If you happen to be Interested in things like knowing the chemical constituents of Arnica or the different ways in which you can treat back pain using herbs, Elsevier Australia has got just the app for you- the Clinical Herbs app for the iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad.
Elsevier Australia launched the Clinical Herbs app this week, an ideal medical app for both students and local practitioners.
A refreshing alternative to the dull and dusty textbooks, the Clinical Herbs app offers an extensive database which can be accessed directly from your iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad.
In fact, Clinical Herbs happens to be the first resource of its type- combining linking evidence-based Phytotherapy, Ayurvedic therapies, herbal monographs and Traditional Chinese Medicine in one convenient and illustrated database.
The app offers fresh content from 8 highly-qualified expert contributors. Its easy accessibility and scientific rigour make it an invaluable for all kinds of health care professionals. Featuring herbal therapeutics of a variety of medical conditions, the app lets users search by condition or by herb and even add bookmarks and personal notes as they browse.
All herbal monographs feature high-quality images in addition information about that herb’s chemical constituents, clinical efficacy, pharmacological activities, dosage, dose form, side effects and various precautions to be observed.
Each herbal therapy’s clinical efficacy is ranked on the basis of the Levels of Scientific Evidence defined by the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), so that users can blindly trust the content offered by Clinical Herbs.
If you’re interested, you can download the app Clinical Herbs from the iTunes Store for a price of AUD49.99.