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 Natural Standard

July 23, 2010

Natural Standard is now available on your mobile device. It works on Android, Blackberry, iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad, and others. Before you get started, you will need the free Skyscape Medical Resources app. Here are installation instructions for Natural Standard:

  1. Open this link: http://www.skyscape.com/natstd/georgetown
  2. Enter your name and Georgetown email address
  3. Check your email and click the hyperlink to confirm your account (you should get a serial number)
  4. On your mobile device, open the Skyscape app
  5. Tap Tools and then Install Resource
  6. Enter the Natural Standard serial number and tap continue, then Register and Install.

natural standard ginger evidenceNatural Standard Ginger InteractionsNatural Standard Acupuncture Evidence

View more iPhone medical apps on our Medical Apps Guide.


Micromedex 2.0

January 25, 2010

Micromedex, the clinical drug database, officially launched it’s new interface (2.0) and can be accessed through the old version by clicking the link along the top of the database’s page. Their new design intends to make finding clinical information about drugs simpler through one search box. Learn more about the new Micromedex.

The new Micromedex interface also works on the your mobile device, including the iPhone and iPod Touch using Safari, but not all tools are available. More information about mobileMicromedex can be found here or by clicking the Mobile link within Micromedex 2.0 on your computer.

A DML help guide about using Micromedex 2.0 is forthcoming. However, in the meantime, register and view a free training video about the new interface here. Or visit this link to find Micromedex Help. Please feel free to add comments here about the new interface.

Micromedex 2.0