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An ophthalmology clinic in your pocket by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Via the BBC A modified smartphone is being tested in Kenya to see if it can prevent blindness in some of the poorest parts of the world. The kit, designed by a rese ... Read on »
QxMD and Altmetric Announce Plan to Integrate Altmetric Data into Read by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Read by QxMD is a fabulous iOS app which turns your iphone or iPad into a personalised journal reader. For users who don’t want to manually configure their own RSS feeds, ... Read on »
Could doctors do with a smart watch II ? by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc In the earlier post I mentioned the benefits of being able to tell who is calling by glancing at one’s watch, and with the ability to take or reject the call, it ca ... Read on »
Fig. 1 – an Instagram for Doctors #iOS by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Instagram is the popular photo (and now video) sharing app that was recently snapped up by Facebook. Sharing patient pictures on the social media is always a dodgy ... Read on »
Swyping away with Swype by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc After getting my Samsung Galaxy Mega phablet as a replacement for my Tab 7.7, things have in general been excellent except for typing when in portrait mode. The smaller sc ... Read on »
Speed matters by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I recently swopped my Galaxy Tab 7.7 for a smaller device – the Samsung Galaxy Mega , a 6.3″ phone or really what is better described as a “phablet” – a mini-tablet sized ... Read on »
Cartoon of the day by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc When iDevices are ubiquitous, there may be a slight misunderstanding in the wards from the Palmdoc Chronicles Cartoon of the day Read on »
Palmdoc Chronicles: New theme by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Time for a little spring cleaning. I’ve changed the theme of the blog to something which appears less cluttered. I’ve also added a caching plugin which hopefully will resu ... Read on »
iOS7 Cards and Multitasking – Deja Vu by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Apple recently announced iOS7 and one of the many features in the OS overhaul is the use of a cards interface and multitasking. To all webOS users past and present, that i ... Read on »
Medicalc for iPhone – free for a limited time by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Don’t we love free apps! Personally I have been a long time user of Medcalc ever since the PalmOS days , and currently what’s on my iPhone is Medcalc Pro which is no longe ... Read on »
Server upgrade by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc We are upgrading the hosting services for better performance. There may be a brief downtime the next 24-72 hours. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. Thank you. fr ... Read on »
The Smartphone Physical by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc As our smartphones get smarter, they may function like home medical tricorders in the future! from the Palmdoc Chronicles The Smartphone Physical Read on »
MIMS Malaysia by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc The MIMS Malaysia app has just been released and is a great tool for Malaysian medical users with iOS devices. You can download it for free on iTunes Key Fea ... Read on »
My Home Screen by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Folks have asked me what has happened to my Palm Pre 3? Well it’s still working but moth balled as it needs apps which webOS simply does not have – Lexidrugs, UpToDate, Ep ... Read on »
Medical Tricorder by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Will the fabled Star Trek Medical Tricorder be a reality? It might if there is a worthy winner of the X Prize Foundation’s $10 million competition scheduled to end on mid- ... Read on »
UpToDate is coming to Windows phone by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Spotted in WMPoweruser On a recent enquiry by Jose the company said Thank you for contacting UpToDate. The app is currently available for tablets, laptops a ... Read on »
Translation in the clinic by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc How things have advanced in the translation world. Are you an avid user of Google Translate on your mobile? I am, and I find it especially useful in the clinic where I see ... Read on »
Of blogs and gadgets by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc It’s been a busy month for me, with the run up to a national scientific meeting, talks to prepare and on top of that some website housekeeping to attend to. One of th ... Read on »
Google Glass for MDs by Alan T. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I’m in the midst of preparing a talk on IT and medicine, and I don’t think I can avoid mentioning Google Glass and it’s potential uses for medical doctors. I looked (Googl ... Read on »
Medwebapp.com update: IDA vs Thalassaemia by Alan T. Medical Doctor 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I’ve finally got round to adding a Haematology section to Medwebapp.com , starting with the IDA vs Thalassaemia app . This section will only include benign Haematology. Fo ... Read on »