Elsevier Releases Medical Board Reviews Apps
Test preparation tools for iPad help prepare for certification and re-certification exams in Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Sleep Medicine and Surgery
Philadelphia, November 29, 2012 – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has released four new Medical Board Reviews Apps based on content from Elsevier’s popular medical board review titles:
- Braunwald’s Heart Disease Review and Assessment, 9th Edition, by Dr. Leonard S. Lilly
- Emergency Medicine Review: Preparing for the Boards, by Richard A. Harrigan
- Rush University Medical Center Review of Surgery, 5th Edition, by Dr. Jose M. Velasco
- Sleep Medicine Review: A Problem-Oriented Approach, by Dr. Meir H. Kryger
Accessed via iPad through Apple’s App Store, customers can first download the free Medical Board Review app, which gives a free sample of content from each app. Customers can then purchase any of the full apps via in-app purchase.
“Studying for certification and recertification, particularly for medical board exams, is becoming increasingly mobile, and thus it is vital that we provide immediate access to this information at the user’s fingertips,” said Robert Sheehan, Mobile Product Director at Elsevier. “The Medical Board Reviews apps provide invaluable information in a format that is practical, convenient and comprehensive.”
Core competencies can be tested to remedy weak areas through definitive explanations for questions that are not answered correctly. The new mobile-optimized features include:
- Interactive Q&A that tracks correct and incorrect answers
- Mobile optimized navigation
- Note taking and highlighting
For more information, visit the iTunes store, http://itunes.apple.com/app/medical-board-reviews/id561681397?mt=8
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