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SOM ICE Experience: Clinical

The resources in this guide are provided as single point access for online references to support the ICE curriculum.

Clinical Apps

= iPhone, = iPad, = Android, = Blackberry, = Windows phone

Name Cost Device Type Description Notes
AHRQ ePSS Free An application designed to help primary care clinicians identify the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services that are appropriate for their patients.

The ePSS for Android Smartphone/Tablet is based on the current recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and can be searched by specific patient characteristics, such as age, sex, and selected behavioral risk factors.
 
Calculate (Medical Calculator) by QxMD Free A next-generation clinical calculator and decision support tool for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows, freely available to the medical community. Registration is required when first accessing the app.
Canopy Medical Translator Free A free medical translation tool. Provides translations in 15 languages (and counting) and access to live medical interpreters.  
Dynamed Mobile Library Subscription A mobile version of the DynaMed database. Registration required
Epocrates

Free

A drug reference app. Delivers current safety, diagnostic, and treatment information. Epocrates (free) offers Drug Information, Interaction Check, Pill ID, Formulary, athenaText, and Tables. Epocrates Plus (fee-based) offers additional resources such as Clinical Practice Guidelines, Disease Information, Alternative Medicine, etc. Epocrates Plus available for purchase.
Eponyms (for students) Free App provides short descriptions of more than 1700 common and obscure medical eponyms. Called "Eponyms" in the Google Play Store.
First Consult Library Subscription A clinical decision support resource that leverages evidence-based medical information to provide easy access to the latest on evaluation, diagnosis, clinical management, prognosis and prevention. First Consult is part of ClinicalKey. Registration for a personal ClinicalKey account is required.
Johns Hopkins ABX Guide 2015 Fee-Based ($29.99) App features up-to-date authoritative, evidenced-based information on the treatment of infectious diseases to help you make decisions at the point of care.  
Medibabble Translator Free A free medical translation app. Comes with English and Spanish as the primary languages. Can download Chinese-Cantonese, Chinese-Mandarin, French, German, Haitian Creole, and Russian for free.  
Medscape Free App provides the most comprehensive set of tools to support clinicians with all of their professional needs, including decision-making support at the point-of-care, medical news and perspectives from thought leaders across medicine, engaging CME courses to support professional development, and much more Free Medscape account registration required.
Micromedex Library Subscription App provides on-the-go access to the industry's most trusted drug information. Must authenticate the app through the Micromedex database. Ask a librarian for installation assistance.
UpToDate Library Subscription A mobile version of the UpToDate database.

Registration to an individual UpToDate account is required. Click here (Hofstra) or here (Northwell) for installation and registration instructions.



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