Epocrates Bugs plus Drugs
Universal App – Optimized for iPhone and iPad.>
- Version 13.12
- Release date Sep 26, 2013
- Size 13.29 MB
- Age 4+
- Genre Medical
- User Ratings 4.00 (5 votes)
App Store Description
Epocrates Bugs + Drugs is a free antimicrobial susceptibility reference that provides geolocated bacterial resistance data to support clinical decision-making at the point of care. Historically, this information is gathered from hospital in-patient data. This app goes beyond the hospital setting and help clinicians identify superbugs in areas their patients live by incorporating lab data from over 15 million patient records sourced from athenahealth¹s cloud-based EHR.
· List of bacteria observed in urine, blood, and skin for geolocated communities across the country
· Antibiotic drug options organized by organism susceptibility
· Epocrates dosing and contraindication content with link to the complete monograph
1. This app requires iOS7.
2. Links to Epocrates Rx drug monograph excerpts are provided for convenience, and do not represent therapeutic recommendations. Numerous considerations, including patient characteristics, route of therapy, synergy of combination therapies, dosing considerations, and cost, factor into antimicrobial choices.
If you like this app, please check out the Epocrates app, which includes a complete drug reference, drug-drug interaction checker, pill ID, pill pictures, dosing calculators, disease content and diagnostic tools. Epocrates is the #1 medical application among U.S. physicians, used by over 1 million healthcare professionals.
What's new in version 13.12
Performance enhancements and miscellanous bug fixes.
Epocrates Bugs plus Drugs is a universal iOS app available in the App Store for free with in-app purchases. The app is compatible with all devices running iOS 7.0 or later, including the new iPhone 6 and iPad Mini. To download the Epocrates Bugs plus Drugs app click the button below to go to the app's download page.
If you've enjoyed using the app, please rate and review it on the App store and in the comments section below.
Awesome App. I am a clinical pharmacist and use this multiples times a week. Local doctors seem to pull cultures but forget to perform a
sensitivity test and call asking what they should prescribe. Having this app allows me to give them a very specific answer as it
shows what others have been sensitive to.
Be careful with data. By background, im an id physician. This app is an interesting idea with the potential to be very useful. But there is no
organization of bacterial pathogens into gram positive or negative. More import
Goodbye Sanford Guide. Sanford Guide app 29.99, this free! Nice work Epocrates! One star off for not being able to search for specific bug instead of
having to scroll through the list, and no data for Vibrio or Plasmodium s
Excellent Resource. See antibiotic resistance in your area.
Simple. Awesome.. This app does one thing, and it does it amazingly well. If you are anyone who prescribes antibiotics on a regular basis (or
non-regular basis), check it out!
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