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Mobile Resources

A guide to various apps and mobile-optimized websites related to medical research and practice.

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Educational Resources

Mobile Clinical Guidelines, Recommendations, & Diagnostic Support Resources

Access App iconAccess App (AccessMedicine)  Android I Apple
More than 100 ebooks, including the latest editions of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine and CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment. Sign up for a MyAccess Profile on AccessMedicine. Log in to your MyAccess Account from an on-site computer every 90 days to maintain access. [more]

Diagnosaurus via AccessMedicineDiagnosaurus via the Access Medicine App  Android I Apple
This differential diagnosis tool allows you to browse by organ system, symptoms, or diseases. The AccessMedicine app is free to download, but requires a free MyAccess personal account to log in. Sign up for a MyAccess Profile on AccessMedicine. Log in to your MyAccess Account from an on-site computer every 90 days to maintain access. [more]

ACP Clinical Practice Guidelines ACP Clinical Practice Guidelines   Android I Apple
Access clinical recommendations and rationale, summary tables, algorithms, and care advice.

USPSTF Prevention TaskForce USPSTF Prevention TaskForce   Android I Apple
The Prevention Taskforce (formally ePSS) created by AHRQ. Identify the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services appropriate for patients; based on recommendations of US Preventive Services Task Force.

The American College of Cardiology – Mobile Apps The American College of Cardiology – Mobile Apps  

The American College of Cardiology offers several mobile apps including the ASCVD Risk Estimator, AnticoagEvaluator, ManageAnticoag, CardioSmar Hearth Explorer, CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator, DAPT Risk Calculator, Guideline Clinical App, ICD/CRT Appropriate Use Criteria App, LDL-C Manager, ManageMR, Professional Data Portfolio, Statin Intolerance App, TAVR In-Hospital Mortality Risk App, and TreatHF.

UpToDate AnywhereUpToDate Anywhere App  Android I Apple
Point-of-care clinical decision support and evidence-based narrative topic summaries. While on the Northwestern network, go to the Galter Library page, click on UpToDate, and create an UpToDate account. You must verify your affiliation with Northwestern every 30 days by logging in to UpToDate from the Northwestern network. [more]

Calculate by QxMD Calculate by QxMD   Android I Apple
Next-generation clinical calculator and decision support tool.

Mobile Quick Reference Tools

STAT!Ref MobileSTAT!Ref Mobile  Android I Apple
AAFP Conditions A to Z, ACP Medicine, ACS Surgery, AHFS Drug Information, CPT 2013, ICD-9-CM 2013, NU Surgical Video Collection, Red Book 2012 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases. *Create a Your Preferences account while on the NU campus. Then click the Temporary Login Account tab and click Activate.*

ClinicalKey ClinicalKey   Android I Apple
1000+ textbooks, 500+ journals, practice guidelines, drug info, and 5,000+ patient handouts in English and Spanish. Also includes First Consult, ProceduresConsult, over 13,000 videos and millions of images. [more]

JAMAevidence JAMAevidence  

Quick reference from the User's Guides to the Medical Literature, diagnostic sections from The Rational Clinical Examination, and core topics in evidence-based medicine. [mobile website]

WebSurg, the e-surgical reference WebSurg, the e-surgical reference   Android I Apple
View 1,200+ surgical videos, 500+ lectures, 130+ operative technique chapter presentations, 800+ expert interviews and debates.

Drug Information Resources

Clinical Pharmacology Clinical Pharmacology   Android I Apple
Drug information resource that includes the NMH hospital formulary.

Epocrates Rx Epocrates Rx   Android I Apple
Searchable drug information on dosing, interactions, and identification. This drug search is the free resource on Epocrates' site. The library does not subscribe to the full content version.

Mobile DDx Mobile DDx   Android I Apple
Payment required; 1,000+ medicine and surgery DDx; explore topics by organ system, systems, or diseases.