The A-Z list below and to the right includes all mobile resources described elsewhere on this guide.
Click the icon next to the resource to link to the device-specific site for Android, iPhone and/or iPad, or Blackberry:
Some resources we wanted to share charge a fee for access or downloading applications. Those resources are indicated by this icon:
PDA resources are not included in the A-Z list however you can find them in Nursing under the "By Profession/Interest" tab located above.
Resources of interest to Patients & Caregivers are also not included in the A-Z list.
--3M LITTMANN SOUNDBUILDER
The 3M™ Littmann® SoundBuilder App is a learning tool designed to help improve the auscultation skills of students and practicing clinicians. There are 14 unique lessons - based upon key heart sounds - that combine text, a virtual mannequin, 3D cardiac animation and dynamic waveforms.
Mobile website containing ebook content from AccessMedicine, including Harrison's Online, CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary Care (including guidelines for many cancers), drug monographs, and the popular diagnostic resource Diagnosaurus. "To access this version of the site, you must log in using a personal profile name and password created at www.accessmedicine.com. If you have not created such a profile, please visit the site on a nonmobile browser, select the "My AccessMedicine" tab, and follow the directions for creation of a personal profile. Once complete, you may return to the mobile view and use that username and password to access the site."
--ACP PIER DATABASE - HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY
PIER (Physicians' Information and Education Resource) is designed for rapid point-of-care delivery of up-to-date, evidence-based guidance for clinicians. This latest update is based on the 2010 edition.
From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) is an application designed to help primary care clinicians identify the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services that are appropriate for their patients.
From the National Library of Medicine, this site provides information about the latest federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines, HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials, and other research information.
--AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY FAMILY OF JOURNALS
Access article abstracts, news from each of the three journals (Cancer, Cancer: Cytopathology, & CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians), and the American Cancer Society Guideline Articles.
--ARCHIMEDES CLINICAL CALCULATOR
From Skyscape, this calculator provides more than 130 preprogrammed formulas that include specialties such as Cardiology, Pharmacology, Hematology, FEN, Pediatrics, Pulmonary and Renal. Registration required.
--THE ASCO POST
Oncology newspaper for cancer professionals. Use this app to access the clinical information vital to your practice from the most trusted source in oncology, the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO).
--BEST PRACTICE DECISION SUPPORT FROM THE BMJ GROUP
Authoritative information (from the BMJ Evidence Centre) is structured around the patient consultation, providing quick answers to questions about diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention.
Developed by the MSK Computational Biology Center (cBio), BioGene is an application available for the iPhone and iPod Touch which allows you to enter a gene symbol or gene name, for example "CDK4" or "cyclin dependent kinase 4" and retrieve its gene function description and references from Entrez Gene.
"The main focus of this app is to have a handy source of calculation modules and quick reference sections for designing and executing experiments involving PCR and Q-PCR. These techniques are routinely used in a molecular genetics laboratory for all type of research involving DNA. These vary from simple DNA amplification and confirmation to complex allele and genotyping for diagnostics. The BioTools application has sections to encourage users to design primer and probes using modified bases as substitutes for the natural four bases to enable specificity and increase nuclease resistance."
One of the most popular tools on the NIH’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Web site is the BMI (Body Mass Index) calculator. BMI is a reliable indicator of total body fat, which is related to the risk of disease and death.
--BREAST CANCER RISK ASSESSMENT TOOL FROM NCI MOBILE WEBSITE
An interactive tool designed by scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) to estimate a woman's risk of developing invasive breast cancer.
This application provides an interface via the iPhone “to the Cancer Bioinformatics Infrastructure Objects (caBIO) data service, which links to a repository of biomedical data. The caBIO data service is part of the Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid® (caBIG®) program at the National Cancer Institute (NCI).”
--CANCER TERMS PRO
Cancer Terms Pro is a professional level oncological glossary for iPhone and iTouch: a database of thousands of treatment, prevention, diagnosis, alternative and oncological terms. No internet connection required.
--CCO ONCOLOGY INPRACTICE
Comprehensive digital oncology textbook designed for healthcare professionals needing to find information rapidly at the point of care. Simultaneously search hematology and oncology textbook, drugdatabase by Lexi-Comp, PubMed abstracts, and management guidelines.
--CELL PRESS JOURNAL READER
Read full text articles from Cell titles on your iPad. Login with an existing Cell.com or ScienceDirect account to access full text content from personal or institutional subscriptions. Contact us for instructions on getting setup with remote access.
--CHEMSPIDER MOBILE WEBSITE
"A simple interface that allows you to search across our database of almost 25 million chemical entities based on chemical name (systematic, trivial or trade, registry number etc) and retrieve a list of intrinsic properties, a list of predicted properties, a list of associated identifiers, with links to Wikipedia if available, and a Google based search for the chemical based, for now, on the associated InChIKey."
--CINAHL AT EBSCOHOST MOBILE WEBSITE
CINAHL is the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature. It is the major indexing resource for nursing literature covering over 2,900 hundred English language nursing journals, as well as primary journals for the allied health disciplines. The database also contains references to books, dissertations, selected conference proceedings, and standards of professional practice. Click on EBSCOHost Web, then select CINAHL. For MSKCC users only.
-- CLINICAL TRIALS MOBILE
This app provides easy access to search the National Library of Medicine (NLM) database of available clinical trials worldwide, find studies near you matching specified categories and keywords, and view detailed information about specific clinical trials.
-- CNOR FLASHCARDS
Using Flashcard will help you learn faster and remember more in a shorter time by showing flashcards just before you will forget them. CNOR Flashcards app has several learning modes: Study, Slide show, Matching, Memorize, Quiz to make the learning process for CNOR exam more exciting and fun.
As a suite of apps designed by two surgeons seeking to improve patient understanding of medical problems, drawMD utilizes the iPad’s unique interface to allow anyone to sketch, stamp, or type directly on the detailed anatomic images included in the application. There are many specialties available for free on the drawMD website.
--DRUG INFORMATION PORTAL
The NLM Drug Information Portal gives users a gateway to selected drug information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and other key U.S. Government agencies. Many drugs in other countries are covered, but not as thoroughly as U.S. drugs.
e-Anatomy is an atlas of human anatomy for physicians, radiologists, medical students and radiographers with more than 4,000 medical and anatomical images. Requires registration with MSKCC email address at https://www.imaios.com/en/user/register/2. MSK only
This is a service for medical professionals interested in GI and can aide in real time patient care. Initially geared as offering specific GI related calculations and scoring models, EndoDX looks to be a source for quick access education and reference material for GI.
With Entrez Sequence, search for nucleotide and protein sequences from your Android device. Nucleotide and protein sequences have been compiled from GenBank, RefSeq, PDB, SwissProt, PIR, and PRF databases.
Depending on version, this resource includes drug monographs, health plan formularies, drug interaction calculator, pill identifier and pictures, medical news, infectious disease guides, alternative medications, disease monographs, lab & diagnostic tests, ICD9 & CPT codes, a medical dictionary, and more. There is also a no fee version.
-- ERA COMMONS STATUS SCREEN
PIs can track and manage grant applications and awards from their mobile device. The applications are grouped based on status, going from Received, Awarded, Pending, Withdrawn, to Not Funded. The column headings are Project Number, Status, Project Title and Date.
--ESMO CANCER GUIDELINES
ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are developed by groups of expert authors who formulated recommendations based on evidence-based medicine, and the app covers the areas of Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, NETs and GIST, Sarcoma, Supportive Care, and Urogenital Cancer.
Evernote allows you to create new and access saved webpages, documents, text notes, audio notes, and phone snapshots. Account registration required. A fee version is available with more storage space and features.
GeneIndex is used to look up genes by symbol or description, link to gene info on websites, search and store PDF journal articles for offline reading, search for genes which interact with a gene. It does not require a network connection for local databases.
"Customizable searches in the desired biological species, and maps from genome assembly or specific chromosomal positions. genomePad allows you to query any and all genomes present at the UCSC site.” Search and browse UCSC Genome Browser; fully functional.
iPhone app that allows you to re-format PDFs and other document types (including Microsoft Office files) for easy reading on the iPhone. Text markup, annotation and highlighting features as well.
Guidelines Central is the most comprehensive source of medical society endorsed, evidence based treatment guidelines covering dozens of specialties, including over 2,600 complete guideline summaries.
“iCut DNA lets you search the Restriction Enzyme Database (REBASE) for enzymes and the DNA nucleotide sequences they cleave. You can use it to find commonly used (type II) restriction enzymes by name or by specifying the recognition sequence.”
App that allows you to download webpages and PDFs to a mobile device to access offline. Automatic formatting makes reading easier and removes need to scroll and pan around PDF documents on phone. A fee version is available with more features.
This app from the Mayo Clinic provides guidance on test selection and result interpretation, enabling physicians to search for tests by disease, test name or test ID. In addition to test information, the app provides direct access to educational resources such as videos, articles and testing algorithms.
-- LILLY ONCOLOGY CLINICAL TRIALS
Find Lilly Oncology and non-Lilly Oncology clinical trials based on cancer type, country, state, drug, phase, and/or title. Save trials for fast and easy future reference, and share saved content with colleagues.
--LIVESTRONG Eng/Sp Dictionary of Cancer Terms
"Quickly search 6,000+ definitions provided by the National Cancer Institute. Switch views between languages to facilitate translation. No Internet access required during use."
--LIVING MEDICAL TEXTBOOKS: LEUKEMIA AND MDS
"This interactive textbook provides comprehensive coverage of important Leukemia and MDS disease-related topics, supplemented by hyperlinks to external multimedia resources such as illustrations, videos, journal articles, and other resources, that enhance understanding of relevant issues."
--LIVING MEDICAL TEXTBOOKS: METASTATIC MYELOMA
"This interactive "living" textbook is designed to support learning in the field of tumor immunology, and more specifically provides comprehensive coverage on metastatic melanoma treatment and management."
MediCalc (medical calculator) contains over 70 of the most commonly used medical equations and scoring tools. Topics include Cardiology, Critical Care, Hepatology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, LDL, Ideal Body Weight, Pediatrics, and more.
Medical Translator is an application that allows the translation of medical terms in 5 different languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish and German. The application contains over 18.000 definitions that are always available without the need for an internet connection.
Access to the same clinical evidence content you get on your desktop, including: drugs, interactions, drug identification, disease conditions, laboratory test information, alternative medicines, toxicology, and convenient calculators. For MSK users only.
--MICROMEDEX DRUG INFORMATION
Access drug information on over 4,500 search terms including generic names, trade names, black box warnings, dosage, administration, monitoring and precautions. MSK only. First navigate to Micromedex resource on the web, then go to "Download Center" in upper right-hand corner for password(s) to access.
The mobilePDR® provides accurate FDA-regulated information on more than 2,400 prescription drugs. The information is based on the print edition with additional features, enhanced functionality and ongoing updates. No fee is required for all US-based MDs, Dos, Residents, NPs and PAs.
“Molecules is an application for viewing three-dimensional renderings of molecules and manipulating them using your fingers. You can rotate the molecules by moving your finger across the display, zoom in or out by using two-finger pinch gestures, or pan the molecule by moving two fingers across the screen at once. New molecules can be downloaded from the RCSB Protein Data Bank (http://www.rcsb.org/pdb), an international repository of biological molecules and their 3-D structures."
--MY CANCER GENOME
Provides information on cancer types, cancer-related genes, and specific cancer-related genetic mutations. In addition, the app provides information on the drug classes, drug targets, and drug names for antineoplastic agents, either FDA-approved or being studied in clinical trials.
Evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies including herbs, supplements, complementary practices, diets exercise and nutrition: effectiveness, side effects, interactions, dosing, pregnancy, breastfeeding, historic background, practitioner accreditation, theory, and safety.
--NCCN CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES IN ONCOLOGY
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines are widely recognized and used as the standard for clinical policy in oncology by clinicans and payors. Registration (free) is required for access.
--NCCN REIMBURSEMENT RESOURCE
The oncology reimbursement landscape continues to present ever-evolving challenges for clinicians and others who work with patients with cancer. As a response to these ongoing challenges, users might find this app helpful.
--NEW ENGLAND BIOLABS (NEB) TOOLS
"Use Enzyme Finder to select a restriction enzyme by category or recognition sequence, or search by name to find information on any NEB enzyme. Sort your results so they make sense to you, then email them to your inbox or connect directly to www.neb.com."
NICE guidance supports healthcare professionals and others to make sure that the care they provide is of the best possible quality. This app provides a fast and convenient means to access, download, and view NICE guidelines (available at http://www.nice.org.uk/) It links to the latest NICE Clinical Guidelines and opens them using your preferred PDF Viewer.
--NIH BREAST CANCER INFORMATION
This application provides material on breast cancer, including diagnosis, treatment, risk factors, the various stages, and ongoing cancer research. All information is from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).
--NIH DEPRESSION INFORMATION
If you, or someone you care about suffers from Depression, this application will come in very handy for every day use. All information contained is from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). Included, you'll find sections on: symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatments.
This mobile website acts as a hub for the National Library of Medicine's mobile apps for download. Users can search for apps by their specific device and immediately download them.
--NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER @ POINT OF CARE
A clinical support platform that provides comprehensive information on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of NSCLC, made up of a progressive series of chapters and other learning tools.
--NURSE'S POCKET DRUG GUIDE, 6th Edition
Specifically geared toward patient care, this instant-access guide provides registered nurses with essential, current information on the selection and administration of 1,000 commonly used medications.
--NURSING CENTRAL FROM UNBOUND MEDICINE
Mobile access to information about diseases, tests, and procedures; a database of 5,000 drugs; more than 60,000 dictionary terms; Medline; and tables of contents to major nursing journals.
Skyscape Nursing Constellation is a dynamic, customizable solution that combines 12 essential nursing resources and decision tools in one comprehensive suite for your mobile device.
--NURSING SPECTRUM DRUG HANDBOOK, 5th Edition
Written by RNs for RNs, the Handbook delivers the evidence base needed to safely administer more than 3,000 brand-name drugs and 1,000 generic drugs--along with important patient monitoring instructions specific to each drug.
Allows professionals to group resources in a productive way with tags and home screens, and organizes apps and content by personalized categories. Also includes a comprehensive drug guide database.
PubChase is a biomedical literature search and recommendation tool that searches PubMed. Save articles and PDFs to your library, connect to Mendeley, and synch your PDFs between your desktop computer and mobile device.
iPhone app for searching PubMed with additional functionality: text search, advanced search of 36 fields and 8 limits, save searches to run later, access full-text PDFs of MSKCC subscriptions. Also, save articles for offline viewing, create folders for saving references, and integration with popular social networking and productivity applications, including Facebook, Twitter, Evernote and email. Export RIS citations for import into EndNote.
--PUBMED FOR HANDHELDS
Search PubMed via the web browser of any mobile device. Includes the ability to conduct a PICO search as well as search MedLine/PubMed, read journal abstracts and link to FullText@MSK.
Quick LabRef for Android (Quick Clinical Laboratory Values Reference) provides quick look at the up-to-date information on the most commonly used clinical laboratory values and other useful relevant information such as lab data in Microbiology, Physiology / Pathophysiology, Toxicology and etc. Normal values reference are provided in both Conventional Units (CU) and, whenever available, in units of the “Sistème International” (SI).
Read by QxMD provides a single place to discover new research, read outstanding topic reviews and search PubMed. It provides a simple interface that drives discovery and seamless access to the medical literature by reformatting it into a personalized digital medical journal.
Created by and for radiologists, this app helps you create reports that are more consistent, useful, and evidence-based. Note, although the app itself is free, some of the tools provided must be purchased within the app.
--REMM - RADIATION EMERGENCY MED MANAGEMENT
REMM provides guidance for health care providers, primarily physicians, about clinical diagnosis and treatment of radiation injury during radiological and nuclear emergencies
-- ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY (RSC)
This apps provide up-to-the-minute chemistry news and articles from the RSC publications and forums.
--SABIOSCIENCES PATHWAY CENTRAL WEB APP MOBILE WEBSITE
iPhone web app of the popular SABiosciences pathway study resource Pathway Central and turned it into an iPhone web app. Featuring 100 categorized pathways. Go to www.sabiosciences.com with your iPhone or iPod Touch, tap the red header that appears on top, tap "+" at the bottom to add icon and bookmark for easy access.
--SANFORD GUIDE TO ANTIMICROBIAL THERAPY
An infectious diseases treatment resource that provides comprehensive, treatment- focused coverage of infectious diseases and clinical conditions, anti-infective drug information, therapeutic adjuncts and comparative spectra of activity. Based on the Sanford Guide Web Edition, the application features expanded coverage of topics compared to the print edition.
Read articles more easily on your tablet or phone. Can also export references and download PDF articles to your device with the enhanced mobile article view.
With SciFinder Mobile, you can quickly find references to published research for a topic of interest or specific author; information on a substance of interest, including nomenclature, molecular formula, and properties; and the latest answers from Keep Me Posted alerts you have set up. SKI Registration to Web Version of SciFinder. For assistance or registration issues, contact Donna Gibson (firstname.lastname@example.org, 212-639-2109).
--TURING RESEARCH INTO PRACTICE (TRIP)
Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care.