“Exploring the Best 10 Free Android Apps for Healthcare and Medical Professionals in 2012”

Last month Eric Schmidt noted, “1.3 Million Android Device Activations Are Happening Every Day”, so surely there should be a list of top medical apps for Android too? Here is ours; please let us know if there are any that you like that weren’t included on it! Feel free to make suggestions below if anything stands out as particularly noteworthy for you!

1. Medscape offers over 4,000 evidence-based articles written by leading physician experts (with images and videos to substantiate them), 600 step-by-step procedure videos, 100 tables & protocols, 129 medical formulas/scales/classifications as well as over 600 drug monographs featuring integrated dosing calculators – in short everything needed to support healthcare decision-making.
2. Epocrates provides a free drug reference application–Epocrates Rx–with thousands of drug monographs, drug-drug interaction checker, pill identifiers and health plan formularies.
3. Calculate by QxMD: This app features over 150 calculators and decision support tools tailored to Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Surgery, Obstetrics, Nephrology, Hematology, Orthopedics Pediatrics Gastroenterology Neurology Neurosurgery Respirology as well as several other specialties.
4. MedPage Today: MedPage Today provides breaking medical discoveries and CME/CE credits with daily coverage of over 30 specialties and coverage of 60 meetings and symposia annually.
5. Harvard School of Public Health: This app keeps users up-to-date with breaking public health events and research, while also featuring events taking place around Harvard Medical School.

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6. Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR): This app features over 4,000 concise drug monographs listed by brand/generic name, manufacturer, pharmacological class and more than 30 medical calculators.
7. Standard Dictations: This app features standard templates to read while dictating, such as admission orders and discharge summaries, exams, procedures, H&P formats for various health care settings and much more.
8. AHRQ ePSS: The Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) was designed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to assist primary care clinicians with selecting screening, counseling and preventive medication services that best suit their patients.
9. PubMed Mobile: Search the National Institutes of Health Sciences’ PubMed database with over 21 Million Citations to Biomedical Articles and Life Science Journals.
10. Eponyms: With this app you have access to over 1,700 of the most frequently used medical eponyms for offline access at any time.

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