Spotlight on Library and Knowledge Services – Mobile Apps

The next in our series of spotlight on library and knowledge services looks at mobile apps.

Read on to find out about apps available to you and how to access them…

Use mobile apps to access eBooks, articles, find evidence, guidelines and patient information from your smartphone or tablet.

Apps available for use with your NHS OpenAthens account:

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ClinicalKey provides access to a large selection of journals and eBooks, as well as videos and photographs.

Available from:

iTunes Store

Google Play

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DynaMed Plus a point of care tool. Evidence is presented in bullet point format, making it easy to search and find the evidence.

Available from:

iTunes Store

Google Play

The following apps are freely available without the use of NHS OpenAthens at no extra cost:

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BNF/BNFC are handy medicine tools

Available from:

iTunes store

Google Play

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NICE Guidance is a quick tool to find guidelines published on NICE Evidence.

Available from:

iTunes Store

Google Play

Microsoft Windows Store

Adult Drug Calculations – This app is designed for nurses and midwives who are newly qualified, returning to practice, adapting to practice in the UK and any other nurse or midwife who wants to update their practice in accordance with their personal/professional development plan.

Available from:

iTunes store

Google Play

Neonatal Medicines Management – Health Education Thames Valley and Health Education Wessex has launched an education app for Neonatal Medicine Management. Calculating, verification of drug dosages and infection control are essential skills in every day practice.

Available from:

iTunes store

Google Play

Prognosis: Your Diagnosis – It’s a game that lets you investigate, deduce and diagnose complex clinical cases on your smartphone. Each case takes a few minutes and helpfully includes some learning points for each scenario you complete.

Although the cases are aimed at board exams in the US you’ll find most of them suitable for UK specialties.

Available from:

iTunes Store

Google Play

For help with installation and using the apps, or to book a training session with a librarian please contact the library:

Poole: library@poole.nhs.uk or 01202 442101

RBCH: library@rbch.nhs.uk or 01202 704270

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