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Health Sciences Mobile Devices Resources

A guide to resources for mobile devices in health sciences.

Overview

This guide provides a list of mobile-friendly resources offered through Taubman Health Sciences Library, as well as information on how to access and install them.  Please note:  subscription resources often require that you first register yourself and/or your device.

Resources are divided by subject, with availability noted by device type.

                                      

Purchasing a Mobile Device

For more information on using mobile devices on campus:

UpToDate Anywhere

To access UptoDate Anywhere (which allows for off-campus and mobile use), a user must create an individual account on UpToDate.

DynaMed Plus App

DynaMed Plus now has a new app that eliminates the serial number issue.  Use the links below to download & install the app on your mobile device.

iOS l Android

Configuring Outlook on Your Mobile Device

For medical students:  How to use & configure U of M Health System (UMHS) Outlook email.

Apps from Michigan

Eyes Have It: A pocket reference for eye pathology, with almost every type of pathology you would see in a primary care, urgent care, or ER setting. $$

iOS l Android

Heart Sound Challenge: Designed to develop the confidence of students or health care professionals in their ability to use the stethoscope to examine patients' hearts, using an engaging, game-like environment. $$

iOS

Nerve Whiz: Learn the complex anatomy of nerve roots, plexuses, & peripheral nerves.

iOS

Neuro Localizer HD: Enter symptoms or abnormal exam & the neuroanatomic pathways are drawn out. Neuro Localizer will show where the pathways overlap in the central or peripheral nervous system. iPad only. 

iOS

PainTrek: Track, analyze, & talk about pain, using an innovative "paint your pain" interface to easily enter the intensity & area of pain by dragging over a 3D head model. 

iOS

Plain Language Medical Dictionary: Find definitions of common medical terms in easy-to-understand language.

iOS

Return2Play: Concussion recovery journal app that helps concussion patients track their activities & symptoms to share with their healthcare team. $$

iOS

Second Look: A study aid that provides a series of histology slides for users to self-test their level of knowledge and ability to recognize histological structures. Free / $$

iOS l Android

Stroke Track: Capture patient detailsl; includes NIH stroke scale, potential complications, and tPA dose calculations. 

iOS

UMSkinCheck: For skin cancer self exam & surveillance; allows users to complete & store a full body photographic library. track detected moles/lesions, access informational videos & literature, & fill out a melanoma risk calculator. 

iOS

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