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Lexicomp Mobile App Code Changed 8/31
Posted On: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 22:13 by Jesse Akman

Each year as part of the Lexicomp Online subscription, Duke receives an updated subscription to Lexi-Select, the Lexicomp mobile app. Mobile app subscriptions expired the end of August 2017.

  • Existing users:  Click here and click on the Mobile App Access button on the right. Follow the instructions for the new product code.
  • New subscribers: ...
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Categories: Alerts, Databases

Tags: Lexicomp, for researchers, mobile, apps

ClinicalKey App Now Available (and replaces First Consult)
Posted On: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 17:57 by Brandi Tuttle

The First Consult app from ClinicalKey has been retired! If you were a fan of this point-of-care resource or already like and use ClinicalKey, then you are in luck! All of the First Consult information (and more) is available via the ClinicalKey app.

Download the ClinicalKey app for Android

Download the ClinicalKey app for Apple iOS

Don't have a ClinicalKey username/password?

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Categories: Alerts, Databases, Explore Tools

Tags: mobile, apps

What's in your pocket?
Posted On: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 09:56 by Brandi Tuttle

According to a 2015 Pew Research Center report, “64% of American adults now own a smartphone of some kind, up from 35% in the spring of 2011” and “62% of smartphone owners have used their phone in the past year to look up information about a health condition” [Pew Research Center American Trends Panel survey from October 2014]. Undoubtedly that number has increased. 

In a world where the Medical Center Library now lives in your pocket or purse, did you know that…

  • We maintain a Mobile Apps Guide offering information on many Duke provided resources (such as apps for DynaMed Plus or Lexicomp) as well as other useful productivity and...
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Categories: Databases, Explore Tools, Resource Updates

Tags: mobile, apps

Want DynaMed Plus on Your Mobile Device?
Posted On: Friday, September 23, 2016 - 01:48 by Beverly Murphy

DynaMed Plus, an evidence-based point-of-care information resource is available. It's accessible through the Library's Clinical Tools, Databases page, and via mobile devices.

To access DynaMed Plus on your mobile device:

  • Connect to DynaMed Plus while you're on the Duke network.
  • Click on the "Sign Up For Remote Access" link at the top of the page
  • Create your own username and password
  • Download the DynaMed Plus app from your device's app store...
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    Categories: Databases, Explore Tools, Resource Updates

    Tags: DynaMed Plus, mobile

    Has Your UpToDate Anywhere Access Lapsed?
    Posted On: Monday, November 11, 2013 - 11:17 by Megan von Isenburg

    Have you gotten an email from UpToDate Support lately with the subject line "Your remote access to UpToDate has lapsed"? If you downloaded the UpToDate mobile app and haven't used it or signed into to UpToDate on campus for a while, your access may temporarily lapse.

    Have no fear! It is easy to re-verify your affiliation with Duke. Simply complete one of these tasks:

  • While on a computer on the Duke campus, go to http://www.uptodate.com, click on the log in link and enter your UpToDate user name and password.
  • Access UpToDate through MaestroCare. 
  • Open your UpToDate Mobile App while on the Duke wifi network.
  • If you are working away from Duke for an extended period of time, for example doing global health work...

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    Categories: Databases

    Tags: mobile, UpToDate, apps

    UpToDate Anywhere Mobile App
    Posted On: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 17:45 by Brandi Tuttle

    We know life doesn't happen only on Duke campus. Now UpToDate is available for off-campus mobile use through the UpToDate Anywhere Mobile App.  Answer your point-of-care or research questions anywhere and anytime. What's even better is that while you search UpToDate via the app (or while logged in via a personal computer), you'll earn CME credit. Ready to get started?

  • Go to UpToDate and click on "Register" in the top right corner while on Duke campus/VPN
  • Register and create a username/password
  • From your mobile device, download the UpToDate app
  • Open the app...
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    Categories: Explore Tools, Resource Updates

    Tags: UpToDate, mobile, smartphone, apps

    Adobe Photoshop Express for the iPad
    Posted On: Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 13:52 by Beverly Murphy


    Photoshop Express lets you choose from a variety of one-touch effects, or simply drag your finger across the screen to crop, rotate, or adjust color. You can add artistic filters like Soft Focus or Sketch. You can undo and redo changes until you get just the look you want—a copy of your original file is always saved....

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    Tags: mobile

    The First FDA Approved App
    Posted On: Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 22:01 by Beverly Murphy

    The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday it had approved the first app that doctors can use to view medical images and make diagnoses using an iPhone or iPad.

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    Tags: mobile, smartphone

    NLM Contest: Show Off Your Apps
    Posted On: Friday, May 20, 2011 - 12:06 by Beverly Murphy

    The NLM Show Off Your Apps: Innovative Uses of NLM Information Challenge is an initiative of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This Challenge is open to individuals, teams of individuals, and organizations (collectively, "Entrants"). The purpose of this contest is to develop innovative software applications to further NLM’s mission of aiding the dissemination and exchange of scientific and other information pertinent to medicine and public health. Eligible software applications must make use of NLM’s vast collection of biomedical data including downloadable data sets, APIs (application programming interfaces), and/or software tools.

    For more information and How to Enter the Contest see... MORE

    Tags: mobile, smartphone

    Get a Discount on Skyscape Apps
    Posted On: Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 16:55 by Beverly Murphy

    Skyscape, a company that produces mobile apps for the iPhone, iPad and other smartphones, offers a 25% discount to all Duke students, faculty and staff.

    Titles include the 5-Minute Clinical Consult, Harrison's Manual of Medicine, Surgical Recall, Pediatrics Recall, and Pocket Medicine, the MGH Handbook of Internal Medicine, and more.

    To qualify for the discount, you must purchase apps through the Duke group page - http://www.skyscape.com/duke

    Tags: mobile, smartphone

    The Wireless Future of Medicine
    Posted On: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - 09:43 by Beverly Murphy

    Eric Topol: The Wireless Future of Medicine (17 min video)

    Check out this TED talk on using mobile devices in health care. See some of the technology that can "take individualized medicine to a new height."

    Eric Topol says we'll soon use our smartphones to monitor our vital signs and chronic conditions. At TEDMED, he highlights several of the most important wireless devices in medicine's future -- all helping to keep more of us out of hospital beds.

    Tags: mobile, smartphone