The widespread use of prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing has led to diagnostic difficulties for patients and urologists. The sensitivity and specificity characteristics of PSA are far from optimal. To try and improve the predictive accuracy of PSA measurements, nomograms and artificial neural networks have been created by many groups across the world1. By combining […]Read more "Rotterdam Prostate Cancer Risk Calculator app"
With smartphones having already overtaken PC sales and tablets due to overtake PCs by the end of the year, the market for medical apps is ever expanding. In this edition of web review, I have tried to bring together some essential apps for practicing urologists. General apps The NICE BNF app is free for users […]Read more "Apps for urologists"
I was always one of those people that ‘didn’t see the point in the iPad’, until I bought one that is. With so many digital versions of textbooks, it is now possible to carry around a whole library at work, and now many journals are publishing via digital apps, making accessing the latest articles simple, […]Read more "European Urology App"
Since its inception the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Urology has been a firm favourite amongst trainees and urologists for its excellent content. The book format is useful to a wide range professionals and provides and easy to read guide to dealing with a spectrum of urological problems. Over the last few years there has been […]Read more "Oxford Handbook of Clinical Urology App"
Everyone has one…from my 7 year old nephew to the 74 year old lady I saw two weeks ago in the admissions lounge calmly awaiting her cystoscopy and biopsy. The iPad has become a ubiquitous accessory and is testimony to the huge popularity of mobile technology. Fortunately for the medical community, numerous journals are starting […]Read more "BJUI App"