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Lexicomp Updates
Posted On: Friday, June 7, 2024 - 15:32 by Brandi Tuttle

Lexicomp is now known as Lexidrug™! 

Lexidrug, through the UpToDate® suite of tools, is a collection of content sets and clinical tools that provide robust clinical drug information. The home screen provides you quick access to Lexidrug content via a global search or through their clinical tools. The blue clinical tool bar at the top of the database still connects you directly to individual clinical decision support tools such as Trissel's IV Compatability, Drug Identifier, Interactions, Calculators, and more. The mobile app is still available, see our Mobile Apps guide for more information!

NOTE: The…

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Categories: Databases, Resource Updates

Tags: Lexicomp, drugs

Mobile Apps from the Medical Center Library
Posted On: Saturday, August 26, 2023 - 14:17 by Brandi Tuttle

With over 3 million apps in the Google Play store, it can be tough to figure out which apps are worth your time and/or money. First stop by the Library's Mobile Apps guide to see the health-related apps you can get through Duke or read on to hear about some of the best apps!

Our most popular point-of-care apps include UpToDate and DynaMed, which feature an impressive variety of medical calculators and clinical evidence. We are thrilled to offer both products as they differ in the specialties they cover as well as how they organize their content. DynaMed offers specialties such as Neonatology, Neurosurgery, Occupational Medicine, Ophthalmology, Oral Health, Otolaryngology,…

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Categories: Databases, Explore Tools

Tags: mobile apps, visualdx, UpToDate, DynaMed, Lexicomp

Best Practices for Lexicomp Mobile App Content Updates
Posted On: Monday, October 24, 2022 - 14:42 by Brandi Tuttle

The content in Lexicomp is updated on a daily basis. In order to ensure you are accessing the most current content, you should adjust your Lexicomp Mobile App content download preferences to ensure the content on your device is automatically updated. In such instances, Lexicomp mobile app content will be automatically updated when the mobile app is open and connected to WiFi, or when connected to WiFi and Data, depending on your settings.

Best Practice Tip: If you have enough data, adjust your settings so content is updated using WiFi and Data to ensure you are viewing the latest content when WiFi access is unavailable.

  1. With the mobile app open, tap the Hamburger Menu (three lines) located in the top right.
  2. Tap Preferences, then tap Settings.…
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Tags: Lexicomp, mobile apps, mobile devices, drugs

Off-Campus Access to Lexicomp Available Using VPN
Posted On: Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 13:27 by Beverly Murphy

Access to Lexicomp from off-campus is available by using the VPN. For information on accessing our resources using the VPN, please see our Access from Off-Campus page.

Categories: Alerts, Databases

Tags: Lexicomp