Free resource which allows you to look up any prescribable drug. Once the drug has been identified, the user has access to information such as adult and pediatric dosing, contraindications, drug interactions, adverse reactions, effects on pregnancy and lactation, mechanism of action, and pricing and package information. Available for Blackberry, iPhone/iPod Touch, Android, Palm OS and Windows Mobile.
The CMA is now providing its members and CAPSI (Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns) registered students and interns with free access to the RxTx Mobile App, which includes the CPS (Rx) as well as a bonus subscription to Drug Choices (Tx), and other features.
Provides practitioners with the latest recommendations for the appropriate use of antimicrobials and the optimal treatment and prevention of infectious diseases. Subscription costs $29.99. Available for iPhone or Android.
Purchase required (25% discount for U of A if purchased through Skyscape or Unbound Medicine). Serves as a quick-reference tool for accessing the latest information on diagnosis, pathogens, and antibiotics. Available for Blackberry, iPhone/iPod Touch, Android, Palm OS and Windows Mobile.
A free database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (CPGs). Maintained by the Canadian Medical Association, it currently includes over 1200 CPGs developed or endorsed by an authorative medical or health organization in Canada.
As part of a project, funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, the RNAO has developed several PDA versions of the Nursing Best Practice Guidelines. These mobile versions of the guidelines are specifically designed for viewing on PDAs or mobile phones.
Shots is a quick reference guide to the Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedules, a collaboration of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and the 2007-2008 Adult Immunization Schedule, recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). Details on each vaccine are available by clicking on the vaccine names.