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by BecomingNursey BecomingNursey (Member)

BecomingNursey specializes in Emergency Nursing.

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I'm curious to see what apps other nurses love to use and get some more apps I can be addicted to ;)

My personal favorites are:

Of course AllNurses. Duh.

Figure One

And CEN practice (I'm a nerd).

So what are yours? Can't wait to download some new nursing addictions!

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mirandaaa has 3 years experience and specializes in PCT, RN.

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I LOVE Figure 1!!

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I love nurses pocket drug guide. I pay the $10. It's so worth it for a speedy lookup and no internet.

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Fun thread! My favorites (new and old):

- NurseGrid

- Nursing Central by Unbound Medicine

- Read by QxMD

- Medscape

- Medline by Unbound Medicine

- Figure 1

- EBSCOhost app (painfully awful on iOS but still one of my favorites)

- MedCalc (the older version but a new version is available and is free)

- Allnurses

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My institution provides Lexicomp for free and I really like that one.

-10 second EM is a quick reference for many things ED. Doc focused but I still like it and use it.

-I have a dedicated conversion calculator. Many of them out there and nice when you need it.

-Medicode for a quick reference ACLS algorithms

-Epocrates

- And a game called Resuscitation. fun one that puts you in the docs shoes.

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BecomingNursey specializes in Emergency Nursing.

8,750 Visitors; 334 Posts

My institution provides Lexicomp for free and I really like that one.

-10 second EM is a quick reference for many things ED. Doc focused but I still like it and use it.

-I have a dedicated conversion calculator. Many of them out there and nice when you need it.

-Medicode for a quick reference ACLS algorithms

-Epocrates

- And a game called Resuscitation. fun one that puts you in the docs shoes.

I download the Resuscitation game last night...I was up until 0130 playing that game. Lol It's very addicting :)

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turnforthenurse has 7 years experience as a MSN, NP and specializes in ER, progressive care.

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- Micromedex

- Lab Values

- 10 Second NIHSS

- 10 Second EM (as mentioned above it's more doc-based but it's still a great app!)

- AN, of course :)

- NurseCentral

- Figure 1

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margin261 has 15 years experience and specializes in Urology, HH, med/Surg.

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Pill Identifier from Drugs.Com, I believe.

Very helpful in HH when handed a bowl of loose pills... (And yes- happens more than you'd think)

Came in handy a few times in the hospital as well when a loose pill was discovered in the bed or on the floor!

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quiltynurse56 has 3 years experience as a LPN, LVN and specializes in LTC and Pediatrics.

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At school, we had to have the Unbound Medicine one. I particularly use the Davis Drug Guide which came as part of it. You can get the Drug Guide separately.

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CraigB-RN has 40 years experience as a MSN, RN and specializes in Critical Care, Emergency, Education, Informatics.

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Read by QXmd. Since my facility uses a proxy server to the library I can get most journals to my iPad and iPhone. Next is Papers 3 which I use as a reference manager, to keep track of my PDF's.

I find over the past year or so I don't use apps as much as I used to . Davis Drug guide because the facility I'm at now only uses generic names not trade names and i can't remember half of them.

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Keep sharing these are all great! I'll be starting nursing school soon! Apps are great!

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allycat77 has 3 years experience and specializes in Maternal Child.

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MDCalc

BiliTool

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