Prestigious medical journal The Lancet arrives on iPad
The Lancet is an excellent app that takes full advantage of the features that digital has to offer. The user interface is excellent and this app offers more than just a PDF version of the journal. Article management is straightforward and helpful. Overall, well worth a look if you have an iPad and currently subscribe to The Lancet. Read on iMedicalApps
Military using social media and mobile apps to promote healthy living to soldiers
Improving patient health outcomes is the goal of a new initiative from the Air Force Medical Service (AFMS). This culture of wellness and healthy living is being promoted to Air Force personnel. Air Force Col. Douglas Anderson, the director of the Commanders Action Group, Office of the Surgeon General is one person behind this initiative. Read on iMedicalApps
Researchers find hospital residents more efficient with smartphones than pagers
Is the day of the hospital pager coming to an end? Well, not yet, but the use of pagers in the hospital is being challenged by new wireless technological solutions. Since 1949, pagers have remained one of the most commonly used technologies among all hospital personnel. However, researchers in the United Kingdom are looking to change this. They recently assessed whether a new wireless system can decrease some of the efficiencies of pager systems. Read on iMedicalApps
If you don't have an iPad, go to the medical library and borrow one
In addition to books, medical librarians are checking out iPads loaded with apps to help them do their research and treat patients.
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What are the legal implications when adverse drug effects surface on social media?
This is a guest article by Dr. Joseph McMenamin, who was a practicing emergency physician before studying law. He is currently a partner at McGuireWoods LLP specializing in health-related litigation. Read on iMedicalApps