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4 veterinary apps just for you
From soothing music to team training tips, here are four tools that will make your job easier and help you connect with clients.

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1. DVM Cal app. Hey you clinical folks, here’s an app designed to make your life easier. Developed by a group of veterinary specialists and emergency veterinarians, this app contains 26 practical calculators, 15 specific constant rate infusion calculators, and 10 toxicity calculators. Each individual calculator includes an information sheet to explain the calculations. A useful "Notes" page is also included, which allows you to enter, save, and edit notes on multiple patients (up to 300 words per patient).

A specific section is included for the patient’s name, signalment, and admit date. A basic numerical calculator is also included within the app so you can carry out additional calculations when necessary without closing the app to open a separate calculator. The DVM Cal app includes:

  • Toxicity calculators
  • Emergency drug calculators
  • Constant rate infusions
  • Enteral feeding calculators
  • Metabolic weight calculators

  • Percent solution conversions/calculators

  • Potassium supplementation calculators
  • Shock fluid doses
  • Surgical blood loss calculator

  • Temperature conversions
  • Weight conversions.

Status: Available now

Price: $4.99

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

Click here to check out the complete list of features and download the DVM cal app.

2. Pet Acoustics App. Need help relaxing patients before surgery? Yep, there's an app for that. Pet Acoustics' music has been specifically designed for the hearing sensitivities of pets (dogs, cats, and horses hear two to three times more than people) both in frequency, volume, and rhythm to calm and soothe pets anytime, anywhere.

The goal of the app is to fill pets’ environment with a sense of safety, connectedness, and love. Play your choice of music to help pets cope with:

  • Rest time
  • Separation anxiety
  • Thunderstorm nervousness
  • Car travel
  • Veterinary visits
  • Barn time
  • Grooming
  • Puppy and kitten training.

Price: $1.99

Status: Available now

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

Click here to download the Pet Acoustics App or search for "Pet Acoustics App" in the iTunes App Store.

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3. Veterinary Differential Diagnosis app. Veterinarians, here's an app to help walk you through a differential diagnosis. For example, you'll start with one of the patient's symptoms and systematically eliminate possible causes until you get down to the root cause. With the Veterinary Differential Diagnosis app you can:

  • Reduce human error
  • Use an accurate, fast, and mobile diagnoses tool
  • Save an estimated $8,500-$14,674 per veterinarian per year by using this app.

Status: Coming soon

Ellen Technologies, LLC, will be launching its app at an upcoming veterinary conference. Click here for more information.

4. dvm360 app. Last but certainly not least, especially in our book, here’s an app for the whole veterinary team. News. Medicine. Business. Team training. Get everything you need to succeed in practice right on your (or your boss’s) iPad. With the dvm360.com app you can:

  • Watch videos
  • Listen to audio clips from the experts
  • Take interactive quizzes
  • Participate in case studies
  • Read the first and only veterinary digital publication designed specifically for the iPad
  • Explore interactive info on everything from patient care to team communication.

Status: Available now

Price: Free

Requirements: Compatible with iPad.

Click here to download the dvm360 iPad app today or search for "dvm360" in the iTunes App Store.

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