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IUSM Mobile Resources

This page is a mix of mobile resources here the Library, selected free resources, and selected commercial links.

 

Calculators

Archimedesapple_icon.pngandroid_icon.pngblackberry_icon.jpg palm_icon.jpg  windows_mobile_icon.png     
(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 apple_icon.pngandroid_icon.png  Free for blackberry_icon.jpgpalm_icon.jpgwindows_mobile_icon.png
Differential diagnosis tool for single findings.
Use link on Library's A-to-Z page for desktop/laptop access to register for Mobile version.  

VisualDx apple_icon.pngandroid_icon.png
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 Information

ePocrates Essentials
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".

Johns Hopkins ABX Guide apple_icon.pngandroid_icon.pngblackberry_icon.jpgwindows_mobile_icon.png
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.  

Micromedex
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  apple_icon.pngandroid_icon.png
  • Microemedex Drug Interactions  - access Micromedex from IU Health site and click on the Mobile Micromedex link.apple_icon.pngandroid_icon.png
  • Micromedex IV Compatibility -  access Micromedex from IU Health site and click on the Mobile Micromedex link.apple_icon.pngandroid_icon.png

Natural Standard
Evidence-based complementary and alternative therapies.
An abbreviated mobile version can be downloaded free by registering at http://www.skyscape.com/natstd/iupui

Eponyms

A nice complement to Stedman's with over 1500 medical eponyms.apple_icon.pngandroid_icon.pngblackberry_icon.jpgpalm_icon.jpgwindows_mobile_icon.png
$1.99/year via Skyscape 

Evidence Based

TRIP (Mobile Website)
Clinical search engine designed to allow clinicians to quickly find answers to their clinical questions using the best available evidence.

Guidelines

APPRISOR  apple_icon.pngblackberry_icon.jpgpalm_icon.jpgwindows_mobile_icon.png

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) apple_icon.pngandroid_icon.pngblackberry_icon.jpgpalm_icon.jpgwindows_mobile_icon.png
Find recommendations by patient's age, sex, and selected behavioral risk factors.

 

Mobile App Reviews and Listings

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.

Top 20 free iPhone medical apps for health care professionals

Free mobile device resource list from Medical College of Wisconsin

iTunes medical apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch apple_icon.png

Android marketplace medical apps android_icon.png
Click on tabs to toggle between "top free apps" and "top apps"

Patient Information

MedlinePlus
Health information for Patients
Link for mobile browsers http://m.medlineplus.gov
 

Pediatrics

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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

Access Medicine
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 

DynaMed
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.

First Consult
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.

Mobile MerckMedicus
(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

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 apple_icon.pngandroid_icon.pngblackberry_icon.jpgpalm_icon.jpgwindows_mobile_icon.png
Unbound Medicine offers IUSM students a 10% discount via the link above. Last verified: 3/22/12.   
 

UpToDate
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

Search the Literature

Indiana University Medical Library PubMed Handheld apple_icon.pngandroid_icon.png
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