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Useful Apps

Lab Values Pro

-Lab reference values, medical abbreviations and medical prefixes/suffixes.
-Purchase from Apple's App Store.
MedCalc Pro

-More than 300 medical formulas, scores, scales and classifications.
-Purchase from Apple's App Store.


-Comprehensive clinical support tool.
-Register for an UpToDate account on a computer connected to the URMC network.
-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 by logging in to UpToDate from a computer connected to the URMC network at least once every thirty days. The mobile app will notify you when you need to verify your affiliation. More help with More Help with UTD Account & App.


Lexidrug 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:

  • 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.

Mobile App Download Directions

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

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

  • On your mobile device, go to app store, download Lexidrug and login with your Lexidrug 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 Lexidrug Mobile App subscription.

Personalized Services

As your liaison librarian, I provide many information-based services, including:

  • Expert literature searches
  • Systematic reviews
  • EndNote and RefWorks support & advice on managing references
  • Housecalls: one-on-one instruction/assistance in your office
  • Strategies for keeping current
  • Consult on where to publish
  • Information for your patients

Liaison Librarian for Surgery

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Linda Hasman
Miner Library
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642

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