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SA Health Library Service: Clinical mobile applications

Clinical tools and mobile applications

Clinical Mobile Applications

 

SA Health Library Service subscriptions provide access to an extensive range of electronic resources however not all resources provide access to an app available at no cost. In some instances you may decide to purchase an individual subscription.

Anatomical diagrams

3D4Medical apps
Apps includes Essential Anatomy, Muscle System Pro and Heart Pro Cost  iOS/Android. Cost to purchase

Cardiology
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Clinical tools

Electronic Preventive Services Selector
Access to the Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) by the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality   iOS/Android /Blackberry. No Cost

Lab Tests Online
Includes test descriptions, screening guides, news and articles on laboratory testing.  iOS/Android. No cost

MediCalc
Access to a large selection of medical calculators. iOS or Android  No cost.

Databases

ClinicalKey
ClinicalKey is subscribed to by SAHealth Libraries. The screen size and format adapts to mobile devices when accessed from one of those devices. Just use your SALUS login as per usual to access.

EBSCOhost Mobile
CINAHL, Medline, Health Business Elite, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Access to a mobile search on CINAHL, Medline, Health Business Elite and Psychology and Behavioural Sciences Collection.  From your mobile device click on this URL on your mobile browser - then login with your personal Athens username and password. No cost as part of SA Health Library Service subscription to EBSCO

PubMed Mobile
Access to over 23 million biomedical science citations  iOS/Android. No cost

UpToDate
There is a cost involved to access a personal subscription to UpToDate or you can access the SA Health Library Service subscription via your Library

VisualDx
Decision making and reference tool including diagnoses and medical images.   iOS/Android. No cost

Dictionary

Taber's Medical Dictionary provides access to terms, images and audio pronunciations. iOS/Android/Blackberry. Cost involved

Drug reference

Australian Medicines Handbook for mobile phones is a web-based version of AMH for access via a web browser on smart phones with internet access. Apple/Android/Blackberry. Cost involved. Note: The SA Health Library Service subscribe to this product

Epocrates
Clinical information and decision support tools to enable healthcare professionals to find answers at the point of care. iOS/Android. Some free applications with a cost for premium access

LactMed
Information on breastfeeding and drugs created by the US National Institutes of Health. iOS/Android. No Cost

iMIMS
MIMS specifically developed for the iPhone
iOS. iMIMS is free to download from the App Store and subscription is required. Cost involved

MIMS Mobile 
Access to comprehensive medicines information updated monthly. This application requires access to the internet. 
iOS/Android/Blackberry. MIMS Mobile has a cost involved 

MiniTG
Therapeutic Guidelines
Point of care medical information for health professionals. iOS/Android/Blackberry/Palm. Cost involved. Individual purchase required  Note: The SA Health Library Service subscribe to this product

Geriatrics

Geriatrics at your fingertips
Provides up to date information on the evaluation and management of diseases and disorders common to the elderly. Published by the American Geriatrics Society. iOS/Android. Cost to purchase

Guidelines

National Guidelines Clearinghouse Mobile Device Resources
Links compiled by the National Guideline Clearinghouse to various organisations guidelines including American College of Emergency Physicians, American Heart Association and American College of Physicians

Medical

Access Anesthesiology Titles include Anesthesiology by D E Longnecker and Morgan and Mikhail’s Clinical Anesthesiology. Login in to the website from your device and click on Log in via Athens in the top right hand corner and enter your Athens username and password. Click on the top right hand corner ‘My AccessAnesthesiology’ and create a My Access username and password to access the resources.  iOS/Android/Blackberry Bold. No cost as part of SA Health Library Service subscription to Access Anesthesiology

Access Medicine Access to a range of medical textbooks including Harrison’s Online, Current medical diagnosis and treatment and Hursts the heart. Login in to the website from your device and click on Log in via Athens in the top right hand corner and enter your username and password. Click on the top right hand corner ‘My AccessMedicine’ and create a My Access username and password to access the resources. iOS/Android/Blackberry Bold. No cost as part of SA Health Library Service subscription to Access Medicine

Access Surgery  A range of textbooks including Schwartz’s principles of Surgery and current diagnosis and treatment: surgery. Login in to the website from your device and click on Log in via Athens in the top right hand corner and enter your username and password. Click on the top right hand corner ‘My AccessSurgery’ and create a My Access username and password to access the resources. iOS/Android/Blackberry Bold. No cost as part of SA Health Library Service subscription to Access Surgery

BMJ
Numerous BMJ apps are available covering a variety of medical and healthcare applications including differential diagnosis, student BMJ, doctor's toolbag and best practice decision support for the iPhone. iOS. Some free, with a cost for premium access

Cochrane ipad edition
Provides access to monthly issues of the Cochrane Library in full and customised for easy viewing. Only available for ipad. No cost

Diagnosaurus is a quick reference tool to formulate differential diagnoses published by McGraw-Hill. iOS/Android/Blackberry/Palm OS. Either at no cost or small cost to download the app depending on mobile device

Docwise
Access to table of contents from medical journals and news sources. iOS. No cost

Johns Hopkins Point of Care Information Technology (POC-IT)
ABX, Diabetes and HIV Guides available. iOS/Android/Blackberry/Windows. Cost involved. Individual purchase required

 

Medscape by WebMD 
Contains clinical references with thousands of images and videos, as well as drug reference information, drug interaction checker and medical news. iOS/Android/Blackberry/Kindle Fire. No cost

Skyscape
A collection of clinical tools including life support information topics and guidelines, drug information, lab tests, medical calculators and medical news. iOS/Android/Blackberry. Cost involved with some free applications

 

StatRef mobile
To access StatRef mobile locate a StatRef resource eg ACP Journal Club and click on My STAT!Ref on the top right and create an Account Login. Click the ‘Temporary Login Account’ tab and then the ‘Activate/Renew’ icon to access the STAT!Ref app.
iOS/Android/Blackberry. No cost as part of SA Health Library Service subscription to StatRef

 

Nursing

 

Lippincott Nursing Advisor
Nursing point of care tool.
iOS or Android. Limited clinical content free, subscription required to access full content

 

Mosby’s Nursing Consult 
Access to evidence based nursing monographs, patient education and drug calculators
Install the app  Android or iOS and then go to URL to create a personal login to access resources. iOS/Android. No cost as part of SA Health Library's subscription to Mosby’s Nursing Consult

Nursing Central
Access to information on diseases, tests, and procedures, medicines, a dictionary and nursing journal table of contents. iOS/Android/Blackberry. Cost involved

 

Radiology

 

Radiology 2.0 One Night in the ED
Contains 65 radiology teaching files of CT scans related to Emergency Medicine. iOS. No cost

 

Other

 

iMedicalApps 
Reviews of medical apps by health practitioners. Search by name and device type. Platforms covered include Apple, Android and Blackberry

 

Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER)
Created by the US National Library of Medicine, WISER  provides a range of information on hazardous substances and responding to emergency hazardous materials incidents. Apple/Android. No cost