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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.

    GCSEPod is not just the app but an extremely comprehensive gateway to an excellent array of useful learning and revision materials for a large variety of GCSE courses across exam boards which is kept current for the recent changes.

    Devices: 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: 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: iPad

    Learn human anatomy with this app - In this application you will find the following example lectures from our Lectures apps along with 80 sample MCQs from our Anatomy MCQ app:

    • Heart and Pericardium
    • Ankle Joint and Foot Movements
    • Larynx and Laryngopharynx

    Devices: 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 , 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 , 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 , iPad

    Have you ever wondered how the inside of your brain looks like? 3D Brain helps you discover how each brain region looks and functions.  The app consists of 29 interactive and vivid brain images that offer you information on associated functions and links to more in-depth research. Our 4 stars EAS Certification recommends it as an informational tool for a very specific subject that is very easy to use and offers reliable content.

    Devices: Android , 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 , 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 , 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 , iPad

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

    Devices: 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: iPad

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

    Devices: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 , iPad