REMM updated

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS), has released a major new versions of the Radiation Emergency Medical Management web site and Mobile REMMapp. Important changes are listed below. Creation of REMM Multimedia Library REMM YouTube channel: 4 new videos uploaded Improved REMM bibliography Updated Prototype for Medical Orders New sections for "Other … Continue reading REMM updated

New CDC flu app!

The CDC has released a new app for clinicians and other health care professionals that let's them find the CDC’s current influenza recommendations and influenza activity updates.  It's available for Apple iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch.  The CDC Influenza App can be downloaded from the Apple App store. The app lets you: View updated information on national flu activity  … Continue reading New CDC flu app!

PubReader for PMC

PubMed Central has released a new mobile device view for its articles. PubReader is a view designed to enhance the reading experience of PubMed Central articles.  Mobile device friendly navigation for pages and figures is made available.  PubReader can be used on any major web browser.  The view is available for full-text HTML articles in PubMed … Continue reading PubReader for PMC

Coming next: Using an app as prescribed

From the New York Times: Before long, your doctor may be telling you to download two apps and call her in the morning. Smartphone apps already fill the roles of television remotes, bike speedometers and flashlights. Soon they may also act as medical devices, helping patients monitor their heart rate or manage their diabetes, and … Continue reading Coming next: Using an app as prescribed

On the Horizon: #mHealth

Continuing the series on the Medical Libraries Association 2012 conference from last week's post, this week we'll examine a trend clearly at the forefront in the health sciences: mobile resources, and particularly how our patrons utilize them in the course of daily work. Several Taubman attendees at MLA'12 pointed to a presentation from the University … Continue reading On the Horizon: #mHealth

Try this database: Nursing Reference Center

Nursing Reference Center is a web-based nursing reference system designed to provide the latest evidence-based clinical information for nursing practice, education and research at the point-of-care. It is international in scope and includes the following features: evidence-based content clinically organized quick lessons evidence-based care sheets nursing practice & skill worksheets skill competency hecklists internationally accreditred … Continue reading Try this database: Nursing Reference Center

Cancer Tracking Goes Mobile

The sun is definitely shining brightly outside - do you know how your skin is affected? University of Michigan Medical School and University of Michigan Health System have developed a free app to photograph your skin and monitor any suspicious moles or lesions in an effort to make skin cancer screening cheaper, faster, and more convenient … Continue reading Cancer Tracking Goes Mobile

NLM Drug Info Portal now available for mobile devices

NLM's Drug Information Portal, a mobile-optimized web site, covers over 32,000 drugs and provides descriptions, drug names, pharmaceutical categories, and structural diagrams. Each record also features information links to nineteen other resources including PubMed, LactMed, and Drugs@FDA. Smart phones accessing the main Drug Portal site will be taken the mobile site. The Drug Information Portal is a free Web resource from … Continue reading NLM Drug Info Portal now available for mobile devices

#mHealth: Mobile Apps & Sites

You know a trend has caught on when Mashable posts about it. Mobile health (or #mHealth, for the Twitterati out there), whether in the form of mobile sites, apps, or technologies is becoming increasingly prevalent among both consumers and health practitioners. Keeping up with reputable sources, however, can be a challenge. Fortunately, the National Library of Medicine … Continue reading #mHealth: Mobile Apps & Sites