Mobile Apps

This is a list of mobile apps relevant to Neurology. If you know of one I missed, please let me know at jbkoffel@umn.edu.

Neurology
Neurology Clinical Practice
iPad only, access included with AAN membership. Allows you to download and reach enhanced issues of Neurology and Neurology Clinical Practice. Access is currently free, but once the complementary period is over, you can enter your AAN credentials to continue getting access.

FIRSTConsult
UM-Subscribed Evidence-based information on a wide range of conditions. App can be used without an internet connection and is available for iPhone and iPad. To use the App, you need to first create a personal account through the library's MD Consult subscription (http://www.lib.umn.edu/get/13688).

Micromedex Drug Information
Free Provides basic, bulleted drug information. Monographs are equivalent to the "summary" entries from Micromedex and do not have the detail of the "detailed" entries. App does not require an internet connection and is available for iPhone, iPad, and Android.

Micromedex Drug Interactions
UM-Subscribed Allows you to enter various drugs and find out if and how they interact. App does not require an internet connection and is available for iPhone and iPad. To receive the code to enable the full version, please go to http://hsl.lib.umn.edu/biomed/mdx/disclamer, enter Micromedex, and click on "Mobile" at the top of the screen. Scroll down to the section on the Drug Interactions App and find the password listed there.

Natural Standard
UM-Subscribed Provides evidence-based information of a wide range of herbs, supplements, and alternative therapies. App does not require internet connection and is available for iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, Windows Mobile, and Palm. Request a serial number at http://www.skyscape.com/natstd/umn.

Nerve Whiz
Free, Designed by a neuromuscular neurologist at the University of Michigan, Nerve Whiz is a free application for medical professionals interested in learning the complex anatomy of nerve roots, plexuses, and peripheral nerves. Select which muscles are weak, or point to areas of sensory loss, and the application can provide you with distinguishing features and detailed information, complete with relevant pictures and diagrams. Available for iPhone, iPad, Android.


NIH Stroke Scale

Stroke Track
Free, Some of the many (but few free) stroke scale apps out there. Available for iPhone/iPad.

Movement Frequency: There was discussion about finding an App that would help with determining the frequency of various movements. I have not tested the below, but it might work.
Vibration: iPhone/iPad, 4.99

Nystagmus
Optodrum: iPhone/iPad, 4.99
OptOK: iPhone/iPad, .99

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