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Volume 25(1), Spring 2015

Veterinary Apps

This new section in EJCAP aims to present you with a selection of apps available for the companion animal practitioner. If you have a favourite app you would like to share with us or if you have developed one yourself, send a message to EJCAP.

Preference will be give to practical veterinary apps that can be used by vets throughout Europe.

 

By: Dr. Etienne Côté, Dr. Stephen Ettinger, and Dr. Wayne Schwark

For: Practitioners

Advantages: pharmacological encyclopaedia at your fingertips

Inconveniences: focuses on UK and Northamerican brand names

Platform: iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

Cost: $6.99/month or $69.99/year

Timeless Vet Drug Index is a truly evidence-based veterinary drug formulary. Written from the ground up, Vet Drug Index contains only the most relevant drug information and is designed specifically for you, the busy practicing clinician.

Timeless

Vet Drug Index

By: Elliot Yates

For: Practitioners

Advantages: fast calculation

Inconveniences: no detailed information about how the anaesthetic drugs are working pharmacologically, not available as Google app

Platform: iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

Cost: Free

Kitten Quad allows to calculate doses of an unlicensed quad anaesthetic combination to carry out early neutering in kittens.

Kitten

Quad

By: VetApp

For: Veterinary practitioners, students and nurses

Advantages: available in English, French and German

Inconveniences: -

Platform: Windows Phone, iOS & Android

(2.2 or later)

Cost: free

 

Vet Calculator+ provides a quick and easy way to do many calculations performed in veterinary practice (constant rate infusions, energy requirements, anaesthetic flow rates, body surface area…)

VetCalc+