Downloadable Apps

Resources for PDAs and Smartphones

Annals of Family Medicine
The PDA version includes the table of contents, abstracts of major articles and the full text of most shorter elements of the Annals. Palm OS or Pocket-PC-compatible PDA.

CATMaker
Helps you create Critically Appraised Topics, or CATs, for the key articles you encounter about Therapy, Diagnosis, Prognosis, Aetiology/Harm and Systematic Reviews of Therapy.

Diagnosaurus
1000+ Differential Diagnoses.

EBM Calculator
Designed to calculate relevant statistics for Diagnostic studies, Prospective Studies, Case Control Studies, and Randomized Control Trials (RCT).

Geriatrics at your fingertips
Free PDA version of the American Geriatrics Society's pocket guide to the evaluation and management of diseases and disorders that are common among the elderly.

Getting started with PDAs
From the Duke University Medical Centre Library.

Journal Club
Freeware Palm Os Program. Designed to help physicians, residents, and medical students to quickly look up terms and calculate Relative Risk, PPV, NPV, Sensitivity, Specificity, etc.

MedCalc
Free medical calculator for PDAs.

Wound desk
A complete mobile solution for professional wound management, that saves time, reduces errors and improves wound healing

Smartphone resources

Archimedes Medical Calculator
Free to SkyScape users, available to most Smartphones, palm OS and Blackberries.

CDC Spotlights
Available free on Skyscape's Medstream product, available to most smartphones, palm OS and Blackberries.

Epocrates Rx
Register free online for Palm, Windows Mobile, iPhone, and BlackBerry.

LactMed App
Information about maternal and infant drug levels, possible effects on lactation and on breastfed infants, and alternative drugs to consider

Medscape mobile
Medscape for iPhone, iPod Touch and other mobile or wi-fi devices.

NCBI Bookshelf
Titles requires a download of the free MobiPocket reader. Available to Palm Powered devices, Pocket PCs, Symbian phones and PCs.

PubMed for handheld
Free for any mobile device.