This is a small selection of Apps available just to get you started. You need to be on the Yale network or using remote access (VPN or Proxy Server) to register for Yale-licensed applications
This is the institutional gateway from Unbound Medicine. All content is installed by default including:
First Consult App for iOS devices
You must create a personal account on ClinicalKey in order to access content through the First Consult iPhone/iPad App
First Consult is a mobile and Web-based clinical decision support resource that leverages evidence-based medical information to provide clinicians, librarians and others with the easy access to the latest on evaluation, diagnosis, clinical management, prognosis and prevention. No data connection is needed to access the mobile version after the initial download. First Consult is part of Elsevier's ClinicalKey.
First Time Users: You must be on the Yale or YNHH network to create your mobile account username and password. Go to ClinicalKey, click on the Register link and complete the form. You will be prompted to enter this username and password the first time you open the App.
Micromedex Drug Reference/...Drug Interactions & ...IV Compatibility
Follow the link to the full version and click on the Mobile link to go directly to the Apps store or Android market
Includes condensed information derived from online Micromedex Health Series products.
The iOS versions of the Micromedex Drug Information database is no longer free although the Android and Windows 8 versions still are. Apple iOS users should download the "Free Micromedex Drug Reference for Internet Subscribers" and then enter Yale's subscription password. Get the password by going the to the online version of Micromedex and clicking on the mobileMicromedex link.
There are also iOS apps for Drug Interactions and IV Compatibility. These also require you to input the institutional code (unique for each product) for Yale/YNHHS. Codes change quarterly so you will need to go back and get a new code periodically.
This popular online resource can also be accessed through a mobile app available for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows 8 smartphones and tablets. An active Internet connection - either WiFi or cellular data - is necessary when accessing UpToDate anywhere. The application is free but users MUST register to create a personal username and password in order to use the mobile application.
Premium versions are available for iPhone/iPodTouch, Blackberry, WindowsMobile and Android
This popular drug resource is the single most used medical PDA application. Free basic version available for all devices. Other versions require annual subscription fee.
Stat!Ref Mobile uses a special application to access an online version of this Ebook collection optimized for handheld devices. As with MDConsult Mobile, you first must create a personal account before you can access the content:
MDConsult MobileWeb-based application
Provides online access to a subset of MDConsult's ejournals, ebooks, guidelines and "the Clinics" on your mobile device. A personal login to MDConsult is required .
Create your username and password BEFORE you go to the MDConsult Mobile site. For easiest access to this and other Web-based mobile resources, use the link on the Medical Library's Mobile page ... doc.med.yale.edu/m
This online resource features a subset of the AccessMedicine suite of ebooks and resources optimized for handheld mobile devices. You must be on the Yale network (or remotely connected with VPN) to use this resource. Among the resources available on the mobile site are:
VisualDx is a diagnostic decision support system designed by clinicians to aid medical professionals in the diagnosis of visually identifiable diseases. The Mobile version is available for iPhone, iPad and Android Devices. Go to the VisualDx webpage and click on the "Get VisualDx Mobile" to create an account. You MUST be on the Yale network to create your account. The go to the App store or Play store to download the free VisualDx Mobile App.
Note: you must have an active Internet connection (cellular of WiFi) when using the app. The data is not resident on your device.
The Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) is an application designed to help primary care clinicians identify the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services that are appropriate for their patients.
The ePSS is available both as a web application and a mobile application. Information is based on the current recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
‘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..
Medscape Mobile contains selected information from WebMD's Medscape and eMedicine online sites. This free product for the iPhone/iPodTouch, iPad and Android includes:
The Blackberry version is limited to the drug database and interaction checker
For Blackberry users this is an ONLINE application. For other devices, this is a download and local install.
This free application includes Pocket Guide to Diagnostic test and MEDLINE journals from our UCentral platform although there are some unique resources including The Merck Manual, Professional Edition and Harrison's Practice - Answers on Demand. If you already have UCentral, you can choose not to include the Pocket Guide which is already included in that package..
This program is free for healthcare profesionals. Registration required.
STUDENTS: you'll be asked to enter a student number in the State License # field during online registration. Simply enter any number in this field.
MD on Tap
(aka 'Medline Database on Tap"; formerly known as "PubMed on Tap")
MD on Tap is an experimental application for PDAs that retrieves MEDLINE® citations directly from the PDA through a wireless connection to the Internet. MD on Tap features include:- Several search limit options
- History of previous queries
- Save selected citations to the Memo Pad
- Link-out to full-text Web sites
MedCalc is a medical calculator popular since the Palm OS days. It is designed for rapid calculation of common equations used in clinical medicine (including anesthesiology, pediatrics, emergency, intensive care and internal medicine).
Price: $1.99 for iPhone app. $4.99 for iPad Pro version.
Medical Eponyms lists over 1,700 common and obscure medical eponyms (e.g., Rovsing's sign, Virchow's node) with descriptions.
Free (for Palm and WindowsMobile) medical and surgical differential diagnosis tool from McGraw-Hill. Based on content from Lange series.
Now a 99 cent paid App for the iPhone/iPodTouch and Android
Shots 2013 is a quick reference guide to the Childhood Immunization Schedule from the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Cost: FREE (also low cost premium versions)
Kidometer for iPhone is a reference of age-based normals, providing immediate access to the information you need while caring for pediatric patients. Tap in the patient's age and gender, then browse through over 200 elements of age-specific data, including vitals, labs, developmental milestones, nutritional guidelines, and other essential
For products with large amounts of content like Epocrates and UCentral, you will install the shell application without content to your device. The second part of the installation will require you to download the data over the Internet through a cellular or a WiFi connection. Make sure you have a speedy and stable connection before you begin the download. If you have a limited data plan, use WiFi for the download.