|General Healthcare Applications|
|HCSIT URL50||2.0 (free)||Palm OS, Windows Mobile||An application to assist clinicians with smoking cessation counseling of patients at the point of care.||Includes Public Health Service guidelines on smoking cessation; smoking cessation drug prescribing information; FTNDs questionnaire for scoring nicotine dependence; recommend pharmacotherapy for highly dependent smokers.|
|Borboleta URL51||1.0.2 (free)||Palm OS, Symbian OS, Windows Mobile, Android||A mobile telehealth system for primary homecare.||Registration of patient home visits; presents patient data, patient caregiver data, patient socioeconomic data, scheduled visits, new visit registration, visit history of the patient, disease catalog, and medication catalog.|
|LIFe-reader ||Not Found||Windows Mobile||A smartphone-based CDSSt application with a barcode reader designed for nurses in geriatric homecare.||Scans EANu codes on drug packages; obtains patient’s medication profile; checks for inappropriate drugs, drug-drug interactions, therapeutic duplication, and warnings for unsuitable drugs for elderly people.|
|Multimedia Paging Based Clinical Alarm ||Prototype||Web-enabled smartphone||A real-time clinical alarm system to monitor intensive care patients.||Color-based severity indicator; displays the alarms for an intensive care unit; displays vital signs at the moment of alarm; displays all alarms for a patient bed.|
|Outbreaks Near Me URL52||1.1 (free)||iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad), Android||An application for real-time disease outbreak information.||Displays outbreak location in Google map and outbreak details from HealthMap database, which utilizes medical email list services, news, media report, official alerts, etc.|
|H1N1 Swine Flu Update URL53||No longer supported||iOS||A newsreader application for Swine Flu (H1N1) outbreaks.||News feed on H1N1 outbreak from CDCv, WHOw and major news organizations.|
|WISER URL54||(free)||Windows Mobile, Plam OS, iOS, BlackBerry, Android||An application for Emergency Medical Service Specialists that identifies chemical and biological hazards on the basis of symptoms and signs.||Provides access to NLM’s Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB); radiological and biological substance report.|
This table presents the version, platforms, a short description, and a list of functions of the seven general healthcare applications. These seven applications were categorized as “general” since they do not fit into any of the categories from Tables 3 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.
sFTND: Fagerstrom Test for Nicotine Dependence, tCDSS: Clinical Decision Support System, uEAN: European Article Number, vCDC: Center for Disease Control, wWHO: World Health Organization .
URL50: http://www.smokefree.gov/software/Smartphone_Manual_Final.pdf webcite, Accessed June, 2011.
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