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

11/10/2010 by Press Room, Modality

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

Durham, NC -- November 10, 2010 -- 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

For more information on Modality’s complete catalog of health sciences training and reference apps for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad™ please visit