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EBSCOhost app for iPhone

Review of the EBSCOhost app for the iPhone and iPod touch. Overall, it is a robust application with plenty of search options and tools. One feature lacking is the ability to export to citation management software.

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Now on iPhone: UpToDate… sort of

As reported on the company website, UpToDate is now available as an app for the iPhone and iPod touch. Features include mobile-optimized clinical calculators, Physician Topics, Drug Topics, What’s New, Patient Information, CME/CE/CPD credit accrual, abstracts, graphics, tables, images, figures, basic search, search filters (adult, pediatric, patient), auto-complete search terms, topic-centric navigation, persistent login, bookmarks, […]

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Dosecast: mobile app for tracking medications

Mobile medical app Dosecast can help patients track their medications better, which may help cut healthcare costs in the long run.

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More mobile medical textbooks

As reported recently in the iMedicalApps blog, two more titles have joined the ranks of mobile-friendly medical texts. Software developer MedHand has created iPhone and iPad-friendly versions of McGraw-Hill’s Clinical Anesthesiology ($79.99) and Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Family Medicine ($74.99). As mentioned in a previous post, having medical texts on a 1-2 pound device […]

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Mobile app for parents: KidsDoc

As recently reviewed on the iMedicalApps blog, the American Academy of Pediatrics has released KidsDoc for the iPhone, a medical advice resource based on the clinical protocols used for the last 16 years by pediatricians and nurses. It features a simple, 3-step navigation system, and includes an alphabetical index, a body area index, and a […]

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Web 2.0: Make a note of it with Evernote

Prior to a visit to your physician (primary care doctor, dentist, or a specialist), have you seen, read or heard a medical claim that you wanted to ask about? Or have you experienced symptoms that you are unsure may or may not be related to the reason for the visit? What about prescription medications or […]

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Smartphone vs. water

Health care professionals providing direct care to patients risk having their mobile phones and other devices ruined when they come in contact with fluids — bodily fluids, water from washing up, fishing on days off, etc. Recently the Endgadget blog posted a video showing the Motorola Defy being immersed in water and still functioning. Warning: […]

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Free medical e-books

According to the iMedicalApps blog: “Kaplan is offering 100 free e-books through iBooks, Appleā€™s e-reader for the iPad and the iPhone. For those in the medical field, there are plenty of books to choose from. The e-books range from Kaplan USMLE step 1, 2, and 3, to novels about Intern life. These books from Kaplan […]

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Software “apps” for libraries

The iLibrarian blog has posted the first two parts of a three-part series on iPhone software applications (“apps”). The first installment “features libraries that have created iPhone apps for their patrons.” The second posting features library vendor and database applications. The third installment is set to “feature book-related apps.” This author will be exploring these […]

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Eccles Goes Mobile

Eccles Library now has a mobile-ready website. The Home page features a 3-tab interface with a collection of mobile-friendly links and pages, as well as direct links back to the library’s main website. It is currently optimized for viewing on an iPhone/iPod Touch, with further refinements under development to support users of other mobile devices. […]

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