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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: DynaMed Plus is now DynaMed. These instructions have changed with the new App Update on Monday, August 26, 2019.



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.  Its Desktop version requires Tufts ID or Library Login. 


NOTE: You must follow these steps every year 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 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 using the personal account you created.

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.

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 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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