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Tag: mobile apps

Keep up with the literature with Read by QXMD or Researcher!
Posted On: Monday, February 24, 2020 - 12:04 by Samantha Kaplan

Feel like you are missing important articles? Struggling to stay up-to-date with your favorite journals? Want easier access to the full text articles on your mobile phone? Tools like Read by QxMD or Researcher allow you to create personalized feeds of the research that matters to you. They're mobile-friendly, free, and set up is easy!

Create an account at Read by QxMD (https://read.qxmd.com/) or Researcher (https://www.researcher-app.com/). You can also search in the Google Play or Apple App stores to download the app.

    • For Read by QxMD, make sure to add Duke as your institution in the "Account Settings" section under “Institutional Access.”
    • For Researcher, you'...

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Tags: mobile apps

Check Out a Digital Health Device
Posted On: Monday, November 18, 2019 - 10:34 by Brandi Tuttle

Did you know that of the research proposals submitted to the Duke Health Institutional Review Board (IRB), the number that include mobile apps or digital health devices has rapidly increased? In the past year alone, 476 new studies (19.5%) indicated that they will use a mobile application as part of the research study. In response, the Duke Mobile App Gateway and the Duke Medical Center Library & Archives have teamed up to provide access to digital health devices that can be used in research and pilot projects across Duke.

The Digital Health Device Collection will enable researchers, clinicians, students and consumers to explore the capabilities and...


Categories: Alerts, Resource Updates

Tags: mobile devices, mobile apps, digital health

Duke Clinical Mobile Apps
Posted On: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 11:56 by Brandi Tuttle

In a world where the Medical Library now lives in your pocket or purse with many Duke-provided mobile apps, let's make sure you know that…

  • The Lexicomp app requires a subscription code (provided via Duke's institutional license). This code changes yearly and this year's expires on August 31st. Make sure you go to Lexicomp, click on the Mobile App Access button, and follow their instructions to update your subscription code.
  • DynamedPlus has made significant changes to their website and mobile app as well as renaming the product just Dynamed. You will need to update your mobile app by going to iTunes or Google Play to download the new Dynamed app and logging in with your username/password.
  • You can get...

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Tags: mobile apps

Biomedical Information on the Go with Mobile Apps
Posted On: Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 11:49 by Karen Barton

The Duke Medical Center Library & Archives provides access to many mobile apps that may be used to find drug information, guidelines, step-by-step medical procedures, and more in a snap. See the Mobile Apps LibGuide for download instructions and more detailed information.

The most popular point-of-care apps include UpToDate, ClinicalKey, and DynaMed Plus, which feature an impressive variety of medical calculators and clinical evidence. Lexicomp, Micromedex, and the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide are popular resources for drug information, including interactions, comparisons, and identification.

Other apps include Guideline Central, Lippincott Procedures for nursing, respiratory therapy, and physical...


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Tags: mobile apps

Read by QXMD - Keep up with the literature painlessly!
Posted On: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 08:32 by Sarah Cantrell

Looking for a way to keep up with your favorite journals? Want easier access to the full text articles on your mobile phone? The Duke Medical Center Library & Archives is excited to announce that you now have easy, seamless, one tap access to full text articles via our institutional edition to the Read by QxMD app!

Set up is quick and painless!

  • Download Read by QxMD by following this link http://qx.md/read or search in the appropriate app store. A web version is also available at https://readbyqxmd.com

  • Add Duke as your institution in the Account Settings section under Institutional Access. You may be prompted to enter your NetID and password.
  • ...


    Categories: Databases, Explore Tools

    Tags: mobile apps

    4 Things about Duke Apps - You Won’t Believe the Last One!
    Posted On: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 17:06 by Brandi Tuttle

    For those who have recently arrived to Duke, welcome! We can help you get your mobile device set up in the Duke Medicine environment. Check out our Mobile Apps Guide for more information on Duke provided apps (and more).

    Did you know…

    #1 Our Lexicomp app, Duke’s chosen clinical drug resource, has a new subscription code. You’ll need to update your account to continue using the app. These codes expire yearly. Click here & then click on the Mobile App Access button on the right. Follow the instructions for the new product code. If you haven't gotten started with Lexicomp yet, first...


    Categories: Alerts, Databases, Resource Updates

    Tags: mobile apps

    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: ...

    Categories: Alerts, Databases

    Tags: Lexicomp, for researchers, mobile apps

    Staying Current
    Posted On: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 14:10 by Brandi Tuttle

     Journal articles, professional associations, CME, conferences, and Grand Rounds…how do you manage to keep up in an ever changing profession?  With only so much time, the Library wants to help you work smarter not harder! Check out our Current Awareness Guide which highlights resources such as:

    • MyNCBI to get a journal’s table of contents or get the latest research on a topic sent to you when you choose.
    • Browzine, available through Duke Libraries, to browse, read, and share journal articles.
    • ...

    Categories: Alerts, Resource Updates

    Tags: rss, My NCBI, mobile apps, Browzine

    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?


    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...

    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 apps

    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...


    Categories: Databases

    Tags: UpToDate, mobile apps

    Stay on Top of the Literature with the BrowZine App
    Posted On: Friday, July 19, 2013 - 10:34 by Brandi Tuttle

    Duke University Libraries is currently running a trial of BrowZine (think "browsing"), an app for ipads and Android tablets that enables you to browse, read, and monitor current journals in your subject areas.  BrowZine is compatible with Zotero, Dropbox, Evernote and other services (Mendeley and RefWorks coming soon!), allowing you to organize and manage your research seamlessly.  You may also save articles to your BrowZine pin board to read even when you don’t have Internet access.

    Download BrowZine to your device by following these easy steps:
    • From your iPad or Android device, download BrowZine from the App Store or...

    Categories: Explore Tools, From the Literature, Resource Updates

    Tags: mobile apps

    Looking for Apps?
    Posted On: Friday, June 28, 2013 - 09:00 by Megan von Isenburg

    With so many dozens of apps available, finding quality apps for clinical care can be a challenge. Apple has now created an Apps for Healthcare Professionals section within iTunes.  iMedicalApps has done a nice overview and review of the collection.

    Here at the Library, we have created our own collection of apps on our mobile devices guide. It includes links to apps for multiple devices and provides instructions in downloading Duke-subscribed apps...


    Categories: Databases, Resource Updates

    Tags: mobile 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...
  • MORE

    Categories: Explore Tools, Resource Updates

    Tags: UpToDate, smartphone, mobile apps