Apps Doctors and Nurses Should Download This Week

Dozens of medical apps for doctors, nurses, providers, and patients get released each week. We’re committed to picking the most useful ones for medical professionals as they come along. Here is our selection of must-download medical apps for iOS devices.

Transplant Referrals at NYU Langone Health

Designed for physicians seeking patient referral to the transplant team, the Transplant Referrals app provides contact details for the physicians and nurse navigators at NYU Langone Transplant Institute. The Institute prides itself on being at the forefront of expertise and research in diseases of the heart, kidney, lungs, liver, and pancreas. The app categorizes providers based on organ specialty then further delineates providers by type of care. Users can view office phone numbers, direct lines, and fax numbers in a clean interface.

Price: Free
Download on iTunes

GRS Flashcards 10th Edition

GRS, short for the Geriatric Review Syllabus, has released accompanying flashcards with its tenth edition. A core curriculum for geriatric practitioners, GRS is endorsed by the American Geriatrics Society. The app provides over 1,200 flashcards to prepare physicians for geriatric medicine certification. Topics covered include all GSM and ABIM (American Board of Internal Medicine) categories. A one-time download provides immediate access to all the content, even offline.

Price: Free
Download on iTunes

Nelson’s Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy

Nelson’s Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy is the app version of the text of the same name. The recently published 25th edition has been fully updated and the app redesigned. The free download includes access to one full chapter and multiple infectious disease quiz games. Users can search, browse contents, or utilize calculators for weight-based dosing. Recommendations for all infectious diseases seen in children can be found offline and efficiently. Infections are broken down by age and type of infection — for example, all newborn therapies can be viewed on the same menu. Other reference chapters include “Choosing Among Antibiotics Within a Class” and “How Antibiotic Dosages are Determined Using Susceptibility Data, Pharmacodynamics, and Treatment Outcomes.” The full guide can be downloaded for $29.99 in the App Store.