procedures and allows you to email or bookmark any page, so you can start a conversation with a colleague or save it for future reference.

    Devices: Android iPhone iPad


    Essential Skeleton is a medical app that covers the human skeleton’s basic anatomy. Essential Skeleton is a free app that allows users to investigate and fly through a 3D rendering of the human skeleton.

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    Start iSeismometer, leave it on your desk, then try tap somewhere. You will realize how sensitive iPhone is! This is our new project to convert iPhone to seismometer. We created for fun and educational use, such as data collecting device.

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    Find the source of your pain! This app is a comprehensive guide to myofascial trigger points and the pain the create. Covering over 80 muscles with more than 150 trigger points.

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    The Orthopedics Hyperguide® mobile application for iPhone®, and iPod Touch® devices allows you to access a wealth of educational material from any location.

    Devices: iPhone iPad