## Table 5 |
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Medical Calculator Applications |
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Application |
Version (price) |
Platforms |
Description |
Functions |

Epocrates
MedMath ^{URL27}[11,43,47] |
3.18 (free) | Palm OS, Windows Mobile, iOS, BlackBerry, Android | A medical calculator application that is part of Epocrates Rx and available for free. | Provides useful medical formula calculator including pregnancy wheel, and basal energy expenditure etc. |

MedCalc ^{URL28}[11,42,43,55] |
2.3 ($0.99) | iOS | An application that provides medical formula calculator. | More than 200 medical formulas, scores,
scales, and classifications, detailed information
and bibliographic references for each formula,,
support for U.S. and SI^{e} units, search for
equations by name or keywords, customizable
list of favorite equation. |

Medical
Calculator ^{URL29}[26,41] |
1.9 ($0.99) | iOS | An application that compute useful medical formulas and equations. | Includes common formulas and equations,
supports U.S. and SI^{e} units. |

Calculate ^{URL30}[26] |
1.3 (free) | iOS, BlackBerry, Android | A medical formula/equation calculator and decision support tool. | Supports SI^{e} and imperial units, detailed
references with PubMed integration, navigate
calculators by specialty. |

Archimedes ^{URL31}[16,39] |
(free) | Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Palm OS, Windows Mobile | Smartphone version of Archimedes online medical calculator. | This application includes more than 150
commonly used medical formulas, calculator
selection through multiple indexes, use
conventional (U.S.) or SI^{e} units, and formula
details and explanations. |

uBurn Lite ^{URL32}[56] |
3.1.2 (free) | iOS | An application to calculate percent burn of body surface area. | Calculate percent burn of body surface area for adult and children, and parkland formula. |

Softforce’s Antobiotic
Dosage Calculator ^{URL33}[39] |
1.2($1.99) | iOS | A drug dosage calculator for the treatment of patients with renal failure. | Calculation based on cockroft-gault formula, dosage required for a particular drug, and dosage adjustment. |

Paeds ED ^{URL34}[41] |
1.0.7 (free) | iOS | A drug dosage calculator to be used by the Pediatrician. | Use guesstimate formula to calculate weight of children from their age in years, calculate correct doses of various drugs based on children’s weight. |

This table presents the version, platforms, a short description, and a list of functions of the eight medical calculator applications for healthcare professionals.

^{e}**SI**: International System of Units.

**Website URLs:**

URL27: http://www.epocrates.com/products/rx/ webcite, Accessed June, 2011.

URL28: http://medcalc.medserver.be/iphone_description.html webcite, Accessed June, 2011.

URL29: http://doctorcalc.com/medcalc webcite, Accessed June, 2011.

URL30: http://www.qxmd.com/apps/calculate-by-qxmd webcite, Accessed June, 2011.

URL31: http://www.skyscape.com/estore/productdetail.aspx?productid=227 webcite, Accessed June, 2011.

URL32: http://www.uburnapps.com/uBurn/uBurn_Lite.html webcite, Accessed June, 2011.

URL33: http://www.softforceapps.com/adc/ webcite, Accessed June, 2011.

URL34: http://iedapps.com/medical-apps/ied-paediatric-emergency-drugs/ webcite, Accessed June, 2011.

Mosa * et al.*

Mosa * et al.* *BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making* 2012 **12**:67 doi:10.1186/1472-6947-12-67