DynaMed Mobile Access Update

February 9, 2015

DynaMed, a point-of-care resource, is now available on your iOS or Android device without the Skyscape/Omnio app an access code from DML. Here are the new access instructions:

  1. On your computer, open DynaMed
  2. Within DynaMed, click the Mobile link along the top
  3. Enter your email address and click Send
  4. On your device, install the DynaMed app (iOS and Android)
  5. On your device, open your mail and tap the “authentication key” within the DynaMed message
  6. The DynaMed app should open automatically. It is recommended to be connected to WiFi because there will be many initial updates.

You can still continue to use Skyscape or Omnio for DynaMed until your one year code expires. Please contact DML Reference with any questions.


Epocrates Essentials

March 3, 2013

Epocrates, a highly regarded all-in-one clinical drug and diagnostic tool, is now available for all Georgetown University affiliates courtesy of Dahlgren Memorial Library.

Highlights include:

  • Point-of-care drug reference
  • Drug interaction checker
  • Pill identifier, pill pictures
  • Health plan formularies
  • Alternative (herbal) medicines
  • Diagnostic and laboratory tests
  • Disease conditions and topics

Epocrates can be utilized two different ways:

  1. Use Epocrates Online via a web browser. [NetID Required from off-campus]
  2. Use Epocrates Essentials: an iOS, Android, or BlackBerry app downloaded from via the DML site [NetID Required].

Mobile Medical Letter

July 19, 2012

The Medical Letter‘s mobile app (iOS and Android) is now available to institutional subscribers – here are the access instructions:

  1. Click on the above link (off-campus users will need to authenticate with last name and GOCard number)
  2. Click on the Mobile Apps link (on the left)
  3. Fill out the form (The password CANNOT have any symbols) and click the register button.
  4. Install the app from the App Store or Google Play.
  5. Login to your account.

About the resource: The Medical Letter publishes critical appraisals of new prescription drugs and comparative reviews of previously approved drugs in its newsletters The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics and Treatment Guidelines from The Medical Letter.

The Medical Letter relies on a consensus of experts to evaluate drug facts in order to help prescribers choose the most effective drug treatment. The Medical Letter and Treatment Guidelines are crucial resources for unbiased and objective drug information and are completely independent of pharmaceutical industry influence.