Carters Encyclopaedia of Health and Medicine is an extremely comprehensive iPad application specifically written for the general public.
This 1,800 page encyclopedia containing 12,000 entries is being published first on iPad. The apps design resembles that of an authoritative hardback encyclopaedia complete with bookmarks and page creases. The app moves beyond the limits of a physical book with a full text search, an interactive body diagram, browsing history and adjustable font size.
Written by Dr. Warwick Carter, who has written 23 other books on medical topics over the past 26 years, as well as over 3000 medical magazine and newspaper articles. He has sold over 4.5 million medical books in eleven languages around the world. His books vary from textbooks on pathology to simple question and answer books for lay people. He is a medical practitioner based in Brisbane, Australia and holds a post as an Associate Professor in the School of Health Sciences and Medicine at Bond University in Queensland.