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Apps and Websites

Medical App Reviews:

Calculators:

  • MDCalc - includes calculators and guidelines
  • Epocrates - includes calculators and drug information

Websites:

  • Medscape - Online reference for health care professionals and patients.
  • MedlinePlus - NIH curated information on conditions, diseases, drugs, supplements, and other health-related topics.

Access Series

The Access series includes online access to essential textbooks, drug information, videos, case files, and other resources.

Quick Answers

UpToDate:

  • Provides reviewed clinical reference material including drug information, dosing, and brief summaries of conditions and management options. Available off campus with personal account registered while on campus.
  • App for iOS and Android devices (register account on campus for access to the app)

Visual Dx:

  • A diagnosis tool based on dermatological signs. It is available on desktops, phones, and tablets.
  • App for iOS and Android devices (register via web-based version to create the username and password)

Natural Medicines:

  • Evidence-based, peer-reviewed information on complementary and alternative medicine treatments. Includes evaluation of therapies for specific conditions, herbs and supplements, and diet therapies.

Summaries

Syntheses

  • Cochrane LibraryA database of systematic reviews on health care topics. Also includes a hand-picked registry of controlled trials.

Synopses of Single Studies

  • ACP Journal ClubA monthly publication that selects, summarizes, and appraises several articles judged to have a high clinical impact. Accessed through the American College of Physicians or EBSCO Publishing.
  • Evidence-Based Medicine (BMJ) - Critical reviews of current research.
  • TheNNT - Summary and appraisal of clinically important research articles.
  • Evidence Alerts - Pre-appraised critical article alerts by discipline.
  • OrthoEvidence - Orthopedic-only pre-appraised evidence summaries.

Single Studies

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