A surgeon & his iPad apps

I attended a fascinating presentation in late March sponsored by the Perelman School of Medicine’s Faculty Affairs & Professional Development Office.  Dr. Kenric Murayama, Chief of Surgery at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, demo’ed how he uses his iPad to enhance productivity and makes his professional life easier to manage. It’s great to hear what apps […]

Two essential apps from Micromedex: Drug Information & Drug Interactions

Micromedex For instructions on how to install, click here. Compatible with iOS for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Also available for Android. Micromedex is the standard for comprehensive drug information. Their about page states that the app “contains concise information on 4,500+ search terms, covering generic names, including selected combination products, common trade names, therapeutic class, […]

Exam Master web app: USMLE and medical, nursing and dental board review prep

Are you a medical, nursing, or dental student, or medical resident? If you have tests or board reviews coming up, the Biomedical Library can help! Penn students have free access to Exam Master, an extensive exam preparation web app for the USMLE, NCLEX-RN, NBDE, and medical specialty boards. Exam Master contains thousands of test questions, […]

JoVE: Journal of Visualized Experiments

JoVE Journal of Visualized Experiments

The Library has expanded access to a journal!  Why is this so exciting?  Because this is no ordinary journal.  JoVE is a Pubmed-indexed video journal that publishes biological, medical, chemical and physical research methods. JoVE videos show experiments in a step-by-step manner – a great way to communicate the complexity of laboratory techniques.  If not […]

PubMed Plus for Handhelds

If you’re a clinician, medical researcher, or a student in the health sciences, you’ve most likely searched the PubMed database.  Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, it’s the premier database for biomedical literature.  It might be the only database you use to find current medical information. I’m often asked what PubMed app is […]