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Mobile/Handheld Resources Guide: Medical Mobile Apps

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Free or low cost resources

The resources listed below are being made available without charge or for a minimal charge by their creators or publishers. The library does not provide or endorse these products.

PubMed Mobile Resources

Free PubMed Mobile Resources

PubMed for Handhelds - links to download the PubMed apps from iTunes or the Google Play store. Also allows for a PubMed search via the web browser of any mobile device. Includes the ability to conduct a PICO search as well as search MedLine/PubMed, read journal abstracts and link to FullText.

PubMed Mobile - mobile accessible interface for PubMed.


Additional PubMed Mobile Resources ($)

PubMed CLIP - iPhone: $ - iPhone app for searching PubMed with additional functionality: text search, advanced search of 36 fields and 8 limits, save searches to run later, access full-text PDFs of UMMS subscriptions. Also, save articles for offline viewing, create folders for saving references.

PubMed on Tap - iPhone: $ - PubMed search interface with option to put in proxy URL to get to full-text of UMMS subscription content.

PubSavvy - iPhone: $ - PubMed search interface that allows you to select articles and send them to a clipboard for later reading.

Productivity Tools

Commercial Medical Apps

  • @Hand ($) – Series of discipline-specific point-of-care treatment strategies. The site is also a clearinghouse for other commercially available e-books and e-resources for a handheld device
  • Clinical Medicine Series ($) – Over 30 titles on different disciplines of medicine. Contains information on basic procedures.
  • Epocrates ($) – Subscription-based comprehensive drug, diagnostic and symptom tool or download the drug database at no cost.
  • HanDBase ($) – Available for multiple platforms. Create handheld mini databases to track any information.
  • Harrison's Manual for Mobile ($) – The classic internal medicine textbook. Available for all platforms.
  • LexiComp ($) – Comprehensive pharmaceutical resource..
  • PDA MD ($) – Clearinghouse for apps for many device models.
  • Skyscape ($) – Comprehensive site featuring top quality textbook and other medical resource applications for varied platforms. Find full list of All Skyscape Medical References here
  • StatCoder ($) – iPhone/iTouch apps including growth charts, depression screening, ICD-9 codes and asthma guidelines.
  • Washington Manuals ($) – Excellent guides designed for residents. Manuals provided for 28 different specialties. Available via Skyscape

This information is for informational purposes only. The library does not endorse specific products.

Calculators & Diagnostic Tools