Apps Resources

Disclaimer: AANA provides links to applications ("apps") as a convenience to members and other users of its website. By establishing a web link with any external organization, AANA is not endorsing or recommending any product, service or information at that external organization's website. Moreover, AANA cannot assume responsibility for material posted on other websites. Download these applications at your own risk. Also see: The Clinicians' Guide to FDA Regulationson Mobile Medical Apps
 
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AnestAssist PK/PD
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/anestassist-pk-pd/id325438803?mt=8
AnestAssist PK/PD is an educational tool used for understanding and visualizing the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and interactions of commonly used anesthetic drugs.
Released August 6, 2009; updated December 8, 2010, Version 1.8. 1.6 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.
$19.99
 
Anesthesia
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/anesthesia/id350186085?mt=8
The Anesthesia application provides access to Mobile Medical Media's suite of 11 ultrasound guided regional anesthesia video tutorials on your iPhone or iPod Touch.
Released January 14, 2010; 151 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.
$59.99
 
Anesthesia Central
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/anesthesia-central/id347656772?mt=8
A comprehensive collection of disease, drug, test, procedure, and literature, ideal for treating patients before, during, and after surgery. Anesthesia Central is organized in a quick-read format so you can quickly find answers.
Released December 24, 2009; updated December 17, 2012, Version 10. 3 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad; optimized for iPhone 5. Requires iOS 4.3.
Free
 
Anesthesia Central - BlackBerry
http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/5426?lang=en
A reference tool for treating patients before, during, and after surgery including detailed information on diseases, drugs, tests, procedures, and techniques. Anesthesia Central is available on mobile devices and the web. Includes one year of updates.
Released October 21, 2010; updated December 21, 2011, Version 6.0.0. 202 KB. Compatible with all BlackBerry devices. Requires 4.2.0 or higher.
$149.99
 
Anesthesia Infusion - BlackBerry
http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/12101?lang=en
This application calculates infusion rates for 20 anesthesia medications as well as customized anesthesia medications.
Released July 26, 2010. 21 KB. Compatible with all BlackBerry devices. Requires 4.5.0 or higher.
$3.99
 
AnesthesiaICU Infusion - BlackBerry
http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/12460?lang=en
This application calculates infusion rates for 47 medications as well as customized medications.
Released July 21, 2010; 24 KB. Compatible with all BlackBerry devices. Requires 4.2.0 or higher.
$6.99
 
Anesthesia (Vol 1): PhysicianBoardReview Q and A
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/anesthesia-vol-1-physicianboardreview/id338181372?mt=8
Prepare for your board certification, recertification, USMLE, or test your knowledge in Anesthesiology with PhysicianBoardReview series.
Released November 13, 2009; updated September 2, 2011, Version 10. 1.0 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.2 or later.
$9.99
 
Anesthesia (Vol 1): PhysicianBoardReview Q and A - Android
http://www.androidapps.com/health/apps/321413-anesthesia-vol-1-q-a-physicianboardreview-llc
Prepare for your board certification, recertification, USMLE, or test your knowledge in Anesthesiology with PBR series.
Released August 8, 2010; 0.649484 MB.
$8.99
 
Anesthesia (Vol 2): PhysicianBoardReview Q and A
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/anesthesia-vol-2-physicianboardreview/id372532791?mt=8
More in the Anesthesia series of board preparation. Offers 100 questions and answers with detailed explanations including references.
Released May 22, 2010; updated June 15, 2013, Version 11.1.4 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 5.1 or later.
$12.99
 
Anesthesiology Calc
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/anesthesiology-calc/id386689807?mt=8
Includes calculations for: Apache II; Bicarb Deficit; BMI, Surface Area, Weights; Fick Cardiac Output; Framingham Cardiac Risk; GFR (Cockcroft-Gault GFR (MDRD); Glasgow Coma Scale IV; Dose IV Infusion Rate; Mean Arterial Pressure; Opioid Converter.
Released August 18, 2010; 0.9 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.
$0.99
 
Calculate by QxMD - BlackBerry
http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/8992?lang=en
Calculate converts recent research publications into practical handheld tools and automatically adapts to your self-described clinical practice.
Released January 18, 2013; Version 1.0.1, 5.7 MB. Compatible with BlackBerry. Requires 4.7.0 or higher.
Free
 
Code Runner
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-code-runner/id363454362?mt=8
Code Runner is a program that leads users through a typically high stress situation. This program allows you to easily run medical codes by presenting the current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) algorithms in a simple, user friendly format.
Released March 25, 2010; updated May 3, 2010, Version 2.1. 0.3 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.
$2.99
 
Code Runner Lite
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-code-runner-lite/id368607239?mt=8
The purpose of this app is to demonstrate the functionality and user interface present in The Code Runner. Code algorithms will only run for 4 minutes (Full version codes can run indefinitely).
Released April 26, 2010; 0.3 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.
Free
 
CRNAiPrep
The CRNAiPrep app by Anchor Anesthesia, LLC allows nurse anesthesia students the freedom to study anywhere and anytime you want! It doesn’t matter if you have a few minutes in between surgical cases or if you’re waiting for your kids to get off the bus from school.
Released October 12, 2012; 2.1 MB. Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
$7.99
 
Drug Shortages - Apple and Android
Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=944986401&mt=8
Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.fda.drugshortages
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's drug shortages app is designed to speed public access to valuable information about drug shortages. The app identifies current drug shortages, resolved shortages and discontinuations of drug products. App users can search or browse by a drug's generic name or active ingredient, and browse by therapeutic category. The app also can be used to report a suspected drug shortage or supply issue to the FDA.
 
Epocrates
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/epocrates/id281935788?mt=8
Epocrates ia a mobile drug reference resource used by healthcare providers at the point of care. It provides clinical information on thousands of prescription medicines and hundreds of over-the-counter (OTC) drug products. It has a drug interaction checker where you can check up to 30 drugs at a time, and features dozens of calculations, such as BMI and GFR.
Released July 2008, updated September 27, 2013; Version 13.9, 37.2 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Free
 
Epocrates - Android
http://www.androidapps.com/health/apps/303576-epocrates-epocrates-inc
Get reliable drug, disease and diagnostic information with one of the clinical applications.
Released December 18, 2010; updated September 27, 2013 Version 13.9. 4.82345 MB. Android.
Free
 
Eye Handbook
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/eye-handbook/id335546959?mt=8
This app has been updated, and is now a collaboration with the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Allows you to download video to your phone or iPad. Includes a medication list, meetings and RSS feeds.
Released October 20, 2009; updated September 5, 2013, Version 4.7. 38.7 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Free
 
iCRNA
iCRNA was developed as a part of a CRNA Doctoral Project by Nicola Bradley, CRNA.
The goal of this project is to explore an iPhone app that will hopefully enable CRNAs to easily collect and share data.
Released July 21, 2013; 6.9 MB. Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Free
 
Infectious Diseases
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/infections/id334983677?mt=8
This discusses the most important topics in infectious diseases. This application is ideal for all medical professionals, medical residents and interns, nurses, medical students, and of course curious lay people who just want to learn more about infectious diseases.
Released October 16, 2009; updated September 4, 2012, Version 2.1.2. 2.6 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.
Free
 
Informed RN Pocket Guide
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/informed-rn-pocket-guide/id351739090?mt=8
The RN Guide provides instant access to critical information nurses need, including calculators, reference information and specialized information.
Released April 12, 2010; updated September 12, 2011, Version 2.1.2. 18.9 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.
$5.99
 
Insulin Calculator
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/insulin-calculator/id320616301?mt=8
Insulin Calculator is a handy tool for calculating insulin doses based on blood glucose and carbohydrate intake.
Released July 4, 2009; updated October 17, 2013. 2.6 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 7. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Free
 
Kaplan Medical Terms for Nurses - BlackBerry
http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/1407?lang=en
More than 2,000 terms commonly used by nurses are defined and categorized in this mobile reference and flashcard application.
Released April 11, 2009. 596 KB. Compatible with BlackBerry. Requires 4.2.1 or higher.
$9.99
 
Leadership in a Flash
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/leadership-in-a-flash/id379567880?mt=8
Review the cards all at once or choose to focus on one card at a time. Each card explains a leadership trait/skill/behavior and what that looks like. Each card gives you suggestions about how to practice and "hardwire" these behaviors. Take it a step further and use them with the people who report directly to you to coach them to be better leaders. Also try using them with your team to encourage raising the bar for leadership on the team.
Released July 8, 2010, updated September 8, 2010. 1.1 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.
Free
 
Lexi-Clinical Suite
http://webstore.lexi.com/Lexi-CLINICAL-SUITE
Lexi-CLINICAL SUITE combines five of our most popular clinical databases in one convenient package. This collection provides access to information most frequently requested during patient diagnosis and care. Seamless linking between databases allows you to review drug monograph details, check for possible interactions, and recommend diagnostic procedures quickly and with ease, saving time and improving efficiency in your busy daily schedule. Compatible with Android, iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.
$175.00 - One year subscription
$350.00 - Two year subscription and get a third year free
 
Medical Calculators - Android
http://www.androidapps.com/health/apps/453935-medical-calculators-darren-gates
Acute lung injury, acute tubular necrosis, body weight, Apgar score, blood volume, blood alcohol, blood sugar conversion, body surface area, burn fluids, caloric requirements, cerebral blood flow, closing capacity of lungs, diabetes, etc.
Released November 23, 2010. 0.157046 MB. Android.
$0.99
 
Medical Calculator - BlackBerry
http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/5862?lang=en
Provides access to hundreds of complicated medical formulas. Enter the values or select the preset values/ranges, and the result/output will be automatically displayed on the screen.
Released March 26, 2012. 244 KB. Compatible with BlackBerry. Requires 4.5.0 or higher.
$6.99
 
Medical French
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/medical-french/id347936430?mt=8
Communicate with French-speaking patients with help from Medical French, a French phrasebook for healthcare professionals.
Released December 24, 2009; updated June 20, 2010. 0.6 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.
$3.99
 
Medical Spanish (with audio)
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/medical-spanish-with-audio/id301655973?mt=8
Medica l Spanish phrasebook includes audio, search, conjugation, bookmarking, and more.
Released January 13, 2009; updated June 20,2010. 26.4 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.
$4.99
 
Mediquation Medical Calculator - Android
http://www.androidapps.com/health/apps/319617-mediquation-medical-calculator-mediquations-inc
The calculator includes 227 formulas and scoring tools. Full list of equations available at mediquations.com.
Released August 10, 2010; updated August 10, 2010. 2.3467 MB.
$4.99
 
MHApp
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mhapp/id392766134?mt=8
Created to help anesthesia professionals diagnose and treat malignant hyperthermia (MH). Initially released October 20, 2010. Updated March 27, 2013. 2.2 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
$1.99
 
myAnesthesia
iMDsoft’s new cloud-based solution for mobile, electronic anesthesia documentation, enables anesthesiologists to easily capture, store, manage and share case information wherever they may be. myAnesthesia streamlines the documentation process and improves the legibility, completeness, access and accuracy of anesthesia records. The system simplifies and shortens the reimbursement cycle for anesthesiologists by ensuring that all required data is present and complete, minimizing rejections. Once a case is confirmed as compliant, data can be shared automatically with billers, hospitals, pharmacies and anesthesia groups. myAnesthesia is only available in the United States.
Updated October 11, 2013. 14.0 MB. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
Free
 
New England Journal of Medicine This Week
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nejm-this-week/id373156254?mt=8
The latest medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice, from the New England Journal of Medicine.
Released June 15, 2010; updated July 1, 2013. 2.4 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Free
 
Nursing Central
Please note: This application requires a paid subscription to Nursing Central ($159.99). Current Nursing Central subscribers can download content to iOS devices at no cost.
Released January 6, 2009; updated October 8, 2013. 4.5 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Free, but requires a paid subscription to Nursing Central.
 
OpenAnesthia Self-Study and Keywords
The OpenAnesthesia Self-Study and Keywords app is a resource for resident anesthesiologists, CRNAs, sRNAs, and physicians in the field who wish to improve their knowledge of basic and advanced concepts using a question-and-answer approach. It features 201 review questions from OpenAnesthesia.org's popular "Question of the Day" database, as well as definitions for our most popular keywords.
Updated October 10, 2013. 7.1 MB. Compatable with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Free
 
Pediatric Anesthesia
Fresh from the Newsstand, the Pediatric Anesthesia app keeps you up-to-date with all the latest scientific and clinical research papers in all areas relevant to anesthesia and intensive care in new-borns, infants and children. Pediatric Anesthesia issues can be read in full, giving you all the latest news and research in the field, with podcasts and videos giving additional expert insight and opinion.
Released September 18, 2013. 4.5 MB. Requires iOS 5 or later.
Free
 
Pedi Safe Medications - Android
http://www.androidapps.com/health/apps/331415-pedi-safe-medications-ianesthesia-llc
Pediatric and adult weight-based doses; Broselow colors help identify weight; airway equipment selection and size; normal vital signs for pediatrics; ACLS and PALS emergency medications, and more.
Released August 9, 2010; updated August 12, 2013. 1.677722 MB.
$4.99
 
Peds Anesthesia
The Peds Anesthesia app offers anthesia providers the opportunity to create individualized anesthetic plans based on a patient's demographics from their phone.
Released September 8, 2010. 0.6 MB. Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
$1.99
 
Pocket Lab Values
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pocket-lab-values/id325010997?mt=8
Pocket Lab Values is the perfect companion for medical students, residents, doctors, nurses, and other additional medical staff while working in a hospital, lab or private practice. It provides quick access to common lab values, important clinical information, critical lab values, differential diagnoses, tube colors, useful websites, and easy access to related lab values as well. Released August 20, 2009.
Updated October 22, 2012. 5.3 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
$1.99
 
PTSD Coach
PTSD Coach was designed for Veterans and military Service Members who have, or may have, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This app provides users with education about PTSD, information about professional care, a self-assessment for PTSD, opportunities to find support, and tools that can help users manage the stresses of daily life with PTSD.
Updated April 13, 2011. 27.1 MB. Compatable with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Free
 
PubMed on Tap
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pubmed-on-tap/id301316540?mt=8
PubMed On Tap searches PubMed to find and display reference information. PubMed sometimes mistakenly lists a restricted Full Text article as Free Full Text, and PubMed on Tap identifies them as such. In these cases, you'll need access privileges to read the Full Text.
Released January 10, 2009; updated September 25, 2013. 7.4 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 6.0 or later. This app is optimiized for iPhone 5.
$2.99
 
PubMed Mobile - Android
http://www.androidapps.com/education/apps/356076-pubmed-mobile-crinus
Search PubMed database with more than 19 million citations for biomedical articles and life science journals. Released August 25, 2010; updated May 22, 2013. 0.29376 MB.
Free
 
PubSearch
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pubsearch/id287239420?mt=8
PubSearch is a fast, efficient search tool for scientists, medical professionals and students who rely on the ability to quickly access the millions of research papers indexed in PubMed.
Released August 30, 2008. 0.2 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later.
Free
 
Safety Checklist - BlackBerry
http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/6696?lang=en
Safety Checklist is an application that can help reduce postoperative surgical complications by using a 19-step safety checklist (the Surgical Safety Checklist) before starting any operation.
Released February 18, 2010. 73 KB. Compatible with BlackBerry. Requires 4.5.0 or higher.
$2.99
 
Skyscape Medical Resources
https://itunes.apple.com/app/skyscape-medical-resources/id293170168?mt=8
A collection of free medical information and decision support resources for healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, medical students, nursing students, and more.
Released October 14, 2008; updated July 26, 2013. 8.6 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 8.6 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Free
 
Skyscape Medical Resources - Android
http://www.androidapps.com/health/apps/303201-skyscape-medical-resources-skyscape
A collection of free medical information and decision support resources for healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, medical students, nursing students, and more.
Released December 18, 2010; updated October 15, 2013. 5.033165 MB.
Free
 
Skyscape RXDrugs: Dosing Companion
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/skyscape-rxdrugs-dosing-companion/id309955421?mt=8
RXDrugs Dosing Companion provides dosing guidelines on thousands of commonly used brand and generic drugs and now includes nearly 400 integrated weight-based, drug-dosing calculators.
Released March 31, 2009. 0.3 MB. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPAD. Requires iOS 2.0 or later.
Free
 
Spanish Medical Anatomy - Android
http://www.androidapps.com/health/apps/304796-spanish-medical-anatomy-guide-sagemilk
For fluent and beginning Spanish speakers who want to learn 500 medical anatomy terms.
Released December 18, 2010; updated July 9, 2013. 0.60894 MB. Android.
$3.99

 
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