9 Jul 2019

Android Health Care Mobile App


health care mobile application are application you can use on smartphone to check the state of your health without seeing a doctor.Many people do not know they can check their health status with their smart phone.

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Why is Health Care Mobile Application Important

1. It has easy accessiblity:-mobile health application provides easy access to health care  for people in remote area. they can also get information faster through push notification.booking an appointment with a doctor become easy without having to travel to the hospital

2.REDUCE THE RISK OF WRONG ANALYSIS/DIAGNOSIS

The mobile health application has eradicate the era of  wrong diagnosis by the doctor. Gone are the days where a sick person only depend on t.he diagnosis result of the doctor. This era of health mobile application, a sick person  can easily carry out some self examination on himself before the arrival of a doctor with health mobile application on his android  phone.

3. IT AID THE PRESCRIPTION OF THE MOST ACCURATE DRUG

Since android health  mobile application provide the most accurate report of  the state of health of a patient it helps the doctor to prescribe the most accurate medicine with right dosage and chemical compositions. They can even store the patient’s notes with cloud facilities.

4. IT IS CHEAPER AND STRESS FREE

Health mobile application is cheaper than going to the hospital,and it is stress free. most time going to the hospital is stressful. but using mobile application you dont need to leave where you are, before you carried out some self examination on yourself.

5. EASY PAYMENT OF BILL

Paying the medical expanses wasn’t that simple before the advent of healthcare apps. You don’t have to stand in a queue to pay the bill; but the app is facilitated with a highly secured payment gateway integration allowing users to pay the amount promptly. In fact, you can also pay your bill timely and choose a payment plan accordingly. In case, you forget to make the payment, you receive a notification as reminder to do the necessary. There are other payment options as such as paying through debit or credit card or using the internet banking besides the mobile wallet app.

6. IT PROVIDE CARE
Health mobile application provide optimal care to the patient than a physical doctor at any point in time.Sometimes you will go to the hospital to visit a doctor  and the doctor will not be able to provide adequate care, this happen as result of the doctor  being too busy to attend to the patient..but, this is not so with the mobile application. Ii is always available at any time.

7.CONTINUOUS MONITORING
Apps allow for continuous patient monitoring making it easier to respond to initial stages of any chronic disorders. mobile Health apps help track health records of patients and in updating care plans.

 Health mobile application can either be free or payed .so in this write up  i will list both free and payed health mobile application

1,Doctriod


doctriod

Doctriod is a free medical mobile app that can be used for differents purpose like:-
- Appointment Booking
 - Search Hospital
 - Search Doctor
 - Save Personal Health details
 - Buy medical Products -
Search and Navigate Nearest Hospital -
Set Goal and Track it
 It include Total 34 screens with all standard guidelines. File Format Adobe Xd
All the above listed feature can be done with your android at your own convenience, without the stress of visiting the hospital.

(1) MEDSCAPE

The Medscape app is primarily a drug, disease, and treatment reference resource, with point-of-care decision-making tools. Features include a pill identifier, drug and drug-interaction lookup, medical calculators, procedure reference, and more.

medscape
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(2) EPOCRATE

 This is another free health mobile application that is proven effective in the following areas:-

(1) It gives you full information about any drug you need
(2) Continuous updates so that you don't miss any new medications or information
 (3)Differential diagnosis of common medical conditions
(4)The built in calculator allows you to perform many calculations, such as BMI and GFR

(3) SKYSCAPE
Skyscape supply the same information like Medscape.they make  information available to the clinicain when needed. they only have little difference which i will list below 
Difference between :-
Medscape         Skyscape
Medscape's drug guide contains more than 2,100 monographs for generic and over-the-counter drugs and more than 5,000 for brand-name drugs, herbals, and supplements. The Skyscape Rx Drug Guide includes commonly used medications indexed by indication, pharmacologic class, generic name, and US or Canadian brand name.
 
(2) Skyscape provides integrated access to monographs from top publishers, Medscape draws on periodical literature by connecting to MEDLINE.

You can get more info here.

Watch this video to learn how to use Skyscape


 (4 ) MEDPAGE

This is a mediacal news application. it is very effective in delivering medical news that are relevant and current.

medpage

5.PUBMED MOBILE

PubMed is a health  Mobile application that draw is information from medline and it also provide PubMedCentral papers, which are full text articles deposited to promote open access, and articles that are “in process” that is, prior to being indexed with MeSH terms, and articles submitted by publishers, “ahead of print.”

6.OB(PREGNANCY) WHEEL

Ob pregnancy wheel is a pregnancy calculator that uses your  last menstrual period to determine your due date i.e it calculate 40 weeks from LMP to EDD .It is used by obstetricians or ultrasound technicians.You can also calculate your due date  manually by using Naegele's rule. An estimated due date (EDD) using Naegele's rule can be calculated by following steps 1 through 3:
 First, determine the first day of your last menstrual period.
Next, count back three calendar months from that date.
 Lastly, add one year and seven days to that date. but it is much easier and more accurate using ob pregnancy wheel.

7. CALORIE COUNTER

Calorie counter is a health mobile application use to calculate the number of calories, carb, and protein  needed to gain, lose and maintain weight.This app can also gives some simple guidelines for acquiring or losing weight.. This app uses several equation like Harris-Benedict Equation, Mifflin-St Jeor Equation,and Katch-McArdle.
The three equations used by the calculator are listed below:
Mifflin-St Jeor Equation:
For men: BMR = 10W + 6.25H - 5A + 5
For women: BMR = 10W + 6.25H - 5A - 161
\ Revised Harris-Benedict Equation:
For men: BMR = 13.397W + 4.799H - 5.677A + 88.362
 For women: BMR = 9.247W + 3.098H - 4.330A + 447.593
 Katch-McArdle Formula: BMR = 370 + 21.6(1 - F)W where: W is body weight in kg H is body height in cm A is age F is body fat in percentage

8. LEXICOMP

This is a mobile application that  serve as medical catalogue for current information about diseases and drug without the need to search through several webpages.here is a brief summary of informations you can get from LEXICOMP.

Lexi-Interact™ - REVIEW a comprehensive list of interactions associated with a specific drug, or to ANALYZE a profile for the presence of potential interactions.

 Lexi-Drug ID™ - Identify solid dosage forms based on any of the following characteristics: imprint, dosage form, shape, or color.

Lexi-CALC™ - A comprehensive medical calculations application covering Infusions, Pediatric and Adult kinetic dosing, organ function assessment, emergency dosing, and more

. Lexi-I.V. Compatibility™ - Content from the King® Guide to Parenteral Admixtures®. Stability and compatibility information is provided for admixtures, Y-site administration, and drugs combined in a syringe.

Patient Education - Patient-specific education materials on medications, diseases, conditions, and procedures in up to 18 languages. Written at a 5th to 7th grade reading level, our patient education leaflets are organized in a concise and straightforward format ideal for patient counseling.

Web Search - Complements Lexi-Comp ONLINE by expanding search capabilities to other medically-based web sites and the primary literature. A single search provides links to trusted, qualified healthcare web sites, eliminating the need to search sites independently.

Lexi-Drug Plans™ - Access to over 4,700 perscription drug plans from across the U.S.

Lexi-Tox™ - A toxicology resource designed for point-of-care use in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of poisonings and drug overdoses.

YOU CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT LEXICOMP HERE


MICROMEDEX
Micromedex is a straight to the point database that provide an  in- depth information for toxicology, alternative medicine,patient counseling tools for medications, procedures, and conditions. Clinical tools include Drug Identification, Drug Interactions, and Clinical Calculators.

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