Medical - Latest Releases
Coumadin User Alert: Life-Threatening Food That's Low in Vitamin K
Jun 10, 2013 - Indie developer James Hollender's iOS universal app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, Vitamin K, includes a notification to users about a food that's low in Vitamin K but can be life-threating to Coumadin users. The Vitamin K app allows users to easily find out how much vitamin K there is in over 900 different foods which is critical in helping keep the effectiveness of their blood thinning medications working properly.
Enhance the Speed of Children's Speech with Speech Therapy for Apraxia
May 30, 2013 - Children of all ages can perfect their articulation and get a head start in speaking with Speech Therapy for Apraxia 1.2 for iOS and Android. Developed by Blue Whale Apps and a certified Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) from the National Association for Child Development, Speech Therapy for Apraxia helps individuals practice speaking by presenting a variety of phonemes and moving through a gentle progression of levels that challenge motor planning for speech.
Can a Game Cure Spider Phobia?
May 30, 2013 - Virtually Free Ltd, a UK-based start-up, releases Phobia Free 1.01, an iPad/iPhone app featuring games and augmented reality to help overcome the fear of spiders. It uses exposure therapy in the form of interactive games with spiders. The objective of the game is to help spiders escape from common threats they face when they are in a house or a garden. The spiders are progressively more realistic ending with an augmented reality tarantula they can hold in their hands.
KidsMeasure Keeps Track of Child Growth with the iPad Camera
May 23, 2013 - KidsMeasure 1.0 makes growing up a bonding experience for parents and children. The app rewards children for growing up with cute animal trophies when they reach certain development milestones. Parents can easily measure and track their child's growth over time and compare it to official World Health Organization charts. KidsMeasure contains reference charts on height and weight development as well as on the body mass index. With iCloud, measurements can be taken from one iPad to the next.
HeartPhys Released for iPad - Learn About The Heart Interactively
May 22, 2013 - Michael Parker, M.D., an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, introduces HeartPhys 1.0, a new app for iPad that enables users to learn about the heart and blood vessels through interactive diagrams and videos. HeartPhys tackles some of the key cardiovascular concepts and lets users interact with visuals and gain insight into what's going on. The app also provides narrated Show Me videos, describing each concept in detail, as well as extensive text explanations.
MobileMed's New Lifesaving App echo112 Calls For Help Worldwide
May 14, 2013 - When an emergency occurs and seconds count, people around the world can now make a difference with echo112 v.1.1, a lifesaving app for iPhone and Android devices. Field-tested by Swiss emergency services for two years, echo112 is now available free from MobileMed, developer of medical apps. In case of emergency, users activate the app by pressing the SOS button. Using GPS tracking, echo112 quickly locates the mobile device and transmits its coordinates directly to emergency dispatch operators.
SympTracker 1.0 for iOS - Track and Manage Cold Sores and Fever Blisters
May 14, 2013 - Huck LLC today introduces SympTracker 1.0 for iOS, its free medical app that lets users track and manage outbreaks of cold sores and fever blisters. These lip infections are caused by the herpes simplex virus, and the app lets users record the details of each incident, including locations, symptoms, triggers and treatments. SympTracker analyzes these incident details to create a Summary, including average severity and frequency that tracks the effectiveness of treatments and preventive measures.
Emergency Medicine App palmEM is Updated and Expanded
May 13, 2013 - Wilmington based, palmER Worldwide LLC today announces palmEM: Emergency Medicine Essentials Quick Reference Guide 3.6, a major update to their top-selling Universal iOS emergency medicine app. With detailed information on hundreds of emergency medical conditions, clinical decision rules, medication dosing and pediatric resuscitation, palmEM is the definitive medical emergency quick reference for medical care providers. Version 3.6 includes over 60 new and updated topics.
Comprehensive Mental Health Scales App Adds Clock Test to iPad Version
May 08, 2013 - Version 2.0 of Mental Health Scales is now available in the iTunes App Store. This app, developed by Carol Peyser, M.D. and Apps & More Software Design, Inc., provides the health care professional with a comprehensive set of mental health rating scales on the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. The new version adds the clock test for cognitive screening on the iPad, and for all iOS devices an additional rating scale, the CAGE questionnaire for identifying alcoholism.