Clinical apps

Point of care

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

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. The Australian College of Nursing have adapted over 160 step by step procedures for the Australian health care environment. Available for Android and iOS.

Download the app for free and:

1. Select "IP authenticate" (below the login button) while on the Austin WiFi


2. Log in using an account created while on an Austin computer (enter "Austin Library" in the ID field when creating your account)

Facilitaties engagement for physiotherapy patients and practitioners through online exercise sessions, messaging, a documented rehabilitation journey and telehealth. Membership Required. Available only on iOS

Trauma Victoria app

Trauma Victoria app
Designed to support medical, nursing, paramedicine and allied health professionals across Victoria focussing on the care of Major Trauma patients with evidence based guidelines, and other resources optimising patient care with a team approach.

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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Content alerts

Provides instant access to Austin library journals. Read more on content alerts.

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

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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:
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

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

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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 clinicalinformation for more accurate, confident and informed decision-making at point-of-care.


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General resources

Human Anatomy Atlas 2018
3D anatomy reference app for students and healthcare professionals

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

REMM (Radiation Emergency Medical Management)
Provides information about how to diagnose and treat radiation injuries.

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More clinical apps and 2017 Apps survey results

Contact us if you have a clinical app to recommend