App Review: Android Apps for Medical Students on the ICU Rotation

By: Ravish Amin


Two great apps designed to provide critical care information are ideal for med students on the ICU rotation.

Fluids and Electrolytes Medical Calculator App

Simply input weight, current intake, dehydration, maintenance rate, and get the rate and electrolyte components of IV fluid to be given to a dehydrated patient. Also get the standard maintenance fluid infusion rate. Download the app


The Emergency & Critical Care App

Critical information covers use of airway devices such as the Combitube, LMA, and King LT™ Airway, a complete list of emergency & ACLS drugs, current ACLS Algorithms, emergency & ACLS Drugs

* 12-Lead EKG Section & Acute MI, basic EKG Rhythms, Laryngeal Mask Airway / RSI, basic Chest X-Ray Interpretation, fibrinolytic Screen for AMI & Stroke, ischemic Stroke Management / Neuro, pediatric resuscitation, drug doses, vitals end-tidal CO2 / capnography / Ventilator Guidelines, trauma & Glasgow Coma Scales, common Medical Emergencies, burn Charts, the “Rule of 9s”, pulse oximetry, IV Drip Rates, quick EMS Spanish Translations, lab values. Download the app


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