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Why Doctors Should Have A Medical Reference App

by Sync MD Electronic Health Record App
Nowadays, there is a mobile app for nearly everything under the sun -- be it a game about candies, a guitar tuner app, a cycling and running GPS tracker, or food delivery services.

The field of medicine is no exception to the rule. There are plenty of apps available that cater to different specialties, from pharmacology to cardiology. 

Diabetes and heart health management apps are very common, for instance. There are also apps that compile information on drug recommendations and dosages. 

But It's Not Just For The Patients


Mobile App

It's true that many mobile medical apps seem to be more patient-oriented. However, there are also apps that doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals will find very useful even while they are busy at work. 

But if there is one type of app that a doctor shouldn't be without, it's this one.

The Medical Reference App


Intelligent as physicians are, it's still a challenge to keep track of all the information about symptoms, diseases, and treatments in their respective medical fields.

This is where reference apps can help. They let busy professionals stay updated on the latest medical news as well as read up on pharmaceuticals and medical conditions. And of course, they also offer access to research journals and other articles.

The apps provide a treasure trove of images and videos of different diseases and medical procedures. Users can also find help in making the right diagnosis as they can share their cases with other fellow users. Reference apps also have a wide range of calculators -- from BMI, oxygen content, to delivery dates for pregnant women. 

And on a much lighter note -- they often have quizzes as well. Time to brush up on your stock knowledge! 

2019's Top Medical Reference Apps on Android


Android App

According to Capterra, the top medical reference apps for Android users in 2019 are: 

Epocrates
Developer: Epocrates, Inc. 
More than 1 million installs 
4.3 Star Rating out of 24,250 reviewers
Price: Free, but has an in-app annual subscription for additional features 

Medscape
Developer: WebMD
More than 5 million installs
4.7 Star Rating out of 54,030 reviewers
Price: Free but supported by ads

PEPID
Developer: PEPID, LLC
More than 100,000 installs
3.9 Star Rating out of 325 reviewers
Price: Free

UpToDate
Developer: Wolters Kluwer Health
More than 1 million installs
4.7 Star Rating out of 7,269 reviewers
Price: Free to download but requires a subscription to completely access database

For the rest of the best medical apps for Android users, feel free to check them out at the Google Play Store.


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