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Library POC Resources

 Access Medicine

iOS | Android 

The AccessMedicine App from McGraw-Hill Medical delivers indispensable support and invaluable point of care solutions for your clinical practice.  For continued access, a user must have an active My Access account and sign in every 90 days through your institution. Click here for more information.   

Features:

  • Quick Medical Dx & Tx, a collection of concise evidence-based outlines. 
  • Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas of Clinical Dermatology, provides color images & a summary outline of skin disorders and diseases. 
  • Differential Diagnostic Tool,  provides more than 1,000 diagnoses through Diagnosaurus®.
  • Diagnostic Tests, a quick reference guide to the selections and interpretation of commonly used diagnostic tests. 

 

    ClinicalKey

iOS | Android

ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine from Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. 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. ClinicalKey’s Smart Search technology understands specific questions and pulls the most clinically relevant results from more than 1,000 reference books, 600 journals, 2,900 drug monographs, 17,000+ videos and more. Users must initially create a user name and password on-campus on the database site and can then access the full database from mobile devices.  Alternatively, ClinicalKey can be accessed via EZproxy.

Some Features

  • Guidelines. 
  • Patient Education.
  • First Consult. 
  • CME Credits

Tip: Search for term, then use filter option in lower left corner to choose your desired content type

 

   Dynamed

iOS | Android

Designed for use at the point of care, providing best available evidence and updated daily. First time users must sign in with their FAU credentials. See access instructions below. 

Directions to access

  •  If you're on campus, go to DynaMed here. If you're off campus, sign into the EZproxy first: https://login.ezproxy.fau.edu/login then go to DynaMed from our homepage: http://www.library.fau.edu/med/ 
  •  Click on "Mobile" on the top, left menu.
  • Enter your FAU email address and click "Send".
  • Follow prompts in the email to download and access the DynaMed app. 

 

 

   Stat!Ref

iOS | Android

STAT!Ref Mobile Access takes STAT!Ref healthcare e-sources on the go. With powerful interactive functionality, STAT!Ref Mobile Access allows users to search their institution’s subscriptions anytime, anywhere. STAT!Ref is available through mobile applications that are supported by most popular devices or through web enabled mobile access technology (STAT!Ref Mobile). Users must initially create an account on-campus and can then access the app from mobile devices.

Directions to Create Account:

  • Access your STAT!Ref subscription as you would normally. 
  • Click the blue “My STAT!Ref” hyperlink in the upper right corner. 
  • If you do not have a “My STAT!Ref” account, set-up your account by simply entering your name, state, phone number, e-mail address and a “My STAT!Ref” password.
  • Click the “Temporary Login Account” tab and click the “Activate/Renew” icon activating the “Temporary Login Account” will provide the ability to login to your institutional subscription via a username and password on your mobile device. This account will be the same as “My STAT!Ref”account - “My STAT!Ref” email address and password become a login account, temporarily.Once you are authenticated, the preferences-based login can be used for 90 days, after which you must click the“Activate/Renew” button from the temporary login account screen again. To renew “My STAT!Ref” login account you will have to log in via an official log in method*, connect to “My STAT!Ref” account and click the “Activate/Renew” button again.

Here is a helpful video tutorial:

STAT!Ref Mobile App Demonstration Video

Recommended Calculators

 Calculate by QxMD

iOS | Android 

A clinical calculator and decision support tool. Focused on highlighting tools which are actually useful in clinical practice and serve to impact diagnosis, treatment or determining prognosis. 

 Pedi QuikCalc

iOS | Android 

Pediatric medication dosing reference aid. 

 

  SafeDosePro 

iOS | Android 

SafeDose provides mixing instructions, dosing and drug administration information on a single, actionable page. Choose the patient’s weight and clinical need, and instantly see the Dose in mg, Dose in mL, Dilution, Delivery information and Dangers, plus Y-site compatibilities.

Recommended Translators

 Canopy Speak

iOS | Android

Look up translations for questions and statements in 15 different languages for every aspect of a physical exam. For most language, like Spanish, you can actually play translations out loud. 

 MediBabble Translator  

iOS | Android

MediBabble is a history-taking and physical exam application designed to improve the safety, efficiency, and quality of care for non-English speaking patients. Spanish and English are included in original download with the option to download additional languages within the app. 

 

  Medical Spanish   

iOS | Android

($ Cost) App provides a review of system questions, medical and social history questions and vocabulary words, phyical exam intructions and common phrases and expressions in Spanish. 

 

   Simply Sayin'

iOS | Android

Mobile resource that help health care professionals facilitate clear conversations between healthcare provider, child, and family. Glossary terms and Preps provide developmentally appropriate explanations for children, and are available in Spanish.  App reinforces teach-back techniques to ask both child and parent (only available in English); has pictures that show medical equipment used for procedure; and drawing boards containing an image the healthcare provider or child can draw on. 

Recommended POC Tools

  ADA Standards

iOS | Android

Clinical practice recommendations from the American Diabetes Associations. 

 AHRQ ePSS

iOS | Android

The Electronic Preventative Services Selector (ePSS) is a quick hands on tools designed to help primary care clinicians identify the screening, counseling, and preventative medication services that are appropriate for their patients.   

  CDC Vaccine Schedules

iOS | Android

App color-codes charts for child, adolescent, and adult vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). 

 

 Diagnosaurus

iOS | Android

($ Cost) 1000+ differential diagnoses. Search by disease, symptom, or organ system. 

 

   LexiComp

iOS | Android

Keep updated with LexiComp, the most trusted and comprehensive resource for mobile drug and clinical information for pharmacists, physicians, nurses, , and other healthcare professionals. Access to hundreds of images, charts, tables, and calculators, all available without a cellular or wifi connection. 

  First Aid

iOS | Android

Instant access to the information you need to know to handle the most common first aid emergencies. Includes videos, interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice. 

 

 NeuroMind

iOS | Android

Interactive clinical decision support and clinical classification and grading systems. Supported by Surgical Neurology International and the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS). 

 

 REMM Mobile 

iOS | Android

Radiation Event Medical Management System contains selected sections on how to diagnose and treat during mass casualty radiological/ nuclear events. From the US Department of Health and Human Services. 

 

  Skyscape Medical Library

iOS | Android

"Everything you need in one app" Includes comprehensive drug information, over 200 interactive tools, medical calculator, resources, articles, and more. 

 

  Shots Immunization 

iOS | Android

App includes the unified CDC childhood and adolescent schedule, the catch-up schedule, the adult schedule, and the adult medical indications schedule. Each vaccine is covered in sections on the basics, special indications, catch-up, side effects, contraindications, precautions, and contents with additional sections on epidemiologic information about each disease.  

 VisualDx

iOS | Android

Provides phsician-reviewed clinical information with thousands of medical images showing the variation of disease presentation through age, stage, and skin type.