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Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 July 2015 12:27
Here are some examples of apps useful to microbiology that have been useful to others and that are available for your review. Other apps are available and should be evaluated for applicability and ease of use before you incorporate them into electronic systems.
AnatomyLab is software for the student of human anatomy, the medical professional, or anyone interested in the structure of their body. It allows you to progress through numerous levels of dissection while labeling and studying the different anatomical structures.
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/arup-consult/id388769174 (Apple devices)
http://m.arupconsult.com/ (Mobile Site)
ARUP Consult® is a laboratory test selection and decision support tool provided at no cost by ARUP Laboratories and designed for use by health care professionals. This application puts over 300 disease-related topics and algorithms in the palm of your hand. The personalized feature "My Top Topics" allows you instantaneous access to your favorite content. Consult’s evidence-based clinical topics and diagnostic algorithms are regularly updated by our group of expert authors at the University of Utah School of Medicine and ARUP Laboratories. Your application will notify you of content updates while still allowing you to browse and search for topics.
Case Files Microbiology (LANGE Case Files) McGraw-Hill Medical
This free application includes one sample case study from the 50 that are available through an in-app purchase.
Guide to Immunology
This immunology app is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of how your immune system protects you from the myriad disease-causing agents encountered on a daily basis.
Human Anatomy App
An ideal application for those who would like to learn the names of various body parts, organs and other terminologies related to the human body. There is also an option to take tests on how far you are progressing with each lesson.
Infectious Disease Compendium: A Persiflager's Guide
Over 600 pages, updated monthly, of information on antibiotics, organisms, and diseases. This guide is intended as a quick reference for non-infectious disease practitioners.
iPharmacy - Drug Guide and Pill ID
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ipharmacy-pill-identifier/id348702163 (Apple devices)
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sigmaphone.topmedfree (Android devices)
Pill Identifier, prescription reference, prescription discount card, comments, ratings, and pharmacy weekly deals.
Digital drug identifier with official drug info (indications, dosage, adverse reactions and more) for 7000 drugs!
Lab Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases
The publication "A Guide to Utilization of the Microbiology Laboratory for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases" has been converted into an app by IDSA.
Lab Values Pro
Everything you need for fast reference is here – hundreds of lab values organized into 16 classic categories, as well as 12 common panels categories with links to Google, Clinilab Navigator, Lab Tests Online, Medline Plus, and WebMD for more information.
Medscape by WebMD
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/medscape/id321367289 (Apple devices)
http://www.medscape.com/public/mobileapp (Choose your device)
Medscape from WebMD is the leading medical resource most used by physicians, medical students, nurses and other healthcare professionals for clinical information.
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/microbe-cards/id530577866?mt=8 (Apple devices & Google Play)
http://www.asmscience.org/content/book/10.1128/9781555812171 (Original Boxed Version)
(Android app coming soon!)
Authoritative coverage of disease-causing bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites, produced by the American Society for Microbiology. Ideal for university and medical school students, health-care professionals, and anyone interested in pathogenic microorganisms.
This application plays back audio of the correct pronunciations of virtually all of the medically important microbes.
Pocket Body (Musculoskeletal) by Pocket Anatomy
Pocket Body is a fully searchable interactive atlas of the human anatomy which allows the busy medical and nursing student or allied health care professional to visualize the human musculoskeletal system through the use of interactive high definition illustrations of the human body.
Pocket Lab Values
Pocket Lab Values is the perfect companion for health professionals with access to over 320 common and uncommon lab values.
Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy
The Sanford Guide is the essential resource for healthcare professionals who care for patients with infectious diseases. The Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy 2011-12 application provides fast, convenient access to critical information on treatment of infectious diseases, for timely, effective decisions at the point of care.