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General Apps

DynaMed    Apple Android

Database of clinical topic summaries, includes grading the quality of evidence cited, designed primarily for point-of-care use. 

Access provided to MAHEC staff, faculty & residents. Instructions for access.


UpToDate   Apple Android

A clinical decision support resource combining the evidence with expert opinion and designed to be useful at the point-of-care.

Access provided to MAHEC faculty & residents. Instructions for access. 

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StatRef    Apple | Android

Access selected medical, dental, nursing and pharmacological textbooks and dictionaries, as well as medical calculators, ACP Smart Medicine, and AHFS DI Essentials.

Access provided to MAHEC staff, faculty & residents. Instructions for access.

PubMed for Handhelds     Apple | Android

This is an app alternative to the PubMed Mobile website. Search PubMed by PICO (patient, intervention, comparison, outcome) or regular Medline search


VisualDX    Apple | Android

Designed to enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety. Shows disease variation with images.

Access provided to MAHEC faculty & residents. Instructions for access. 

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Natural Medicines    Apple | Android

Authoritative resource on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary alternative and integrative therapies.

Access provided to MAHEC faculty & residents. Instructions for access. 

AHRQ ePSS   Apple | Android

Designed to help primary care clinicians identify clinical preventative services that are appropriate for their patients. Search or browse U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPTF) recommendations.


EBM Stats Calc

EBM Stats Calc  Apple | Android

Calculate NNTs from rates, percentages, or raw event and patient numbers. Use sensitivity and specificity of likelihood ratios to go from a pretest probability to posttest probability and positive predictive value and negative predictive value.


Calculate by QxMD     Apple Android

More than 400 unique calculators and decision support tools.


Shots by AAFP/STFM     Apple Android

American Academy of Family Physicians and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

CDC vaccine schedules and footnotes and important up-to-date information about each vaccine, including: dosing schedule, high-risk indications, adverse reactions, contraindications, catch-up, administration, epidemiology, brand names and coding information, and excipients/additives.


IDSA Practice Guidelines App     Apple Android

Infectious Diseases Society of America