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Medical Mobile Apps

FAU Research Resources



iOS | Android 

What: PubMed for Handhelds (PubMed4Hh) is an app for discovering relevant health information at the National Library of Medicine. Journal abstracts, TBLs ("the bottom line" summaries) and full text articles (requires subscription to journals) can be accessed anywhere the Internet is available.

How to Use: Users can download the app from the playstore or access via the web link, below. 



iOS | Android 


What: Combining expert information with stunning visuals and video, MedOne provides access to Thieme’s award-winning content across multiple specialties including neurosurgery, radiology, plastic surgery and medical education. The companion MedOne app allows access to your MedOne content, which can be viewed in offline or online access mode. Easily load your e-books and e-journals on your iPhone or iPad and read when and where you want.

How to Use: To sign into the app, first time users will need to first create a user name and password while logged into Thieme MedOne Education via the FAU Medical Library Website link: Thieme MedOne Education


  QxMD Read

iOS | Android 

What: 'Read by QxMD' provides a single place to keep up with new medical & scientific research, read outstanding topic reviews and search PubMed.

How to Use: Users will need to sign into app with their FAU credentials. Once verified, QxMD will remain logged in. 

College of Medicine Resources

  Bookshelf by VitalSource

iOS | Android 

Read your books online or offline, search across your full library, and create notes and highlights to help you study. 


VitalSource Help provides instructions for downloading on alternate devices if needed. 

Last updated on Dec 14, 2023 2:41 PM