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Mobile apps and resources
The apps listed below are mobile-friendly resources designed for busy healthcare staff and include point of care, clinical referencing and general productivity apps. Apps that have been reviewed and tested by our team are shown, alongside freely available apps which can be used to support evidence-based healthcare practice.
The apps below require authentication either through OpenAthens or via an IP range.
BMJ Best Practice
BMJ Best Practice is a point of care tool that gives healthcare professionals fast and easy access to the latest information when making diagnosis and treatment decisions.
This app ensures that users can search premium EBSCOhost database content from CINAHL Plus and Medline anywhere, anytime.
NHS Apps Library
The NHS Apps Library features tools and apps which healthcare professionals can recommend with confidence to patients and their carers. All apps in the library go through an assessment process designed by expert reviewers to ensure they are safe, secure and work effectively.
BNF & BNFc
The BNF & BNFC App is aimed at prescribers, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals who need up-to-date information about the use of medicines. The App contains all of the content from BNF and BNFC ensuring easy access to BNF information.
The Cochrane Library App presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navigate format which provides you with relevant, accessible research, when you need it, from the world’s leading experts in evidence-informed health care.
PubMed for Handhelds
Mobile site features multiple ways to search PubMed/MEDLINE: PICO (Patient, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome); askMEDLINE, a free-text, natural language search; and Consensus Abstracts. Apple iOS app includes these options as well as BabelMeSH which has search options in 13 languages.
iResus is a free mobile app that gives healthcare professionals immediate access to the life support algorithms from the Resusitation Council (UK) 2015 guidelines.