Vargo Anesthesia Mega App at App Store analyse

App power index: 1032 (based on ranks around App Stores today)
Reference Medical
Developer: Matt Vargo
Price: 0 free
Current version: 6.31, last update: 1 month ago
First release : 08 Jan 2014
App size: 62.43 Mb
4.6 ( 8176 ratings )
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Estimation application downloads and cost

> 22.7k
Monthly downloads
~ $ 9.29k
Estimation App Cost

16 Aug
852 + 148
15 apps in 1 (Mega App)
This app is consist of the book/app "Anesthesia Case Tips"and "14" other Vargo Anesthesia apps combined into 1. So it is now 15 in 1. This app will frequently be updated with the newest surgical procedures, drugs and drips!

The 14 apps included in this massive app are listed below:

1. "Malignant Hyperthermia" - Simplified with the latest literature from the Malignant Hyperthermia Association website.

2. "Calculatons"- ABL/EBV, BMI, BSA/CI, MAP, SVR/PVR, Bicarb Deficit and O2 Cylinder Duration. There are no anesthesia drugs doses calculated.

3. "Crises" - This simplifies the emergencies you may deal with in the world of anesthesia. Algorithms and review notes from Amniotic Fluid Embolism, cardiac, airway and other emergency situations.

4. "Anesthesia Case Tips" - The "Anesthesia Case Tips" book (kindle) version on was one of the top selling anesthesia books the year it was published. It consists of 27 chapters with over 500 cases. The simplified search engine permits you to find your case within seconds. There is also a “Notes Section” for you to add personal notes for each case. Cases are frequently being added. Many of the newer cases cannot be found in Jaffe.

5. “Anesthesia Drug Box” - There are no drug calculations in the app, just basic pharmacology information as a review. This app contains over 150 drugs/agents/products that we commonly or only periodically use in the field of Anesthesia. Perfect for students and a good review and quick reference for anesthesia veterans.

6. “Anesthesia Drips”- Common information concerning anesthesia drips. There are no drug calculations. This is a user-friendly top selling anesthesia app which contains a large list of cardiac and anesthesia drips. With one click, the app explains:
*How to mix your drip.
*Popular mixing concentrations.
*Equations used to get the drip rates as a reference
*Pharmacology notes on how the drug works.

7. “Adult Anesthesia” - This app offers you over 350 drugs as a basic review.

8. “CABG for Anesthesia”- Tailored for someone learning to manage hearts in anesthesia. It is simplified but still detailed. It explains:
*CABG cliffs notes you won’t get in class.
*Step-by-step instructions from pre-op to post-op care.
*What to do from the beginning.
*Setting up the room.
*What the surgeon is doing.
*What the surgeon will do next.
*When and what drugs to give.
*Common cardiac drips.
*Coming off bypass & how other experienced anesthesia providers come off bypass.

9. "Blood/TEGs" - Notes on blood transfusion and blood products. TEG review notes and simplified for beginners.

10. "Pediatric Case Tips" - Contains how we manage close to 100 surgical procedures from start to finish. It was edited by experienced pediatric CRNAs who sit the cases and how they manage them.

11. "OB Regional Anesthesia" - Contains the same material as many OB books, but simplified and user friendly. Equivalent to a 500 page book. Simplifies and user friendly.

12. "LA Max Doses" - One click and you have a quick reference to all the maximum local anesthetic doses.

13. "Local Anesthetics" - A quick detailed reference to all the local anesthetics. Information on:
*Drug description
*Doses & concentrations for the variety of blocks
*Comparative tables
*Clinical pharmacology
*Chemical structures
*Review notes

14. "Anticoagulants & Neuraxial/Deep Regional Block Tables" - Tables of 25 anticoagulants that show:
*Minimal time between the last dose and initiation of a block.
*Whether the anticoagulant can be administered while an epidural catheter is in place.
*Minimal time to restart the anticoagulant after catheter removal.
*When to restart anticoagulant after procedure.
*When to remove catheter after administration.

15. "Platelet Function Assay and interpretation"
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Available in countries
Country Price
Canada 119.99 CAD
China 588 CNY
France 99.99 EUR
Germany 99.99 EUR
Italy 99.99 EUR
Netherlands 99.99 EUR
Portugal 99.99 EUR
Spain 99.99 EUR
Poland 89.99 EUR
UK 84.99 GBP
India 999.99 INR
Japan 999.99 JPY
Poland 429.99 PLN
Russia 999.99 RUB
Turkey 319.99 TRY
USA 89.99 USD
Korea, Republic Of 98.99 USD
Ukraine 89.99 USD
Available for devices
iPad2Wifi, iPad23G, iPhone4S, iPadThirdGen, iPadThirdGen4G, iPhone5, iPodTouchFifthGen, iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G, iPadMini, iPadMini4G, iPhone5c, iPhone5s, iPadAir, iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPhone6, iPhone6Plus, iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular, iPodTouchSixthGen, iPhone6s, iPhone6sPlus, iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro, iPadProCellular, iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular, iPhoneSE, iPhone7, iPhone7Plus, iPad611, iPad612, iPad71, iPad72, iPad73, iPad74,

Latest version Vargo Anesthesia Mega App: 6.31

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Apps Changes History:
  • New App Version 74.99 -> 0
  • New App Version 89.99 -> 74.99
  • 1 month ago: New App Version 6.30 ☛ 6.31
  • New App Version 74.99 -> 89.99
  • New App Version 89.99 -> 74.99
  • New App Version 74.99 -> 89.99
  • 2 months ago: New App Version 6.10 ☛ 6.30
  • New App Version 89.99 -> 74.99
  • New App Version 59.99 -> 89.99
  • New App Version 79.99 -> 59.99
Nice app

Nice app, but not as helpful as Id hoped. Would really appreciate if they added case tips for more surgical procedures. It seems like most of the surgeries I try to read up on are not listed in the app. Search functions are frustrating. Only searches first word of a topic (E.g. Cant search "cefazolin" because its listed as "ancef (cefazolin)").

Excellent app

Would be even better if I could bookmark specific pages.

Unmatched. Excellent resource.

Love this app, especially for peds. Buy it, use it. I would like to see a greater emphasis on peer review of the case tips, perhaps even with unobtrusive citations to demonstrate concurrence with current evidence, and some mechanism to ensure an ongoing review of the case tips as evidence and practice changes. Some of the case tips definitely come across as the way one person approaches the case when there are several, perhaps better, approaches.

Great App!

Great app! Perfect when needing a quick review. All the updates and additions have been great.

Can be misleading

The app I found has a good amount of information, but I found some errors within it that is not correct and can be misleading. For ketamine I found it said it was a kappa antagonist, when in fact it is a kappa agonist. Kind of find it hard to trust some of the information now to be honest. I would expect for more accurate information especially when the app is at a cost of $60.00, which is a hefty price.

IPhone 4s

Cannot see entire app on my screen. Spending money paying the student loan monster, so no phone upgrade for only THIS app. Do recommend. Good quick info at your fingertips. Fix screen issues for backward compatibility and would give 5+ stars.

A must for SRNAs!

This app is pretty awesome! I use it for drugs and to review for cases to make my care plans. The app is succinct and has been an invaluable asset during CRNA school!

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