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Mobile Apps for Research & Education: Nursing / Physical Therapy / Health Related Apps

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Heart Pro III

Heart Pro III for iPhone, iPad and Mac  - iPhone Edition $3.99  iPad Edition - $9.99

OVERVIEW: "The award winning Heart Pro III's primary use is as a learning tool but can also be used as a fast and innovative reference tool by utilizing the index function that allows the user to select an item and the app will automatically zoom in and identify it. Additionally, this app is ideal for physicians, educators or professionals, allowing them to visually show detailed areas of the heart and / or animations to their patients or students - helping to educate or explain conditions, ailments and injuries."


Epocrates for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch - From Free for Epocrates RX - $159.99 for Epocrates Essentials

"More than 1 million active members, including 50% of U.S. physicians, rely on Epocrates to enable better patient care by delivering the right information, right when it’s needed."

Epocrates App for Android devices

Nursing / Physical Therapy / Medical

Videos and links on this page to top rated apps in nursing, physical therapy, and other medical topics                                        

(Note: prices are subject to change) Please submit your favorite apps in bottom right side box.

Muscle & Bone Anatomy 3D

An amazing reference for anyone interested in the human musculo-skeletal system. Featuring five different ways to learn about the body: The VIEWER, ACTIONS, 3-D MODELS, six types of QUIZZES, and MEDIA - $4.99. Compatible with iPad

Muscle and Bone Anatomy for Android devices

Essential Anatomy

Essential Anatomy for iPhone, iPad and Mac - iPhone and iPad Edition $24.99 -  Essential Anatomy 3 for Android devices - $24.99

"The app represents a unique approach to learning general anatomy. The graphics are unparalleled and make learning, through the use of informative content and innovative features, a rich and engaging experience."

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Essential Skeleton 4

Essential Skeleton 3 for Android and Essential Skeleton 4 for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch are currently Free to download (7/19/14)