Epocrates Medical References

Epocrates Medical References

By Epocrates

  • Category: Medical
  • Release Date: 2008-07-11
  • Current Version: 17.10
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 120.79 MB
  • Developer: Epocrates
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
Score: 3
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Description

1 out of 2 US physicians rely on Epocrates to enable better patient care by delivering the right information when it’s needed most. Join over 1 million health care professionals worldwide who use Epocrates in the moments of care: • Review drug prescribing and safety information for thousands of brand, generic, and OTC drugs • Check for potentially harmful drug-drug interactions among up to 30 drugs at a time • Identify pills by imprint code and physical characteristics • Access timely medical news and research information • Find providers for consults and referrals in the Provider Directory • Select national and regional health care insurance formularies for drug coverage information • Perform dozens of calculations, such as BMI and GFR • New! Coordinate care securely with HIPAA-compliant text messaging In addition, disease information, clinical practice guidelines, alternative medications, lab guides, coding and more content is available by upgrading to an Epocrates Plus subscription. A one-year Epocrates Plus subscription is available for $174.99. The cost will be billed to your iTunes account when your purchase is confirmed. Your subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Your iTunes account will automatically be charged at the same price for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period unless you change your subscription preferences in your account settings. You can manage your subscriptions through your account settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription. Privacy policy available at: http://www.epocrates.com/privacy Terms of use available at: https://www.epocrates.com/termsOfUse.do

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  • $175?!!! Health info should not be a profit driven

    1
    By Market Guru
    Shameful that the full app is $175. Per year! How about some ethical and moral leadership from the makers of this app by showing the world you can still make a ... um ... health profit with pricing strategies that aren’t cost prohibitive to the majority of the population? Surely the bright minds behind this app can identify partner organizations to help make this happen? Imagine what could happen if you tamed your profit quest and instead prioritized people’s health and ability to understand more about it? THEN you would start rewriting history. Beginning with this app. Good luck!
  • I first had this on my Palm Pilot@!

    5
    By Lin Biao
    1) it is Free! But it is an excellent resource. I use it in my work, case management for individuals with serious mental illnesses and long hx’s of numerous medications. The ability to get a quick picture of med interactions helps in advising clients in looking at choices. I also use it in my personal life—it also has the Oregon Health plan formulary—an extra plus!! I highly recommend it (and often do, with work peers and other service providers. Did I say that there is a free version?
  • Great app

    5
    By Luigizbro
    I used this throughout medical school and residency. Great quick reference. My only suggestion is to update the pregnancy dating calculator. Using decimal values for days is very confusing. Eg 4.7 weeks is not very helpful. Is that 4 weeks and 5 or 6 days? Otherwise, great app.
  • Mandatory

    5
    By Unfurled urn
    A must have for clinicians, has a great peds dosing calculator that makes it fast and simple. No more converting pounds to kilograms, type in pounds and the strength you want to use and boom: you have your amoxicillin dose. Tells you what the drug is for, what dose you should use and how to write the prescription. Can’t make it any easier.
  • No IV Drug Compatibility?!

    1
    By Chris Ljucovic
    This app is useless for critical care units. I want to ensure the meds I’m ordering and/or administering are compatible in emergent situations. I believe this is a safety issue and should have been addressed a long time ago. I will not be using Epocrates again once my subscription is up, unless they add this critical feature, of course.
  • Crashing after the updated

    1
    By Morgansito
    Save yourself some headaches and do not upgrade. I can not get the app to work and it is constantly crashing after the update. I called them but they are closed for the weekend. Really????
  • FNP STUDENT

    5
    By Early Riser 4am
    I absolutely love this app❤️It is a great tool for learning and teaching. I use it all the time. In fact I panic if I can't access it 😂 The one I am using is free!!! I can't wait to be able to afford to purchase this app; it's a small price to pay for the vast amount of information that is included. I am very grateful to those that took the time to develop this app and to those that keep the information up to date and available. THANKS GUYS, I love and appreciate each of you!!!
  • Excellent App

    5
    By Saintly008
    Great app with easy efficient access to medication information. Interaction checker very effective. Just a wealth of extremely helpful information. Using Epocrates on a daily basis. Well worth having with a very simple user friendly interface.
  • Absolutely Indispensable!

    5
    By Mari3elen
    Great app! Have used it for 10 years & recommend it for my students. Thanks!
  • Highly recommended

    5
    By I am a PA, it needs a PA
    Definitely an app for any recent PA graduates or practicing NP's.

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