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Procedures - Hospital Collection

Procedures - Hospital Collection
  • #: 202382
  • Price: $19.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Medical
  • Updated: 2010-01-28
  • Current Version: 1.0
  • 1.0
  • Size: 651.00 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: MeisterMed
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later
  • © 2010 MeisterMed
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15 Inpatient Medical Procedures. 80+ minutes of high-resolution video. 150 high-res color images. Detailed step-by-step instructions. Everything you need to know to perform the most important hospital-based medical procedures now in the palm of your hand.

You're seeing a patient with a headache, fever, and stiff neck. You know he needs an LP. You've done plenty of these procedures before but it's been four months since the last one. Is his INR of 1.3 a contraindication? Do I need to get a head CT before doing the LP? Exactly which direction is best to aim the needle? Wouldn't it be great if you could pull out your iPhone or iPod touch wherever you are and double check some of this key information for the procedure? Or even better, why not take a few minutes and watch a video of an expert proceduralist demonstrating an LP while narrating it step-by-step? Now you can with this break through App for your iPhone and iPod touch.

Procedures - Hospital Collection is the perfect tool for medical students, residents, and physicians practicing inpatient medicine. It includes all the details you need to refresh your memory before performing a procedure.

Procedures included in this App:

• Arterial line placement

• Bone marrow aspiration and core biopsy

• Chest tube insertion

• Femoral line placement

• Glidescope intubation

• Internal jugular line placement

• Laryngeal mask airway

• Lumbar puncture

• Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (BiPap, CPAP)

• Orotracheal intubation

• Paracentesis

• Pulmonary artery catheter placement

• Subclavian line placement

• Thoracentesis

• Ultrasound-guided internal jugular line placement

Procedure information includes

* Indications

* Contraindications

* Complications

* Equipment

* Step-by-step technique

* Analyzing fluid results (CSF, ascitic fluid, pleural fluid)

* Frequently asked questions

* Troubleshooting commonly encountered problems

* Coding

* References

Narrated high resolution video explains the procedure step-by-step as it is being performed by an expert clinician. More than 150 high-resolution color images illustrate the critical steps of each procedure. Also includes radiographic images demonstrating proper (and improper) line placement and other relevant findings. You can inspect the original radiographs yourself then click on over to a labeled version of the same radiograph to confirm that your reading is correct.

All content is locally stored on your device and does not require an Internet connection. Fully searchable. Add bookmarks to your favorite sections. Add your own notes anywhere in the App for reference later.

Developed by MeisterMed and procedural training expert, Joseph Esherick, M.D., an instructor with the National Procedures Institute.

For more information, extra screenshots, and a sample of a video from the App, please visit our website at www.meistermed.com/procedures/

Intended for use by medical professionals only. This App does not substitute for appropriate clinical training or experience.

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Rated 5/5 based on 3 customer reviews.


5/5 stars

Great App

Very impressed with multiple ways to review the essentials of procedures. I teach family medicine residents and often would like to be able to do a quick review just before we do the procedure. Good reference for both them and me. Videos are very high quality. Navigation is simple and fairly intuitive. Very convenient without having to get on the internet.

5/5 stars

Great App for common hospital procedures that IM and FP doctors would do.

I learned most of these techniques more than 20 years ago and this is a very nice app that acts as a refresher for those of us that don't do these very often and as a teaching tool to help those learning these techniques. The videos are outstanding. Thank you. Also I really appreciate the sale price. I wouldn't have known about this except I got an email from Meistermed (I am a registered Palm OS user their).

5/5 stars

Perfect teaching tool

I love that this app is locally stored. The instructional text and guide to equipment needed for each procedure is invaluable. The video quality is perfect. Extremely worth it.


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