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Medicine: Mobile Resources

This guide will help you find information and introduce you to medical resources available at the UTAS library

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Free Mobile Apps

3D Brain
3D Brain App
Use your touch screen to rotate and zoom around the interactive brain structures. Discover how each brain region functions, what happens when it is injured, and how it is involved in mental illness. Each detailed structure comes with information on functions, disorders, brain damage, case studies, and links to modern research.

Access to reliable drug, disease, and diagnostic information at the point of care./td>
Apple app. Android app.

3D4 Medical Images
3D4 Medical Images App
Designed specifically for the iPad, this app contains over 200 medical images that can be displayed presentation purposes saved as wallpaper or shared with friends colleagues.  The Skeleton App is free, other apps in this collection vary in price.
Apple app

Eponyms brings a short description of more than 1700 common medical eponyms to your mobile device. A perfect tool to quickly look up the meaning of any eponym.
Apple app

Medscape is the leading medical resource most used by physicians, medical students, nurses and other healthcare professionals for clinical information.
Apple app. Android app.


Prognosis: Your Diagnosis

Prognosis is specially designed for Doctors, Medical students and Nurses and each case helps to learn or recall two or three key clinical points that can be applied in your practice. Apple app. Android app.

The Skyscape Medical Resources app is used by more than 2.3 million healthcare professionals (HCPs) to access the medical resources they know and trust at the point of care. This valuable decision-support tool helps physicians, nurses, students and other HCPs find the right answers, right away. Apple app. Android app.

Paid Mobile Apps

Diagnosaurus DDx
Differential Diagnosis Tool. Search over 1,000 differential diagnoses by organ system, symptom, disease, or browse all entries to help you reach an accurate diagnosis. Also offers a free preview version.  Apple app. Android app.

ECG guide
Succinct yet authoritative, this ECG reference is a critical companion for practicing physicians, medical trainees, nurses and paramedics. It is designed as a learning tool for those still training as well as a reliable reference for more experienced interpreters of ECGs and ECG Rhythms. Apple app. Android app.

Heart Murmur Pro
Learn heart murmurs the easiest way possible with Heart Murmur Pro. With 23 heart sounds included along with a wealth of clinically relevant information for each, you'll master heart sounds in no time at all. Apple app.

Instant Anatomy Flash Cards
This application contains 560 diagrams or flash cards covering most aspects of human anatomy, perfect for medical and nursing students as a quick reference from Instant Anatomy. Apple app. Android app.

MIMS (Monthly Index of Medical Specialties) is the essential prescribing and drug reference guide. Android app.

Medical Apps

healthmash app

You can use the HealthMash app to search the whole HealthMash knowledge base on the go.

Have you found any Medical Apps that you would like to recommend to other students? Please let us know by using the comments link below.

Mobile Access


Medicine, nursing, the health care system, preclinical sciences

Web of Science

Index of 7000 high impact journals in all subject areas. Articles indexed since 1991 have links to articles cited by and citing that article Help

Dynamed (need to download an App.)

An evidence-based medicine database offering point of care information