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Med Students: Phase 1: Apps

This guide will serve as an information resource for first year medical students at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Lexicomp & Installing App

Comprehensive Drug Information

       

 

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

Lexicomp is a collection of content sets and clinical tools that provides users with robust clinical drug information.

Information includes:

  • INTERACTIONS Analyze a patient’s entire drug and natural product profile, identify potential interactions, and obtain patient management options.
  • DRUG ID - Identify loose or unlabeled medications by searching based on imprint(s), dosage form, color(s), and/or shape. Database includes images of more than 22,000 drug products.
  • CALCULATORS - Access more than 130 medical calculators designed to assist you with drug dosing, conversions, drip rate, organ function and more in both adult and pediatric patients.
  • TRISSEL’S IV COMPATIBILITY -Determine the compatibility and stability of IV drugs in a wide variety of solutions and combinations with this tool that incorporates content from Trissel’s™ 2 Clinical Pharmaceutics Database by Lawrence A. Trissel.

               

App Download Directions

 Lexicomp is a comprehensive clinical drug information provided as part of the University of Rochester's Institutional subscription.

  • Go to Lexicomp and click on the blue button labeled Mobile Access Codes.
  • Select platform: iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad or Android.
  • If you already have a Lexicomp personal account or app installed, choose existing customer.
    If you have not created an account, choose new customer.  
  • Now login to your Lexicomp account with the username & password you just created.
  • In the Subscriptions section, Add a Subscription by Code,  type or paste the Lexicomp authorization code.  

                                                      Lexi log-in

  • On your mobile device, go to app store, download Lexicomp and login with your Lexicomp login/password.
  • License agreement pops up. Accept.
  • Select Automatic Update preference: WiFi only or Wifi and Data; Tap Next.
  • Select your Library content preference: I will select the content sets to install; or Download ALL content sets for me; Tap Get Started.
  • Select content sets or tap Download ALL.
  • After the update is complete, tap the Menu button in the top right corner and tap Home.
  • Select an icon to begin accessing your Lexicomp Mobile App subscription.

Clinical Apps

Medical Education

Study Tools

BoardVitals

-An interactive board review tool that contains test questions, answer explanations, and allows you to track your progress as you study for Boards.  BoardVitals provides access to question banks for USMLE 1, 2, and 3 along with the 7 shelf exams taken in 3rd and 4th year.

  • To get started, visit Board Vitals
  • Once on the Board Vitals page click on the large blue Register button. 
  • Register for an account and you will be taken to the test banks that we have access to where you can create your exams by subject. 
  • Click on the subject that interests you and then select the subjects that you would like your questions to cover.

 

UpToDate

Comprehensive clinical support tool accessible through the app on the the web

Register for an UpToDate account on a computer connected to the URMC network or VPN. 

Download the free app from your usual app store and log in with the UpToDate user name and password created during the registration process.

UpToDate requires that you verify your affiliation with URMC or Highland Hospital by logging in to UpToDate from a computer connected to the URMC network at least once every 90 days.  The mobile app will notify you when you need to verify your affiliation.

Visible Body

 

Thumbnail of the Visible Body Suite App

Visible Body Suite replaces the legacy Visible Body apps and includes the interactive, 3D Human Anatomy atlas, Visible Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, Muscles Premium, Physiology Animations, eBooks, lab activities, flash cards, and tours. 

Award-winning interactive anatomy and physiology learning and visualization content available as an app. Medically accurate and visually stunning, they include hundreds of animations and scripts and a library of thousands of medical definitions in multiple languages. Available on a desktop or iPad, you will receive the best user experience on the iPad with features like augmented reality, zoom and rotation functions, and note-taking. 

Access the desktop version of Visible Body Suite while connected to the campus network and create an account.

See the Getting Started guide for more information.

Download the Android or iOS version of VB Suite to your phone and tablet and login with your VB Suite credentials:

 

View the System Requirements for more information. 

Make sure you open your app(s) when you're on campus and logged into your campus' network once every 150 days.

VisualDx

-Visual diagnostic clinical support system.
-Access VisualDx on a computer connected to the URMC network; click on Get Our Free App... and register. You'll receive an email with instructions for downloading the app.

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