Mobile versions of information resources are optimized for the smaller screen size of smartphones. Although you can access mobile versions using an iPad, in some cases it’s easier to use the “regular” versions which you can find at: http://guides.library.duq.edu/DrugInfo.
Gumberg Library Mobile Health Sciences Resources
The following resources are available through the Gumberg Library and require your MultiPass Authentication.
These sites are designed for mobile use.
The following resources are free health-related apps.
- AHRQ ePSS
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations; Android, BlackBerry, iPad, iPhone/iPod Touch, Windows Mobile, and Web
Medical calculator; available on Android, BlackBerry, iPhone/iPod Touch, Palm, and Windows Mobile
- Calculate by QxMD
Calculate is a next-generation clinical calculator and decision support tool for iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry
Differential diagnosis tool; available free for BlackBerry and Windows Mobile; $0.99 for Android, iPhone/iPod Touch, and Windows Phone 7
- ePocrates Med Tools
Calculators and guidelines; available for Windows Mobile
- ePocrates Rx Free
Drug guide; available for Android, BlackBerry, iPhone/iPod Touch, and Windows Mobile
- Micromedex from Google Play
Mobile Micromedex Drug Information available for Android. See additional directions in Micromdex (under mobileMicromedex).
- Micromedex from the App Store
Mobile Micromedex Drug Information available for iPhone/iPad. See additional directions in Micromdex (under mobileMicromedex).
- Mobile MerckMedicus
Includes Merck Manual, Harrison's Practice, Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests and more; available to licensed medical professionals with free registration; available for Android, BlackBerry, iPhone/iPod Touch, and Windows Mobile
- NLM Mobile
List of mobile sites and apps available through the National Library of Medicine
- Other free Skyscape apps
See individual app descriptions for platform availability
- Read by QxMD
Read by QxMD provides a single place to discover new research, read topic reviews, and search PubMed. Available for iPad and iPhone.
- SciVerse ScienceDirect
Full text articles; available for Android, Blackberry, and iPhone/iPad; registration required
- SciVerse Scopus Mobile
Abstracts and index of articles, available for Android, Blackberry, iPhone/iPad; must be on-campus to register at Scopus
- The Medical Letter App
Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders