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Anesthesiology & Pain Management: Mobile Applications (Apps)


Evidence-based Information

Comprehensive Drug Information

Micromedex App Icon

Micromedex is URMC's drug database. As a point-of-care resource, users can access evidence-based content quickly via desktop or mobile device. Information includes:

  • Indications and Dosing – includes efficacy, strength of evidence, and strength of recommendation ratings
  • Regulatory Status and Generic Availability – displayed in the summary document
  • Drug Toxicity – provides information on clinical effects, treatment, and range of toxicity
  • Patient Education – offers point-of-care counseling information for clinicians to use when educating patients about their medications  

Mobile App Download Directions

The IBM Micromedex Drug Ref and IBM Micromedex Drug Int. apps are available for free, through URMC's licensing agreement. They are available for download on Apple and Android devices.​ The apps require a password. Follow the instructions below.

On the Micromedex homepage page scroll to the bottom right-hand corner of the page and click on “Download Mobile Apps”.

The next page provides instructions for accessing the mobile apps. The password you need is listed in Step 4 of the webpage instructions.  These instructions accompany each of the three IBM Micromedex apps (Drug Ref, Drug Int, and IV Comp).  This password periodically changes. 

Once you have the password, use it to login into your Micromedex apps. You are now ready to begin using your Micromedex apps.

App Updates

ASRA Coags - new iPhone app from the American Society of Regional Anesthesia that provides the Society’s guidelines for antithrombotic and thrombolytic therapy in the context of regional anesthesia procedures. Available for $3.99 from the Apple App store. Read the full review at iMedical Apps.




Access Medicine - new app with resources designed for point of care use including Quick Medical Dx & Rx, Fitzpatrick's Clinical Dermatology Atlas, Diagnosaurus differential diagnosis tool, and Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests. Free from the Apple App store but requires a My Access account set up on the desktop version of Access Medicine.