Technology | March 16, 2012

Epocrates Launches Free Cardiac Mobile Apps

March 16, 2012 — Epocrates is releasing two new, free mobile device applications for cardiologists during the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2012 meeting.  

The Cardiology Tool by Epocrates helps cardiologists perform essential day-to-day cardiology calculations more accurately and efficiently. It provides easy point-of-care access to more than 25 calculators and tools. It features quickly locate calculators using the search, saves frequently used calculators with "favorite" feature and references last calculators accessed.

Calculations and tool include:
- BP Percentiles for Children
- CHADS2 Score for Afib Stroke Risk
- CO2 Production
- Cardiac Output
- Cardiac Output MultiCalc®
- Friedewald Equation for LDL
- Gorlin Formula for Valve Area
- International Normalized Ratio (INR)
- Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP)
- Metabolic Syndrome Criteria (AHA/NHLBI 2005)
- Metabolic Syndrome Criteria (ATP III)
- O2 Consumption
- O2 Content of Arterial Blood
- O2 Content of Venous Blood
- Oxygenation Index (OI)
- Pulmonary Vascular Resistance
- QT Interval Correction
- Qs/Qt Right to Left Shunt Fraction
- Respiratory Quotient
- Systemic Vascular Resistance
- Systolic Pressure Variation
- TIMI Score for NSTEMI and UA
- TIMI Score for STEMI
- Very Low Density Lipoprotein (VLDL)

Please note that an Epocrates account is required to use this free application. Registration is free and takes just a minute to complete.

Echocardiography Atlas by Epocrates serves as an introductory learning tool for students and residents, or a comprehensive visual reference for cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and other clinicians. It will help them become more familiar with normal and abnormal echocardiograms through access to 250 annotated images and 189 videos, encompassing a wide range of cardiac pathology.

Each chapter includes annotated images and videos associated with the most common cardiovascular diseases. Chapters include:
- The Normal Exam
- Aortic Valve Disease
- Mitral Valve Disease
- Tricuspid and Pulmonary Valve Disease
- Myocardial Infarction
- Cardiomyopathy
- Diseases of the Aorta and Pericardium
- Diseases of the Atria
- Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult
- Diseases of the Right Ventricle
- Infectious Endocarditis
- Transesophageal Echocardiography

Approximate time required to download this application over a Wi-Fi connection from the App Store is 35 minutes. Once downloaded, all images are locally stored on the device and do not require a network connection for viewing or video playback.

For more information: www.epocrates.com

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