There are 6 apps in Accident and emergency (A&E)


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112 Iceland

112 Iceland
developed by Stokkur Software ehf, Iceland


Support to deal with symptoms/disabilitiesTrackers

English / Icelandic

Cost: Free

Allows a user to send a telephone message, text message, and GPS location to the emergency services in Iceland.

“Iceland is not very densely populated, and it is quite frequent for callers in emergency situations to have no idea about their location. One such incident occurred last Fall; a tourist died, unable to tell rescue crews where he was located. This incident sparked the idea to develop the ‘112 Iceland’ app. The app uses the GPS service available in most smartphones to assist the emergency call taker in locating the caller. The app’s ‘Emergency’ facility takes the current GPS position and sends it via SMS to the 112 Centre, and calls 112. The app’s ‘Leave a trail’ facility is for travelling in the back country, with a danger of avalances, floods, or just simple falling, and where GSM coverage can be sketchy. When one presses the ‘Leave a trail’ button, the current GPS position is sent to the 112 centre, stored in a database, and can become the starting point of any search.” Tomas Gislason, 112 Iceland | PatientView survey, July-August 2012


Tags: Health, Wellness & Care in the Community (HWCC)

First aid by British Red Cross

First aid by British Red Cross
developed by 3 Sided Cube Ltd


Allows networking with other people like me / Family / FriendsSupport to deal with symptoms/disabilitiesInformation

English

Cost: Free
Provides simple advice on how to perform first aid.
"The British Red Cross has launched a new, free, mobile-phone app with videos, interactive quizzes, and simple, step-by-step advice on 18 everyday first-aid scenarios. Has tips on how to prepare for emergencies." Patient Information Forum (PIF), UK | http://bit.ly/1cD0O0Z


Tags: Health, Wellness & Care in the Community (HWCC)

ICE: In Case of Emergency

ICE: In Case of Emergency
developed by Appventive LLC, USA


Support to deal with symptoms/disabilitiesInformation

Danish / Dutch / English / French / German / Italian / Japanese / Polish / Spanish / Swedish

Cost: £2.29 [approximately €3.30, $3.57]

List of a user’s medical records.

“Medical information sharing. Stores emergency contacts, insurance, and medical information.” Minnesota’s Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities, USA | http://bit.ly/NcSmx5


Tags: Medical

Röda Korset Första hjälpen [Red Cross First Aid]

Röda Korset Första hjälpen [Red Cross First Aid]
developed by 3 Sided Cube Ltd


Support to deal with symptoms/disabilitiesInformation

Swedish

Cost: Free

Provides information on how to conduct cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for adults.

Recommended by the Hjärt-Lungfonden [Heart-Lung Foundation], Sweden Hjärt-Lungfonden, Sweden | PatientView survey 2012-2013


Tags: Health, Wellness & Care in the Community (HWCC)

Trygfonden Hjertestart [Tryg Foundation Heart Start]

Trygfonden Hjertestart [Tryg Foundation Heart Start]
developed by Valtech Danmark/Lasse Rasch, Denmark


Support to deal with symptoms/disabilitiesInformation

Danish / English / French / German / Italian / Japanese / Korean / Spanish

Cost: Free

App intended to help first-responding members of the public who happen to be on scene when someone requires cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

“With a few clicks on your smartphone, you can now see where the nearest defibrillator is located. Our ‘Hjertestart’ makes it easy to see where there are defibrillators. In this way, we hope that the app will increase the attention of Danes to the location of ‘heart start’ AED defibrillators—in the same way as finding out about the emergency exits on an airplane or in a hotel, for example.” TrygFonden [Tryg Foundation], Denmark | http://bit.ly/MtQ4LT


Tags: Health, Wellness & Care in the Community (HWCC)

Your Medicine 1-2-3 pro

Your Medicine 1-2-3 pro
developed by Sombrero Mobile


RemindersSupport to deal with symptoms/disabilitiesSelf-monitoringTrackers

English

Cost: £0.63 [approximately €0.89, $0.99]

Pill reminder with customisable features

“I use an app called 'Your Medicine 1-2-3 Pro' to track my medication dosage, timing, when I need to fill my prescriptions, and how often I'm using my PRNs (medicines that are taken as needed) ... my doctor asked me to track that. It's simple, hugely customisable, and I don't find it annoying.”


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Person living with arthritis, USA | PatientView survey, September 2014


Tags: Health, Wellness & Care in the Community (HWCC)  ·  Medical

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