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Nursing: Apps

19 Must-Have Mobile Apps for Every Nurse

This article from the Nurse Journal website lists several apps that may be useful.


Free basic app converts medical language into everyday English. It is based on the award-winning Plain Language Medical Dictionary widget designed by Taubman Health Sciences Library, University of Michigan.

Medical Spanish Apps with Audio

There are many apps out there to help with medical Spanish.  A couple of apps from Google Play are listed below, but feel free to explore more on your own.

Epocrates Medical App

Epocrates offers a medical reference app.

U. S. National Library of Medicine

The link below offers a sample of NLM mobile applications and web sites optimized for mobile devices.

You can explore iTunes and Google Play for additional applications created by NLM.