ClinicalKey helps clinicians rapidly access evidence-based, peer reviewed information to improve speed to accurate diagnosis and treatment, with the goal of improving patient outcomes and lowering the high cost of care. Its features have been designed utilizing extensive research on the search behaviors and content preferences of doctors.
MicroMedex is an integrated search platform for over a dozen national and international drug and toxicology resources, e.g., NeoFax, DRUGDEX, the PDR, and Martindale. Three apps are available in the Micromedex Healthcare series.
From a campus computer or through the library proxy:
1. Click here: http://www.visualdx.com/institutional-signup
2. Create your personal username and password as instructed.
3. Once you have a username and password, you can download the free VisualDx Mobile app on your mobile device from the App Store or from Google Play.
4. Launch the VisualDx app from your device and sign in using the username and password you created.
Figure 1 is a community for medical and nursing professionals to safely share clinical cases and discuss treatment. Join over 150,000 healthcare professionals expanding their knowledge of medicine and contribute your own medical cases in a privacy-conscious way.
‘Calculate’ is a clinical calculator and decision support tool for iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry, freely available to the medical community. Focused on highlighting tools which are actually useful in clinical practice and serve to impact diagnosis, treatment or determining prognosis..
Prevention TaskForce is a free application that clinicians can use to search and browse U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on the Web or on a PDA or mobile device. The app brings information on clinical preventive services—recommendations, clinical considerations, and selected practice tools—to the point of care.
Pocket Lab Values is the perfect companion for medical professionals with access to over 320 common and uncommon lab values.
Designed for medical staff in training and in practice, each lab contains important clinical information, critical lab values, differential diagnoses, tube colors, useful websites, and easy access to related lab values needed for work in a hospital or primary practice care setting.
The app is free for users whose organizations subscribe to Nursing Reference Center. The app provides access to NRC content offline, clinically organized quick lessons, evidence-based care sheets, point-of-care drug information, and more.