Oct 31, 2020 | Updated: 09:48 PM EDT

Mobile Trends In Medicine

Dec 20, 2013 04:12 PM EST


The University of Michigan Library has compiled an outstanding list of mobile device resources for health sciences. Below is our pick of some extremely useful resources for Android users. Users of Android devices only can find detailed links to direct resources covering anything from clinical calculators to public health guidelines.

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The University of Michigan Library Resources for Android Mobile Devices:


A major improvement for version 2.0 is the addition of interactive clinical decision support, starting with 23 items. The system can easily be expanded to facilitate guideline implementation in a fast and individualized manner. Furthermore, NeuroMind 2.0 now contains almost 100 scores that are relevant for your neurosurgical practice.

CDC Mobile

Provides information on seasonal flu, H1N1 flu, public health emergencies, and more. From the centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Health Map Mobile

Provides real-time disease outbreak information; based on outbreak data of varying reliability (from news sources to curated personal accounts, to validated official alerts).

GLAD4U (Gene List Automatically Derived For You)

Web-based gene retrieval and prioritization tool that works with NCBI's databases.

BioDigital Human Platform

Simplifies the understanding of health topics by visualizing anatomy, conditions & treatments, providing new ways to augment healthcare applications.

My Food-a-Pedia

Provides consumers with quick access to nutrition information for over 1,000 foods, including calorie amounts, contribution of a food to the five food groups, and number of “extra” calories in a food from solid fats, added sugars, and alcohol. from the U/S. Department of Agriculture.

PTSD Coach

From the VA’s National Center for PTSD and DoD’s National Center for Telehealth & Technology. Designed for Veterans and military Service Members who have, or may have, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This app provides users with education about PTSD, information about professional care, a self-assessment for PTSD, opportunities to find support, and tools that can help users manage the stresses of daily life with PTSD.

Epocrates Rx

Free mobile drug reference for download to your Android device.

NLM Mobile

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has released a new mobile app that is intended to serve as the authoritative guide to NLM mobile resources. This app will improve your ability to find and use NLM mobile apps and sites. The app was created as an HTML 5 mobile Web site in support of the Library’s ongoing efforts to make our information broadly available

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