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Fierce Mobile Healthcare
FierceMobileHealthcare provides must-know news, market trends, and insights about implementing wireless solutions and mobile technologies in the healthcare industry.
Information on Mobile Access to DynaMed
DynaMed™ is a clinical, evidence-based reference tool created by physicians for use by health care professionals at the point of care. It contains more than 3,200 topic summaries, such as diseases and conditions, symptoms, and medications. More than 500 medical journals are monitored in order to synthesize the best available evidence for each topic. Levels of evidence are included, as are ICD-9/10 codes and links to references. The database is updated on a daily basis.
Epocrates is a premium drug and disease reference that provides reliable clinical information at the point of care. Available for iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, Blackberry, Palm, and Windows Mobile phones, Epocrates offers both free and paid versions of its software.
Epocrates Essentials offers the drug monographs found in Rx as well as the most critical disease and diagnostic information needed for patient care, organized in one easy-to-use, intelligently linked product. Includes a multisystem check for drug interactions, disease monographs, Pill ID photos, and dozens of tables and calculators. $159/year.
Micromedex provides evidence-based information about drugs for healthcare providers, including dosing, interactions, adverse effects, pill images, off-label indications, strength of efficacy, associated drug consults, and more. It is accessible on a variety of mobile devices, using a web browser or one of the free apps provided. Micromedex is produced by an editorial staff of more than 90, consisting of physicians, clinical pharmacists, nurses, and medical librarians.
TCOM/UNTHSC users are encouraged to take advantage of the school’s institutional subscription of $99/year, a savings of over $200 off the software’s base price. Click on the above link to learn more. For a list of free products from SkyScape, visit this site: http://www.skyscape.com/estore/store.aspx?Category=35
First Aid by American Red Cross
This application provides information on first aid and emergency response including videos, quizzes, and step-by-step instructions. The First Aid app is available for both iPhone and Android devices.
National Library of Medicine (NLM) Mobile
This site provides information to many popular, authoritative medical research resources available for mobile devices from the NLM including Drug Information Portal, HazMap, and LactMed. Information is also included for PubMed and MedlinePlus mobile.
WISER for Handhelds
Developed by the National Library of Medicine, WISER (Wireless Information System for Early Responders) is a system designed to assist First Responders in hazardous material incidents. It provides a wide range of information on hazardous substances, including substance identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and suppression guidance. Available for Apple, Android, PalmOS, Windows Mobile, Pocket PC, and Blackberry devices. Free.
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