Smartphones have changed the way we work and interact. Here’s another step in the right direction. An app for your iPhone that shows you pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics and interactions for some common anaesthetic drugs. Presented with cool graphs and graphics.
Read more on AnestAssist here
There’s also a similar and cheaper iPhone app with a sleeker user interface from Dräger to promote their Smart Pilot software: Smart Pilot Explore. It could prove more clinically useful, as the graph nicely plots where your patient is going to end up within the next 10-15 minutes with the drug scheme you’ve designed. Needless to say, your milage may vary. Certainly worth a download to play around with and see what you think. The Dräger app only supports IV anaesthetics, while AnestAssist also adds anaesthetic gases to the mix.
View all iPhone medical apps on ScanCrit here.