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5 Minute Clinical Consult

5 Minute Clinical Consult App Icon1. Before downloading the app, go to 5 Minute Clinical Consult and click on Create an Free Personal Account.

2. Go to Apple or Google Play store and download the app.

3. Use the username and password created in Step 1 to sign in!

Important Notes for this app:

  • There are many apps that are called 5 Minute Clinical Consult! Be sure to select the correct one!
  • You must login to the website every 90 days and sign back in with your institution’s authentication to keep your account active.


AccessMedicine App Icon

1. Go to AccessMedicine 
2. Create an account by clicking on the box at the top right of the screen that says Butler University.
3. Select Login or Create a Free MyAccess Profile.
4. Once you have your username and login, download the AccessMedicine app to your mobile device.
5. Login with your AccessMedicine account.

NOTE: If you have registered for a MyAccess profile on any of the Access sites, you can use the same MyAccess login credentials across all sites.

ASCVD Risk Estimator Plus

ASCVD App Icon

The updated ASCVD Risk Estimator Plus uses up-to-date American College of Caridology clinical policy and user feedback to help a clinician and patient build a customized risk lowering plan by estimating and monitoring change in 10 year ASCVD risk.

1. Download ASCVD Risk Estimator Plus app to your mobile device.
2. You're good to go!


Canvas Student


1. Download Canvas Student to your mobile device.
2. Search for Butler University when prompted to search for school.
3. Login with your Butler email address and password.

Canvas Teacher


1. Download Canvas Teacher to your mobile device.
2. Search for Butler University when prompted to search for school.
3. Login with your Butler email address and password.


ClinicalKey App Icon


1. Go to ClinicalKey
2. Create an individual account using your Butler email address.
3. In the confirmation email, click the link to start your remote access.
3. Download the ClinicalKey app and log in.

Note: ClinicalKey Mobile information here!

Clinical Pharmacology

Clinical Pharmacology App Icon

A code is no longer needed to access the Clinical Pharmacology app! Please follow the steps below:

1. You will need to go to the Clinical Pharmacology powered by ClinicalKey website
2. Once on the main page, click Login on the upper right hand corner of the page.
3. You will be routed to the Login page. Bypass the username and password section by scrolling down to Remote Access and click Apply for Remote Access.
4. You will be routed to the "Apply for Remote Access" page and you will be required to enter your email address associated to the account (your domain). Click Continue. You will then receive a confirmation that you have successfully registered for Self-Managed Remote Access via your company.
5. Download the Clinical Pharmacology App and login.

NOTE: This is a BIG app. You may want to login via the library's site instead of a mobile app to save storage on your device.

Clinical Sense

Clinical Sense "can improve your ability to appropriately manage a patient over time: from presentation, to admission, to discharge and follow-up. Assume the role of a physician navigating a plethora of challenging clinical situations and make critical medical decisions in real time."

1. Download the Clinical Sense app at Apple or Google Play.
2. Create a free account.
3. You're ready to go!



DynaMed App Icon

Begin by downloading the DynaMed Plus app from the iTunes or Google Play app store. After downloading, there are three ways to authenticate the app.

1. Log in via your institution's network.

Tap Institutional Network and then tap Authenticate to log in to the app if you are connected to your institution's Internal Network or Local Internet via Wi-Fi. Please note, this authentication type must first be enabled by your institution.

2. Sign in with your Personal User Account to authenticate the app.

  • Don’t have a Personal Account? Create one by accessing DynaMed Plus on the web through your institution and then selecting the Sign In/Create Account link in the top right hand corner of the screen. Enter your personal user account credentials and tap the Sign In button.

3. Send yourself an Access Link from within DynaMed Plus.

  • On the DynaMed Plus interface on your computer, click on the Get the DynaMed Plus Mobile App link in the Spotlight area.

  • Enter your e-mail address and click Send.

    An authentication link is e-mailed to you.

  • Open the e-mail from your mobile device and tap the authentication link to authenticate the app.

    Note: If you do not tap the authentication link in the e-mail within 48 hours you will need to request a new authentication key from within DynaMed Plus.

4. To authenticate the DynaMed Plus app with an Access Link:

After you log in, you are prompted to install via one of the following options:

  • Online Only: Use the app only while connected to the internet.

  • Partial Install: Store text and image thumbnails on your device. Full images are available when you are connected to the internet. This option helps you save space on your device.

  • Full Install: Store all DynaMed Plus content on your device. You do not need to be connected to the internet to access content on the app.

Note: It is recommended that you are on a Wi-Fi connection for the initial download of DynaMed Plus content as well as when updates become available.


Epocrates App Icon

Epocrates is "the clinician’s indispensable multi-tool! With valuable features including drug information, interaction check, pill identification, clinical practice guidelines, and formulary, epocrates is essential to the busy provider. See what’s included with epocrates—and why many providers use the app up to 10 times a day."

1. Download the Epocrates app
2. Create a free account.
3. You're ready to go!


Eponyms (for students)

Eponyms (for students) "brings a short description of about 1800 common and obscure medical eponyms (e.g., Rovsing's sign, Virchow's node) to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. A perfect tool to quickly look up the meaning of any eponym."

1. Download Eponyms (for students) app to your mobile device
2. You're good to go, no personal account needed!



ePSS App Icon


The ePSS is an application designed to help primary care clinicians identify clinical preventive services that are appropriate for their patients. Use the tool to search and browse U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on the web or on your PDA or mobile device. 

1. Download AHRQ ePSS app to your mobile device
2. You're good to go, no personal account needed!


Figure 1: Medical Cases

Figure 1 "gives you free and instant access to thousands of real-world medical cases from healthcare professionals across 185 specialty groups and prominent institutions, including the American Cancer Society, BMJ, Doctors Without Borders, and Mount Sinai Health System. View and discuss cases you may never see in your own practice, expand your clinical knowledge, and access a community of millions of healthcare professionals."

1. Download the Figure 1 app
2. Create a free account.
3. You're ready to go!


Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics

Medical Letter App Icon


1. Go to The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
2. Click on "Mobile App" from the About Us menu on the left hand side of the page.
3. Create an account.
4. Download the Medical Letter app on your mobile device and login.

Merck Manual


                Merck Manual Logo

The amount of clinical information currently doubles every 18 months and the pace is only getting faster. Stay up-to-date with the Merck Manual Professional app.

This useful medical reference app provides health care practitioners and students with clear, practical explanations for thousands of conditions in all major medical and surgical specialties. With many new features and enhancements, this app covers etiology, pathophysiology, and options for evaluation and treatment.

1. Download the Merck Manual app

2. Downloading this app is a 2-step process: the first step is a download of the app template, and the second step is a full download of app content. This can take 5 to 10 minutes on wifi in 64-bit devices. 32-bit                                                              devices may take longer. Please do not navigate away from the app until both steps have been completed.

                                                            3. You're ready to go!

                                                            FREE APP, NO INSTITUTIONAL SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED!



MDCalc aids in the retrieval of "accurate clinical answers quickly and easily with pre-populated input values, results previews, and one-tap access to more detailed results." Other features include: seamless integration between your mobile device and desktop, advanced search, offline use, evidence appraisal, expert insight, and more!

1. Download the MDCalc App
2. Create a free account.
3. You're ready to go!



Micromedex App Icon


1. Download Micromedex app for your mobile device.
2. Go to Micromedex Healthcare Series
3. Click on the Download Mobile Apps button on the bottom right side of the page.
4. Follow the instructions to login to the mobile app.
NOTE: Do not share this password.

Prognosis: Your Diagnosis

Prognosis: Your Diagnosis "improve your ability to diagnose and immediately manage key clinical presentations associated with a disease, having access to relevant facts and succinct explanations behind the underlying diagnostic and management rationale."

1. Download the Prognosis: Your Diagnosis app at Apple or Google Play store.
2. Create a free account.
3. You're ready to go!



UpToDate App Icon


1. Go to UpToDate
2. Click Register on the top right side of the page.
3. Download the UpToDate app for your mobile device.
4. Login with your new username and password.
NOTE: You must verify your account on a desktop browser every 90 days. 


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