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Toolkit: Hypertension Mobile Applications

The following are some free apps to help you manage your hypertension.

 

Heart Disease Apps

Healthline's list of the best mobile apps for heart disease for both iPhone and Android (for the year 2017) 

Click here to access the list.


AHRQ-EPSS

The Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) is an application designed and developed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Nation's lead Federal agency for research on health care quality, costs, outcomes and patient safety.

Online Search for Recommendations:  Click here.
Get through Google: Click here.     

Get through iTunes/Apple:  Click here. 

 

ASCVD Risk Estimator Plus

ASCVD Risk Estimator Plus is an update to the American College of Cardiology ASCVD Risk Estimator that uses recent science and user feedback to help a clinician and patient build a customized risk lowering plan by estimating and monitoring change in 10 year ASCVD risk.

Use the app to:

  • Estimate a patient's initial 10-year ASCVD risk using the pooled cohort equation

  • Receive an individualized, risk-based, intervention approach

  • Project the impact of specific interventions on a patient's risk

  • Guide clinician-patient discussion around customizing an intervention plan

  • Update risk at follow-up based on a patient's response to therapy using the Million Hearts Longitudinal model

Advice from the app is derived from the 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce ASCVD Risk and the 2016 Million Hearts Longitudinal ASCVD Risk Assessment Tool user guide.

Online Risk Estimator:  Click here.      
Get through Google:
  Click here.   
Get through iTunes/Apple:  Click here.

 

Statin Intolerance - ACC

The ACC Statin Intolerance App guides clinicians through the process of managing and treating patients who report muscle symptoms while on statin therapy.

Online Intolerance Tool:  Click here

Get through Google:  Click here

Get through iTunes/Apple:  Click here

 

GuidelineCentralTM

Medical guidelines in a concise, easy to read and retrieve quick-reference format. Along with millions of other useful content...for free.  Choose from thousands of medical guidelines representing all of the main clinical specialties and most well-known medical associations in the world. These are official society guidelines, condensed into a quick reference format that is current, practical and portable.

Guideline Summaries: Click here
Get through Google: Click here

Get through iTunes/Apple:
Click here

  

Reviews of Mobile Technology

The following resources provide patient and/or health professional reviews, research, and commentary of mobile health care applications.

iMedicalApps:  Click here              

Healthy Beeps:  Click here.                             

Healthline- The Best Diabetes iPhone and Android Apps of 2017: Click here.

 

New! 2017 High Blood Pressure Guidelines (Search: AHA Guidelines On-The-Go)

The ACC's Guideline Clinical App is the mobile home of clinical guideline content and tools for clinicians caring for patients with cardiovascular disease. You can access guideline recommendations, “Key Points” summaries, and tools such as risk scores, calculators and algorithms. Customize your App by using the bookmark, note-taking, and shareable PDF features.

The App, AHA Guidelines On-The-Go, is available for free in the iTunes (iPhone, iPad) and Google Play (Galaxy, Nexus, other Android devices) app stores. Use the links below from your mobile device to download the App.

Get it through Google:  Click here            

Get it through iTunes/Apple: Click here                        

 

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