Are you a medical student and want to top your medical board examinations? Well, there is an easy and interesting way of doing so and that is by using your iPhone as a learning tool. Gone are the days, when medical students and interns had to scan endless pages of huge books for preparing for their medical board examinations. Today, they have the advantage of advanced mobile technology such as smartphones and various apps, to make the work much easier. This article provides a list of iPhone apps to ace your medical exams.
iPhone Apps to Ace Your Medical Exams
HD System Skeletal
Explore the human skeletal system right on your iPhone with HD System Skeletal. This app consists of various issues that are related to the human skeleton – its overall structure and how each of its part functions.
Use this app to refresh your knowledge about various topics like – Bones functions, Fracture, Neurocranium, Vertebral column, Thorax, Ossicles and Skull along with most common kinds of bone diseases and their treatments. This app is quite handy for completing all your medical school assignments, since it allows you to search, copy and paste any text or graphics on a document or send it by mail.
Chest XRays is another essential app, which each and every medical student must install on their iPhones. The app is basically divided into two parts – The Learning Zone and The Exam Zone.
- The Learning Zone: This zone helps you to learn the ropes i.e. you can go through the basic concepts of XRay like – taking a chest radiograph, learning to interpret XRays and viewing various presentations related to radiology and memorizing key terms associated with it.
- The Exam Zone: When you are done learning the basics in the Learning Zone, you can go to the Exam Zone and test the concepts that you have learnt, through more than a 100, high-resolution chest radiographs and check your progress through illustrated answers.
*If you are in a hurry, then you can quickly go through 2 video tutorials in this app, which help you to review key facts and principles of ChestXRays.
If the study of genetics is your “Achilles Heel”, you will find the perfect solution in the GeneIndexHD app. This app provides you information about genes from various sources. Use this app to look up various genes by symbol and description and widen your knowledge base by going through numerous gene indexes of mammals, plants, invertebrates and bacteria.
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Additionally, this app gives you the links to the gene information on various websites and provides you the facility to download files for offline use in .pdf, .mp3, .doc, .ppt or .xls formats and transfer them through mail or iTunes file sharing.
Use this convenient app for referring genetics notes – whether you are working in a lab, attending a seminar or completing your assignment.
MedCalc (medical calculator)
Get easy access to complicated medical formulas, scores, scales and classifications with the MedCalc app. This app consists of over 300 relevant formulas and detailed information and bibliographic reference for each formula.
Use this app to calculate formula like: ADO Index, Alvarado Score, Body Mass Index, Heart Rate (EKG) and lots more. Since each of these formulas have been individually designed and optimized for the small screen of iPhones, you won’t face any difficulty referring them for your use.
Additionally, this app offers a customizable list of favorite equations for quick reference and allows you to search equations by name or by keywords. Makes it the perfect choice for all medical students and interns isn’t it?
So, if you are a medical student and want to pass your medical board examinations with flying colors, just go to the App Store and install these iPhone apps to ace your medical exams and use them as your reference guides.
Michel is a developer with MyFirstiPhoneApp.com – A Sub-division of MyFirstMobileApp.com. He has a deep rooted passion for sports cars and gadgets. He likes to write on various technical topics whenever he finds time and submits them on different platforms such as guest-blogging sites.