Apps for nurses: Micromedex drug interactions

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Over on our Facebook page, we’ve got a conversation brewing about the best nursing related phone apps. One of the nominees for best app is Micromedex, which actually has three applications currently on the market (drug information, drug interactions and IV compatibility) and is working on releasing two more–pediatric essentials and neofax essentials.

What nurses love about it:

“Detailed and clinically relevant information.” – Veena

“This is a concise, well-organized, and thorough reference. This is definitely not a layman’s approach, but is for those in medicine, and those well acquainted with the study of medicine. Really this is a valuable quick reference that can help us better care for others and ourselves through medicine.” – Google user review, Google play 

Learn more about the app:


This app provides insight into:

  • Why the drugs in question interact
  • How the results of those interactions will present in the patient
  • Recommendations for monitoring patient outcomes

The app is $9.99 a year.

iPhone and iPad Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later, language: English. Coming soon to Android.

What do you think? Would you use an app like this? Are you already a fan of Micromedex? We’d love to hear what applications you’re currently using and loving. Please drop us a line in the comments and let us know a few of your favorites!

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