Mobile Apps

Now you can get mobile and take several of our most popular resources with you on your smartphone or tablet.

BNF / BNFC

A new App combining the British National Formulary (BNF) and British National Formulary for Children (BNFC) was launched in July 2017. OpenAthens login is no longer required, and users don’t need to be connected to the Internet to access it. CLICK HERE for links to download the App for Android or Apple devices and for links to the BNF and BNFC websites.

BrowZine

The BrowZine App is available for Kindle Fire, Android and Apple devices.

1) Download BrowZine: From your Android, iOS or Kindle Fire device, visit the Apple App Store, Google Play Store or Amazon App Store. Search for BrowZine and download the app to your device. (If you have previously been using BrowZine with the Open Access library, please delete the app and reinstall it).

2) Access BrowZine: Tap on the app icon to open BrowZine. A list of libraries will appear, please select University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust. Enter your UHCW OpenAthens username and password. The App will save your OpenAthens details. To create bookshelves and save your favourites you will need to register an e-mail address on BrowZine.

3) Start browsing! Use the Subject dropdown menu to browse by subject categories or the Titles A-Z to find a specific title by name.

CASP Critical Appraisal Skills App

The CASP App is available for Apple devices. It allows you to appraise 8 kinds of studies using worksheet templates and it stores your results. It includes an evidence-based practice glossary and  calculators to help with numbers needed to treat, pretest probabilities etc. You can also add links to articles and PubMed IDs.
Get the CASP App for iPhone/iPad here.

ClinicalKey

ClinicalKey includes the full text of more than 600 journals and 1,200 textbooks, optimised for mobile devices. It requires an Internet connection and works with your UHCW Athens login. Before downloading and installing the ClinicalKey App on your smartphone or tablet, please make sure you have activated your personal registration on the ClinicalKey website. To check this, log in here and look at the top right of the screen. If you see the word Activate instead of your name, you will need to click that word and follow the instructions to complete the activation. Then you will be ready to download and use the App.

ClinicalKey for Android ClinicalKey for Apple

DynaMed Plus

Ebsco DynaMed Plus gives you frequently-updated, evidence-based clinical topic summaries, images and reviews with many links to full text. The DynaMed Plus Mobile App is available for Android and Apple devices.

  • Click here to log in to DynaMed Plus with your UHCW Athens username & password.
  • Once logged in, click the relevant link under Spotlight.
  • Fill in the form to e-mail yourself the links to iTunes, Google Play and an authentication key. Use an e-mail address that you can access on your mobile device (and you might need to check your junk/spam folders). N.B the authentication key will expire if not used within 48 hours – if this happens, repeat steps 1 & 2.

 

Guideline Apps

 

 

  • SIGN Guidelines: the official App for accessing guidelines from the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) is available for Android and Apple devices here.

 

  • Guidelines: the Guidelines.co.uk App contains concise summaries of major primary and shared care clinical guidelines from the UK, and covers a wide range of clinical areas. It is fully searchable, contains all the current content from the Guidelines handbook plus additional summaries, and is updated monthly. It is available for Android and Apple devices here. Free registration required.
  • Guidelines for Nurses: the companion App for nurses is available here.

OvidToday

Available for iPad and Android tablets, this App brings you a rolling 6 months’ worth of tables of contents and full text of every journal that we subscribe to from Ovid, including articles published online ahead of print. You will need a login to authenticate the App; once authenticated, you create a personal account to allow you to browse tables of contents, access full text and save your favourites in a reading list to read offline. Ask us for a login.

Download OvidToday from iTunes Download OvidToday from Google Play

SORT (Surgical Outcomes Risk Tool)

SORT is a surgical preoperative risk prediction tool that provides a percentage mortality risk for death within 30 days of surgery for adults undergoing inpatient surgery (exclusions – obstetrics, neurosurgery, cardiac and transplant surgery). It was developed and internally validated as a collaborative effort by researchers from NCEPOD (National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death) and the UCL/UCLH Surgical Outcomes Research Centre (SOuRCe).

Get the SORT App for Android and Apple devices at http://www.ncepod.org.uk/sort.html

Yellow Card

All UK healthcare professionals have a duty to report drug side effects and adverse reactions to the MHRA via the Yellow Card scheme. The Yellow Card App is available for Apple and Android devices.

Download Yellow Card from iTunes Download Yellow Card from Google Play
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