GE and Healthline Networks have just launched the BodyMaps anatomy app for Apple iPads, a feature rich browser that also has 200 videos of various procedures. The app seems to be designed for helping clinicians explain a diagnosis and possible treatment options, but should be useful for anyone looking up anatomical facts.
GE in its press release sees a couple benefits that we didn’t think of: “There is no need to worry about Papal wrath or corpse supply in the digital era. Anybody, from medical students and professionals to enthusiasts and artists, can view the inside of the human body in sharp detail…”
Features from the app info page:
- Full color, high-resolution display 3D rotatable images depicting over 1,000 anatomical structure.
- 30 rotatable models of parts of the body such as the eye, knee and heart or both men and women.
- 200 videos depict how major health conditions, treatments and bodily functions work.
- Social media ready for sharing via email or Facebook.
- Search using either clinical terms or everyday language
- Mark-up tool to draw directly on an image to illustrate specific conditions, procedures or therapies.
Product page: BodyMaps for iPad…