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Point-of-Care Resources


Connect to web version of DynaMed off campus with your Tufts Username or Library Login.

DynaMed's references link to some free articles but otherwise to PubMed records.

To access the full text of our licensed articles:

  1. Open another browser window.
  2. Login to PubMed@Tufts (if you are off campus).
  3. Retry the DynaMed link.
  4. Click on the article's title to see the full PubMed record, and
    1. if you are on the Tufts network, click on the publisher's icon.
    2.  if you are off campus, select the FindIt@Tufts button.

DynaMed -- Mobile App

UPDATE: You must follow these instructions every 3 months, in order to re-authenticate to use the app.

New Dynamed app

Created by physicians for use primarily at the 'point-of-care', the DynaMed App is updated daily and monitors the content of over 500 medical journals and systematic-review databases.  



NOTE: You must follow these steps every 90 days to retain access

1. If not already installed: download the free DynaMed app from the App store or Google Play.


2. To authenticate, access the Library's Desktop version of DynaMed and sign in OR create a personal account using the "sign in" link at the upper portion of the screen). NOTE: you MUST sign in or create an account using the above Desktop version link for DynaMed to authenticate on the Tufts Network.


3.  From your mobile device, sign into DynaMed app using the personal account you created using the SIGN IN option. DO NOT USE THE INSTITUTIONAL NETWORK OPTION. 

4.  For first time users, the DynaMed 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 content as well as when updates become available.

(For more information on authenticating via the DynaMed App, please visit FAQs and full instructions on creating a personal account.) 


DynaMed summarizes and grades the evidence on many medical and dental conditions. 

Its bulleted summaries of important articles link to pertinent sections of topics and PubMed records. 

Its radiographic and microscopic images, clinical photos, tables and algorithms help clinicians make accurate diagnoses.

Its navigation column divides topics into common aspects (among others particular to a topic):

  • Overview & Recommendations
  • Epidemiology
  • Etiology
  • History & Physical
  • Diagnosis
  • Therapy
  • Complications & Prognosis
  • Guidelines & Resources
  • References


Search Tips

Its User Guide covers searching, browsing, viewing topics, printing and e-mailing Topics, and registering for alerts.

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