A pocket guide to manage pediatric emergencies, an app to help diagnose a variety of eye conditions, and 3 other must-have emergency medicine apps for primary care physicians.
Primary care physicians see a wide range of conditions from acute to chronic and those that need immediate attention. Often times emergency conditions can be resolved in the primary care setting, but other times physicians may need to refer patients to an emergency department. Either way, it is important for physicians to be equipped with the latest technology to help patients receive fast, effective care. This month, our app reviewer picked 5 emergency medicine apps that physicians can use to treat a variety of different emergency conditions often seen in primary care. Above, we highlight:
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Pedi STAT is a quick pocket reference app that provides access to information on intubation, cardiac resuscitation, seizure medication, and more for pediatric patients.
HEART Pathway is a decision support tool to assist in chest pain treatment and aid in better hand offs to emergency medicine and cardiology.
HEART Pathway is available at iTunes.
Eye Emergency Manual is a mobile app that helps diagnose and triage a range of ophthalmic conditions.
ACEP Toxicology Section Antidote is a toxicology guide by the American College of Emergency Physicians that provides dosing regimens for a variety of medications and antidotes used for common poisonings.
ImPACT Passport® is a unique app that allows patients to play an active role in concussion management.