|February 2013 · Vol. 25, No. 2
An app to help your patient
with chronic pelvic pain
With a multidisciplinary approach to managing chronic pain, it can be
very helpful to monitor daily activities, goals, and tried treatments.
This app can help your patient track her condition.
Jennifer Gunter, MD
Dr. Gunter is an ObGyn in San Francisco. She is the author of The Preemie Primer: A Complete Guide for Parents of Premature Babies–from Birth through the Toddler Years and Beyond (Da Capo Press, 2010). Dr. Gunter blogs at http://www.drjengunter.com/. Find her on Twitter at @DrJenGunter. Dr. Gunter serves as an OBG Management Contributing Editor.
Dr. Gunter reports no financial relationships relevant to this article.
In this series, I review what I call prescription apps—apps that you might consider recommending to your patient to enhance her medical care. Many patients are already looking at medical apps and want to hear your opinion. Often, the free apps I recommend to patients are downloaded before they leave my office. When recommending apps, their cost (not necessarily a measure of quality or utility) and platform (device that the app has been designed for) should be taken into account. It is helpful to know whether the app you are recommending is supported by your patient’s smartphone.CLICK HERE to read more