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Mobile computing devices
The MyMedSchedule Mobile app enables patients to take an active role in managing their medications through setting reminders.
The Blood Glucose Tracker app enables patients who have diabetes to quickly and easily track their blood glucose.
MyFitnessPal allows users to track calories, monitor progress toward weight-management goals, and gain support from an online community.
VisualDx is a decision support and clinical reference tool focused on skin diseases. It allows health care professionals to make dermatological differential diagnoses based on patient-specific findings, review medication-induced adverse effects, and search for specific diagnoses to determine the best management strategy at the point of care.
SHOTS 2014 enables health care professionals to review immunization schedules and readily answer vaccine questions at the point of care.
The Cardiac Risk Assist app allows health care professionals to calculate 10-year and lifetime risks for atherosclerotic cardiovascular (CV) disease.
The Docphin app facilitates mobile access to full-text content from more than 5,000 medical journals and health news stories in popular publications.
The ACP Immunization Advisor app provides mobile access to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) current adult immunization schedule and adult vaccine indications and information.
The iGeriatrics app provides clinicians with mobile access to several clinical tools useful in the care of older adults.
The article recommends a method for evaluating medical apps for handheld computers and smart phones and presents the author's list of the top 10 most important medical apps.