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AACR Videos

Description: More than 125 video interviews with prominent cancer researchers and patient advocates who attended past AACR conferences and audio recordings of all the AACR teleconferences are now available for free through the AACR Video app.

Free Resource for iPhone, iPad and Android Devices.

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AHFS Drug Information

Description: AHFS Drug Information is a collection of evidence-based drug monographs.

To access AHFS Drug Information, you must download the Stat!Ref app. You will need to create a free My STAT!Ref account while on an MD Anderson campus. Once you've created your free account, click on the "Temporary Login Account" tab and select "Activate/Renew". This will give you a free account to many eBooks, including AHFS Drug Information for a full year.

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AJCC Cancer Staging Handbook

Description: AJCC Cancer Staging Handbook isused by phsicians to facilitate the uniform description of neoplastic diseases.

To access AJCC Cancer Staging Handbook, you must download the Stat!Ref app. You will need to create a free My STAT!Ref account while on an MD Anderson campus. Once you've created your free account, click on the "Temporary Login Account" tab and select "Activate/Renew". This will give you a free account to many eBooks, including AJCC Cancer Staging Handbook for a full year.

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Browzine

Description:  Use BrowZine to collect your favorite journal articles on your mobile device to read and research on the go.  Download the mobile app from the Apple App Store for your iPad, or visit Google Play and the Amazon Appstore for your Android tablet.  Once installed, you can use your MD Anderson MyID to access subscribed and open access publications, create your own bookshelf of favorite journals, and save to a variety of services. 

Free resource through the Research Medical Library.

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Cochrane Library

Description: Cochrane Reviews are systematic reviews of primary research in human health care and health policy. They investigate the effects of interventions for prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. They also assess the accuracy of a diagnostic test for a given condition in a specific patient group and setting.

Annual subscription fee required.

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Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses

Description: Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses offers information on over 5,000 trade name and generic drugs. This tool also provides information on dosing and administration, safety, interactions and patient teaching.

To access Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, you must download the Stat!Ref app. You will need to create a free My STAT!Ref account while on an MD Anderson campus. Once you've created your free account, click on the "Temporary Login Account" tab and select "Activate/Renew". This will give you a free account to many eBooks, including Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses for a full year.

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Diagnosaurus

Description: Mobile database of 1000+ differential diagnoses.

Subscription/download fee required.

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DynaMed

Description: DynaMed is a point-of-care reference tool designed to provide doctors and medical researchers with the best available evidence to support clinical decision-making. DynaMed provides clinically-organized summaries for nearly 2000 topics. Summaries are organized both alphabetically and by category. DynaMed is updated daily and monitors the content of over 500 medical journals directly and indirectly by using ten journal review services. Each publication is reviewed cover-to-cover, and each article is evaluated for clinical relevance and scientific validity using a rigorous 7-step protocol. First, register for Skyscape. Next, obtain a DynaMed serial number from the Research Medical Library.

Download the Skyscape application from app store and follow the directions to download DynaMed.

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e-Anatomy

Description: e-Anatomy is an interactive human anatomy atlas which presents medical imaging exams with annotated anatomical structures and diagrams.

Free resource through the Research Medical Library subscription. You must create a free account to login. Create your free account while you are on an MD Anderson campus and use your MD Anderson e-mail.

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Epocrates

Description: Collection of PDA software solutions. Includes Epocrates Essentials, an all-in-one guide to diseases, drugs, labs, and diagnostics. Available for free are MobileCME, MedTools, Mobile Resource Center and Rx.

Epocrates Essentials requires annual subscription fee.

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Indent-A-Drug

Description: Ident-A-Drug provides quick accurate identification of oral tablets and capsules used in North America by the identification code imprinted on all medications, and includes NDC numbers, manufacturers, use and doses. The Ident-a-Drug Database also gives the national drug code (NDC #) as well as the drug class.

Subscription fee required.

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Lexi-Comp

Description: Collection of medical databases clinicians can use at the point of care to access information on drugs, lab and diagnostic procedures, diseases and conditions, and patient education materials.

To use this app, create a free account, download the app, and enter the product code.

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Medical Calculator for iPhone

Description: This clinical calculator gives you quick access to calculations that are too hard to memorize or perform in your head. MedCalc supports US and SI units.

Free resource.

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MEDLINE

Description: Premier source for bibliographic and abstract coverage of biomedical and allied health literature.

Research Medical Library Tablet Site - Gives you access to full-text articles (Apple iOS, Blackberry, Android)

Research Medical Library Mobile Site - Gives you access to full-text articles (Apple iOS, Blackberry, Android)

PubMed for Handhelds - (National Library of Medicine) (Apple iOS, Blackberry, Android)

Unbound MEDLINE - (Unbound Medicine) (Apple iOS, Android)

PubMed On Tap - (References on Tap) (iOS Only) - Requires the following EZProxy server string in your setup: https://login.elibrary.mdanderson.org/login?url=%@

No subscription fees required for the above resources.

Medscape from WebMD

Description: Medscape is a drug database offered through WebMed. Access 6,000 drugs or generics and hundreds of herbals and supplements. This tool can be used to check for drug interactions or interactions between drugs, herbals and supplements. Read specially focused medical news available in 30+ specialty areas.

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Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy

Description: The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy contains information on diagnosing and treating medical disorders.

To access the Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, you must download the Stat!Ref app. You will need to create a free My STAT!Ref account while on an MD Anderson campus. Once you've created your free account, click on the "Temporary Login Account" tab and select "Activate/Renew". This will give you a free account to many eBooks, including the Merck Manual for a full year.

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Micromedex Drug Information

Description: Drug Information contains comprehensive drug information and is backed by the same thorough, unbiased editorial process as Micromedex.

This app is free. To use this app, download to your device and enter the password which you access from Micromedex while you are on an MD Anderson campus.

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mobilePDR

Description: Based on the trusted Physicians’ Desk Reference PDR, mobilePDR is an authoritative source for FDA-approved drug labeling information. It includes full labeling information on more than 2,400 drugs, concise point-of-care prescribing, dosing and administering information, full-color images and weekly updates to ensure accuracy. Download in the Apple app store.

mobilePDR is free to all valid U.S. based MDs, Dos, NPs and Pas in full-time patient practice. It does require a DEA or NPI number to register.

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Nature

Description: Search, browse, read and bookmark full text content from Nature and Nature News.

Access to the full text of all Nature and Nature News content through the app is free if you are on campus and signed into the MDA Mobile network.

To access nature off campus on any mobile device, you must login to the VPN.

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Natural Standard

Description: Natural Standard was founded by clinicians and researchers to provide high quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies including herbs, supplements, complementary practices, diets exercise and nutrition. This international multidisciplinary collaboration now includes contributors from more than 100 eminent academic institutions. Finally- trustworthy, up-to-date, consolidated information on effectiveness, side effects, interactions, dosing, pregnancy, breastfeeding, historic background, practitioner accreditation, theory, and safety is now at your fingertips.

Subscription fee required.

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NCCN Guidelines

Description: Access the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines on your iPad or Anroid Tablet. NCCN offers treatment recommendations and their panels address cancer detection; risk assessment and reduction; and supportive care areas such as nausea and vomiting, distress management, cancer-related fatigue, and cancer pain management. You must be a registered user on NCCN.org before you download the NCCN app through the iTunes Store or Google Play.

Free resources.

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PLoS

Description: PLoS Medicine, the open-access journal publishing important original research and analysis relevant to human health.

For iPhone: PLoS Medicine is optimized for the iPhone

For iPad: PLoS Reader is optimized for the iPad.

Free resource.

PubMed

Description:Premier source for bibliographic and abstract coverage of biomedical and allied health literature. The National Library of Medicine also offers other mobile decision support tools on their website.

Research Medical Library Mobile Site allows you to search PubMed and access full-text articles.

PubMed On Tap – Requires the following EZProxy server string in your setup: https://login.elibrary.mdanderson.org/login?url=%@

Access PubMed on your tablet through the Research Medical Library Tablet Site

No subscription fees required for the above resources. 

Science Direct - SciVerse

Description: SciVerse ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books.
Register at sciencedirect.com with your institutional email address.

Free resource.

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SciFinder Mobile

Description: The new SciFinder Mobile platform allows researchers to use web-enabled smartphones to access Chemical Abstract Services (CAS) databases through SciFinder, a research tool for chemical and related sciences.

SciFinder Mobile can be accessed at http://scifinder.cas.org/mobile with most mobile devices. SciFinder is free. Sign up with your institutional e-mail here: http://www.lib.utsystem.edu/scifinder/uthouston

Taber’s Medical Dictionary

Description: Taber's Medical Dictionary contains over 60,000 terms, 1,000 photos, and 30,000 audio pronunciations.

To access Taber's Medical Dictionary, you must download the Stat!Ref app. You will need to create a free My STAT!Ref account while on an MD Anderson campus. Once you've created your free account, click on the "Temporary Login Account" tab and select "Activate/Renew". This will give you a free account to many eBooks, including Taber's Medical Dictionary for a full year.

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TOXNET Mobile

Description: Mobile TOXNET, from the National Library of Medicine, is an easy to use, mobile-optimized Web interface covering toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health and related areas.

Free resource.

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UpToDate

UpToDate is an electronic information resource that can be used to get specific, detailed answers to your clinical questions from the office, exam room or bedside. Over 80 million patient-related problems are researched each year with UpToDate. To use, register for a free account online and download the app.

Freely provided by the Research Medical Library.

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