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Resources for Mobile Devices

The purpose of this guide is to introduce the TTUHSC community to resources available for their mobile devices. These resources are useful to health care professionals and students in the hospital, clinic or for educational use. Access to some resources may be limited by device platform as listed.

Software Description Platform Cost
Epocrates Rx Includes drug interactions, pill Identifier, drug Info, and medical calculator. iPhone Blackberry Droid Palm Windows Mobile Free
Eponyms (for students) Eponyms brings a short description of more than 1'700 common and obscure medical eponyms (e.g., Rovsing's sign, Virchow's node). A perfect tool to quickly look up the meaning of any eponym. iPhone/iPod Touch BlackBerry Palm Windows Mobile Free
iRadiology iRadiology has a catalog of over 500 radiology cases designed to help medical students and residents improve their plain film, CT, and MRI reading skills. The cases are derived from Dr. Gillian Lieberman, who is currently the Director of Harvard Medical Student training and Associate Director of the Residency Program at Beth Israel Medical Center. iPhone/iPod Touch Free
MedCalc MedCalc is a free medical calculator, that gives you easy access to a wide array of medical formulas, scores and classifications. Some of these features are the pregnancy wheel, dermatome map, eye chart, and growth velocity. iPhone/iPod Free
Medical Radio ReachMD MedicalRadio delivers world class medical content directly from ReachMD, the leader in medical education and information for medical professionals. All of the programming is broadcast on their exclusive Sirius-XM satellite radio channel XM 160. ReachMD MedicalRadio provides quality peer-to-peer content available in 15-minute programs that cover a broad range of topics for both general practitioners and specialists. iPhone Free
MedPage Today Mobile MedPage Today Mobile puts breaking medical news and CME/CE credits at your fingertips, with daily coverage of over 30 specialties and annual coverage of over 60 meetings and symposia. iPhone BlackBerry Droid Palm Windows Mobile Free
Medscape Includes drug reference, interaction checker, in-depth medical news, multimedia clinical reference, and continuing medical education. iPhone/iPod Touch Blackberry Free
Mobile Merck Medicus Includes the Merck Manual and Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests. Requires registration. iPhone/iPod Touch Blackberry Droid Palm Windows Mobile Free
NEJM This Week The latest medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice, from the most trusted name in medicine - The New England Journal of Medicine. iPhone/iPod Touch Free
NLM Mobile A link to the National Library of Medicine's site for the development of mobile software, including MD on Tap (Medline for mobile devices), WISER for hazardous materials, and downloadable versions of books from the NCBI Bookshelf for any mobile device. Palm Windows Mobile Free
PubMed Search the PubMed database with over 19 million citations for biomedical articles and life science journals. Save articles and searches, view abstracts, and export selected abstracts and citations for future use. Droid Free
Skyscape Skyscape gives students instant access to authoritative, quick reference tools to help make accurate, informed and confident decisions at the point of care or in the classroom. iPhone BlackBerry Droid Free
WebWISER WISER is a system designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents. WISER provides a wide range of information on hazardous substances, including substance identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and suppression advice. iPhone/iPod Touch Palm Windows Mobile Free


The product information provided herein has been collected from publicly available information and does not represent an exhaustive list of such products. Nothing herein shall be construed to act as an endorsement by the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center of any particular product.

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