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NAU Mobile Library Resources

The following resources licensed by the Cline Library provide access to information through your mobile device!

Evaluating Health Information

Information from apps should be used in context with your knowledge of evidence-based practice. Examples of criteria for evaluating health information:

  • Accuracy
  • Authority
  • Currency
  • Coverage

Free Medical Translators

Additional Free/Low-Cost Apps

Blausen. With this free download you can experience just some of the power of the Blausen Human Atlas. Turn the 360 degree rotatable Human Body figure, see narrated 3D animations of five common medical conditions (Asthma, Delivery, Diabetes, Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand and Stroke) and explore a sample of the searchable 1,500+ term medical glossary and 1,200 cross referenced, related still images.

Calculate. From the maker of the apps 'The ECG Guide' and 'Pedi STAT' comes 'Calculate', a next-generation clinical calculator and decision support tool, freely available to the medical community. ‘Calculate’ is focused on highlighting tools which are actually useful in clinical practice and serve to impact diagnosis, treatment or determining prognosis. Can be used without internet connection after download.

Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) is an application designed and developed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Nation's lead Federal agency for research on health care quality, costs, outcomes and patient safety. The ePSS application was developed to assist primary care clinicians identify the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services that are appropriate for their patients. Can be used without internet connection after download.

MedPage Today Mobile puts breaking medical news, comprehensive reference information and FREE CME/CE credits at your fingertips, with daily coverage of over 30 specialties and annual coverage of over 60 meetings and symposia.

Micromedex. A free resource for on-the-go access to the industry’s most trusted clinical reference information. An internet connection is not required, allowing for access at anytime from anywhere. Drug Information contains concise information on 4500+ search terms. Can be used without internet connection after download.