IUSM Mobile Resources
This page is a mix of mobile resources here the Library, selected free resources, and selected commercial links.
(go to Skyscape and search “Archimedes," there are two versions: free and fee) – Free Archimedes has about 150 medical calculators and converters.
Differential Diagnosis - Signs and Symptoms
Diagnosaurus 99 cents for Free for
Differential diagnosis tool for single findings.
Use link on Library's A-to-Z page for desktop/laptop access to register for Mobile version.
Differential diagnosis tool for multiple findings that include an image.
Use link on Library's A-to-Z page for desktop/laptop access to register for Mobile version. Apps for Apple and Android devices can be downloaded using link on main Visual Dx page.
DiagnosisPro (mobile website)
DiagnosisPro is a differential diagnosis tool with the ability to input multiple findings. Designed for practicing physicians.
Drug, disease, and ID reference.
Free mobile download is on Oncourse: Once you are in an IUSM course, on the left there should be a IUSM Resources link, click on the link. Next select CERTTS, and then select "CERTTS software and documentation" and then "Free and discounted software", and "Epocrates Essentials". For technical questions, contact Eric Cox in Medical Library Room IB 102B.
Johns Hopkins ABX Guide
Use the link on the Library's A-to-Z page for desktop/laptop access, on the ABX Guide page, click on the "Mobile" link on the top menu bar.
Drug reference. The *Drug Information app is free at the iTunes and GooglePlay Stores. The Medical Library does not have a current subscription to Micromedex. Desktop/Laptop access to Micromedex is available only from IU Health Hospital sites.
- Micromedex *Drug Information
- Microemedex Drug Interactions - access Micromedex from IU Health site and click on the Mobile Micromedex link.
- Micromedex IV Compatibility - access Micromedex from IU Health site and click on the Mobile Micromedex link.
Evidence-based complementary and alternative therapies.
An abbreviated mobile version can be downloaded free by registering at http://www.skyscape.com/natstd/iupui.
TRIP (Mobile Website)
Clinical search engine designed to allow clinicians to quickly find answers to their clinical questions using the best available evidence.
Good source for many nicely formatted professional guidelines (e.g., from AHA, ACP, ACCP).
National guideline clearinghouse
NGC Guideline Summaries are available in HTML format downloadable to hand-held devices. To download a specific summary in HTML, click the "HTML" link at the top of a summary's page. The page also links to other organizations that provide downloadable versions of their guidelines.
Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS)
Find recommendations by patient's age, sex, and selected behavioral risk factors.
NLM Mobile Resource Listing
Each resource varies on whether is it is avilable via a mobile interface or is compatible with a variety of mobile phones.
Android marketplace medical apps
Click on tabs to toggle between "top free apps" and "top apps"
Health information for Patients
Link for mobile browsers http://m.medlineplus.gov
Mobile use requires registration for an individual account (free)
Use the above link. It is NOT necessary to be an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) member. Click on the Mobile link, then click on Register and use the "New Customer Registration" to create an account. In filling out the form, use your IUPUI e-mail address. AAP will email you a AAP login number.
- Red Book
- AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care
- Bright Futures Book
- Pediatric drug lookup
- Signs & symptoms search
- Patient handouts
- 52 medical textbooks
- patient education materials
- imagesdrug databases
Point of Care
Harrison's Online and other textbooks.
Use link on Library's top navigation bar for desktop/laptop access and create a "My AccessMedicine" account. After creating a free "MyAccessMedicine" account, go to http://m.accessmedicine.com
Evidence-based topic summaries of the primary research literature in oultine format.
Mobile use requires emailing Dynamed from your University e-mail address and requesting a serial # in order to obtain mobile access. Follow the instructions here.
eMedicine (now part of Medscape)
Multi-specialty topic reviews, drug information, procedures, large image collection.
Use eMedicine link on Library's A-Z page or go to http://emedicine.medscape.com/ using a desktop/laptop, after registering for an account, download the Medscape Mobile app from http://www.medscape.com/public/mobileapp.
Go to ClincalKey to register for free account and obtain ID/PW. It is only available for iOS at this time, so go to App Store, search for "First Consult", and download app.
(free to licensed health professionals and students) – Go to MerckMedicus, click on the “Mobile” tab, and then either sign in or register. Register as a medical student and use your unique IU ID number as the "MEDED Number". Find this at OneStart.
The following references are available in the full version:
Merck Manual, Professional Edition
Harrison’s Practice – Answers on Demand – Disease and treatment information from the publisher of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine; updated monthly.
Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests, 8th Edition 2007
Medical Wizards was founded in 2000 by Grant E. Fraser, MD, a practicing ER physician. Use IUSM25 as the coupon code for a 25% discount. Last checked May 5, 2011. Platforms vary - depends on product.
Unbound Medicine offers IUSM students a 10% discount via the link above. Last verified: 3/22/12.
Evidence-based topic summaries in narrative format. Mobile options:
Log into WiFi network (IU or hospital) – Go to http://uptodate.com
Use Smartphone to go to http://library.medicine.iu.edu, click on UpTodate button on top navigation bar or go to vpn.iu.edu. Enter e-mail ID/PW when prompted.
To use the mobile app, you must first register for a personal account from a campus computer, a laptop connected to IU Secure, or a computer connected to the VPN. Use your University email address for the registration process. Based on our institutional license, you may only use the mobile app on 2 devices.
Once you have registered and have an account - get the app at http://www.uptodate.com/home/uptodate-mobile-access
Indiana University Medical Library PubMed Handheld
Provides a mobile interface for searching MEDLINE via PubMed, with links to the Medical Library's full text journal holdings.
Questions? Feedback on this page? Please send comments to: medlref at iupui.edu