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Evidence-Based Medicine: Mobile Resources

This is a libguide for praticing evidence-based medicine.

Mobile Apps

There are a few EBM mobile apps.

Apple iOS   Android   BlackBerry   Kindle fire  Windows app






UpToDate is an electronic information resource that can be used to get specific, detailed answers to your clinical questions from the office, exam room or bedside. Over 80 million patient-related problems are researched each year with UpToDate. To use, register for a free account online and download the app. Free via Research Medical Library subscription.


STAT!Ref has full-text books, journals, evidence based resources, MedCalc3000 and a built-in dictionary. You will need to create a free My STAT!Ref account by clicking on "Athens Login" from the link, then "My STAT!Ref" while on an MD Anderson campus. Once you've created your free account, click on the "Temporary Login Account" tab and select "Activate/Renew."


Access MicroMedix from your mobile devices for Micromedex Drug Reference, Drug Interactions and IV Compatibility. To use the apps, download to your device and enter the password, which you can access from Micromedex while you are on an MD Anderson campus.


Collection of PDA software solutions. Available for free are MobileCME, MedTools, Mobile Resource Center and Rx . Epocrates Essentials requires an annual subscription fee. Essentials adds disease monographs, ICD-9 codes and alternative medicine content.


Medscape Mobile provides a comprehensive set of tools to support clinicians with their professional needs, including drug information, disease and condition reference, procedure reference, medical news, perspectives from thought leaders across medicine and CME courses.


Free Access United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations, guides, and tools on the go. App does not require an internet connection after download.

ACP Clinical Guidelines

Developed by  American College of Physicians (ACP), this app includes clinical recommendations and guidance statements, as well as the rationale for recommendations, summary tables and algorithms.