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MDCalc Medical Calculator

Price: Android - Free iPhone/iPad - Free

Teacher Overview

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.

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Developer Description

Join the 1.2 million+ medical professionals who use MDCalc daily to support clinical decision making at the bedside. Since 2005, MDCalc has been the leading medical reference for the most relevant, up-to-date and widely-used clinical calculators that support evidence-based patient care. Registration is free and takes <30 seconds for full, unlimited access.

NEW features in version 2.0:

• Complete redesign provides an all-new, clinician-tested look and feel.
• 5x faster search and calculator load speeds.
• New content including evidence-based education “Pulses” and new calculators.
• More intuitive and easier access to expert content including Pearls/Pitfalls and Next Steps.
• Improved Spotlight feature enables search without launching the MDCalc app.

MDCalc is created exclusively by board-certified physicians for use by physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and medical students. The simple yet sleek app provides access to more than 350+ easy-to-use clinical decision tools including risk scores, algorithms, equations, diagnostic criteria, formulas, classifications, dosing calculators, and more.

Unique features, ideal for the busy practicing clinician:

• Works offline and in limited connection settings.
• Fast and easy search and filter to discover new calculators.
• Customizable lists for quick access to: favorites, recently used, your specialty.
• Auto-syncing between the website and app.
• Quick toggle between US and SI units.
• Error warnings and normal values to help avoid mistakes and improper inputs.

Our exclusive “MDCalc Method” for selecting tools - including in-depth appraisal and validation of evidence AND clinical relevance - results in only the highest-quality tools to help you make better decisions and be more efficient in your workflow. And our network of academic and practicing physician experts create easy-to-digest content to reinforce decision making and support training:

• Insights and advice from the EBM creators (e.g. Dr. Phil Wells’ on the Wells’ Criteria).
• Expert content by specialists on use cases, pearls & pitfalls, results interpretation and more.
• Synopses of the evidence from the original and validation research.

From iMedicalApps in 2016: “The evidence based medicine (EBM) components of the medical app are what really set MDCalc apart from its peers... The MDCalc app gives brief summaries of the critical studies concerning the medical calculator, links to the studies on PubMed as well as “pearls/pitfalls”, “next steps” and expert commentary from the authors of the calculators.” - iMedicalApps “MDCalc app, the best online medical calculator is now an app”

MDCalc clinical decision tools support 35+ specialties including cardiology, critical care/ICU, emergency medicine, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology, hepatology, infectious disease, internal medicine, nephrology, neurology, obstetrics, oncology, orthopedics, and more! 

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