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CAP Apps & Links

Resources and Mobile Apps at the point of care for TUSM's Competency-Based Apprenticeship in Primary Care Program

BMJ Best Practice

LICENSED APP & WEB VERSION

best practice

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: BMJ Best Practice and click Create Account.

  • Fill out and complete the personal account creation form.

  • The app is available for download in the App Store or Play Store.
  • Log in with the email and password you set up when registering for an account.

 

DynaMed

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

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.  

WEBSITE: http://www.library.tufts.edu/ezproxy/ezproxy.asp?LOCATION=Dynamed

MOBILE ACCESS INSTRUCTIONS

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.) 

ClinicalKey

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

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 180 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.

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