Top 5 Android Apps for Medical Students
Let’s face it. Being a medical student isn’t easy. Fortunately, there are a number of apps that are geared toward medical students to help make their busy, stressful lives a little simpler. If you’re a med student who would love some extra help from your Android smartphone, here are some apps you should definitely check out:
1. MedPage Today
It can be difficult for medical students to keep up with the latest medical news and research when they have so much else on their plates. MedPage Today brings the latest medical information right to your phone. Whenever you have a moment to spare, you can just open up MedPage Today and catch up on what’s going on in the medical world around you.
2. PubMed Mobile
If you’re doing research, as you probably often do as a medical student, you might need instant access to scholarly research articles. PubMed Mobile gives you access to a large collection of article abstracts and articles published by medical experts. This app allows you to have all the information you need about medical studies and findings to help you be the informed student you’re expected to be.
The Medscape mobile app is your one stop shop for disease, procedure, and drug references. This app contains thousands of references to help you figure out how to diagnose and safely treat almost all of the most common diseases and conditions. If you’re a visual learner, you’ll love Medscape’s many videos and pictures, which make learning about common diseases and treatments easier and less tedious.
This app helps you save a whole bunch of time and brainpower when you need to do complex medical calculations. It includes over 70 of the most commonly used medical calculations and makes it simple for users to find the calculations and formulas they need by sorting everything into categories. Don’t get caught on your first day as an intern without this app.
5. Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy
One of the most difficult things to learn as a med student is human anatomy. If you’re having trouble memorizing all the parts of the human body from a textbook, you might be interested in trying out the Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy app. This app includes over 540 colorful and interactive illustrations of anatomy that really help bring the human body to life in a way that’s easily digestible for med students.
As a medical student, you have to wholeheartedly prepare for one of the most important jobs in the world: being a doctor. So, using apps like the ones listed above to make your life and learning process easier just makes sense. Happy studying!
Amelia Wood is a blogger and freelance writer who often writes to explain medical billing and coding online. She welcomes your questions and comments at email@example.com.