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Save time during consultations with Pulse’s free Toolkit app

Pulse has launched an essential free mobile app for all GPs, with a comprehensive range of diagnostic and screening tools to help them with day-to-day consultations. 

Pulse Toolkit

The Pulse Toolkit - which is now available to download on mobile and tablet devices - offers a range of tools for GPs to assist them with patient consultations, including advice on interpretation and treatment from the relevant guidelines.

Since it was launched, the Pulse Toolkit has scooped the prestigious Digital innovation of the Year gong at the Medical Journalists’ Association awards, beating off the likes of the BBC and the BMJ.

One of the judges at the awards, said: ‘It (Pulse Toolkit) has made a real and important impact with GPs, helping them in the most vital area of their work: the patient consultation.’

Pulse Toolkit

This easy-to-use mobile app is free to download, and includes a variety of clinical decision aids and scores, including:

  • ABCD2 (stroke risk)
  • Centor criteria (Streptococcal infection)
  • CHA2DS2-VASc (anticoagulation)
  • CRB-65 (pneumonia)
  • HAS-BLED (bleed risk)
  • Two-level Wells PE score (pulmonary embolism)


Download the Pulse Toolkit in the App Store

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Download the Pulse Toolkit for Android

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Readers' comments (16)

  • will it work on a blackberry?

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  • The app does not work on BlackBerry devices.


    Joe Davis,
    Digital Producer

  • Hussain Gandhi

    Doesn't allow you to read the terms and conditions.
    Can't accept without reading.
    Please fix. Not agreeing without knowing what I am accepting.

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  • Hi there,

    Thanks for your comment.

    After the app has installed on your mobile, it should automatically display a small box which outlines the terms and conditions - within this box you can scroll up and down to read all the text.

    If you have any further issues, please email

    Joe Davis,
    Digital Producer

  • it's pretty basic. not that useful

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  • Been using it
    Great and I hope lots more added such as nice summaries

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  • This is a great app!! very useful

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  • Pipin Singh

    Agree basic but useful. Be good to keep adding stuff to it

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  • Should people not be able to see the t+c BEFORE they instal the app???

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  • Can you make it available for Windows phones as well?

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  • Very useful

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  • Requires IOS 7. No use for anyone not running latest version on an old iPhone.

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