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NURS 703: APPs


This page contains links to drugs and diagnostic apps and databases that you can use on or off campus.

Epocrates Rx

Review drug prescribing and safety information for thousands of brand, generic, and OTC drugs, including dosing, contraindications and adverse reactions, pharmacology and retail price. Available for IOS and AndroidFree. (Epocrates Plus is available at $174.99/year).

Diagnosaurus 2.0

Diagnosaurus® allows you to quickly search over 1,000 differential diagnoses by organ system, symptom, disease, or you can view all entries. The valuable "See Related DDx" feature within each listing helps you consider alternative diagnoses and quickly link to those entries. Convenient "Favorites" feature allows you to save specific searches and bookmark into a personal archive. Available for iOS and Android. Free.


Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials

Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials provides access to the highest quality evidence available. This app delivers actionable recommendations beyond the package insert to find off-label indications, dosing recommendations, therapeutic class, administration, monitoring, toxicology, clinical teaching, and much more. Available for IOS and Android. $2.99.



Medscape Mobile is a combination medical reference and drug database with over 7,000 prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal drugs. There is a robust drug-drug interaction checker supporting multiple entries. The drugs are listed by class and there is dosing interaction, side effect, pharmacology and cost information. Available for IOS and Android. Free.