Clinical Apps

Point of care

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You can access UpToDate anywhere using the app. Register for an account while on the Austin network.

BMJ Best Practice
Clinical decision support tool and recommended alternative resource to UpToDate, includes latest evidence from Cochrane Clinical Answers. Read more on installing BMJ Best Practice.
ClinicalKey helps clinicians rapidly access evidence-based, peer reviewed information. To use the app, you will need to register for a personal account with Clinical Key while on the Austin network or using your Austin email address.
Emergency Nurse Practitioner - RCH
Developed by the RCH, this app provides the user with expert information about emergency paediatric patients. Suitable for any healthcare professional wanting to further their knowledge in paediatrics.

Lippincott Procedures
Contains over 1,700 procedures covering a wide range of nursing specialties. In partnership with the Australian College of Nursing, Lippincott Procedures have adapted 160 step by step procedures and skills for the Australian health care environment. Available for Android and iOS.

Note: When creating a Lippincott Procedures account, enter "Austin Library" in the ID field. 

Created by an international panel of stroke rehabilitation researchers. Use the app to find best practice and evidence-based recovery interventions for upper extremity stroke rehabilitation. 

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Austin apps

Austin Health Clinical Toxicology Guidelines
Austin Health Clinical Toxicology Guidelines is the easiest and fastest way to access toxicology information on your iPhone. It is designed for doctors and health care professionals working with patients who are affected by a toxin, and need treatment.
Clinical Photography at Austin Health
To enable clinicians to take patient photos on their personal mobile device, Austin Health has provided a software application that works with your smartphone to capture clinical images. logon at this address: More information available on the Hub.
MedX Secure Messaging System
MedX is a secure messaging system for AHPRA registered Australian doctors, designed to allow rapid communication of confidential medical information between verified medical colleagues. 

Drug information

eTG complete
Access Therapeutic Guidelines on or offline using the app. Available for iOS and Android. Read more on installing eTG complete.
MIMS apps
Available as both iMIMS (for iPhone) and MIMS for Android, the app contains a comprehensive list of Australian approved medicines. Read more on installing a MIMS app.
MICROMEDEX Drug Information and MICROMEDEX Drug Interactions are available as mobile apps.

LactMed App
A database of drugs and dietary supplements that may affect breastfeeding.

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Medical Calculator

Calculate by QxMD
Clinical calculator and decision support tool available freely for iPhone, Android, Windows 10 and web.
  EpiCalc Statistical Tool 
Allows users to quickly compute key quantities like the odds ratio and relative risk. We also provide the standard error and 95% confidence interval for both quantities. Available for iOS. 
Skyscape Clinical Calculator
Free Medical Calculator provides mobile healthcare practitioners with the latest in trusted clinical information for more accurate, confident and informed decision-making at point-of-care.

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Content alerts

Provides instant access to Austin library journals. Read more on BrowZine.

Read by QxMD
Provides seamless access to the Austin library journal collection.

Radiology and RadioGraphics Journal apps
Download to your phone while on Austin Health wifi for access to content at any time, with or without an internet connection.

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General resources

Human Anatomy Atlas 2018
3D anatomy reference app for students and healthcare professionals
iRadiology has a catalog of over 500 radiology cases designed to help medical students andresidents improve their plain film, CT, and MRI reading skills.
Medical Eponyms
Provides a database of eponyms for the iPhone, Blackberry, Windows Mobile, and Pocket PC.

NeuroMind offers neurosurgical differential diagnosis (text and mindmap), clinical scores, and the WHO Safe Surgery checklist.

NSW Trauma App
Developed for NSW Health and NSW ambulance, the app include guidelines and facility information, educational material, medical calulators and evidence-based practice resources.
REMM (Radiation Emergency Medical Management)
Provides information about how to diagnose and treat radiation injuries.

PubMed for handheld

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More clinical apps and 2017 Apps survey results

Please contact us if you have feedback or suggestions for apps that should be included in this guide.