Epocrates: medical mobile apps
Epocrates is most popular premium mobile application offers the drug, disease, and diagnostic tools you need at the point-of-care.
This makes the medical students very practical if it requires knowledge. Currently the majority of students have used cell phones. With this application as if they carry the book everywhere and the information could be obtained if necessary.
- Drug Information
Review drug prescribing and safety information for thousands of brand, generic and OTC drugs.
- Interaction Check
Check for potentially harmful drug-drug interactions between up to 30 brand, generic, OTC or alternative* drugs at a time.
- Pill ID
Identify a pill based on its imprint code and/or physical characteristics.
- ICD-9 Codes
Quickly search ICD-9 codes by partial code, diagnosis, procedure or category and save frequently looked up codes to a list of favorites.
- Clinical Practice Guidelines
Access a growing library of 40+ evidence-based, patient-specific guidelines from national specialty societies—condensed for the moments of care. Select a patient type to view the actionable recommendations from the relevant sections of the guideline. When a deeper dive is necessary, simply tap the reference link to access the full guideline direct from the source organization.
- Disease Information
Consult in-depth, peer-reviewed disease content developed in collaboration with the publishers of the British Medical Journal.
Quickly scan brief medical news alerts and request more comprehensive information on a wide variety of specialty topics by email.
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Get free access to national and regional healthcare insurance formularies, including all Medicare Part D formularies.
Use a variety of helpful clinical tables that summarize guidelines and drug information for concise, quick-reference guides.
- Alternative Medicines
Consult concise drug monographs for alternative medicines, including popular herbals and other supplements. Review reported uses, reported doses for various conditions, cautions, adverse reactions, a list of synonyms, and other helpful information. Check for possible interactions with up to 30 drugs at a time including brand, generic and OTC drugs.
- Labs & Diagnostic Information
Get information on hundreds of lab tests and panels. Consult normal lab value ranges for various populations, view preparation and collection guidance, and check test costs and associated ICD-9s. Review differentials consisting of drugs, conditions, and other factors that may contribute to abnormal test results.
This application can run on mobile phones: iPhone & Android.