PalmEM

A comprehensive app with easy to navigate features. The app contains treatment guidelines, clinical decision rules, drug dosing, and a paediatric section. The paediatric rashes summary is particularly well thought out with high quality images. The sections are detailed enough to be informative, but concise enough to fit into mobile format for use at point of care

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Medscape

The Medscape app has a lot to offer.  A medical reference app with a parent website, www.medscape.com, it has the added benefit of being able to download an ‘offline access’ version as well as steam-lining the content to your chosen specialty. Other features of this app include a drug database, interaction checker and extensive procedures section.

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Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine

This app is from the internationally recognised Oxford Handbook series and mirrors the paper version of the fourth edition of the Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine. This contains some good summaries on approaches to common emergency medicine presentations and gives practical advice for those starting off in ED. Some areas are highly detailed and others lack specifics, which may be a reflection of the differing practices and in UK EDs.

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