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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-affiliated individuals, such as University of Alberta Medical Residents, are suggested to download Lexicomp through the Alberta Health Services - 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.

As part of University of Alberta Library's subscription to CPS, we are pleased to provide you with your own personal access to the CPS by CPhA (formerly RxTx) mobile app. This app provides CPS Full Access for Apple and (some) Android mobile devices.

  • Click here to register.  Please follow the steps below.
    • Enter your existing username and password. If you do not have one, please create an account.
    • ​You will receive a “welcome” email asking you to create your CPhA password — please follow the instructions.
    • ​Once your password has been set, visit the “profile” icon located at the top right of the page and select “profile” from the dropdown menu.
    • ​Scroll down to the “Set Mobile Enterprise Code” section.
    • ​Enter the Organization Code 0072609 or 0099924 and create a CPS password. Click on the “Next” button.
    • ​You are all set! Download the CPS mobile app on your device and use your email address and the password you just created to login.
      • Go to the Apple App Store to download the CPS by CPhA app for iPhone and iPad
      • Android users please note: The Android framework the app was built on has been deprecated by Google as of April 2023 and this does impact any users with new phones or an updated Android OS. A solution is forthcoming. In the interim, please open CPS in a browser on your device - a wireless connection is required.


     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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