Lexi-Comp is a comprehensive drug information tool for use at the point of care. It contains clinical modules with information about drug interactions, identification, calculations, toxicology, and patient education. The indexes provide current generic and brand names for drugs used in the United States, Canada, and internationally for adult, paediatric, and geriatric populations. Natural product, infectious disease, and lab test information is also included.
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 Apple and Android mobile devices.
The subscription access University of Alberta staff and students have to the app, RxFiles Plus app (RxFiles +), is IP recognition only (IP addresses associated with an on-campus access). The RxFiles Plus app is set up when on-campus only. The RxFiles Plus app will work off-site for 3 months following this on-site activation.
Procedure used to enable access :
> Download and open the RxFiles Plus (RxFiles +) app from on a University of
> Click the button that states "Use Trial Mode" (ignore Username and
Note : The text at the bottom of the home page will state that the app is unlocked when accessed from on-campus (with an allowed IP address) and will list an end date of 3 months.
Note: To maintain app functionality, the app will need to be reactivated on-campus prior to the 3 months expiry date.
Clinical Key integrates much of Elsevier's medical and surgical content into one online resource, giving physicians access to large numbers of books, journals, videos and images. NOTE: You must be signed on to a free ClinicalKey account in order to download PDF versions of articles and book chapters.
ClinicalKey can be accessed on Apple and Android mobile devices. To access the full content of ClinicalKey you will need to register for a free ClinicalKey account. Information on this can be found here.
Also known as: |Natural Standard| Natural Medicines provides evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies, and includes contributors from more than 50 academic institutions. For each therapy covered by Natural Medicines, a research team systematically gathers scientific data and expert opinions. Validated rating scales are used to evaluate the quality of available evidence. Information is incorporated into comprehensive monographs which are designed to facilitate clinical decision making.
Available for Blackberry, iPhone/iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Palm OS and WindowsMobile.
PEMSoft is point-of-care clinical information resource covering neonatal, infant, child, adolescent and young adult health. Please Note: PEMsoft is being discontinued by the publisher, and we will have access to this database only until March 31st, 2018.
EBSCOhost Mobile Applications - iPhone and Android.
Use the Ebscohost app to access all of the library's Ebsco databases, including Academic Search Complete, CINAHL, MEDLINE, and SportDiscus. Includes links to full-text.
The new PubMed Mobile interface from the National Library of Medicine (PMHh interface) looks the same as the database PubMed (UA Access) - citations have a “Get Full Text” link (Get-It) to our electronic journals. Users will be required to authenticate before they can access full text, just as they would through PubMed (UA Access) queries.