Clinical Tools / Websites

This page contains links and information regarding useful clinical tools that are found on other websites and on cell phone apps.


  • FRAX (Fracture Risk Assessment Tool) – prediction tool for assessing an individual's risk of fracture
  • DASH – measure physical function and symptoms in patients with any or several musculoskeletal disorders of the upper limb.
  • HAS-BLED Score – predict risk of major bleeding with anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation.
  • SPARC – Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation Risk Tool. For estimating risk of stroke and benefits & risks of antithrombotic therapy in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation.
  • Pretest probability of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (4-T's score)
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes Risk Assessment Calculator – use to predict long-term outcome in MDS
  • Absolute Neutrophil Count
  • Creatinine Clearance Calculator – for adjustment of medications ex: antibiotics
  • FeNA – Fractional Excretion of Sodium – for assessment of pre-renal vs intrinsic renal states
  • FeUrea - Fractional Excretion of Urea – for assessment of renal state in patients on diuretics
  • CIWA – Clinical Institute for Withdrawal of Alcohol Assessment scale
  • Physicians Handbook on Certification of Medical Death – filling out death certificates accurately
  • PPS – Palliative Performance Scale – correlates actual and median survival for palliative patients

Medical Apps

  • Medscape
  • UpToDate
  • Hopkins Guide
  • Epocrates
  • Merck Manual
  • MedCalc
  • LabGear
  • Figure 1
  • ASCVD Risk Estimator
  • MedPulse
  • Read
  • QuantiaMD
  • USMLEWorld
  • Prognosis
  • iCXR ACP Immunization Advisor
  • ePSS (Electronic Preventive Services Selector)
    • This app is based on USPSTF recommendations, which can be searched by specific patient characteristics; by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality