Mobile Apps

The apps below, available for iOS and Android devices, are licensed by the UConn Health Sciences Library and are freely available to UConn Health students and staff.

You must be connected to a UConn Health internet network or using the off-campus (Proxy) connection to register for these apps.

 

For assistance downloading the apps, contact ref@uchc.edu.

Having trouble logging in via the Proxy Login Page? Contact circ@uchc.edu.

 

In addition to the apps below, you may be interested in these clinical mobile apps recommended by medical students at UConn Health.

 


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AccessMedicine

Description: A collection of four clinical support tools: Quick Medical Dx & Tx, Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas of Clinical Dermatology, Diagnosaurus (a differential diagnosis tool), and Diagnostic Tests (from the Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests).

Steps: Go to AccessMedicine online, click “Sign In,” and create a “MyAccess Profile.” Then download the AccessMedicine app from your device’s app store and sign into the app with your account credentials.

 


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DynaMed

Description: Medical information database of clinical topic summaries, including a grading of the quality of evidence cited, designed primarily for point-of-care use.

Steps: Go to DynaMed online, click the person icon in the upper right corner, and click “Register now.” Download the DynaMed app from your device’s app store and sign into the app with your DynaMed username and password. The app is authenticated for 3 months, after which time you are prompted to re-verify your affiliation by using the app on campus or logging in to your DynaMed account online via the off-campus (Proxy) connection.

 


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Lexicomp

Description: Comprehensive drug information including FDA drug alerts and recalls, internationally available drugs, natural products, and poisoning and toxicology.

Steps: Go to Lexicomp online, click “Mobile Access Codes.” Select your platform and “New (app is not installed).” Follow the steps to add a subscription to your account, then download the Lexicomp app from your device’s app store and sign into the app with your account credentials. The authorization code expires at the end of every calendar year. To find the new code to add to your account, follow the instructions above and after selecting your platform, select “Existing (already have the app)” and follow the steps.  

 


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Micromedex

Description: Full-text drug info. From PDR, USP DI, Martindale’s. Poisoning and Toxicology data, Drug Reactions, Patient Education handouts, MSDS sheets.

Steps: Go to Micromedex online, click “Download Mobile Apps” below Resources. Scroll to find “Micromedex Apps on Mobile Devices.” Follow the steps for each app you’d like to download. You must update the password on an annual basis. Once the current password nears expiration, the app will remind you to enter an updated one. When you need an updated password, follow the same steps above to obtain the new password  (see Step 4).

 


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UpToDate

Description: Evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource with over 10,000 topic reviews, each of which answers multiple clinical questions.

Steps: Go to UpToDate online and register for an account. Then download the UpToDate app from your device’s app store and sign into the app with your account credentials. You must use the app on campus, log in to your UpToDate account online on campus, or log in to your UpToDate account online via the off-campus (Proxy) connection every 90 days in order to keep your account active. You’ll receive an email reminder from UpToDate when you need to re-verify your affiliation. 

 


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VisualDX

Description: Access to more than 20,000 medical images with concise specialist-developed clinical information, in many areas of medicine such as dermatologic, infectious, and drug-induced diseases. Also includes a differential diagnosis tool.

Steps: Go to VisualDX online and click on “Get the Mobile App” to create a personal account. Then download the VisualDX app from your device’s app store and sign into the app with your account credentials.