Essential Apps for Med Students
Admit it: you’re always on your phone. Instead of spending another hour trying to catch that elusive Pokémon, check out these essential apps for med school students. These apps are specifically designed to help you increase your productivity, stay organized and survive.
These anatomy apps will give you quick access to all the anatomy you need and help you learn along the way –
With a 3D view of the body, this app can isolate muscle groups by actions with animations and commentary. When you’re ready, use one of the built-in quizzes to put your skills to the test.
2. Radiology 2.0: One Night in the ED iOS
In a series of case studies, this app walks you through everything you need to know when reviewing CT scans.
Study all parts of the brain with zoom and rotation features on 29 interactive structures. Learn how different brain regions function, how they are involved in mental illness and what happens if they’re injured.
Clinical Practice Apps
These tools are particularly convenient for clinical practice –
Perform complicated medical calculations on the go with EBMcalc Complete.
This comprehensive reference tool covers almost everything and includes drug prescribing and safety information, medical news and research and even has HIPAA-compliant secure texting for coordination of care.
The Electronic Preventative Services Selector (ePSS) from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality helps you find out what services may be available for patients in need.
No more “death by Powerpoint.” Use Prezi for beautiful presentations with stunning visual effects to make a real impression on your professors.
Searchable and sharable, EverNote helps you organize all your thoughts and To-Do’s across your devices to make sure you don’t ever lose your notes again.
Keep track of all your classes, assignments and track your grades with iStudiez Pro. With Apple Watch integration, get all your reminders and updates on the go.
When writing research papers, RefMe can automate citations, reference lists and bibliographies in over 7,500 citation styles. This app can even scan book or journal barcodes to automatically create a citation.
When it’s finally time to hunker down for a study session, these tools can help you learn more, faster –
Create your own study flashcards and Brainscape will use cognitive research to perfectly time the speed and repetition of flashcards to optimize learning outcomes.
Studying doesn’t have to be all books and flashcards. Prognosis is a game-based learning tool that allows you to practice your clinical skills in a simulated hospital environment.
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