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1 Norris Medical Library Emily Brennan, MLIS Pamela M. Corley, MLS, AHIP Evans Whitaker, MD, MLIS

2 Are you a beginner, intermediate or advanced? What device do you own? What questions do you have for us? We dont know everything about this rapidly changing area, but will do our best to find you answers to your questions if we do not know!

3 Applications VisualDX Epocrates Lexi-Comp ACP Pier Essential Evidence Plus NextBio PubMed on Tap UCentral o 5 Minute Clinical Consult o Emergency Medicine Manual o Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests Diagnosaurus: differential diagnosis Diagnosaurus Mobile Device Optimized Webpages PubMed for handhelds UpToDate for handhelds MD Consult for handhelds


5 What o An application designed to help with visual diagnosis (not too surprising) o Primarily dermatologic How o Free download for iPhone for USC users. o Android app soon to follow. o Sign up for download from main page at VisualDx. Fill out form and submit. They email back the information you need to download application from iTunes App store

6 What? o A drug information tool o Several versions of varying costs – free to ~$200 How? o Free download of basic Rx version for all o Most platforms have a version o Android version of Rx is in beta o Epocrates Essentials provided by Keck SOM to students o Download from http://www.epocrates.com

7 What? o Drug information resource How? o There are academic discounts o Links center of homepage lead to purchase options o For Palm, PPC, Windows Mobile, Blackberry

8 What? o A clinical information tool o Rapid access to high quality clinical information How? o Free download for USC users o Only for Palm PDAs o See ACPier_download.html for details ACPier_download.html

9 What? o Evidence-based clinical information tool How? o Only for Palm OS or Windows Mobile devices o 8.php for more information 8.php

10 What? o PubMed search with emphasis on Bioinformatics How? o iPhone only o Free download from iTunes App store

11 What? o PubMed search application How? o For iPhone o Lite is free, full version is $2.99 o Download from iTunes App store

12 What? o USC purchases access so that USC students, faculty, and staff can download: 5 Minute Clinical Consult – clinical information tool Emergency Medicine Manual – abbreviated text of EM Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests – abbreviated text about diagnostic testing How? o Blackberry, iPhone, Palm, WindowsMobile, Android versions o Go to uCentral, click link to arrive at uCentral, then click Register for PDA Download, fill out form and receive information about downloading by email.uCentral

13 What? o Differential diagnosis software How? o Versions for Blackberry, iPhone, Palm, Windows Mobile o 9.php 9.php


15 What? o MEDLINE search for handhelds o Uses a PICO search format How? o

16 What? o Popular clinical information tool How? o Access only on-campus through USC Wireless or o Works for iPhone and Blackberry, does not work with Droid

17 What? o MD Consult is a book collection which you search by topic How? o Create a personal account at MDConsult on your personal computer.MDConsult o Make sure you are logged out of MD Consult account on computer, go to and log in to account using same sign-in

18 Contact us with your questions or suggestions Emily Brennan: Pamela M. Corley: Evans M. Whitaker: Mobile Devices Library Guide for more information Mobile Devices Library Guide

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