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Health Sciences Resources for Mobile Devices

Health Sciences Apps

     Available for Blackberry, Android, and iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (iOS 7.0
     and higher).

    How to install the Dynamed mobile app.

    DynaMed Mobile App - User Guide

  • AHS-affliated individuals, such as University of Alberta Medical Residents, are suggested to download Lexicomp through the Alberta Health & Service Knowledge Resource Service as their needs focus on patient care. This is contrasted to University students whose use centers on course study.

      Available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (iOS 7.0 and higher), Android.
      How to install the Lexicomp mobile app.

    Mobile app available for Apple and Android mobile devices.

CPS by CPhA (formerly RxTx) Mobile app features :

  • Access to thousands of Health Canada–approved monographs.
  • CPhA evidence based, peer-reviewed monographs covering more than 300 drugs, including valuable guidance on off-label uses.
  • Health Canada advisories and alerts posted within 48 hours of issue.

As part of University of Alberta Library’ subscription to CPS, we are pleased to provide you with your own personal access to the CPS by CPhA mobile app!

  • Click here to register (Organization Code: 0072609).
  • Go to the Apple App Store or Google Play App Store from your smartphone/tablet, search for CPS by CPhA and install the app.
  • Enter the email address and the password created during registration.


     Available for Apple and Android mobile devices.

     Mobile device users - Click here

    Available for Blackberry, iPhone/iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Palm OS and
    Windows Mobile.

Access the Natural Medicines database from this Library database link.

  • Click on CE/CME Center and create an account.
  • Login with that account for the first time.
  • Download the 'Natural Medicines' app that has a small green 'Pro' box in the upper lefthand corner of the icon, NOT the 'Natural Medicines Consumer Ed' app that has a blue 'C' box on the icon.
  • Use your newly created login credentials (username, not email address) and password to login to the app.
  • The database will start downloading for your use.

Available for Apple and Android mobile devices.
AccessMedicine from McGraw Hill Medical is a comprehensive online medical resource. The AccessMedicine app is a point of care solution for clinical practice through select mobile features.

To activate and for continued access to the app, register for a My Access account (using Sign In). and sign in every 90 days through your institution, either on-site or through a VPN.

Health Sciences Article Databases

Need to find a few articles quickly?  Most of our top health sciences databases are available in mobile format.

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