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Clinical Calculators & Diagnostic Tools
3M Littmann SoundBuilder
The 3M™ Littmann® SoundBuilder App is a learning tool designed to help improve the auscultation skills of students and practicing clinicians. There are 14 unique lessons - based upon key heart sounds - that combine text, a virtual mannequin, 3D cardiac animation and dynamic waveforms.
ABG is a multipurpose medical calculator that analyzes arterial blood gasses and provides a recommended FIO2 given a determined pO2, FIO2 and a desired pO2.
AMA's CPT E/M Quick Reference ($$)
This on-the-go reference guide helps you easily determine the appropriate CPT Evaluation and Management (E/M) billing codes.
Archimedes Clinical Calculator
From Skyscape, this calculator provides more than 130 preprogrammed formulas that include specialties such as Cardiology, Pharmacology, Hematology, FEN, Pediatrics, Pulmonary and Renal. Registration required.
One of the most popular tools on the NIH’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Web site is the BMI (Body Mass Index) calculator. BMI is a reliable indicator of total body fat, which is related to the risk of disease and death.
Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool
An interactive tool designed by scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) to estimate a woman's risk of developing invasive breast cancer.
A resource from QxMD, Calculate replaces Cardio Calc, GI Calc, NephCalc and Heme Calc. It supports clinical decisions that impact diagnosis, treatment or determining prognosis.
Cancer Terms Pro
Cancer Terms Pro is the leading professional level Oncological Glossary for iPhone/iPad. With a database of thousands of Treatment, Prevention, Diagnosis, Alternative and Oncological Terms it maintains a comprehensive collection available right at your fingertips. No internet connection required!
CTCAE-4 is a browsable reference to the CTCAE list of adverse event (AE) terms commonly encountered in oncology.
Diagnostic tool from ePocrates that contains over 1,000 differential diagnoses.
Explore 1000+ Differential Diagnoses by disease, symptom, or organ system. There are also FEE versions for other devices.
Developed by the BMJ Group and CEBMi Ltd., this app provides a fast and simple way to use the most effective rules in a busy clinical setting.
As a suite of apps designed by two surgeons seeking to improve patient understanding of medical problems, drawMD utilizes the iPad’s unique interface to allow anyone to sketch, stamp, or type directly on the detailed anatomic images included in the application. There are many specialties available for free on the drawMD website.
e-Anatomy is an atlas of human anatomy for physicians, radiologists, medical students and radiographers with more than 4,000 medical and anatomical images. Requires registration with MSK email address at https://www.imaios.com/en/user/register/2.
A portable anatomy atlas of the face, neck, chest, abdomen, and pelvis. Information found in this app is derived from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) databases.
IMPROVE Bleeding Calculator
This tool implements the IMPROVE risk nomogram, a predictive model that uses factors identified at hospital admission to identify patients at increased bleeding risk.
IMPROVE VTE Associative Model
This tool implements IMPROVE risk nomograms for clinically evident acute venous thromboembolism.
This validated medical app enables you to search for diagnoses by multiple symptoms, covering over 6,000 diseases.
The app provides healthcare professionals with a mobile toolkit to help them discuss fertility preservation options with cancer patients and their families. The app includes four patient fact sheets that providers can email directly to patients. It also provides access to SaveMyFertility.org, a joint website of The Hormone Foundation® and the Oncofertility Consortium®.
This app from the Mayo Clinic provides guidance on test selection and result interpretation, enabling physicians to search for tests by disease, test name or test ID. In addition to test information, the app provides direct access to educational resources such as videos, articles and testing algorithms.
This app provides users with quick access to reference values, uses, method names, cautions, testing algorithms, and clinical and interpretive information for each test.
LIVESTRONG English-Spanish Dictionary of Cancer Terms
Quickly search 6,000+ definitions provided by the National Cancer Institute. Switch views between languages to facilitate translation. No Internet access required during use.
A free medical calculator that gives you easy access to complicated medical formulas, scores, scales and classifications.
Paid version of MedCalc iPhone/iPad calculator featuring more complex formulas and computations.
Medical Spanish App ($$)
Medical Spanish will help you communicate with your patient quickly and easily with over 5,000 phrases, including audio for over 3,000 phrases.
Medical Translator ($$)
Medical Translator is an application that allows the translation of medical terms in 5 different languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish and German. The application contains over 18.000 definitions that are always available without the need for an internet connection.
MediMath Medical Calculator for iPhone/iPad has 133 medical calculators and scoring tools.
Medscape from WebMD
Medical reference tool from WebMD. Contains over 80 tables and protocols including workups, treatments, differential diagnoses and drug interactions.
My Cancer Genome
Provides information on cancer types, cancer-related genes, and specific cancer-related genetic mutations. In addition, the app provides information on the drug classes, drug targets, and drug names for antineoplastic agents, either FDA-approved or being studied in clinical trials.
Created by and for radiologists, this app helps you create reports that are more consistent, useful, and evidence-based. Note, although the app itself is free, some of the tools provided must be purchased within the app.
REMM- Radiation Emergency Medical Management
REMM provides guidance for health care providers, primarily physicians, about clinical diagnosis and treatment of radiation injury during radiological and nuclear emergencies
For dermatologic conditions, Visual Dx provides multiple images for each disease, in order to allow validation of a diagnosis.
WISER (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders) is a mobile application designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents.