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Medical Apps for Learning, Teaching & Research

List of Medical Apps curated by educators. Please vote for your favorite apps, so that the most useful ones appear first.
*F = Free *F/C = Free & Commercial versions *C = Commercial version only

3D Brain (F/C)

Apple - Android - Windows - Web
This app that allows you to use your mobile device to rotate and zoom around 28 interactive structures of the brain. This app has an Apple, Android and Windows version.

Epocrates (F)

Apple - Android
Access Epocrates' trusted clinical resources faster and more conveniently than ever from your iPad, iPad mini, iPhone, or iPod touch. More than 1 million active members, including 50% of U.S. physicians, rely on Epocrates to enable better patient care by delivering the right information, right when it’s needed.

modalityBODY (F)

Apple
The modalityBODY App for iPad enables you to create interactive image libraries of the human body for professional reference, training, and patient education. Compile images from renowned medical texts or from your own photos to create custom collections. modalityBODY serves as an image-centric personal reader for your anatomy and health science reference materials. From within this free app, you’ll register for the modalityBODY Store, an in-app purchase mechanism that offers content sets from leading medical publishers and content experts.

Calculate by QxMD (F)

Apple - Android - BlackBerry
A next-generation clinical calculator and decision support tool, freely available to the medical community.'Calculate' is focused on highlighting tools which are actually useful in clinical practice and serve to impact diagnosis, treatment or determining prognosis

VisualDx (F)

Apple - Android
VisualDx provides physician-reviewed clinical information with thousands of medical images showing the variation of disease presentation through age, stage, and skin type.

iRadiology (F)

Apple
iRadiology (for iPad and iPhones) is an invaluable learning tool for medical students and residents with little time to spare. It allows for quick review of classic radiology cases during rounds or clinical rotations. No internet connection required!

Unbound Medicine (C)

Apple - Android - BlackBerry
Unbound Medicine creates mobile and web medical reference Apps for iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch), Android, and BlackBerry devices. Nursing apps, medical apps, pharmacy apps and veterinary apps are featured.

Medscape (F)

Apple - Android - Windows - BlackBerry
Medscape from WebMD (medscape.com) is the leading medical resource most used by physicians, medical students, nurses and other healthcare professionals for clinical information. You can use this app on iPhone, iPad, Android and Kindle Fire devices.

iStethoscope Pro (C)

Apple - Android
iStethoscope Pro turns your iPhone into a stethoscope, allowing you to listen to your heatbeat and see your heart waveform, or listen to other quiet sounds around you. As seen on TV around the world! The professional version includes the ability to see and email a spectrogram of the audio, shows tips and information, and has no adverts. Please note that this app is intended to be used for entertainment purposes.

Brain Pro (C)

Apple
It is a great app for studying anatomy and is aimed at students with a basic to advanced level of anatomical medical knowledge as well as medical professionals.

Visual Anatomy (F/C)

Apple - Android
The free version is an interactive reference, and education tool. Now it include a rotational organ 3D overview model! The free version contains 58 high-resolution images and more than 250 feature points which can be interactively selected. Each feature has its own label and short description. The app also has search function which can be used as searching the labels of all feature points. 8 overview images from Gray's anatomy. Full version has all 1247 images.

Operative Outlines: Surgery (C)

Android
Operations in your pocket! Detailed descriptions of 75 operations commonly performed by general surgeons. Included is indications, key steps, and complications of the operations. Great for preoperative preparation, for dictation purposes to recall the key steps of the operation, or for ABSITE review! Key steps include variations, ie. 'stapled vs. sutured anastomosis' to incorporate physician preference. These operations can be searched easily with the search function, or can be browsed by alphabetical order, or by categories!

HealthTap (F)

Apple - Android
HealthTap empowers you to connect directly with the best health information and the best doctors, from your mobile device or on the web.

For doctors, it empowers them with the opportunity and tools to build your online and real-world reputation while making a difference. Attract new patients while also improving the quality of health information online.

Medscape (F)

Apple - Android - Windows - BlackBerry
Medscape from WebMD (medscape.com) is the leading medical resource most used by physicians, medical students, nurses and other healthcare professionals for clinical information. You can use this app on iPhone, iPad, Android and Kindle Fire devices.

Epocrates (F)

Apple - Android
Access Epocrates' trusted clinical resources faster and more conveniently than ever from your iPad, iPad mini, iPhone, or iPod touch. More than 1 million active members, including 50% of U.S. physicians, rely on Epocrates to enable better patient care by delivering the right information, right when it’s needed.

VisualDx (F)

Apple - Android
VisualDx provides physician-reviewed clinical information with thousands of medical images showing the variation of disease presentation through age, stage, and skin type.

iRadiology (F)

Apple
iRadiology (for iPad and iPhones) is an invaluable learning tool for medical students and residents with little time to spare. It allows for quick review of classic radiology cases during rounds or clinical rotations. No internet connection required!

DynaMed (C)

Apple - Android - BlackBerry
Students and physicians can use this clinical reference tool created by physicians for point-of-care situations.It is available for Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices.

Medscape (F)

Apple - Android - Windows - BlackBerry
Medscape from WebMD (medscape.com) is the leading medical resource most used by physicians, medical students, nurses and other healthcare professionals for clinical information. You can use this app on iPhone, iPad, Android and Kindle Fire devices.

NeuroMind (F)

Apple - Android - Windows
NeuroMind offers interactive clinical decision support, more than 120 clinical classification and grading systems, and some anatomical images for explanation to patients and students.

3D Health (C)

Apple
Archiemd's 3D guide to the most common health conditions, procedures and anatomy. Simplify complex health concepts with 100 3D animations and interactive body

iSurf BrainView (F)

Apple - Review
iSurf BrainView is a Brain MRI tutor based on the MRI automatic segmentation produced by FreeSurfer. This App uses its automatic segmentation to produce an automatic atlas of neuroimaging based on T1 MRI Images. A great tool for teaching brain MRI and for learning neuroanatomy.

Eponyms (F/C)

Apple (C) - Android
Eponyms brings a short description of more than 1'700 common and obscure medical eponyms (e.g., Rovsing's sign, Virchow's node) to your smart devices. A perfect tool to quickly look up the meaning of any eponym. It uses the beautiful eponym database from Andrew J. Yee (http://www.eponyms.net/) who still maintains the database, updates can be installed right from within Eponyms.

MedPage Today (F)

Apple - Android
MedPage Today Mobile puts breaking medical news, comprehensive reference information and FREE CME/CE credits at your fingertips, with daily coverage of over 30 specialties and annual coverage of over 60 meetings and symposia.

Prognosis : Your Diagnosis (F)

Apple - Android
Test out your decision making skills in a risk-free environment. Assess your clinical knowledge on the go. Learn about diseases within minutes. Designed with busy physicians in mind, Prognosis: Your Diagnosis presents an engaging series of clinical case scenarios which assess the decision making skills of the player.