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Point-of-Care Resources


Connect to web version of DynaMed Plus 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 Plus 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 Plus -- Mobile App




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.


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 Plus 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.) 




DynaMed Plus 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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