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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

Mobile Medicards


Created by Dr. Wayne J. Altman, consisting of common clinical problems and various topics.

Prevention Task Force: USPSTF Recommendations (ePSS)

US Preventive Services Task Force (ePSS)



  • Download the USPSTF (ePSS) app from the App Store or Google Play Store.
  • No login required. Install it and begin using it. 


The Prevention Task Force: USPSTF Recommendations (ePSS) app is designed and developed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Identifies the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services that are appropriate for patients. The ePSS information is based on the current recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and can be searched by specific patient characteristics, such as age, sex, and selected behavioral risk factors. 


Diagnostic Checklist


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.  



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.) 

CDC Vaccine Schedules



Download it free for smartphones and tablet devices from the iTunes App Store or from Google Play. Its features include:

Provides childhood, adolescent, adult and catch-up vaccine schedules, and a table of contraindications and precautions table, with all footnotes that apply to schedules.   

  • Color coding coordinates with printed schedules.
  • Hyperlinked vaccine name opens as a pop-up with dose specifics.
  • Catch-up schedule for children shows minimum dosing intervals.
  • Related vaccine resources and websites are included.
  • Any changes in the schedules will be released through app updates.

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