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Mobile Resources: Medical Information Resources

Resources optimized for your smartphone, tablet, e-reader, or other mobile device.

Tools for Learning

3M Littmann SoundBuilder App - free training tool from iTunes App Store that can help students and practicing clinicians to improve their auscultation skills. Complete 14 unique lessons based on key heart sounds.

Offers courses in Neuroanatomy, Gross Anatomy, Physiology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience Fundamentals, Anatomy & Physiology, Biochemistry Fundamentals, General Biology, AP Biology, Anatomy and Physiology Fundamentals, Embryology, Histology, Embryology Fundamentals, Histology Fundamentals, Neurology CME. Courses require paid subscription. App is compatible with iPhone, iPad.

Auscultation Primer App - For iPhone & Android. Free from the Texas Heart Institute.

Prognosis: Your Diagnosis App

Clinical case simulation game for iPhone/iPad and Android.

Radiology 2.0: One night in the ED
Rich case learning radiology tool for iPhone/iPad. Consists of series of cases that allow the user to simulate reading CT scans at a PACS workstation.

Radiopaedia App
For iPhone/iPad. View radiology cases on your device. Designed to walk you through a case as if you were in a real clinical setting.

Speed Anatomy App
Free anatomy quiz for iPhone/iPad and Android. The faster and more accurately you identify structures, the more points you get.

iTunes Medical Apps

iTunes Medical Apps
Thousands of iPhone/iPad apps for medical journals, board review, anatomy, basic sciences, and point of care tools for all practice areas. Requires free download and installation of iTunes.

Safe Pregnancy and Birth Mobile App

Award-winning mobile app from Hesperian Health Guides!

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Mobile device resources change quickly. If you notice incorrect information or links, or if you discover a great new mobile resource that we should add, please email a Librarian

Recent iMedical App Reviews

The iMedical Apps Team consists of a group of physicians and medical students who provide commentary and reviews of mobile medical technology based on their own experiences in clinical settings.

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Keeping up with Health & Medical News on Your Mobile

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Has consumer/general public apps, and healthcare provider/clinician apps for iOS, Android, Windows Microsoft 8.

For iPhone/iPad, Android.  Breaking medical news, comprehensive drug information and CDM/CE credits, with daily coverage of over 30 specialties and annual coverage of over 60 meetings and symposia.

For iPhone/iPad, Android. From the Harvard School of Public Health. Breaking public health news and research. Includes audio and video.

For iPhone/iPad, Blackberry. 15-minute audio programs that cover a broad range of topics for both general practitioners and specialists. Listen live or access over 5,000 searchable podcasts, including CME/CE podcasts.

Mobile Resources from the NLM

The National Library of Medicine has a number of apps and mobile versions of popular resources, including the following:

View the NLM mobile website for the latest versions.

Consumer Health Resources

Here are some resources that may be helpful to your patients:

Lose It! App
Weight loss app for iPhone/iPad and Android.

MEDLINEPlus Mobile
Reliable, free information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language your patients can understand.

My Dietary Supplements (MyDS) App
For iPhone/iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, BlackBerry, from the National Institutes of Health. Gives patients an easy way to keep track of the vitamins, minerals, herbs, and other products they take, plus access to science-based, reliable information on dietary supplements.

My Food-a-Pedia Mobile
From the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Provides quick access to nutrition information for over 1,000 foods, including calorie amounts, contribution of a food to the five food groups, and number of “extra” calories in a food from solid fats, added sugars, and alcohol.

QuitGuide App
For iPhone/iPad from the National Cancer Institute. Helps you prepare to quit smoking and support you in the days and weeks after you quit. It also describes what problems you can expect when you quit smoking.