Epocrates by Epocrates is a medical app that allows you to access clinical resources easily and quickly.
With more than one million active users, this app is very popular among the medical community. It is meant to help deliver the best patient care by providing information. Information can be found easily and quickly no matter what it is you’re looking for.
It is used by healthcare professionals due to the many features offered. You'll find healthcare insurance information from a number of regional and national companies, have the ability to review drug safety and prescribing information (OTC drugs, generic, and brand names), use the imprint code or how the pill looks to identify it, check for drug interactions with up to 30 drugs at a time, check out the latest medical research and news, make use of the calculators for BMI and GFR.
Additional information you'll find here includes lab guides, alternative medications, disease information, and clinical tool information. In order to obtain this information how you need to add the Epocrates Essentials subscription, priced at $159.99 for one year.
The new version features performance improvements, bug fixes, a new interface for the iPad, and support for iPhone 5. It's important to note that the new version requires iOS 4.3 or higher.
Epocrates was updated on Jan. 29, 2013 and has 22 customer ratings with an average rating of three out of five stars.
Because I’m not in the medical field I can’t comment on the information in the app.
For: iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad with iOS 4.3 or later