10 Amazing iPhone Apps for Nurses
April 04, 2011
4. Bishop’s Score Calc
If you’re in need of a quick calculation of Bishop’s score–the score obstetricians use to assess the probability of impending child delivery–then the Bishop’s Score Calc iPhone app is for you. The app is a great help to nurses who need to know when a baby is likely to deliver, as well the expected rate of success if labor is induced.
5. Epocrates Rx
The Epocrates Rx is one of the few free iPhone apps for nurses available. It offers a comprehensive drug guide, formulary information and a drug interaction checker. The app also gives nurses access to medical news and free updates to enhance its effectiveness.
6. In Case of Emergency
Nurses who are spending time offsite and don’t have access to their own medical information within their facility could benefit from the In Case of Emergency iPhone app. The application provides instant access to emergency service contact information wherever you are stationed. So if you’re working in a home, school or facility without emergency professions, you could still get the help you need.
Whether you’re working from your iPhone or an iTouch, you could benefit from the Mediquations app. It offers access to more than 229 of the most common medical formulas, scoring and calculations tools via a simple and easy-to-read interface.
Equations can be viewed by category with relevant pictures–and you can have your results emailed to your colleagues. It was voted as the “Staff Favorite” by Apple, featured in the RSNA 2008 Conference as a best pick and featured by Apple in the “What’s Hot for iPad” section on the App Store.