Select List of PDA Applications

 

Calculators | Cardiology | Critical Care | Dictionary | Drug Information | Emergency Med | EBM | Medicine | Pediatrics

 

 

Calculators

 

ABG Pro

http://www.stacworks.com/

Free with registration | download

Trial available

Palm OS

 

From the publisher: This program analyzes arterial blood gases. Not only will the program tell you whether or not you have a metabolic or respiratory acidosis or alkalosis, but it will also calculate expected PCO2 and expected HCO3 when needed, and will then tell you if there is a concomitant acid-base disorder. 

 

Review:  http:///www.palmgear.com/software/showsoaftware.cfm?prodID=5522

 

Archimedes

http://www.skycape.com/

Free with registration required | download

Palm OS | Pocket PC

 

From the publisher: With formulas ranging from Aa Gradient to Weights, our proprietary calculator provides you with 70 preprogrammed formulas that include specialties such as Cardiology, Pharmacology, Hematology, FEN, Pediatrics, Pulmonary and Renal. Archimedes is specifically designed to offer three methods of accessing formulas -- alphabetical listing, category listing, and historical listing -- enabling you to access formulas in a way that's engaging to you.

EBM Calculator

http://www.cebm.utoronto.ca

Free with registration | download

             Trial available

Palm OS | Pocket PC

 

From the producer: EBM Calculator is designed to calculate relevant statistics for Diagnostic studies, Prospective Studies, Case Control Studies, and Randomized Control Trials (RCT). This is a palm version of the Stats Calculator. You can graph the pre-test probability and post-test probability with the calculated likelihood ratio in the Diagnostic Studies.EBM Calculator uses a shared library called "MathLib". It is needed to perform calculations that require more complex functions.

 

MedCalc

http://www.pilotzone.com/palm/preview/57297.html

Free | download

Trial avaiable

Palm OS

 

From the producer: Here is a medical calculator that does more than 30 common equations, all of which are used in internal medicine. Results can be saved in a database for later retrieval. Features include: The ability to sort formulas by category; Auxiliary button and jog wheel navigation; A customizable category for your favorite formulas. Most of the units are available either in SI or English units

 

 

MedMath

http://smi-web.stanford.edu/people/pcheng/medmath

Free | Download                                 

Palm OS

 

From the producer: MedMath is a medical calculator for the Palm Computing® Platform. It is designed for rapid calculation of common equations used in adult internal medicine. It is capable of calculating complex quantities (e.g. Dubois formula for Body Surface Area) without resorting to external libraries such as MathLib. For certain quantities, alternate units can easily be selected.

 

PreCalc Pro

http://www.medicaltoolbox.com/products/PregCalcPro/index.html

$24.95 | download             

Trial, two weeks  

Palm OS

 

From the developer: The industry standard pregnancy calculator for Palm OS (tm) based handheld devices, PregCalc Pro is the ultimate handheld resource for the obstetric clinician or student!

 

Review:      http://www.pdamd.com/vertical/reviews/review-9.xml

 

Cardiology                                                                                                 [back to top]

 

ACC/AHA Pocket Guidelines

http://www.acc.org/clinical/palm_download.htm

                Free | download  

Palm OS, Pocket PC coming soon

 

AHA Cardiac Consult

http://www.lww.com/product/0,0,0

$79.95 | CD ROM               

Palm OS, Pocket PC

 

From the publisher: Now the authority of the American Heart Association meets the speed and convenience of the 5-Minute Consult series in a new reference designed for Palm OS, Windows CE and Pocket PC handheld devices. This comprehensive resource provides quick access to information on the diagnosis and management of both common and uncommon cardiologic problems that present in the outpatient setting. The easy-to-read format saves time for anyone seeking fast, reliable information on general approaches to cardiac problems, specific diseases, common syndromes and chief complaints. In addition, an entire section of tables summarize essential information for the busy clinician. Coverage includes a database, differential diagnosis, data gathering, physical examination, laboratory aids, therapy, follow-up, and questions and answers.

 

Palm EKG

http://palmekg.com/PalmEKG/

Free with registration | download

Palm OS

 

From the Developer: When you run PalmEKG a small dialog appears that promotes a related program, MobileEMS.  MobileEMS puts more than 1,300 medical acronyms, algorithms, anatomical illustrations, emergency reference cards, medical calculators, and medicines in your Palm.

 

 

Critical Care                                                                                               [back to top]

 

EBCC Handbook of Evidence Based Critical care

http://skyscape.com/

$49.95 | download

Trial available

Palm OS | Pocket PC

 

From the developer: EBCC is the handheld version of The Handbook of Evidence-Based Critical Care Medicine, the first bedside pocket reference ever published in evidence-based Critical Care Medicine. It is intended to enable the clinician to quickly review the information that will support or refute an intervention and choose the most appropriate, cost-effective treatment.

 

Principles of Critical Care Companion Handbook

http://www.collectivemed.com/software.shtml

$99.95

Palm OS, Pocket PC

 

From the developer: One-the-spot guidelines on etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of critical illness is found in the totally revised new edition of this pocket-sized manual.                         

 

 

Dictionary                                                                                                             [back to top]

 

Stedman's Medical Dictionary

www.skyscape.com

$49.95 | download

Trial available

Palm OS | Pocket PC

 

From the producer: Stedman’s Medical Dictionary, 27th edition for PDA gives you quick access to thousands of medical terms, drug names, eponyms, procedures and protocols.

               

StedmansC (Concise)  Medical Dictionary

http://www.collectivemed.com/ju

$39.95 | download

Trial available

Palm OS | Pocket PC

 

From the developer: Stedman's Concise Medical Dictionary, 4th Edition for PDA gives you quick access to thousands of medical terms, drug names, eponyms, procedures and protocols. You'll find: more than 48,000 terms; clearly written definitions; British alternative spellings; common prefixes, suffixes and combining forms – that help you understand how meanings are derived.

 

Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary

http://www.skyscape.com

$49.95 | download

trial available

Palm OS | Pocket PC

 

From the Producer: Taber's (Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary) is a leading nursing and allied health dictionary. From its inception, Taber's Medical Dictionary has been devoted to providing nurses and allied health professionals with accurate, up-to-date information. Over 55,000 accurate and up-to-date entries, including 2100 new terms reflecting the latest advances in health care, makes this one of the most comprehensive resource for Palm OS®, Windows® CE and Pocket PC handheld devices.

               

Drug Information                                                                                                 [back to top]

 

Dr. Drugs (Davis Drug Guide for Physicians

http://skyscape.com

$49.95 | download

Trial available

Palm OS | Pocket PC

 

From the producer: DrDrugs™ sets new standards for drug references, while providing a detailed, up-to-date and practical resource for Palm OS®, Windows® CE and Pocket PC handheld devices. This reference product is designed for all medical professionals, at any level of training or experience, who require quick access to concise and comprehensive data concerning clinical use of medications. DrDrugs™ includes over 4000 trade and generic drugs, nearly 50 drug classifications, over 1500 drug monographs and 475 commonly used combination drugs. It is also unique in that it includes the monographs of the most popular natural products, including drug-natural product food interactions.

 

ePocrates

www.epocrates.com

Free with registration | download

Palm OS

 

 

ePocrates Rx Pro

www.epocrates.com/

$49.99/yr | download

Palm OS, Pocket PC

 

From the developer: Peer-reviewed information on over 2800 drugs including off-label indications and formularies in an easy to use format plus Alternative medicine monographs and interactions with prescription drugsePocrates ID infectious disease guide, Clinical tables and guidelinesMedMath clinical calculator

 

Review: http://www.pdamd.com/vertical/reviews/Epocrates_pocket_pc.xml

 

LexiDrugs Platinum

http://store.lexi.com/lexistore/

$75.00 | download

Trial

Palm OS | Pocket PC

 

From the producer: Provides information on over 1600 drug monographs covering over 3900 U.S. brand names for the essential installation and over 7000 U.S. and Canadian brand names for the comprehensive and comprehensive plus specialty installations.

Review: http://www.lexi.com/web/reviews.jsp?id=100019

 

 

MosbyDrugs

                http://www.collectivemed.com

                $64.95 | download

                Trail available

Palm OS | Pocket PC

 

From the producer: MosbyDrugs is a powerful combination valuepack that consists of a Drug Information Database (MosbyRx) and Drug Interaction analyzer (Mosby Ix). MosbyRx and MosbyIx are both references that can work on their own, or work together through Skyscape's unique smARTlink™ technology.

 

Emergency Medicine                                                                                [back to top]

 

Er & ICU ToolBox

http://www.medicalwizards.com/

Commercial, $39.95

Trial available

Palm OS, Pocket PC

 

From the producer: ER&ICU ToolBox is an invaluable resource and calculator, designed by an Emergency Physician for the Critical Care Healthcare Professional. Any health professional who works in the Emergency Department, ICU/CCU, Pre-Hospital or Critical Care Transport should consider owning this software. The software consists of nine modules: AdultDrips, Emergency Meds, Fluid Wizard, Infusion Calculator, PediDrips, PediFever, Pregnancy Calculator, RSI Wizard and Toxicology.

 

Review:  http://www.palmgear.com/software/showsoftware. cfm?prodID=10936

 

5mEmerg – 5 Minute Emergency Medicine Consult

http://www.skyscape.com/

$64.95 | download

Trial available      

Palm OS |Pocket PC

From the Publisher: 5MCC/2003 is the handheld version of Griffith's 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2003, an invaluable and unique clinical reference for students and practitioners. It covers thousands of topics that are indexed with terms and medications so that you can find the information in a quick and professional manner. Review the Basics, Diagnosis, Differential diagnosis, Treatment, Medications, Follow up, and important miscellaneous considerations when you use this reference on your handheld device.

 

PEPID ED

http://www.pepid.com/

Subscription pricing varies

Trial, 1 month      

Palm OS | Pocket PC

 

From the producer: PEPID ED is the only continually updated medical and pharmacological database for emergency physicians downloadable to PDAs and PCs. With the introduction of our new, integrated Suite of Products, you not only have access to authoritative clinical and drug references available, but you also have immediate access to a vast array of medical calculators (PEPID MC) and the ability to cross-reference up to 40 drugs, herbal remedies, and OTC medications simultaneously in our drug interactions (PEPID DI) module.

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Evidence-Based Medicine                                                                       [back to top]

 

Bellevue Guide to Outpatient Medicine: Palm            

http://www.bmjpg.com/bellevue/

                $29.95 | download | requires MobiPocket Reader (free)                                            

Trial available                                      

Palm OS

From the producer: This text represents a collaboration among primary care and specialist physicians in the Department of Medicine at New York School of Medicine. It is intended for use by teachers, students and practitioners of primary care and in the hospital outpatient department. The guide presents data about prevalence of disease, accuracy and diagnosis from congestive heart failure to domestic violence. Advice about patient management is interwoven with annotated references in a two column format providing the actual data upon which recommendations are based. Readers of the guide are encouraged to use this data to tailor clinical decisions to meet the needs of their individual patients.         

                       

Clinical Evidence (From BMJ)         

http://www.unboundmedicine.com/

Trial available                                                      

Palm OS | Pocket PC

From the producer: Unbound Medicine and the BMJ Publishing Group (BMJPG) are offering a fully integrated handheld and Web-based service featuring key BMJPG publications on the CogniQ platform.

 

EBD – Evidence-Based Diagnosis 

http://www.skyscape.com/

$64.95 | download                                                             

                Trial available      

Palm OS  | Pocket PC

From the producer: EBD™ is Skyscape's handheld version of Evidence-Based Diagnosis, a medical reference that covers a full range of topics from cardiovascular and pulmonary disease to ophthalmology, hematology and pediatrics. It is the only single volume quick reference designed for use in daily practice and it contains over one hundred and fifty clinical prediction rules. Designed as an aid in diagnosis and treatment, clinical prediction rules will allow you to make more accurate diagnosis and treatment decisions while eliminating superfluous testing at point of care.

                        

InfoPEOMs InfoRetriever

http://www.infopoems.com/downloads/downloads.cfm#palmos

Pricing varies                 

Trial, 1 month

Palm OS | Pocket PC         

From the producer: Whether on your handheld, at your desktop, or online, InfoRetriever allows you to simultaneously search the complete POEMs database along with 6 additional evidence-based databases, plus the leading quick-reference tool, to enable rapid lookup and application of information and tools while you practice.

 

 

MDC Mobile     

mdconsult.com   

Free with subscription to MD Consult                                            

Palm OS | Pocket PC

Notes: available summer 2003

 

MedRules

pbrain.hypermart.net/medrules.html

Free       

Palm OS

From the developer: MedRules is an application featuring useful clinical prediction rules taken from the medical literature. A few of the available rules may be seen in the animated screenshots shown to the right. Additional rules will be added over time. Complete references for each rule may be found by clicking the question mark icon in the upper-right corner of the screen. This application is for educational use only. It should not be used to make decisions affecting patient care.

 

 

UpToDate             

http://www.updodate.com/

Pcoket PC                       

Review: http://www.medicalpocketpc.com/articles/uptodate.shtml

                           

Medicine                                                                                                    [back to top]

DeGowin & Degowin’s Diagnostic Examination

                http://www.collectivemed.com

                $75.00 | download

Palm OS | Pocket PC

 

From the developer: The new edition continues to teach students and residents how to arrive at an accurate diagnosis through examination, identification of key symptoms, physical signs, patient history.

FerriGuide – Ferri’s Practical Guide to Care of the Medical Patient
http://www.skyscape.com

                $49.95 | download

                Trial available

                Palm OS | Pocket PC

               

From the developer: FerriGuide™ (Ferri's Practical Guide to the Care of the Medical Patient, 5th Edition) is a clear and concise reference for the busy clinician, that provides clinical information, drug therapeutics and laboratory medicine. In today's hectic environment medical practitioners need a concise ready reference that puts the facts in their hands. The FerriGuide™ has hundreds of the most essential medical topics, the most commonly prescribed medications and interpretations of the most common lab tests that allow healthcare practitioners to quickly recollect principal points and assess complex patient situations.

               

5MCC – 5 Minute Clinical Consult

                http://www.skyscape.com                 

$64.95 | download

Trail available

 

From the producer: 5MCC™ 2003 is the handheld version of Griffith's 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2003, a unique clinical reference for students and practitioners. It covers thousands of topics that are indexed with terms and medications so that you can find the information in a quick and professional manner. Review the Basics, Diagnosis, Differential diagnosis, Treatment, Medications, Follow up, and important miscellaneous considerations when you use this reference on your favorite handheld device.

 

 

Harrison's Manual of Medicine

http://collectivemed.com/jump/uh

$69.95 | download

Palm OS | Pocket PC

From the developer: Powered by Unbound Medicine, this latest version of Harrison's Manual of Medicine is optimized for mobile devices. Referenced to the world's best-selling internal medicine textbook, this handy reference provides on-the-spot answers to the problems you face daily. It's perfect for students and clinicians on the wards, in clinics, emergency rooms, or teaching situations.

Merck Manual

                http://www.collectivemed.com

                $79.95 | download

                Palm OS | Pocket PC

 

From the developer: The Merck Manual delivers useful, peer-reviewed information to physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, medical students, and other health care professionals. The book covers all subjects expected in a textbook of internal medicine, as well as detailed information on pediatrics, gynecology, psychiatry, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, dental disorders, and other special subjects.

OCM – Outlines in Clinical Medicine

                http://www.skyscape.com

                $79.95 | download

                Trial available

                Palm OS | Pocket PC

 

From the Publisher: OCM covers internal medicine and was created with the intention of incorporating large amounts of rapidly changing medical information into a succinct, comprehensive summary. With over 750 separate topics, OCM is a resource for practicing physicians, allied medical professionals, medical consultants, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, and other healthcare organizations.

 

 

Oxford Handbook of Clinical

http://www.pdamd.com

$59.95 | download

Palm OS

From the Producer: The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, 5th edition (Published by Oxford University Press 2001), is a detailed, practical, and authoritative handbook of medicine where you can easily reference medical procedures and emergencies.

 

 

Pediatrics                                                                                                            [back to top]

 

Chief Complaints in Pediatrics

http://www.pocketmedicine.com/

$50.00 | download

Palm OS, Pocket PC

From the developer: Chief Complaints in Pediatrics provides authoritative guidance on the differential diagnosis of a full range of signs and symptoms in pediatrics. The topics are organized under the following headings: Chief Complaint (Description & Definition); History of the Present Illness; Past Medical History and Family History ; Physical Examination; Differential Diagnosis (Most Common); Differential Diagnosis (Expanded); Next Steps in the Work-Up.

 

5 Minute Pediatric Consult

                http://www.skyscape.com

                $64.95 | download

                Trial Available

                Palm OS | Pocket PC

From the publisher: This reference is designed for quick consultation on problems seen in infants, children, and adolescents. Covering more than 500 clinical topics, this handheld reference delivers rapid fingertip access to crucial details, enabling a quick diagnosis and treatment. Coverage includes a database, differential diagnosis, data gathering, physical examination, laboratory aids, therapy, follow-up, commonly asked questions, and emergency care. New topics in this edition include anthrax, smallpox, intersex, daytime wetting, and Herpes 6, 7, and 8.

               

                Review: http://www.pdamd.com/vertical/reviews/5mPeds.xml

 

                PediSuite

                http://www.medicalwizards.com

                $44.99 | download

                Trial available

                Palm OS | Pocket PC

 

From the developer: Pedisuite provides comprehensive pediatric information in nine easy to navigate modules. It enables the user to perform instant calculations for drug dosages, antibiotics, critical care drips, code drugs, fluids, toxicology, and growth charts. All types of healthcare providers including Physicians, Pharmacists, Paramedics, and Nurses have been able to reduce valuable time, stress, and error by using this product.

               

Review: http://www.pdamd.com/vertical/reviews/pedisuite.xml

 

 

 

Riley Kidometer

http://www.kidometer.com/

$17.95

Palm OS | Pocket PC

From the developer: The Riley Kidometer is a quick and intuitive database of age based normals. It was created by the staff of Riley Hospital for Children and is now available for users everywhere. The user taps in the years, months and gender of the child at the bottom of the screen and a set of basic vitals is displayed. By tapping in the upper right corner a list of chapters is displayed allowing the user to browse through over 200 categories of information for each age.

Review: http://www.pdamd.com/vertical/reviews/kidometer.xml