Emory Licensed Apps and Resources
Most of the products listed below require that you have a wi-fi connection to use them.
- AccessEmergencyMedicine: register for a My AccessEM account from Emory's AccessEmergencyMedicine site. Through your My AccessEM account, you can access the mobile version of AccessEmergencyMedicine which includes drug monographs, "Quick Topics" from Ma's Emergency Medicine Manual, and the ability to search the topic content of all of AccessEmergencyMedicine. Mobile users can also access the full content of AccessEmergencyMedicine.
- AccessMedicine: if you have already registered for an My AccessEM account, you can use the login and password from the account to directly access AccessMedicine from your device. If you do not have any accounts, register for a My AccessMedicine account from Emory's AccessMedicine site. Registering for a My AccessMedicine account gives you access to: Quick Answers, Diagnosaurus, Drug Monographs, Harrison's Online, Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, Clinician's Pocket Reference: The Scut Monkey, Guidelines, Diagnostic Tests, Abbreviations, and Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas. The full site is also available to mobile users.
- DynaMed: composed of appraised evidence based medicine summaries, DynaMed reviewers examine the latest research publications and synthesize organized clinical summaries that are practical for any primary care provider. Access DynaMed through the Emory Health Sciences Center Library;s portal using a PC or web enabled smartphone or PDA. Emory's license also provides access to apps for your iPhone/iTouch/iPad, Android or Blackberry device. Click here for information about how to acquire a serial code for the DynaMed app.
- MDConsult: access quick reference topics, Emory's MDConsult subscribed textbooks, journals, the clinics series, guidelines, and images. You must first create an account on Emory's MDConsult site. Once you establish an account, go directly to the MDConsult mobile site and login with the username and password you established.
- EBSCOhost: search CINAHL, ERIC, PsychInfo, and other databases using this free app. Please visit: http://support.epnet.com/knowledge_base/detail.php?id=5718 for more information regarding the installation and authentication process. Once the app is installed, go to the "Settings" and choose the specific databases you wish to search: i.e. CINAHL, ERIC, PsychInfo; if specific databases are not selected, it will search all of the EBSCOhost databases to which Emory subscribes, a number that may not be specifically health sciences related.
- Epocrates Essentials: this is the full version of the Epocrates Essentials app. This library funded app provides much more information and features than the free version. If you already have the app installed, please first uninstall and then reinstall the app and login with the account you create via Emory's special Epocrates Essentials registration page. You must access the page while on the Emory Network or with Emory your NetID and Password and your Emory email must be used to register to access the full app. Once you register for an account, launch the installed app and login with your username and password created via Emory's special link above.
- Epocrates Online Premium: best know for its drug database information. Epocates Online Premium provides a suite of databases which include: a drug database, diseases, mutli-drug checker for drug interactions, pill-id, medcalc, and various tables.
- Harrison's Online: full text of Harrison's, login via your My AccessMedicine account through AccessMedicine.
- Psychiatry Online with DSM: register for a My POL account from Emory's Psychiatry Online site. Through your establised My POL account, you can directly access the mobile version of Psychiatry Online or the full version associated with Emory's subscription. Once you have registered for an account, on your mobile device, just go to psychiatryonline's sign in page and login with your login and password for your My POL account.
- PubMed for Handhelds: reconciled with Emory's online subscriptions, use the PICO search, askMEDLINE, Consensus Abstracts, Search MEDLINE/PubMed, and more.
- SciVerse ScienceDirect Mobile App: gives Emory iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry users access to all of Emory's subscribed ScienceDirect journals and etextbook series. Search by author, journal, topic, or search the entire ScienceDirect content. Save or email articles and add favorites. Please see the attached pdf for detailed information and instructions on how to register and obtain access to SciVerse ScienceDirect.
- Stat!Ref: access all of Emory's licensed Stat!Ref ebooks on the go from your mobile device. Please see the attached pdf for detailed information on how to activate your app. First download the app for your device type: iPhone, iPod Touch, or Blackberry. Then from your mobile device, go to to Emory's Stat!Ref page and establish a login and password for mobile access. Please note that you must renew your access every 90 days. See the pdf for more details.
- Thieme: download Emory's licensed Thieme ebooks to your iPad. From the iTunes app store, download the free iPublishCentral Reader or visit:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ipublishcentral-reader/id510322929?mt=8. After installing the app, visit Emory's Thieme e-book library and download the ebooks you wish.
- Unbound Medicine via uCentral: access 5-Minute Emergency Consult, Bates' Pocket Guide to Physical Examination, Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, Johns Hopkins HIV Guide, and Medlne Journals, Selected through Emory's subscription. Visit Emory's Unbound Medicine and click on the Mobile link just below the uCentral banner and register for an account. You must validate yourself with your Emory NetID and password if you are not on the Emory network. Once you have registered, go to either App Store, Google Play (Android) or BlackBerry World and download uCentral. Once the uCentral app has been installed, you will be prompted to login with the account you created on Unbound Medicine, and the Emory subscription based app will be installed on your device.
- VisualDx: enables rapid and accurate diagnosis of visually identifiable diseases. It allows clincians to create a differential diagnosis, using actual patient findings. It is especially useful for emergency and routine clincial diagnosis, and medical education activities and provides instant access to specialist knowledge at the point of care, merging medical imagies with concise clinical text. Please see the attached pdf for information on how to activate the VisuaDx app for your device.
- For a full list of Emory's licensed apps and resources, click here.
Free Medical Apps
- Epocrates Rx: is a good compliment to Emory's subscription to Epocrates Online Premium when Wi-Fi is not available. It is the quickest drug database with a drug interaction program, pill identification with pictures and descriptions, dosing calculator, formulary lists, and basic drug pharmacology. The free version does not include herbals but there are several medical calculators and miscellaneous tables.
- Diagnosaurus: is free (or $1 iPhone, Android, or Windows 7 app) download from McGraw-Hill and Unbound Medicine. This is a good compliment to Emory's subscription based Diagnosaurus through My AccessMedicine when Wi-Fi is not available. It is a wonderful e-book on differential diagnosis. This program can broaden your vision with over one thousand diagnosis listed by presenting symptoms, disease or body system.
- Harrison's Practice is an authoritative, evidence based e-textbook organized by a searchable list of symptoms and diseases. Each topic has a basics section with an overview, epidemiology, and pathophysiology. The e-textbook is well organized and contains detailed infornation. It is a good compliment to Emory's subscription to Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine.
- Skyscape: is the leader in medical e-books for smartphones and PDAs. There are e-books for sale as subscriptions in every specialty. For a 25% Emory discount go to www.Skyscape.com/EmoryPA. Several free references, guidelines, monographs, and calculators are listed at http://www.skyscape.com/estore/store.aspx?category=35&WT.mc_id=55551&WT.srch=1
- Medscape Mobile: is a combination medical reference and drug database with over 7,000 prescription, over-the–counter, and herbal drugs. There is a robust drug-drug interaction checker supporting multiple entries and drugs are listed by class. Additional information includes: dosing interaction, side effect, pharmacology and cost information. There is no automatic drug dosing calculator or formulary information. The disease section is organized by specialty and has referenced bulleted facts for quick review. There is a clinical procedure and protocol section with ACLS/BLS, anatomy pictures, tables, lab values and more. CME is provided using case presentations that can be read in down time. There is a WiFi/Cell version that runs on many smartphones that cannot download the full product by directing your phone browser to www.medscape.com
- Micromedex Drug Information: is an extensive drug database with detailed information including pharmacokinetics, monitoring, toxicology and patient education teaching pearls. There is no dosing calculator, formulary information or drug-drug interaction checker. This is currently available for iOS and is in development for Android devices.
- Mobile PDR at http://www.skyscape.com/mobilePDR/ is the electronic version of the paper book published annually. There is a search function and pill pictures. There is no dosing calculator, herbal information, formulary information or drug-drug interaction checker This is available to practicing clinicians with a DEA or NPI number and it works on the Skyscape PDA platform for most devices.
Free Drug Apps and Resources
- Epocrates Rx: is one of the most widely used PDA drug databases. The free version is a good compliment to Emory's Epocrates Online Premium for when there is no wi-fi connectivity.
- Micromedex Drug Information: is an extensive drug database with detailed information including Pharmacokinetics, monitoring, toxicology and clinical teaching pearls. It does not contain a dosing calculator, formulary information or drug-drug interaction checker. Currently only available for iOS with an Android version in the works.
- Mobile PDR: is the electronic version of the paper book published annually. There is a search function and pill pictures. There is no dosing calculator, herbal information, formulary information or drug-drug interaction checker This is available to practicing PA’s with a DEA or NPI number and it works on the Skyscape PDA platform for most devices.
- Skyscape RxDrugs and CheckRx: available for iPhone/iTouch/iPad, Android and BB. These two programs provide complimentary features: RxDrugs has drug information and CheckRx is a checklist of drugs to run an interaction profile. CheckRx program will only disclose the interactions.
- Monthly Prescribing Reference - eMPR: has over 4,000 drug monographs but drug information is limited for fast look-ups. The drugs are organized by body systems, and some features include: a search tool, some medical equations but no dose calculator, formulary information or drug-drug interaction checker. It is available for all PDA platforms.
- Shots 2013 Immunization schedule: is a graphical flowchart of the recommended immunization schedule from birth to adulthood from the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. There are catch up plans and details about each vaccine and combinations. Available for most PDAs.
- The Johns Hopkins antibiotic guide: is free online but requires web access with your PDA. To store content from the guide onto your PDA, there is a subscription service using the Skyscape platform for $25.
- Fingertip Formulary: has extensive drug formulary information listed by state. There is a free PDA version for most platforms and there is extra drug monograph information for licensed providers.