There are some obvious medical apps Emergency Medicine providers should have — we included these in our top 10 medical apps for Emergency Medicine list — there are also great medical apps that haven´t gotten much attention, but Emergency Medicine providers could benefit from them tremendously.
Despite the abundance of evidence-based strategies that have been implemented to reduce the burden of physical inactivity, there has been little improvement in physical activity levels worldwide [Chau 2017]. According to the World Health Organisation , 23% of adults worldwide do not meet the current physical activity guidelines, and this increases to 55% in people aged 50 and older. Promoting population-wide physical activity requires an elusive combination of feasibility and innovation. Could something as simple as walking the dog be the answer we need?
About 1 in 5 professional basketball players had abnormalities on their electrocardiograms (ECGs), some but not all of which were explained by changes in the shape and size of their hearts as a result of athletic training.