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Health Sciences Mobile Devices Resources

Resources for mobile devices in health sciences.


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 or mobile-friendly website..


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 App

DynaMed 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

Covid-19 Related Apps

ACGME AWARE App:  Helps improve the well-being of medical students & trainees.


Covid Protocols App:  A comprehensive app of all of  Brigham and Women's Hospital's COVID-19 protocols.

iOS I Web

Covid-19 Screening Tool App: Provides the public with trusted information. From Apple, the CDC, FEMA, & the White House.

iOS  I Web

Pneumonia Guide:  Includes the 2019 ATS/IDSA Guidelines.


Ventilator Training Alliance App: Provides access to key ventilator equipment information for critical care providers.

iOS I Android

WHO Academy App:  Designed to support health workers during COVID-19. From the World Health Organization. For the general public.

iOS I Android

WHO Info App:  Provides real-time mobile access to the latest news and developments. From the World Health Organization. For medical  professionals

iOS I Android

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

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


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. 


GeoPain: 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 I Android

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


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


MSkinCheck: 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. 


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