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MSD Manual Guide to Obstetrics
Image Source: MSD Manual Guide to Obstetrics, Apple App Store. Retrieved on November 10, 2020 from: https://apps.apple.com/ng/app/msd-manual-guide-to-obstetrics/id1485620300
The MSD Manual Guide to Obstetrics is a subset of the MSD Professional Manual. This new app is intended for healthcare practitioners who take care of obstetric patients.
MSD Manuals: We believe that health information is a universal right and that every person is entitled to accurate, accessible, and usable medical information. We have a responsibility to protect, preserve and share the best current medical between patients and professionals, and improve health care outcomes around the world. information to enable more informed decisions, enhance relationships.
Obstetrics / Obstetricians
“healthcare practitioners who take care of obstetric patients”
Part 1: Editorial committee, content updates, and evidence grading
The contributors’ names and affiliations are listed Under Editorial & Contributors in the About & Privacy section in the app. The contributors’ contact information is not provided.
No conflict of interest statement.
Part 2: Source and authorship information for 3 entries
All entries have authors’ names and credentials listed. Some entries have authors’ affiliations. Some entries link to authors’ contact information outside the app.
Organization of information
User Account required: No
Internet connection required for use: No
Text search field: Yes, on home page
Browsable content: Yes, under Medical Topics
Pop-up advertisements: No
In-app purchases: No
Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Requires iOS 8.0 or later. https://apps.apple.com/ng/app/msd-manual-guide-to-obstetrics/id1485620300
Last updated (as per App store listing): June 26, 2020
The App appears to be compatible with all Android devices that have the operating system specifications required. Android 5.0 and up. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.msd.obstetrics&hl=en
Last updated (as per Google Play listing): June 26, 2020
App Store listing: 91.6 MB
Google Play listing: 78M
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