These proposed APPS are available for both android and apple users, and thus can be found on their app stores. They are user friendly and make life better in accessing information for the practitioner and for better point of care. There are many APPS available out there, and some are tailored for the specific regions or subspecialties and some require a subscription or a once of payment.

Here are some recommendations of free APPS, that can be used by doctors, in general, not tailored for subspecialties although, but can be helpful:

EML GUIDELINES


   Available on Google Play

  Available on Itunes

HIV CLINICAL GUIDELINES


   Available on Google Play

  Available on Itunes

TB GUIDELINES


    Available on Google Play

   Available on Itunes

PHC CLINICAL GUIDELINES


PHC   Available on www.health-e.org.za

MEDSCAPE


    Available on Google Play

   Available on Itunes

UP TO DATE(require subscription- individual or institution)


    Available on Google Play

   Available on Itunes

EPOCRATES (Drug app)


    Available on Google Play

   Available on Itunes

NICE GUIDELINES


    Available on Google Play

   Available on Itunes

SAASP (South African based guide to antibiotic prescribing in adults)


    Available on Google Play

   Available on Itunes

Qx CALCULATE


    Available on Google Play

   Available on Itunes

NHLS (LABTRACK barcode scanner - R60 once off payment)


    Available on Google Play

   Available on Itunes

LISTRUNNER (helps with managing ward work, allocation of task and keep track of patients and their to do list, and is completely private and confidential to user)


    Available on Google Play

   Available on Itunes

ICD 10 (plenty of free apps to choose from)

Available on Google Play (ICD 10)
Available on Google Play (ICD10 Consult 2018)
Available on Itunes (Quick ICD 10)  
Available on Itunes (ICD10 Consult 2018)
Available on Itunes (ICD10 Consult 2018)

Qx READ (most of your journals and medical literature under one roof, e.g. PubMed, open access, but some journals or article may require institution or individual subscription)


    Available on Google Play

   Available on Itunes

LOCAL LABORATORIES (PRIVATE) - AMPATH, PATHCARE,LANCET (To help view results)

ECG Guide by QxMD


    Available on Google Play

   Available on Itunes

Should you currently be making use of an app that you feel would benefit other colleagues, please feel free to email the information to Ms Karlien Pienaar, Committee Co-ordinator of the Education, Science & Technology (EST) Committee of SAMA for consideration by the Committee and possible upload on the SAMA website.



  
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