By: Ravish Amin Researchers have figured a way to use Microsoft Kinect in conjunction with OpenNI and PrimeSense NITE to present a real-time skeletal view of the person standing in front of the Kinect. As seen in this video, such technology has exciting applications for anatomy.
By: Ravish Amin The Standard Dictations App for Android offers standard medical dictations for medical students and residents. Knowing the details about procedures, exams or counseling is made easy with templates that let you to fill in and modify notes based on a specific patient example.
By: Ravish Amin Two great apps designed to provide critical care information are ideal for med students on the ICU rotation.
By: Ravish Amin The New England Journal of Medicine Image Challenge app provides compelling medical graphics and illustrations that encourage medical students to develop a habit of reviewing medical journal articles.
App Review: Improved Communication, Enhanced Quality Care, and Better Grades with Spanish Apps for Medical Students
By: Ravish Amin A language barrier should never get in the way of quality medical care. PracticingSpanish.com is a cool website that has details about anatomy in Spanish, an archive of dialogs, and exercises to help you get the most common scenarios to aid in effective communication. […]
By: Ravish Amin Reviewing images is a valuable learning technique for medicine and essential for making the right diagnosis. So, while there are many sources for reviewing images, a neat app for the iPhone called VisualDX features high yield images along with the ability to test your […]
By: Ravish Amin Textbooks are becoming interactive, collaborative, and intuitive. They now allow you to take quizzes as they you are studying a specific chapter or topic within the book. The platform known as Inkling is built for the iPad. Purchasing specific chapters and developing notes that […]
By: Ravish Amin Apps are a cool way to review for microbiology and histology. Computer-assisted learning materials for microbiology allow for the addition of illustrations, self-assessment questions, and greater interactivity for subjects which require visual theory and practical knowledge.
Applying and interviewing for residency programs can be overwhelming. To help you stay organized, we’re sharing two checklists from First Aid for the Match, 5th edition. The “Application Requirements” form will help you gather all the information you need to apply to programs. Then after your visit, complete […]
By Ravish Amin The Medscape and Epocrates Rx apps for the iPhone, iPad, Blackberry and now the Android platform are favorites of medical students, doctors and health care professionals. Drug details and dosages, along with an interaction checker, medical calculator and updated prescribing guidelines, make these apps a […]