Alerts & Current Awareness

BrowZine

About

Browse, read and stay up-to-date with journals the Department subscribes to and are relevant to your practice. Build your own library of favourite journal titles and receive alerts when new issues are available.

Watch this short video about BrowZine for an overview.

Register

Read our guide to install and authenticate the BrowZine app.

Download

Link to app available on the Apple Store

Link to app available on Google Play

Evidence-Based Practice

Australian COVID-19 Guidelines

  

About

Two Australian mobile-optimised living guidelines using the MAGICapp platform that can be downloaded for use without an internet connection. 

Developed by the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce.

> Australian living guidelines for the clinical care of people with COVID-19

> Australian living guidelines for SARS-CoV-2 infection prevention and control of COVID-19 in healthcare workers

Install

1. Go to the MAGICapp website using your device.

2. Tap the menu or share button on your device and select the Add to Home Screen option.

3. To locate and filter to Australian COVID-19 guidelines use the Organization drop-down menu and select Australian National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce.

To enable offline access to Australian COVID-19 guidelines:

1. Use the Options drop-down menu next to the relevant guideline and select Download offline copy.

Access the website

Cochrane Library for iPad

About

Provides access to high quality evidence-based systematic reviews of articles and clinical trials published in the last month.

Learn more about the Cochrane Library app.

Download

Link to app available on the Apple Store

Link to app available on Google Play

National Kidney Foundation KDOQI Clinical Practice Guidelines

About

Provides evidence-based recommendations and commentaries for diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases.

A free tool to help clinicians, patients, and caregivers make treatment decisions that are right for the individual kidney patient.

Download

Link to app available on the Apple Store

Link to app available on Google Play

Royal Children's Hospital Clinical Guidelines

About

Provides concise practical advice regarding assessment and management of common and serious paediatric conditions.

A Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne initiative.

Download

Link to app available on the Apple Store

Link to app available on Google Play

Medicines Information

Australian Immunisation Handbook

About

Provides clinical advice for health professionals on the safest and most effective use of vaccines in their practice.

A Commonwealth Department of Health initiative.

Download

Link to app available on the Apple Store

Link to app available on Google Play

Micromedex Drug Ref

About

A comprehensive database of evidence-based medicines information.

Register

1. Use a Department workstation to access Micromedex Neofax and Pediatrics on EPOCH.

2. Click on Mobile Application Access in top right corner of homepage.

3. Click on Micromedex Native Mobile Apps.

4. Locate IBM Micromedex Drug Ref and note the password in bold.

5. Download and open the Micromedex Drug Ref app.

6. Enter the password. The password is case-sensitive.

Download

Link to app available on the Apple Store

Link to app available on Google Play

Micromedex NeoFax

About

Provides access to evidence-based drug information to efficiently and safely manage drug therapy for neonatal patients.

Register

1. Use a Department workstation to access Micromedex Neofax and Pediatrics on EPOCH.

2. Click on Mobile Application Access in top right corner of homepage.

3. Click on Micromedex Native Mobile Apps.

4. Locate IBM Micromedex Neofax and note the password in bold.

5. Download and open the Micromedex Neofax app.

6. Enter the password. The password is case-sensitive.

Download

Link to app available on the Apple Store

Link to app available on Google Play

Micromedex Pediatrics

About

Provides access to evidence-based drug information to efficiently and safely manage drug therapy for pediatric patients.

Register

1. Use a Department workstation to access Micromedex Neofax and Pediatrics on EPOCH.

2. Click on Mobile Application Access in top right corner of homepage.

3. Click on Micromedex Native Mobile Apps.

4. Locate IBM Micromedex Pediatrics and note the password in bold.

5. Download and open the Micromedex Pediatrics app.

6. Enter the password. The password is case-sensitive.

Download

Link to app available on the Apple Store

Link to app available on Google Play

MIMS

About

Provides full and abbreviated drug information for pharmaceuticals in Australia. Includes a drug interaction information module and a pill identification tool.

Register

1. Use a Department workstation to request an Enterprise Token for the MIMS app.

2. Select your device type, enter your Department email address and complete the Registration Form. Note the Token number that is generated and appears on the screen.

3. Ensure your device is using a wifi network.

4. Download and open the MIMS app.

5. Select the Login (Token Required) or Enterprise Token option and enter your Token number.

Download
Link to app available on the Apple Store

Link to app available on Google Play

Renew

The MIMS app requires an annual renewal.

A renewal reminder email will be sent before your subscription expires. Follow Steps 1 and 2 to re-activate the subscription.

Therapeutic Guidelines

About

Provides evidence-based, independent and practical treatment advice for a wide range of primary care conditions and is available for online and offline use at point-of-care.

Register

1. Use a Department workstation to go online and request a Therapeutic Guidelines token with your Department email address.

2. A token number will appear on the screen and Therapeutic Guidelines will send you an email with the token.

3. Download and open the Therapeutic Guidelines app.

4. Choose Institutional user login from the two options on the screen.

5. Log in using your Department email and token.

Learn more about installing the Therapeutic Guidelines app.

Download

Link to app available on the Apple Store

Link to app available on Google Play

Point of Care

DynaMed

About

Guides clinical practice across a range of specialties by combining the best available evidence with clinical expertise.

Register

Use a Department workstation to access DynaMed on EPOCH and create a Personal User Account.

Learn more about how to install and authenticate the DynaMed app.

Download

Link to app available on the Apple Store 

Link to app available on Google Play

Emergency Care Institute Emergency Procedures

About

A mobile-optimised website developed by the Emergency Care Institute in collaboration with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation.

Provides standardised recommendations for common emergency department procedures with the aim to reduce variation in practice and provides an evidence-based methodology to assist clinicians to perform procedures safely and competently.

Install

1. Go to the ECI Emergency Procedures website using your device.

2. Tap the menu or share button on your device and select the Add to Home Screen option.

Access the website

Emergency Nurse Practitioner

Riyal Children's Hospital's logo for Emergency Nurse Practitioner app

About

Provides clinicians with a quick access guide for paediatric assessment, common diagnostic findings, and identifying important red flags when responding to emergency paediatric patients.

Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne initiative.

Download

Link to app available on the Apple Store

Link to app available on Google Play

Eye Emergency Manual

About

Consensus clinical guidelines for the management of eye emergencies. Designed to be used by non-ophthalmic clinicians in emergency departments - particularly those without an ophthalmology service. 

A NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation initiative.

Learn more about the Eye Emergency Manual.

Download

Link to app available on the Apple Store

Link to app available on Google Play

UpToDate

About

Evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource that assists clinicians with point-of-care decisions.

Register

Use a Department workstation to access UpToDate on EPOCH and create a personal UpToDate Account.

Learn more about how to install and authenticate the UpToDate app.

Download

Link to app available on the Apple Store

Link to app available on Google Play

Renew

To maintain access to UpToDate on your mobile device you will need to log in from a computer that is connected to the Department network every 90 days. You will receive a reminder prompt from UpToDate when renewal is required.

Productivity

Medtasker

About

A Department clinical task management tool that provides a simple and fast method for non-urgent clinical communications.

Learn more about Medtasker.

Install

1. Download app.

2. Enter the server information https://medtasker.health.tas.gov.au

3. Log in using your Department credentials.

Download

Link to app available on the Apple Store

Link to app available on Google Play

My Well-Being Index

About

A Department tool that allows you to monitor your wellbeing. It measures burnout, signposts to state and national support resources including the Department's Employee Assistance Program and tracks progress over time to promote self-awareness.

Install

1. Email nmexcellencesouth@ths.tas.gov.au to obtain the app invitation code.

2. Download and open the My Well-Being Index app.

3. Allow notifications.

4. Enter your invitation code.

5. Select your job category and complete the Well-being Index.

Download

Link to app available on the Apple Store

Link to app available on Google Play

Reference Books

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine

About

The definitive guide to internal medicine optimised to be read on any device. 

Includes the latest in disease mechanisms, updated clinical trial results and recommended guidelines, radiographic images, therapeutic approaches and specific treatments, hundreds of demonstrative full-color drawings, and practical clinical decision trees and algorithms.

Install

1. On your mobile device go to the Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine homepage.

2. Click on the Sign In icon in top right corner of screen.

A screenshot showing where to find the sign-in icon on the mobile view of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine homepage.

3. Click on Sign in via OpenAthens.

4. Enter your Department login credentials.

5. Once authenticated, tap the menu or share button on your device and select the Add to Home Screen option.

Access the website

John Murtagh's General Practice Collection

About

Eight popular general practice and primary health care reference publications that are optimised for use on mobile devices.

> Murtagh's General Practice, 7e

> Murtagh’s General Practice Companion Handbook, 7e

> Murtagh's Patient Education, 8e

> Murtagh’s Practice Tips, 8e

> Murtagh's Cautionary Tales, 3e

> Murtagh's Diagnostic Strategies, 1e

> General Practice Cases

> Clinical Cases for General Practice Exams, 4e

Install

1. On your mobile device go to the John Murtagh's General Practice Collection homepage.

2. Click on the Sign In icon in top right corner of screen.

3. Click on Sign in via OpenAthens.

4. Enter your Department login credentials.

5. Once authenticated, go to the homepage of the required book.

6. Tap the menu or share button on your device and select the Add to Home Screen option.

Access the website

Research Databases

ClinicalKey Australia

About

A clinical search engine and point-of-care database providing access to thousands of online resources for medical and surgical specialties.

> 1,200+ textbooks

> 650+ full-text journals

> 1,400+ clinical overviews

> 850+ First Consult monographs

> Large image and video library

Register

Registration is a 2-step process.

1. Use a Department workstation to access ClinicalKey on EPOCH and create a User Profile with your Department email address. An email will be sent to you to activate your User Profile.

2. Visit the ClinicalKey Australia login page and click Apply Now to activate Remote Access.

Once remote access is activated, you are now ready to download the ClinicalKey mobile app and login with your User Profile login credentials.

Learn more about setting up remote access to ClinicalKey.

Download

Link to app available on the Apple Store

Link to app available on Google Play

EBSCO Mobile

Mobile App product button
About

Make progress on your research anytime, anywhere with EBSCO’s mobile app!
Find and connect to your library, then simply search, choose, and use your library’s content. Continue your research projects even when you’re away from your desk thanks to syncing across desktop and mobile devices. Download and read EBSCO eBooks directly within the app.

Designed to provide library users with an easy way to access library resources, the EBSCO app makes scholarly research more convenient.

Users, please note that if you can't find (or are unable to sign-in to) your library institution, please choose "EBSCO Open Search" from the institution list and follow the prompt to start using the app.

The EBSCO Mobile App is available for iOS and Android devices from the iTunes App store and Google Play.

Your device must be running:

Apple iPhones and iPads: iOS 11+

Android Devices: Android 9+

Chromebooks that support Android apps via Google Play

For more information on using the EBSCO Mobile App, please see:

EBSCO Mobile App - Installation and Authentication FAQs

Downloading and Reading eBooks on the EBSCO Mobile App

Download

Link to app available on the Apple Store

Link to app available on Google Play