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 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.
The App Shelf provides information on additional Information Apps for specialty content (Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas, Board Vitals, etc.) as well as additional apps including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.
If you have additional questions, please contact:
About this app: Epocrates Plus is a point-of-care information resource which includes drug and disease information. Epocrates Plus is the app version of Epocrates Essentials and is provided to you courtesy of Himmelfarb Library.
Requires verification: every 12 months
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.
Requires verification: every year in April
When you will use it: to look up specific drugs; to identify possible drug interactions; to identify visually identify drugs.
Note: if you activate a Lexicomp trial, your iTunes account will be charged $29.99/month. Please follow the below instructions in order to activate Lexicomp at no charge via Himmelfarb Library's subscription.
About this app: DynaMed is a point-of-care information resource which includes drug and disease information. DynaMed contains more topics than Epocrates Essentials and also provides more detail on clinical interventions and the quality of evidence for that information. DynaMed is provided to you courtesy of Himmelfarb Library.
Requires verification: every six months
When you will use it: to find evidence-based information on specific conditions including diagnostic approaches