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 […]
By Ravish Amin To write a good patient note during your nephrology, cardiology, and pulmonary medicine rotations, you have to know the common medical formulas. The Calculate app from QxMD Medical Software will help you calculate: For Nephrology – eGFR with CKD-Epi, the Cockcroft-Gault equation, MDRD, anion gap, […]
By Ravish Amin One of the most efficient ways to prepare for the USMLE is to create and follow a detailed schedule about which subjects you will study, for how long, and when. The CramFighter UMSLE Step 1 app for iPad and iPod Touch can help you do […]
Rationale: Medical students have few validated predictors of USMLE performance. We hypothesized that USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax could predict USMLE Step 1 performance. Methods: In this prospective cohort study, 26 U.S. medical students who used USMLE-Rx for USMLE preparation completed baseline questionnaires regarding their performance on USMLE-Rx, Kaplan […]