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College of Pharmacy Research Guide: Mobile Apps

A research guide for the College of Pharmacy

Mobile Apps

Click to expand for more details and access instructions of each Mobile App.

Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 

Get the official CDC Mobile application for your tablet and/or smartphone and access the up to date health information from the CDC.

You do not need to create an account to access the content of the app.

ClinicalKey 

ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine that supports clinical decisions by providing coverage to 600 of Elsevier's journals, 1,000 books, and 9,000 medical and procedural videos.

To get started:
1. Create a ClinicalKey account (use the link above to access).
2. Download the free ClinicalKey App.
3. Sign in with the account created in (1) in the mobile app.

Cochrane Library 

The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is the leading journal and database for systematic reviews in health care.

LactMed

Find information about maternal and infant drug levels, possible effects on lactation and on breastfed infants, and alternative drugs to consider.

You do not need to create an account to access the content of the app.

Lexicomp 

Provides clear, concise, point-of-care drug information, including dosing, administration, warnings and precautions, as well as clinical content.

To get started:
1. Create a Lexicomp account from here.
2. Download the free Lexicomp App.
3. Sign in with the account created in (1) in the mobile app.

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Micromedex 

Micromedex offers searching by drug, disease, or toxicology. Find herbal drugs, alternative medicine, emergency medicine, general medicine and peer reviewed drug information on investigational and nonprescription drugs.

To get started:
1. Download the free Micromedex App.
2. Go to the Micromedex website.
3. Click on the grey Download Mobile App button on the bottom right and obtain the password.
4. Activate the app with the password obtained in (3).

UptoDate 

Covers over 8,500 topics in 17 medical specialties and includes more than 97,000 pages of text, plus graphics, and links to Medline abstracts.

To get started:
1. Create an UpToDate account (use the link above to access).
2. Download the free UpToDate App.
3. Sign in with the account created in (1) in the mobile app.

VisualDx 

VisualDx aids in the identification of dermatologic, infectious, genetic, metabolic, nutritional and occupational diseases, benign and malignant growths, drug-induced conditions, and other injuries.

To get started:
1. Create a VisualDx account .
2. Download the free VisualDx App.
3. Sign in with the account created in (1) in the mobile app.

BrowZine 

Use BrowZine to easily find, read, and monitor thousands of scholarly journals available from the Library. For more details on how to use BrowZine or installation instructions, go to this Library Guide on BrowZine.