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There’s an app for that! Here are a variety of medical apps that you might want to try. You can download them in the iTunes store, and the basic service is free.

Medscape

More than 1.4 million healthcare professionals use this app from WebMD, which includes:
• medical news
• clinical reference information, such as drugs and diseases
• medical calculators (not available for iPad).
The app is available for Android, iPad, and iPhone/iPod touch devices.

http://medscape.com

Pressure Wound Analyzer

Use this app to take a photo of a wound. The app segments the image into red, yellow, and black to help with ulcer classification. You can also use the app to track changes in the wound over time. The app is available for iPad and iPhone/iPod touch devices. Note: This is free for a limited time.

http://woundanalyzer.blogspot.com

AHRQ ePSS

The ePSS (Electronic Preventive Services Selector) app allows you to search and browse the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations on the Web or a mobile device. The app is from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and is available for Android, iPad, and iPhone/iPod touch devices.

http://epss.ahrq.gov

UMSkinCheck

This app from the University of Michigan Health System allows users to complete and store photographs of the skin. Features include:
• guidance on performing a skin cancer self-exam and full-body photographic survey
• tracking of detected skin lesions and moles for changes over time
• notifications/reminders to perform self-exams on a routine basis
• storage of photos for baseline comparisons during routine follow-up self-
exams
• informational videos and literature on skin cancer prevention and healthy skin as well as a skin cancer risk calculator function.
The app is available for iPad and iPhone/iPod touch devices.

http://uofmhealth.org/patient%20and%20visitor%20guide/my-skin-check-app

Glucose Buddy—Diabetes Logbook Manager w/syncing, blood pressure, weight tracking

This data storage utility app is perfect for your patients with diabetes who want all their information in one place. Users can manually enter their glucose results, carbohydrate consumption, insulin dosages, and activities, and then view the data in a free glucosebuddy.com online account. Another option is the ability to set reminders for when it’s time to check blood glucose.
The app is available for Android, iPad, and iPhone/iPod touch devices.

http://www.glucosebuddy.com

3M Health Care Pressure Ulcer Staging

Use this app to learn more about pressure ulcer staging. It includes information about 3M pressure ulcer products.
The app is available for iPad and iPhone/iPod touch devices.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/3m-health-care-pressure-ulcer/id454537520?mt=8

SACS™ Instrument

This evidence-based tool is helpful for assessing and classifying peristomal skin lesions. Click here for more information about the SACS Instrument.
The app is available for iPad and iPhone/iPod touch devices.

http://www.convatec.com/en/cvtus-homeus/cvt-home/0/home/0/393/0/default.html?
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