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Mobile Resources: Apps

Subscription apps, links, and other content for info on the go.

WFBMC-Specific Mobile Apps

App Reviews

iMedicalApps - reviews and commentary by medical professionals for iPhone, iPad, Android, and Blackberry. The editor-in-chief is Iltifat Husain, MD - a resident in Emergency Medicine and Director of Mobile App Curriculum.

  • See also their links to academic medical journals - the apps are free, but access to the journal content requires individual subscriptions. Most journals will not let you use our institutional subscriptions - try Docphin for journal content.

iMedicalApps News Feed:

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Library-Licensed Mobile Apps

Activation requires a separate (free) account; easiest to register on-campus using a desktop computer:

  • UpToDate Anywhere Mobile App for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows 8 tablet (formerly only for individual subscribers). Register from the UpToDate website, and get the app from iTunes, Android or Microsoft Store. Free CME included. See this page or the UpToDate FAQ (PDF) for more information.
  • AccessMedicine - for iPhone and Android - Create a personal account by clicking Wake Forest University in the upper-right corner of the AccessMedicine page, or use AccessMedicine Mobile View.
  • FirstConsult - app is iPhone/iPad only. Create an account in ClinicalKey and use that to log in. (available offline)
  • Mobile Micromedex - for iPhone, Blackberry, Windows Mobile, and Android. On the Micromedex site, click Download Center at the top of the page to access instructions and a password for the app.
  • StatRef! Mobile - includes MedCalc 3000 - for iPhone, iPad, Android, and Blackberry. Seecomplete instructions on the StatRef website.

* Some mobile apps require specifying a proxy for access off-campus: 


Aggregator Apps

Docphin - use from your desktop and/or from iPhone/iPad or Android devices. Select your favorite journals (suggestions are based on specialty, but you can search for any), and it will continually present new articles in your chosen subject areas, with links to individual articles. Select Wake Forest University when you register and it will link to our subscribed journals, and store your medctr credentials for off-campus access to full text.

BrowZine - allows you to browse, read and monitor many of the library’s subscription journals from your phone or tablet (iOS, Android, or Fire HD). Create a personal bookshelf of favorite journals, and articles may be synced up with ZoteroDropbox or Mendeley. To download, search for “BrowZine” in the App Store or Google play and get the app; when initially launching BrowZine, select WFU and subject area Biomedical and Health Sciences.

iPhone/iPad apps - the app is free, but access to the journal content requires individual subscriptions. Most journals will not let you use with institutional subscriptions with their apps.

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