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Mobile Health Apps

UNLV subscribed mobile apps for medical and health practice and research.

Accessing Mobile Health Apps at UNLV

This page provides Access Instructions for mobile resources to which the UNLV Health Sciences Library subscribes.  The following process will provide access to most of the apps, with app specific instructions below.

  • Typically, you will need to first create a personal account using the desktop version of the resource
  • Follow the directions given by either the app store of your choice OR the resource website itself
  • Renew your access periodically by either:
    • Logging into your personal account using the web browser while on campus or remotely by logging-in with your UNLV ACE account. 
    • Using the app while connected to the UNLV Wireless network

Please email us at hslref@unlv.edu if you need assistance.

Quick Medical Diagnosis & Treatment (QMDT) 2017 from AccessMedicine

  1. Go to AccessMedicine on your desktop (please use UNLV Health Sciences Library links to authenticate using your UNLV ACE account). 
  2. Click the "Login or Create Free Personal Account" button on the top right. 
  3. Please fill-out the form (UNLV email not required). You should see "UNLV - School of Medicine" pre-filled next to Institution.  
  4. Download the AccessMedicine app from your app store and use your newly created username and password to log in.
  5. To maintain access, you must sign in to AccessMedicine every 90 days through the UNLV Health Sciences Library website, either on-site or through logging-in remotely using your UNLV ACE Account. 
  6. For more support, visit the McGraw-Hill Medical Support page.

ClinicalKey

Access ClinicalKey on your mobile device using one of these two options: 

  1. Mobile-Optimized Website; includes all ClinicalKey content. Requires web connection.

  2. ClinicalKey App

Initial Use and Authentication Instructions

  1. You must first create a personal account within ClinicalKey

  2. Open ClinicalKey

  3. At the top right of the ClinicalKey page, click Register to create a personal account

  4. On your iOS or Android device, visit the App or Google Play store

  5. Search for "ClinicalKey" and install the free ClinicalKey app on your device

  6. After downloading the app, select the option ‘I use ClinicalKey and know my user name’ and enter your ClinicalKey user name and password to start using the ClinicalKey app.

DynaMed Plus

  1. Go to DynaMed Plus on your desktop (please use UNLV Health Sciences Library website links to authenticate using your UNLV ACE account). 

  2. Click the "Sign in or Create Account" button on the top right. 

  3. Please fill-out the form (UNLV email not required). 

  4. Download the DynaMed Plus app from your app store and use your newly created username and password to log in.

  5. To maintain access, you must sign in to DynaMed Plus every 90 days through the UNLV Health Sciences Library website, either on-site or through logging-in remotely using your UNLV ACE Account. 

uCentral by Unbound Medicine

What is uCentral by Unbound Medicine?

uCentral by Unbound Medicine offers a collection of reference text and tools that can be used at the point of care (or bedside) including the John Hopkins ABX Guide, Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, Mosby's Drug Reference, clinical calculators, note-taking feature, and searching and locating journal articles.

 

To access these reference guides and tools:

  1. First, visit this link for uCentral by Unbound Medicine and create your account
  2. Second, download the uCentral for Institutions app on the App Store or Google Play
  3. Then, sign in with your newly created username and password

There may be a bit of a wait time to allow for the app to download the latest updates.

 

Reference Text Reference Tools
5-Minute Emergency Consult Clinical Calculators
Gynecology and Obstetrics - Hopkins Manual Conversion Calculators
John Hopkins ABX Guide Dosage Calculators
John Hopkins Diabetes Guide IV Calculators
John Hopkins HIV Guide Message Center - Hopkins Guides
John Hopkins Psychiatry Guide Notes
Menopause Guide PRIME PubMed Search
Mosby's Drug Reference Prime ForYou* (lets you discover relevant journal articles)
Pocket ICU Prime Journals* (lets you follow medical journals)
Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics *Connects to UNLV EZProxy for full-text access

 

UpToDate

  1. Go to UpToDate

    Weblink Recommendation: The Health Sciences Library recommends using the UpToDate weblink from the
    Health Sciences Library site instead of the mobile app as this eliminates the need to re-authorize your UpToDate account every 90 days. When off-campus, access UpToDate using your ACE account username and password.
  2. Mobile App Instructions:
    • On a desktop computer, click on the Log In / Register button in the upper right corner. Fill in the Register (New User) form and Submit Registration.

    • On a mobile device, click the Login button in the upper left corner and then scroll down. Fill in the Register (New User) form and Submit Registration.

    • You will receive a confirmation email after submitting your form.

  3. From your mobile device, go to the Google Play Store, Apple App Store, or Windows Store and download the UpToDate app.

    • If you have trouble finding the app in the store, use the browser on your mobile device to go tohttp://www.uptodate.com/home/uptodate-mobile-access and use the appropriate download link.

    • Use the login information you created in Step #1 to access the app from your mobile device.

    • You will be asked to Review and Accept the Subscription License Agreement.

  4. You must verify your affiliation with UNLV by logging into UpToDate via a web browser at least once every 90 days (Please visit the UNLV Health Sciences Library website).

    • You will need to enter your Onyen and password if you are accessing this link from off campus.

    • In-application messages and emails will notify you when you need to re-verify and you can check the date for this by viewing Account Info within the app.  

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