The Medical Letter provides users with access to objective, peer-reviewed evaluations of new FDA-approved drugs, and new information on previously approved drugs.
Step 1) Click here and register for a free personal account to access the app.
Step 2) Download the app. Available for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.
Unbiased, referenced information about drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine.
Step 1) Click here to access Micromedex.
Step 2) Click on the Download Center link found in the right corner of screen.
Step 3) Follow the download instructions available on that page.
Seamless access to full-text journal articles purchased by Queen’s. Provides a single place to discover new research, read topic reviews and search PubMed.
Step 1) Download the app from the Apple or Google Play app store (or go to : http://qxmd.com/read). **Note: do this while on campus.
Step 2) Open the app on your device. Create an account.
Step 3) You will be prompted to 'add library access'. Click 'get access' and choose Queen's University from the list.
Step 4) Select 'auto-login'. Enter your Queen's NetID and password.
Provides access to Canadian drug and therapeutic information.
Step 1) Click here, enter the Organization Code: 0006893 and complete your registration.
Step 2) Go to the Apple/Google Play App Store from your smartphone/tablet and search for RxTx Mobile.
Step 3) Once installed, enter your email address and the password created during registration.
Available for Palm, Blackberry, iPhone, Android (Beta), Win Mobile & Win Smartphone
Free; Epocrates Rx Pro is $99 USD
3300 medications, with drug dosing, interactions, indications and updates with clinical alerts
Can insert your own annotations
Many Canadian drugs (brand names) are listed; not recommended as a primary reference.
Available for Android, Palm OS, Palm Pre Classic, BlackBerry, iPhone, iPod Touch, Win Mobile & Win Smartphone
Includes Canadian product names
"User-friendly, accurate, and has sufficient information on drug action, interactions and natural products to provide a good knowledge base for students."
Most vendors will offer product trials, allowing you to download apps for a time or limited-usage evaluation period.