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Epocrates

Review Author: Donna_Berryman@URMC.Rochester.edu
Platform: iOS
App or Mobile Website: App (link to App Store)
Does it require WiFi to work? No
Category: Reference
Price: Free
Special Instructions: Price is free up to $199.00. Free to registered users for Rx version. User must first go to Epocrates website and register for an account. Then install the app.
Tasks or Searches Tested: Drugs, allergy-cold, interactions, pill-id, resource center
Design: Extremely self intuitive. Easily navigated, looked like complete information, and had complete articles for viewing.
Functionality: I believe so. Only crashes with providing feedback. Once the feedback button is selected the app locks up.
Content: Seems to be
Other Comments: It took 20 minutes to have all the updates install when the app first downloaded. There were a total of 9 updates, when I installed it. I had to restart the app to complete the process. The app then worked well, until of course I selected the feedback button.
Reviews from others:
Link Description iMedical Apps (Feb. 2010), WebOSNation (March 2010), PC World reviews the Android version (Oct 2010)
Link http://www.imedicalapps.com/2010/02/epocrates-app-review-iphone-medical-app-ipod-touc/
Link http://www.webosnation.com/real-review-epocrates
Link http://www.pcworld.com/appguide/app.html?id=431012&expand=false
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