This app puts emergency contact info and the hospital's logo on the home page, ahead of the lock screen, so emergency personnel can know who to contact. There are also medical conditions listed in the app that the user defines, including those drugs to which the user is allergic. Three hospitals offer it now. It's at http://iceapp.dcinteractivegroup.com/
Background. Patients are living longer as better medication is developed to improve their quality of lives. However Patients are finding themselves taking medication more regularly and also having to go to their GP more frequently to report the effects of the medication. This causes an increasing burden on the NHS.
If you suffer from PAIN or DEPRESSION or... more »
Mood monitoring for bipolar. Oxford university
Livestrong have produced a combination of apps designed to help you lose weight. The main ones I have used is my plate which helps you, via either the app or the website depending on where you happen to be eating, track your calories, and the excercise tracker. It's the combination of access points which I found most helpful, web & mobile.
I use this app for locating acupuncture points. It gives instruction, needling information and pictures. I find it valuable and quick when in clinic with patients
The British Heart Foundation Healthy Heart Recipe Finder. You can browse 100 recipes from all over the world, use your app at the supermarket to find the ingredients that you need and email your favourite receipes to friends. http://www.bhf.org.uk/heart-health/prevention/healthy-eating/bhf-iphone-app.aspx
The calculator helps to stratify patients according to stroke risk, based on the presence of various risk factors. Risk can be determined using either the CHADS2 index or the CHA2DS2-VASc index – an extension of the CHADS2 scoring system incorporating additional risk factors. A... more »
With over 30,000 words of learning content, and nine layers of interactive musculoskeletal visual graphics, Pocket Body is a fully anatomically accurate human character on your device (iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch).
Pocket Body is a fully searchable interactive atlas of the human anatomy which allows the busy medical and nursing student or allied health care professional to visualize the human musculoskeletal... more »
The app helps people with type 2 diabetes who take tablets to control their blood glucose levels. Sometimes, if blood glucose levels are too high, the number of tablets which... more »
A number of factors can put people at risk of osteoporosis and broken bones: these include their genetic profile, age, gender, ethnic... more »
The POPS app developed by the Paediatric Emergency Medicine Leicester Academic (PEMLA) Group provides a visual aid to identify key features of serious illness in children. Integral to the system is its simplicity and ability to be used by all health care professionals. Age referenced physiological value and a "gut feeling" criterion are included in the score.... more »
Stroke Nav is a web-based system which supports clinicians and managers involved in stroke care. Users can enter and review data via tablets such as the Apple iPad. The system offers data... more »
(Electronic Asthma Self-management for Young People)
Asthma is a serious global health problem and its prevalence has been increasing worldwide over the past two decades, particularly in children. It is the most common chronic childhood disease in the UK and affects 1.1 one million (1 in 10) children. Asthma accounts for a higher number of emergency bed-days and emergency hospital admissions than any... more »
For each headache you can track the following:
+ Headache type.
+ Headache start and end times.
+ The severity of the headache.
+ Your location (at home, work, etc).
+ Triggers of each... more »
My Migraine Log is an Android application that enables migraine sufferers to build up a history of their migraines and analyse them on their phone using charts & graphs and reports (including MIDAS score).
It also allows the users to email your headache log to your doctor/neurologist.