Licensed Apps (free to UCF COM students, faculty, and staff)

AccessMedicineaccess-medicine

AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill Medical provides instant answers to clinical questions from the most trusted resources.  The app has the following resources: a quick clinical reference with Quick Medical Dx & Rx, color images plus an outline of skin disorders and diseases from Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas of Clinical Dermatology, Diagnosaurus – a differential diagnosis tool, and Diagnostic Tests – a quick reference of commonly used tests.  The app is not as comprehensive as the mobile-friendly AccessMedicine database, which is also accessible on any device via a web browser.  To activate and for continued access to the app, the user must have an active My Access account and sign in every 90 days through the library’s website. Sign up for a My Access account by logging onto AccessMedicine via the library’s website and clicking on the library’s name in the upper right hand corner.  To download the app, please visit the App Store or Google Play.

ClinicalKeyclinical key

This app is a clinical resource designed to provide physicians with fast, clinically-relevant answers from Elsevier’s enormous library of proprietary medical and surgical content. This app is available for Android and iOS mobile devices. To use the ClinicalKey app you must register for a free account on the ClinicalKey website on the top right of the page. When you register make sure you access ClinicalKey via the library’s website with your NID and NID password if off-campus. Use your UCF email address when you register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email. Click the link in the email to activate your remote access. Remote access is for 180 days. After 180 days, you will need to long onto the ClinicalKey website via the library’s website and log into your account to re-activate remote access.

DynaMeddynamed

This app is a clinical reference tool for physicians with content written by a team of physicians and researchers who synthesize the evidence and provide objective analysis. For remote access, go to DynaMed via the library’s website and register for a free account. This will give you access on any browser on any device and also provide access to the app, available on Android and iOS mobile devices. Once you create an account, sign in at the DynaMed website to activate the account, then sign into the app on your mobile device. This app requires at least 1GB of memory because it provides offline access to content. You can install the app on up to three devices.

IBM Micromedex Drug Info

The IBM Micromedex Drug Info app provides trusted drug information when and where it’s needed most. Once content is downloaded or updated an internet connection is not required, allowing for access at anytime from anywhere. This app is part of the Micromedex Medication Management apps bundle, which includes Micromedex Drug Interactions and Micromedex IV Compatibility. This app is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play. To install on your mobile device, visit the App Store from your device and search IBM Micromedex Drug Info and follow device installation prompts. Then go to the Library’s Database page and search for IBM Micromedex or click here for the direct link. If you are off-campus you will be prompted to log in with your NID and NID password. Click on the “Download Mobile Apps” link on the bottom right. This will take you to a page with installation instructions and a password that will activate the app.

IBM Micromedex Drug Int.

With IBM Micromedex Drug Interactions, users can check a patient’s entire medication list simultaneously for potentially harmful interactions and view severity ratings that range from contraindicated to minor. This app provides insight into why the drugs in question interact, how the results of those interactions will present in the patient, and recommendations for monitoring patient outcomes. This app is part of the Micromedex Medication Management apps bundle, which includes Micromedex Drug Reference and Micromedex IV Compatibility. This app is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play. To install on your mobile device, visit the App Store from your device and search IBM Micromedex Drug Int. and follow device installation prompts. Then go to the Library’s Database page and search for IBM Micromedex or click here for the direct link. If you are off-campus you will be prompted to log in with your NID and NID password. Click on the “Download Mobile Apps” link on the bottom right. This will take you to a page with installation instructions and a password that will activate the app.

IBM Micromedex IV Comp.

When multiple IV medications are combined, the risk of complication is very real. With this app you will have access to the largest, most comprehensive IV compatibility resource which helps users interpret conflicting compatibility results by identifying contributing factors such as the physical compatibility, storage, study period, container and chemical stability. This app is part of the Micromedex Medication Management apps bundle, which includes Micromedex Drug Reference and Micromedex Drug Interactions. This app is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play. To install on your mobile device, visit the App Store from your device and search IBM Micromedex IV Comp. and follow device installation prompts. Then go to the Library’s Database page and search for IBM Micromedex or click here for the direct link. If you are off-campus you will be prompted to log in with your NID and NID password. Click on the “Download Mobile Apps” link on the bottom right. This will take you to a page with installation instructions and a password that will activate the app.

IBM Micromedex NeoFax

Micromedex NeoFax is a reliable resource for on-the-go access to evidence-based drug information to efficiently and safely manage drug therapy for neonatal patients. The drug monographs cover information including: dose, administration, uses, contraindications/precautions, adverse effects, monitoring, pharmacology, special considerations/preparation, solution- and drug-drug compatibility/incompatibility information, and references. This app is available on the Apple App Store. To install on your mobile device, visit the App Store from your device and search IBM Micromedex NeoFax and follow device installation prompts. Then go to the Library’s Database page and search for IBM Micromedex or click here for the direct link. If you are off-campus you will be prompted to log in with your NID and NID password. Click on “NeoFax/Pediatric.” A new window will open. Click on “Mobile” on the top right. A new page will open and you will find a password that will activate the app.

IBM Micromedex Pediatrics

Micromedex Pediatrics is a reliable resource for on-the-go access to evidence-based drug information to efficiently and safely manage drug therapy for pediatric patients. The drug monographs cover information including: dose, administration, uses, contraindications/precautions, adverse effects, monitoring, pharmacology, special considerations/preparation, solution- and drug-drug compatibility/incompatibility information, and references. This app is available on the Apple App Store. To install on your mobile device, visit the App Store from your device and search IBM Micromedex Pediatrics and follow device installation prompts. Then go to the Library’s Database page and search for IBM Micromedex or click here for the direct link. If you are off-campus you will be prompted to log in with your NID and NID password. Click on “NeoFax/Pediatric.” A new window will open. Click on “Mobile” on the top right. A new page will open and you will find a password that will activate the app.

The Medical LetterMedical Letter

The Medical Letter, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that publishes critical appraisals of new prescription drugs and comparative reviews of drugs for common diseases in its newsletter, The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics. The Medical Letter app enables you to get the latest issue of the newsletter when and where you need it on your mobile device. Browse past issues, earn CME/CE credits on the go, or find information quickly by searching the app. To get The Medical Letter app, please visit the The Medical Letter website, click on the Mobile App information page, and register for a free account. If you are off-campus, you will need to login with your NID credentials. After you register, download the app from the app store on your preferred mobile device (Apple or Android) and log in the account credentials you created on The Medical Letter website.

MedOneMedOne

This app provides access to the library’s Thieme e-books, e-journals, and video subscriptions, including the medical education and radiology content.  Easily load your Thieme e-textbooks and e-journals on your iPhone or iPad and read when and where you want, offline or online.  The app is available for both iOS and Android devices.  You must initially create a username and password by logging onto the MedOne Education database via the library’s website.  Click on “Sign up for access from home” in the top right corner and follow the instructions.  Afterwards, as long as you are logged into the app with your username and password, you can access the content anywhere.

Pediatric Care Online

Pediatric Care Online is a premier point-of-care resource which integrates many different pediatric resources for quick access when you need it, such as Red Book, Well Child resources, the Bright Futures books, and the AAP textbook.  The app enables you to download these key resources for fast, offline access. Content is updated regularly, so you always have the latest evidence-based recommendations and tools.  To get the app, go to Pediatric Care Online via the library’s website.  Click the sign in link on the top right of the page.  Click on Create account.  This takes you to another website.  Follow the steps and create a FREE account.  Go back to Pediatric Care Online and log in there to activate your account.  Download and install the AAP Pediatric Care Online app from the app store on your mobile device.  It’s available on iOS and Android.  Log in with the username and password you just created.  You will have access for 120 days and then you will have to authenticate your AAP account again by going to Pediatric Care Online from the library’s website and signing in to your account.

UpToDateuptodate

This app is an evidence-based clinical decision support resource authored by physicians to help healthcare practitioners make the best decisions at the point of care.   The UpToDate mobile app is strictly limited to current College of Medicine full-time teaching faculty and medical students.   In order to use the app, eligible users must first create an UpToDate account by accessing UpToDate via the Health Sciences Library website.

VisualDxvisualdx

This app is a clinical decision support system that helps clinicians recognize and diagnose visually presenting conditions. Please access VisualDx via the library’s website and register to create your own username and password to use VisualDx on your mobile device. Once you’ve created an account, download and install the app on your Android and iOS mobile devices and log in.

Free Recommended Apps

Epocratesepocrates

The FREE version of this app provides drug information, interaction check, pill ID, clinical practice guidelines, formulary, athenaText, tables, and calculators. This app is available for Android and iOS mobile devices.

Medical students can have access to the full version of Epocrates (Epocrates Plus), which includes all of the above plus disease information, alternative medicine, ICD-10 and CPT codes, infectious disease treatment, and labs. Please contact Raney Collins for more information.