iPhone Emergency Apps

From The Unofficial Apple Weblog:

Save a life with your iPhone or iPod touch

by Steven Sande on Oct 20th 2008 at 12:00PM

If you came upon someone who was injured or had suffered a medical emergency, would you know how to react? In the midst of a crisis situation, even citizens who have been trained in first aid sometimes forget what they need to do to help save a life.
Several iPhone apps are now available to give you a hand. PhoneAid, First Aid, and 1st Reponse: Emergency Kit are all designed to be at your fingertips in the event of an emergency. Although it might be difficult or impossible to read an iPhone screen and perform CPR at the same time, the apps can help you or someone else give instructions in a panic situation.

I’ve downloaded the three they mentioned, and will be giving a short review of them over the next few days.


  1. Interesting. I have to check that out. Gotta love TUAW!

  2. Very intriguing. Definitely let us know if any of the apps are worth downloading.


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