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Mobile App Resources

Guide to mobilized resources and apps licensed by the Hirsh Library

BMJ Best Practice

best practice

LICENSED APP & WEB VERSION

BMJ's evidence-based, point-of-care resource incorporates the systematic reviews from its Clinical Evidence and so combined current evidence with expert opinion and guidelines.  It uses detailed, referenced, decision trees and a step-by-step approach, covering prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis.  It incorporates AHFS Drug Information Essentials, which provides dosage information for most drugs. Its web version requires Tufts ID or Library Login.

 

         

          MOBILE ACCESS INSTRUCTIONS

  • From a computer on the Tufts network access this link: BestPractice and click Register for Free.

  • Fill out and complete the form.

  • The app is available for download in the App Store or Play Store.
  • Log in. An institutional code is not required.

 

ClinicalKey App

LICENSED APP 

Contains Elsevier's medical and surgical content in one interface with access to over 1100 books, over 500 journals, thousands of videos and millions of images. Includes information from First Consult, which can be found at the top of search results for select topics. This app is available for  both Android and iOS devices (iPhone and iPad).

MOBILE ACCESS INSTRUCTIONS

DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL THE APP

1. Download Clinical Key from the App Store (iOS) or Google Play Store(Android).

2. After installing and opening the app, choose the "Global" edition. Then, two options should appear: Click on 'Clinical Key'.

3. Enter your ClinicalKey username and password to begin using the app (SEE Register for an Account below).

 

REGISTER FOR AN ACCOUNT

  1. Go to ClinicalKey (desktop version) and click 'Register' in the top right corner.
  2. Use your tufts.edu email address to fill in the required information on the registration page.
  3. Click 'Register' when finished. ClinicalKey will display an activation message and sends a confirmation email.
  4. In the confirmation email, click the link to officially start your remote access*.

*This will grant 180 days of remote access. Prior to the end of the 190 days, log into your ClinicalKey personal account while on the Tufts network. This will extend your access another 180 days. Should your remote access expire, follow the above steps to re-activate your access.

DynaMed Plus

 

 

LICENSED APP & WEB VERSION

Created by physicians for use primarily at the 'point-of-care', the DynaMed Plus App is updated daily and monitors the content of over 500 medical journals and systematic-review databases.  Its web version requires Tufts ID or Library Login.

MOBILE ACCESS INSTRUCTIONS

1. Download the free DynaMed Plus app from the App store or Google Play.

 

2. Access the desktop version of DynaMed Plus  from the library’s homepage.

3. Click on the Get the DynaMed Mobile App link under the 'Spotlight' heading.

4. Enter your email address and click send.

5. From your mobile device, open the email  and tap the authentication link to authenticate the app. 

NOTE: If you do not tap the authentication key link in the email within 48 hours you will need to request a new authentication key from within DynaMed Plus.

6. The DynaMed Plus App opens on your device and begins the initial content download. 

NOTE: It is recommended that you are on a Wi-Fi connection for the initial download of DynaMed Plus content as well as when updates become available.

The initial install process may take 20-30 minutes. For best results, keep your device plugged in and connected to WiFi.

 

(Please visit this page for full instructions.) 

   

 

ePSS

ePSS appFREE APP

NIH Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality's Electronic Preventive Services Selector is designed to help primary-care clinicians identify screening, counseling, and preventive medications and guidelines that are appropriate for their patients.  Its A & B ratings are covered by insurance plans, and starred ratings reflect recent changes.
 

MOBILE ACCESS INSTRUCTIONS

Download it from the App Store or Play Store.

 

PubMed for Handhelds

Designed for smartphones, see its mobilized version customized for access to Tufts holdings.

  • has a PICO search form
  • searches the clinical journal literature
  • browses by journal for new citations & abstracts
  • links out to articles licensed by Tufts.

 

MOBILE ACCESS INSTRUCTIONS

Download PubMed4Hh from the App Store or Google Play.

 

UpToDate Anywhere

MOBILE ACCESS INSTRUCTIONS

1. Access UpToDate, from the library's homepage: http://www.library.tufts.edu/ezproxy/ezproxy.asp?LOCATION=UpToDate.

2. Click the 'Register' link in the upper right corner of the screen.

  • To register, complete all fields then click Submit Registration.
  •  If you already have an UpToDate User Name and Password, proceed to step #3 and download the app.

NOTE: Upon completion of the registration process, you will receive a confirmation email from UpToDate. 

3. Download the mobile app: App Store | Google Play Store | Amazon App Store.

4. From the app, log in with your UpToDate User Name and Password.

NOTE: You only need to do this once – the app remembers your User Name and Password. 

 

WEB INSTRUCTIONS

In addition to the Mobile App, you can access UpToDate from any computer with internet access.  

1. Access UpToDate, from the library's homepage: http://www.library.tufts.edu/ezproxy/ezproxy.asp?LOCATION=UpToDate.

2. Click the 'Log In' link in the upper right corner of the screen.

NOTE: In order to maintain uninterrupted access to UpToDate Anywhere, always access UpToDate from the Hirsh Health Sciences website. If you don’t you will be prompted to re-verify your affiliation with Tufts University once every 90 days. 

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