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Barwon Health Library Service: Clinical Apps

Evidence for Excellence

Clinical Apps

Are you looking for information on the go...?  

Download any of the following apps so you can search for information while you're on the go...

Please contact us if you have feedback or suggestions for apps that should be included in this guide

Nursing Apps

Nursing Advisor
Nursing Advisor provides instant evidence-based content at the point of care. 

  • Using a Barwon Health computer create a personal Lippincott account by self-enroll. Your Lippincott account will give you access to both Advisor and Procedures content.
  • See instructions on downloading and obtaining access to the mobile app

LP

Nursing Procedures
Nursing Procedures contains over 1700 procedures covering a range of nursing specialties. 

  • In partnership with the Australian College of Nursing, 160 step by step procedures and skills have been adapted for Australian conditions
  • Using a Barwon Health computer create a personal Lippincott account by self-enroll. Your Lippincott account will give you access to both Advisor and Procedures content.
  • See instructions on downloading and obtaining access to the mobile app

Drug Information

​LactMed from the National Library of Medicine will help you find information about drugs / supplements and breastfeeding. 

mims

 MIMs 
MIMS apps contain up to date information about Australian approved medicines.  

  1. You must Register via Clinicians Health Channel.
  2. You will be sent an activation email. Select the Activate My Registration link.
  3. Download the App
  4. You will need to request access to iMIMS/MIMS. Select your preferred mobile version  
  5. You will be redirected to the MIMS request form.
  6. Enter your CHC email address and click Proceed. This will register you for MIMS and you will be sent a Token Number.
  7. Open iMIMS and login with your Registered email and password.  Use the  Token Number to finalise the login.
  8. Accept terms and conditions.
  9. Please note, due to the large file size when downloading the first time, download time may be slow.

eTG

eTG Complete
​This is available for both Apple and Android phones. You must be on the Barwon Health network to register. 

 

See the eTG Complete App Guide for instructions on how to access this app.

Point of Care Apps

CK

ClinicalKey
CK helps you access evidence-based, peer- reviewed information. 

  1. Register a user account while you are on a Barwon Health network.
  2. Download freely from iTunes (iOS) or Google Play (Android).
  3. Login into the app using your CK registration email and password.

UpToDate

UpToDate
This resource is an evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource. The app is optimised for  iOS or Android devices. 

To access on your mobile device:

  1. Register a free UpToDate account while you are on the Barwon Health network
  2. Download the app free
  3. Sign into the app with your UpToDate registration username and password.

bmj

BMJ Best Practice
BMJ is a clinical decision support tool. Available on iOS and Android devices.

  1. Create an account 
  2.  Use your newly registered BMJ Best Practice login details to access the App.

ViaTherapy
Best practice and evidence-based recovery interventions for upper extremity stroke rehabilitation – 
at your fingertips.

General Resources Apps

BrowZine
Bookshelf your favourite eJournals to read at your leisure. More info...

Clinical Resource Apps

Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Database contains systematic reviews in health care Library. Download the Cochrane Library App free for either iOS or Android devices.

Calculate by QxMD
Clinical calculator & decision support tool. Available free for either iOS or Android devices.

Skyscrape Clinical Calculator
Free medical calculator provides healthcare practitioners with trusted clinical information for more accurate, confident and informed decision-making.

Heartpedia
The app shows anatomically accurate interactive 3D images of congenital heart defects and repairs of those defects.