Wheater’s Q&A Review of Histology & Basic Pathology App Now Available on the App Store

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Modality partners with Elsevier to deliver app for USMLE review featuring full-color illustrations and photomicrographs for iPhone® and iPod touch®

563 USMLE-style questions and 325 images, spanning 22 pertinent topics for course and exam review.

The collection of full-color images, diagrams and illustrations is one of the most useful assets of the widely respected Wheater's text

Modality, Inc. and Elsevier today announced Wheater’s Q&A Review of Histology & Basic Pathology App is now available on the App Store. This app, available for iPhone® and iPod touch®, offers users custom quiz building and assessment tools for 563 USMLE-style questions, including 325 images, spanning 22 pertinent content areas with high quality, full-color illustrations and photomicrographs.

“The collection of full-color images, diagrams and illustrations is one of the most useful assets of the widely respected Wheater’s text,” said Randy Charles, managing director, Global Clinical Reference for Elsevier. “We are very excited to bring this material to iPhone and iPod touch. The brilliant display and Multi-Touch abilities of iPhone and iPod touch enable students and trainees to achieve new levels of interaction and engagement with must-know material for labs, lectures, and examinations.”

The Wheater’s Q&A Review of Histology & Basic Pathology App includes the following features:

  • Pan and zoom more than 300 images
  • Custom quiz building tools to sort questions by content area
  • Stats tracking to gauge overall performance, and detailed results for each content area
  • Question timer to help establish pace
  • Bookmarking to save difficult questions for future study
  • Question Browser mode for unscored review of all content sections
  • Reference mode to display correct answers immediately for quick review
  • Shuffle setting to randomize question order within sections or with all sections

“Health sciences students and trainees require the right tools to support streamlined, effective studying,” said Nate O’Keefe, director of publishing at Modality. “The Wheater’s content collection enables Modality to combine our powerful quizzing and assessment platform with high-quality images that can be manipulated for more detailed views, resulting in a review resource that keeps users coming back to build their mastery over time.”

Wheater’s Q&A Review of Histology & Basic Pathology App is available for $29.99 from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at http://www.itunes.com/appstore/.

For more information on Modality’s complete catalog of health sciences training and reference apps for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad™ please visit http://www.modality.com.

About Modality, Inc.
Modality is the premier developer of interactive learning, assessment, training and reference apps. Partnering with the world’s leading publishers and content experts, Modality creates mobile user experiences informed by more than a decade of educational technology design. Since the App Store launched in July 2008 Modality has released more than 140 apps for iPhone®, iPod touch®, and iPad™ in partnership with Elsevier, McGraw-Hill Professional, Pearson, The Princeton Review, Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., John Wiley & Sons, Wolters Kluwer, and Workman Publishing Co., among others. Founded in 2006, Modality is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier’s online solutions include ScienceDirect, Scopus, Reaxys, MD Consult and Nursing Consult, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the SciVal suite and MEDai’s Pinpoint Review, which help research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier (http://www.elsevier.com) employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world-leading publisher and information provider, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV.

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