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Medscape

by WebMD, LLC
Platform: Android Rated: Guidance Suggested
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (235 customer reviews)

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Latest Updates

What's new in version 2.2
  • New Feature: Formulary Information
  • - Customize with the insurance plans you accept.
  • - Select from our complete list of 1,800+ plans across all 50 states.
  • - Compare tier status for drugs within the same class.
  • - Access your saved plans from drug monographs in our app and on our site

Product Details

  • ASIN: B007JOA03M
  • Release Date: March 12, 2012
  • Rated: Guidance Suggested This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (235 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,386 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Access Medscape's extensive database of medical information (the largest available)
  • Clinical reference database includes more than 8,000 drugs, 4,000 diseases and conditions, thousands of clinical images and procedure videos, drug interaction checker tools, and medical calculators.
  • Receive daily medical news and critical alerts in 34 specialty areas
  • Earn free CME credits directly in app
  • Access the clinical reference database and drug interaction checker anywhere without an Internet connection (Requires full installation of clinical reference database on device)

Product Description

Medscape from WebMD (medscape.com) is the leading medical resource most used by physicians, medical students, nurses and other healthcare professionals for clinical information.
Our mobile app is used by over 1.4 million healthcare professionals. Medscape App is available free.

APP FEATURES:
MEDICAL NEWS FROM MEDSCAPE NEWS
- Medical news and critical alerts available in 34 specialty areas (updated daily). Select the specialties you want to follow.
- Search our entire Medscape News and MEDLINE databases right in app.
- Ability to save articles and read offline. No Internet connection required.

CLINICAL REFERENCE FROM MEDSCAPE REFERENCE
Drugs:
- Prescribing & safety information for 8,000+ brand & generic drugs, OTC drugs, and herbals & supplements.
- Drug interaction checker (input up to 30 drugs, herbals and/or supplements at once)
- 600+ drug monographs with integrated dosing calculators.
- Save commonly searched drugs to a personalized ‘saved’ list for easy access
- Special features include pill images, detailed drug pricing, pregnancy & lactation guidelines, and more

Diseases, Conditions & Procedures:
- 4,000+ evidence-based articles authored by leading physician experts (supported with images and videos)
- 600+ step-by-step procedure videos
- 100+ tables & protocols
- Sections include pathophysiology, epidemiology, differential diagnoses, workup, treatment, medication options, and more

New Feature! Medical Calculators:
-- Check 129 medical formulas, scales, and classifications
- Over 600 drug monographs with integrated dosing calculators
- Formulas, detailed notes and references for each result
- Support US and SI units

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION FROM MEDSCAPE EDUCATION
- Vast selection of CME/CE activities in 32 specialty areas
- Search our entire collection of CME/CE activities right in app
- Ability to save and email activities, track credits earned, and more

PLUS MUCH MORE...

Supported Devices: Kindle Fire, Motorola Droid, Motorola Droid X, Motorola Droid 2, HTC Incredible,
Samsung Galaxy S, Samsung Galaxy Tab


Technical Details

  • Size: 2.1MB
  • Version: 2.2
  • Developed By: WebMD, LLC
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Open network sockets
    • Write to external storage
    • Access information about networks
    • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.0
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 30 seconds

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
60 of 65 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars absolutely must for med professionals March 15, 2012
By dheeraj
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I was surprised to find it so low on the list when searching for med apps on kindle fire. one of the best medical apps there across all platforms.
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49 of 54 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars YES!!! March 29, 2012
I've written to the App Store numerous times to make this app available on the Fire. I'm ELATED that it's now available! Thanks for listening to your customers!!!!!!
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48 of 53 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars finally March 28, 2012
By M.D.
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Finally an awesome medical app for the fire. I have wished that epocrates was available for the fire, but this may be better. medications, diseases, news, this app has immediatesoy become my most useful app on the fire.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars helpful for checking March 24, 2013
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I am old , 87, so I check out all of my perceived and real aches and pains before seeing a doctor. This enables me to ask meaningful questions.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The power of Medscape October 19, 2012
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My wife has used the Medscape program diligently since she got it. Back in February she had a complete knee replacement, and the program has helped her to track her food intake and her exercise. With the help of this program, she has lost over fifty pounds and will probably lose another forty by the time she's done. After that it will just be about getting fitter and I'm sure the Medscape will continue to prove invaluable.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
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I was surprised by how "serious" this application is. It over exceeded my expectations.

It has the following sections:

1. Medical News Alerts
The first screen contains up-to-date medical alerts. Today's alert (June 2, 2012) is that FDA announces safety label changes to Finasteride.

2. Medical News
The latest new published today (June 2, 2012) is "Revacozumab Boosts Outcomes in Resistant Ovarian cancer"

3. Medical Reference
This section is divided into Drugs, Diseases, Procedures, Drug interactions, health phone directory (physician search, pharmacy search, hospital search), Medline.
I was able to look up my medicines and see the information about interactions. Very useful!

4. Education/Training
This section contains a lot of information, including the latest updates for various medical conditions.
The latest update is a day old from June 1, 2012 "Can Bishphonate Use Lead to Atypical Femoral Fractures?"

You have two options for perusing the information. Either by clicking on the icons on the first page for perusing most recent first, or by searching on keywords.

I published some of the titles so you can see that this is a serious medical reference aimed at practitioners in the medical field. I think it is also useful for people outside the medical profession but probably some information is going to be too "technical". But better to have too much information than too little!

This application is very large and took quite a long time to install. In order to use the information you need to create an account with Medscape web site. This app works well on my Samsung Galaxy 7.7 Tablet running Android HoneyComb 3.2. I had no technical problems and the app scales to my screen size very nicely.

I was very impressed with this app and recommend it.

Ali Julia review
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Med Student's Best Friend February 1, 2013
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This has great medical information whenever you need it. The app is so easy to use and the information is totally trustworthy.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars The site wouldn't accept my registration May 30, 2013
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I completed the registration information as requested and then nothing happened.
Aparently this ap is for medical professionals only so I removed it from my device. At least it was free and I didn't lose $.
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