As mobile and IT industries evolve, mobile devices become more and more advanced. Medical colleges and Students are not lacking behind in that aspect too, as education is the Mission and mobile is the Means. Even more, In the COVID-19 pandemic, which has interrupted education globally, the approach to education during the pandemic has relied on initiatives i.e. Mobile Application. Mobile medical apps are becoming one of the most important tools in medical education including clinical practice. They are an efficient and convenient means to provide real-time medical information at the patients bedside, assist with diagnosis of disease and serve as educational tools for students and clinicians. It has been suggested that mobile application , will be just as necessary as a stethoscope in the clinicians medical armamentarium.


Here I mentioned Top 10 Medical Apps that Medical Students must have download.

 

1. Medscape.

Free - ios, Android

 

Medscape is the leading online global destination for physicians and healthcare professionals worldwide, offering the latest medical news and expert perspectives; point -of-care drug and disease information; and relevant professional education and CME/CE .

 

If you have just downloaded it , you may register via the app or the website. To access and read the drugs and disease reference database later without an internet connection, you can download to your phone by launching the medscape app, click on the ' Hamburger Bar'( top left/three lines) and select 'Data Updates'. From here , please tap on 'Download Clinical Reference'.

2. Med -calx

Free (in-app purchases)-ios

 

Med-Calx is a leading medical calculator that gives you easy access to complicated medical formulas(more than 300) , scores, scales and classifications. It includes the formulas, scores and classification of Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Electrolytes, Evidence-Based Medicine, ICU, Neurology Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Respiratory, Renal, ABG analyzer, Complete infusion management, Complicated scores.

 

3.Medicos pdf : download free medical book and slide

Free-Android

 

Many of you are already known about this amazing app, if you are pursuing medical degree.Medicos pdf is a blessing app where you can download unlimited medical books pdf and save in your mobile, laptops or tablets.It also featured with slides of medical notes and lectures of various topics that categorized yearly and system wise.Furthermore, this app allows user to remain updated with daily medical and health articles, medical and health journals and different youtube videos giving medical knowledge and information.   

Medicos pdf app constantly updates the most recent edition of the medical books .User can carry books pdf in their pocket as a portable and easy to use. MBBS, BDS, BSc.nursing, BNS, BPT, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Radiology, BPH, MPH, MDS, MD, Opthalmology students and respective professionals can take tremendous benefits from this app.

 

 

4.Prognosis:Your Diagnosis

Free-ios, Android

 

practice your diagnostic skills and strengthen fundamentals knowledge  faster with fun, insightful clinical cases.the app contains over 100 cases, users are initially shown the medical history and the examination findings then evaluates the user's performance and provides feedback, together with a discussion written by leading consultants, physician or surgeons. And don't worry- despite the cartoonish icon, the information in this app is medically accurate and completely dependable.

 

 

 

5. Epocrates

Subscription - based - ios,Android

 

Epocrates has helped more than one million clinicians prescribed with confidence, save time and stay focused on the patient .It's fully featured , allowing you to check drug interactions, consult peer- reviewed information on diseases, consult monographs about alternative medicine and review guidelines for treatment and care.

 

 

 

6. Daily Rounds

 A resourceful app for medical students, P.G. specialist and Specialists in various field. It is featured with clinical cases based learning, calculators for vital parameters , comprehensive ECG database , regular journal updates .Daily Rounds' case-based, problem-solving approach gives medical students a first-hand look at new,
relevant and well-curated clinical scenarios for a unique and ongoing learning process.

 

 

7.Medicos ECG: Clinical Guide and Daily ECG Cases

Free-Android

Medicos ECG allows User to progress forward step by step going from the basics to the complex topics . All process are made easy with understandable notes, attractive and high quality image and explanatory videos.After you have learned to interpret ECG you will learn about the different conditions in which ECG will be abnormal.

It is best platform to boost knowledge of ECG by daily clinical cases of question with their detailed answers. Indeed! best medical app so far, makes you feel more confident in clinical practice of ECG

 

 

8. PEPID

 

Free-ios, Android

This is a complex clinical software solution designed for decision support and patient care optimization. The app allows physicians to input all the patients symptoms to come up with a certain diagnosis. Free across to over 3,000 disease profiles and intuitive interface makes the application popular among healthcare providers.  

 

 

 

9. Brainscape

Free- ios, Android

 

If you want to study less, remember more and improve test scores 

Brainscape's confidence -Based Repetitive method is there. It helps to find, create and study SMART FLASHCARD .

A free account allows teachers to create a public class and their own cards that anyone can use. A paid account allows for a private class along with the ability to track your students progress and access thousands of more cards.

 

 

 

10.Lexicomp

Subscription based-ios, Android

 

If you're looking for a comprehensive medical app, Lexicomp is a great place to start for it. With database for drug information and interactions, dosing, OTCs and natural products, lab and diagnostic procedures, toxicology and even dental.

In order to use Lexicomp on your device, you will be required to create a Lexicomp personal account and obtain an access code provided by Lexicomp (expire annually).

 

 

 

 

(Note: Hierarchy of mentioned mobile application for medical students  is not base on any research. I pick Top 10 medical apps according to my own experience. If you want to mention any other medical app, please contact on: medicos.npl@gmail.com)