These instructions are designed to assist 2nd, 3rd and 4th year medical students in maintaining the apps on their iPads.
Some apps, especially clinical information apps, require annual verification of your GW affiliation in order to continuously provide current, evidence-based medical information. In order to maintain access to current, evidence-based medical information, please refresh your access to the following apps:
Additional apps that that you installed for the MD curriculum will continue to function and do not require any action on your part to continue functioning. If you do delete an app and want to configure again, please refer to the iPad Set-Up Instructions.
Himmelfarb Library's App Shelf provides information on the library's app collection including instructions for connecting these apps to the Library's institutional subscription in order to access premium app content.
About this app: DynaMed Plus is a point-of-care information resource which includes drug and disease information. DynaMed Plus contains more topics than Epocrates Essentials or FirstConsult and also provides more detail on clinical interventions and the quality of evidence for that information. DynaMed Plus is provided to you courtesy of Himmelfarb Library.
When you will use it: to find evidence-based information on specific conditions including diagnostic approaches
About this app: Lexicomp is a comprehensive clinical drug information app including Lexi-Drugs and Lexi-Interact. Lexicomp is provided to you courtesy of Himmelfarb Library.
When you will use it: to look up specific drugs; to identify possible drug interactions; to identify visually identify drugs.