Medscape is a medical resource app for the Android and iOS. Created by WebMD it is full of information that can be used by medical students, nurses, and anyone who wants to know anything and everything about health and medicine.
Medscape provides you with critical alerts and medical news in numerous specialty areas and you can search the app for specific topics and news, plus you can email and save articles you like or share them on Facebook. In addition, you can read the articles offline.
As far as content is concerned, Medscape is full of information. It has safety and prescribing info on over 8,000 brand and generic drugs, supplements, herbal medicine, OTC drugs, and there is also a drug interaction check and you can also save the drugs you search most often.
There are also a lot of special features here such as lactation and pregnancy guidelines, prices of drugs and images. Medscape also has a comprehensive database of diseases, procedures and conditions, with more than 4,000 articles full of images, videos and written by physicians and doctors. There are also hundreds of step by step procedure videos and more than a hundred protocols and tables.
To make Medscape easier to use, it is divided into several sections such as medication, treatment, workup, diagnoses, pathophysiology and many others. You will also find numerous medical formulas, classifications, scales, hundreds drug monographs, and each one has references and notes. In short, Medscape is a very useful app and one that you should carry around.