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Healthcare Apps Toolkit: Calculators

The best free or nearly free apps for healthcare including point of care, drug, medical calculators, healthcare specialities, keeping current (browsing tables of content of journals or monitoring RSS feeds), for patients, and for productivity.

Medical Calculators

A medical calculator is a type of software, whose purpose is to allow easy calculation of various scores and indices, presenting the user with a friendly interface that hides the complexity of the formulas. 

Qx Calculate (free)

QX logoType of App: Medical Calculator
Cost: Free
Availability: Anyone
Access: Using iTunes  or Google Play

More than 150 unique calculators and decision support tools. 

MediCalc (free for a limited time)

Type of App: Medical Calculator
Cost: Free
Availability: Anyone
Access: Using iTunes  or Google Play

Access 300 medical formulas, scores, scales and classifications. 

MedCalc


Type of App: Medical Calculator
Cost: $1.99
Availability: Anyone
Access: Using iTunes  for Apple devices only

Access 150+ medical formulas, scores, scales and classifications. 

Medimath


Type of App: Medical Calculator
Cost: $4.99
Availability: Anyone
Access: Using iTunes  for Apple devices only

A collection of 133 medical calculators

MedCalc 3000

Med Calc 30000 logoType of App: Medical Calculator
Cost: $9.99
Availability: Anyone
Access: Using iTunes or Google Play for various smart phones and mobile devices

A collection of over 520 calculators, clinical criteria sets and decision trees

UpToDate

UpToDate LogoType of App: Point of Care
Cost: Free
Availability: UM Faculty, Staff, and Students; WRHA staff; Manitoba RHA staff
Access: Using iTunes or Google Play for various smart phones and mobile devices

Clinical reference resource designed to provide quick access to synthesized medical information. Mobile app is available to UM faculty, staff and students; WRHA staff; Manitoba RHA. Installation instructions:

Lexicomp

LexiComp LogoType of AppDrug
Cost: Free
Availability: UM Faculty, Staff, and Students
Access: Using iTunes or Google Play for various smart phones and mobile devices
 

Full-text collection of 15 clinical drug information databases, and over 1600 drug monographs. Includes an excellent tool for checking drug interactions.  A limited number of accounts are available through Library's subscription. Due to limited number of licenses, the app access restricted to certain categories of health sciences students and to faculty. To access and install please read through the following and submit and application form: