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Apps & Tablets and More!: Point of Care Tools

Learn more about tablets and apps!

Intro

The Health Sciences Library subscribes to a number of Point-of-Care tools, designed to assist you with diagnosing patients while at the bedside or in the office.  All of these apps are Evidence-Based and contain authoritative information.  While the content may be similar, each is organized differently, so try them all and find your favorite.

Access Medicine

Once downloaded to your device you do not need to be on wifi or use your data plan to access content

Available for Apple or Android devices.

How to create an account-

  • From a computer on the Rowan network go to AccessMedicine at http://accessmedicine.com.ezproxy.rowan.edu/
  • Create a free personal account
    • Click on "Rowan University" in the upper right corner
    • Choose "Sign in or Create a Free MyAccess Profile"
    • Choose "Don't have a MyAccess Profile?"
    • Fill out the registration form
  • If you haven’t already install AccessMedicine on your mobile device by choosing Google Play or iTunes store from this link http://www.unboundmedicine.com/accessmedicine.
  • Sign on with your personal account information

IMPORTANT: to maintain remote access to AccessMedicine you have to log in while on a Rowan University Network computer at least once every 90 days

The app provides access to the following

  • Quick Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 
  • Fitzpatrick's Clinical Dermatology Atlas
  • Diagnosaurus
  • Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests

BMJ Best Practice

Once downloaded to your device you do not need to be on wifi or use your data plan to access content

Available for Apple and Android devices

How to create an account-

  • Create a free personal account from a computer in the Rowan network in order to use BMJ Best Practice   
  • Download the app: https://bestpractice.bmj.com/info/us/app/  
  • The free download comes with a few sample topics, but your institutional subscription includes the Best Practice app and you will be able to download the full content set.
  • To complete set up, tap on the app icon on your device’s home screen.
  • On the log in screen enter your  My Best Practice email and password, don't enter an institutional number.
  • To download all content, make sure you have are signed into or created your account while using your institution's internet access.

DON'T USE YOUR DATA PLAN -We recommend you be on Rowan Wi-Fi for the initial download of content as well as when updates become available because they can be big.

Clinical Key

Available for Apple or Android devices

How to create an account-

  • Create a free ClinicalKey personal account from a computer in the Rowan network by clicking Register link near the top right hand corner
  • Fill out the registration form using your institutional email (Your email address will be your username).
  • Click the Register button at the bottom
  • Follow the instructions in the email sent to your address

Remote access is given for 180 days.  Sign on to a Rowan networked computer with your personal account before the end of that time to renew for another 180 days.  If your remote access expires follow the above steps to reactivate it.

 

DynaMed Plus

For information on installing to the DynaMed app to your device see the How do I install and authenticate the DynaMed app on my mobile device webpage on the DynaMed site, specifically the section "Log in via your institution's network".  To create a personal account with you must access DynaMed from links on the library's website. 

Essential Evidence Plus

*****Do this while on campus, you need to authenticate
through a Rowan campus computer.*****

 

EE+ is web-optimized for mobile devices. It delivers evidence-based clinical decision support to your fingertips at the point of care via your iPhone, iPad, Android, and other Smartphones.

Set up a Personal Profile to get EE+ on your mobile device at the point of care or anywhere.  You must create a Personal Profile from a computer within your institution’s IP range.

Step 1: Go to the Essential Evidence Plus homepage (www.essentialevidenceplus.com)

Step 2: Click on “My Account” in the top menu

Step 3: Click on “Register” in the “Access Your Personal Profile” box

Step 4: Fill out the “Personal Profile Registration” form

Step 5: View confirmation notice

Once you have established a username and password, EE+ can be accessed anywhere on your mobile device simply by logging in. If you do not have access to an IP authenticated location, please contact us at marketing@essentialevidenceplus.com for setup assistance.

See the EE+ page for more information: http://www.essentialevidenceplus.com/resources/EEP_guidebook_remote.pdf

First Consult

Once downloaded to your device you do not need to be on wifi or use your data plan to access First Consult.

Available for Apple devices

How to create an account-

First Consult is part of Clinical Key.  You must have a Clinical Key personal account to use it.

  • Create a free ClinicalKey personal account from a computer in the Rowan network by clicking Register link near the top right hand corner

  • Fill out the registration form using your institutional email (Your email address will be your username).

  • Click the Register button at the bottom

  • Follow the instructions in the email sent to your address

  • On your iOS device (iPhone, iPod, or iPad), visit the App store.

  • Search for "First Consult" and install the free First Consult app.

  • Once installed, log in to First Consult on your mobile device with your ClinicalKey user name and password.

Stat!Ref

Available for Apple or Android devices.

How to create an account-

  • Create a free personal account for Stat!Ref from a computer in the Rowan network under the "My Stat! Ref" link.  Enable your Temporary Login Account from the profile page.
  • Choose your device version here and install it.
  • On your mobile device go to Apps and tap on STAT!Ref
  • Enter your email address as your User Name and the Password you created
  • You have now activated your Temporary Login Account for 90 days
  • An expiration reminder email for users of Temporary Login Accounts are sent 10 days and then again 1 day prior to expiration
  • For more information, see the Stat!Ref handout: http://www.statref.com/resources/PDFs/SROnline/StatRefAccountHandout.pdf 

Visual Dx 2017

*****Do this while on campus, you need to authenticate
through a Rowan campus computer.*****

 

Get VisualDx Mobile

Apple or Android devices

Institutional subscriber

  1. Launch VisualDx at your institution and click “Get the Mobile App" (center of VisualDx homepage).
  2. Create your personal username and password as instructed.
  3. Once you have a username and password, you can download the free VisualDx Mobile app on your mobile device from the iTunes Store or from Google Play.
  4. Launch the VisualDx app from your device and sign in using the username and password you created.