Informed’s Emergency & Critical Care Guide 17+

Visible Body

    • $14.99



Access a wealth of critical emergency reference information and helpful tools right on your iPhone and iPad.

This new mobile edition of Informed’s Emergency & Critical Care Guide offers a great resource from the trusted leader in emergency reference information. The app is fast-to-use, loaded with detailed illustrations and helpful tools and formulas, easy to customize, and is compatible with your iPhone and iPad.

What's in the app?

- Coverage of the 2015 ECC and CPR Guidelines
- Current ACLS algorithms
- Emergency airway management (King LT, Ventilator guides, Rapid sequence intubation, Laryngeal mask)
- Guidelines for neurological and trauma emergency interventions. - Common emergency medications with information on primary indications, contraindications, common side effects, and dosages (including pediatric)
- Common poisons with information on toxic side effects, primary cautions, and prehospital care
- List of commonly used drugs and tables of often-ordered labs with range of outcomes - Calculators that offer a guide to simple conversions, burn formulas (ABA and Parkland), BSA/BMI, and IV drip rates
- Interactive tables for fast access to information about pediatric normal vital signs, resuscitation, and airway management
- Tools for tabulating scores for pediatric trauma, Glasgow Coma, Apgar, and NIH stroke scale.

What are the app's features?
- No wireless connection needed after initial download
- Tap and scroll to quickly access a wealth of content or use the quick search tool. - Rearrange the tiles on the home screen, add and save notes, and bookmark most-frequently used content to quickly access the information you most need.
- Change the font sizes and switch to night/low light mode to adjust legibility. - Use the tables, tools, calculators, and score assessments as fast reference.

Informed’s Emergency & Critical Care Guide for iPad/iPhone app is provided through a partnership between Visible Body and the Jones & Bartlett Learning Public Safety Group.

The Public Safety Group, a division of Jones & Bartlett Learning, is the world’s most innovative and trusted source for educational materials for emergency medical services, safety, fire, and rescue students, educators, and professionals. Our evidence-based solutions are proven to ensure high-level instructional quality, improve student engagement and comprehension, and provide relevant and targeted professional development. By leveraging the collective value of our people, products, and partners, we strive to be a lifelong learning solution—from initial training to continuing education and recertification—for public safety professionals across the globe.

About Visible Body
Visible Body is a content and software development firm that produces award-winning interactive and visual content for students and professionals in healthcare fields. Visible Body creates apps that advance the way students learn and healthcare professionals practice. The company produces custom content for many of the world's top pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and educational publishing companies. For more information visit

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What’s New

Version 1.0.42

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Ratings and Reviews

3.4 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Waste_of_my_money ,

Meh. Overpriced. Not really an improvement.

After a quick look for a day I can say "It's ok." The older version is more familiar and easier to read.

A little different format from the informed flip books.

Not any great amount of info and some weird information sorting (burns, head injuries, and peds trauma under "medical" not "trauma"). Cyanide absent from "poisons." Spanish translations and phone numbers under the heading "labs."
Difficult to read tables as they need a lot of scrolling right and left. Can't zoom in.

All in all seems like a hastily put together app. Would not recommend, but maybe you'll disagree.

Another ticked off user ,

Make an app, don’t copy a book

I have used the hard copy of this book and found it moderately useful. I fee that they missed the mark when they converted it to an app. This is essentially just a digital version of the hard copy book. I feel that they could have added quite a bit more functionality such as more integrated calculators. For an example of a better critical care app, see Critical by The Barringer Group. Unfortunately they are no longer updating their app, but it would be nice to see some of that same functionality and useful features integrated in to this app. Develop an app from the ground up, to be an app rather than converting a hard copy format.

Gameplayer 35 ,

Critical Care Guide

Over all it is not bad, I agree with the previous review, I like the old version better. Seems to function fine. Some data missing and need to scroll left or right to see drip charts. The last app and flip guide are easier to use and data was clearer.

App Privacy

The developer, Visible Body, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple.

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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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