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General Resources

W - Pocket PC (Windows)   P - Palm   B - Blackberry   S - Smartphone

Mobile Tech Review - Smartphone reviews, PDA reviews

Hardware

WS - Makers of Pocket PC and Windows Mobile Operating System Devices
Microsoft's SmartPhones
PocketPC Central - specs on different brands, accessories.

B - Makers of Blackberry Devices
Blackberry

S - Makers of Smartphones - You should also refer to your service provider for their models.
Apple
HTC
Motorola
Nokia
T-Mobile

Software
Productivity Applications and Resources
Adobe Reader WPS
Blackberry
B - software specifically for the Blackberry
CNET Download.com WPBS - download games, utilities, etc.
DataViz WPBS - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF and other files on your handheld or smartphone. Games and utilities.
FreewarePalm P - general software plus medical - calculator, database, diet, fitness, reference and utilities
FreewarePPC W - general software plus medical - calculator, database, reference and utilities
iSilo WPBS - stores documents efficiently and provides some security
Mobipocket.com WPBS - health and medicine texts as well as dictionaries, fiction and non-fiction and e-learning software
Pendragon Forms WP - create custom data collection applications
PrintBoy WPS - print directly to your printer using an infrared, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, serial or TCP/IP connection
PrintPocketCE W - print Pocket Excel spreadsheets, Pocket Word documents and emails
SkyScape WPBS - extensive medical reference software for purchase; browse by specialty
Softpedia WPBS - hardware and software - utilities and health along with other categories of software. Includes news
Tucows WPBS - Tucows main download site. Select your operating system.
ZDNET WPBS - downloads

General Dictionaries
Mobipocket.com WPBS - value packs; English Language; Translation: German; Translation: French; Translation: Spanish; Medical & Health; Business, Finance; Computing, Internet; Religion; History & Politics; Law; Science; Philosophy; Arts & Literature; Geography; Multilingual Dictionaries
Noah Pro P - includes Noah Pro English dictionary and ArsLexis Thesaurus (both free)

Optimize Web Pages For Mobile Devices
Go to these sites and type in the URL of the desired web page for viewing on your mobile device. Try more than one to see which works best with your page. WPBS
Google Mobile Optimizer
Mowser

Information Exchange Sites
FAQs, Forums, Listservs, Support Sites and Communities
Apple Discussions S - discussions re: iPhone basics, hardware, installing applications, etc.
Blackberry Support Community Forums
B - accessories, software, third-party applications, development discussions
Chris De Herrera's Windows CE Website W - extensive FAQs on hardware, software, ActiveSync, storage, etc.
DocsBoard.com - for physicians only, registration required. Includes forums on all aspects of medicine, including "Handhelds".
iMore Forums S - reviews, forum, help & how to, accessories store
iPhone Support S - manuals, specs, compatibilty, FAQs, troubleshooting assistant
Microsoft site(s) WS - Windows CE Support Center
Pocket PC Central Help Center WS - articles, tutorials and links for answers to common Pocket PC questions.
Student Doctor Network Forum WPBS - technical forums including hardware, software, laptops and PDAs.
UCHC FAQs and Contacts
Yahoo Wireless Medical Applications WPBS - centered on discussing emerging wireless technologies and their application to medicine, with a particular focus on PDAs in clinical practice


Security
Security policy for personal computing devices at the University of Connecticut Health Center
Dell Data Protection Solutions WPBS - encryption, protect PDAs against loss or theft
Only Me P - automatically locks the Palm™ whenever the device is turned off
TealLock
P - automatic locking program with data encryption and SD card support.


News
General PDA News
Consumer Search WP - reviews for phones, tablets, peripherals, software, etc.
EnterpriseMobileToday WPBS - news, apps, tips.
Geek.com WPBS - geared towards "mobile" devices including phones, PDAs, etc.
HandHeld Industry News WPBS
Medical Pocket PC WPBS
Palmdoc Chronicles WPBS - still has links for Palm but includes apps and links for Android, iPhone, etc.
PDA Blast WPBS - news, free newsletter, forums, reviews, hardware, software downloads
pdaMD.com WPBS
Pen Computing Magazine WPBS
SmartPhone Magazine WS - (formerly PocketPC Magazine)

Curriculum Support

For Curriculum Support for PDA's see the Computer Education Center's PDA Support Page.

UCHC Users - If you have access to the internet, you can use EZproxy to access UCHC resources on your mobile device!


Medical Link Resources

W - Pocket PC (Windows)   P - Palm   B - Blackberry   S - Smartphone
ACP Mobile Resources Portal WPBS - includes links to downloads of free and for charge medical software of all types
CollectiveMed.comWPBS- information on hardware, software and accessories
Georgetown University WPB - links for software, hardware and PDA news
Guide to Handheld and Palmtop Computing for Health Care Professionals WPBS - software information, some free downloads and a for-charge book on software for handhelds
Handhelds For Doctors WP - articles, tutorials, suggestions about software, EBM article links
Medical Mnemonics P - add a mnemonic to the site's database
pdaMD.com WPBS - great deal of hardware and software for the medical professional, product reviews
SoftwareAdvice S - for doctors, nurses and med students. Hand picked list of top medical iPhone/iPad applications from all categories.
University of Alberta Libraries WPBS - geared towards medical professionals and students; easy access to a wide array of information, tools and resources; English and French
University of Virginia Health System WPBS - library's mobile resources page


Medical Databases

W - Pocket PC (Windows)   P - Palm   B - Blackberry   S - Smartphone

ACP Mobile Resources Portal WPBS - includes links to downloads of free and for charge medical software of all types
AIDSinfo WPBS - drug database, HIV/AIDS glossary, apps
Center for the Study of Bioterrorism at Saint Louis University School of Public Health P- clinical fact sheets re: anthrax, botulism, smallpox, etc.
Clinical Medicine Consult WPBS - evidence based information, 2,500 clinical topics, 12,400 medical terms and conditions, drug prescribing pearls, 230 step-by-step procedures
Clinical References WPBS - from ACP. Documents re: gynecology alerts, commonly used ICD-9 codes, normal lab values, etc.
ClinicalTrials.gov WPBS - formatted for handhelds
Diagnosaurus WPBS - free 1000+ differential diagnoses. Installation instructions.
DynaMed WPBS - medical reference system designed for use at the point of care. Contains clinically organized summaries of nearly 1,800 topics and is updated daily from review of the research literature. Most current installation instructions for UCHC staff and students.
Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS for PDA) WPBS - from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Search and browse U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations. Designed to help primary care clinicians identify the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services that are appropriate for their patients.
ePocrates WPBS - drug database
Essential Evidence Plus WBS- Evidence Based Medicine POEMs. Most current installation instructions.
Griffith's 5-Minute Clinical Consult WPBS
InfoRetriever - now called Essential Evidence Plus (see above)
JAMAevidence Mobile WPBS - mobile view provides "Quick Reference" pocket cards from Users' Guides to the Medical Literature and "Make the Diagnosis" sections from The Rational Clinical Examination. Personal registration required. UCHC Proxy Acess.
Johns Hopkins ABX, HIV and Diabetes Guides WPBS - there is a charge for these guides.
Lexi-Comp WPBS - individual databases and suites such as Lexi-COMPLETE, Lexi-SELECT, and Lexi-CLINICAL Suite
Lexi-Select WPBS - (UCHC access only) - Lexi-Comp Online provides quick access to drug information. For mobile devices, click the Mobile App Access button on the from Lexi-comp Online welcome page. UCHC installation instructions.
MD on Tap WP - retrieves MEDLINE® citations directly from the mobile device connected to the internet. Software support ended in 2007 but is still available for download.
Medical Eponyms - from SegueMD W or from Andrew Yee P
Mobile Medica WPB - guidelines from AHA, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Colorado Clinical Guidelines Collaborative, ACP, ACCP, AUA, etc.
mobileMicromedex S - includes drug, toxicology, alternative medicine, and acute care information. At the Micromedex homepage, click on the mobileMicromedex link at the top of the page for download information.
MobilePDR WPBS - mobilePDR available free to qualified medical professionals with registration.
National Heart, Lung and Blood InstituteWPBS - applications including asthma, cholesterol, overweight/physical activity, Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs--Physician Quick Reference Card
National Guideline Clearinghouse™ (NGC)WPBS- links to clinical practice guidelines for mobile devices, including American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)WPBS
Natural Medicines Comprehensive DatabaseWPBS- evidence-based, clinical information on natural medicines. Discount information (UCHC only)
Natural Standard WPBS - aggregates and synthesizes data on complementary and alternative therapies. Information is created that is evidence-based, consensus-based, and peer-reviewed. Purchase through SkyScape. UCHC only free subscription.
PEPID WPBS - various suites including emergency medicine, primary care, clinical nursing, oncology nursing, medical calculators, etc.
PharmacyOneSource WP - download clinical toolkit
Pneumonia Severity Index Calculator WP - from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Tool to assist clinicians in determining the most appropriate care for newly diagnosed cases of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).
PubMed For Handhelds WPBS - less cluttered interface to search PubMed with a mobile device. See also "PubMed FAQs."
Shots WPBS - quick reference guide to the Childhood Immunization Schedule. Installation instructions.
SoftwareAdvice S - for doctors, nurses and med students. Hand picked list of top medical iPhone/iPad applications from all categories.
UpToDate WS - clinical information resource available to physicians. Individual subscription required.
USDA National Nutrient Database P
WISER WPBS - Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders - designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents.Information on hazardous substances, including substance identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and suppression advice.


Medical Calculators

W - Pocket PC (Windows)   P - Palm   B - Blackberry   S - Smartphone
Archimedes WBS - 70 formulas that include Cardiology, Pharmacology, Hematology, FEN, Pediatrics, Pulmonary and Renal. Installation instructions.
Cardiac Clearance WS - guides clinicians through the complex algorithms. Use iTunes link on page for iPhone version.
Creatinine Clearance Calculator WP - calculates patient's creatinine clearance
Doser 4.2 P - calculates mcg/kg/min mg/kg/hr, rate mcg/kg/hr mg/kg/min; useful for calculating drug infusions
EBM Calculator P - calculate relevant statistics for diagnostic, prospective and case control studies, etc. No longer supported.
EMedic (formerly PalmEMS and EMSZone) WPS- emergency medical information including: acronyms to algorithms, anatomical illustrations, medical calculators, emergency reference cards, and medicines
FreewarePalm P - general software as well as medical - calculator, database, diet, fitness, reference and utilities
FreewarePPC W - general software as well as medical - calculator, database, reference and utilities
Heparin Calculator P
MedCalc S - designed for rapid calculation of common equations used in adult internal medicine; 68 formulas
MedCalc 3000 W - a variety of common equations, clinical criteria scores and decision trees
Medical Algorithms Project WP - free registration. More than 13,500 Scales, Tools, Assessments, Scoring Systems, and other Algorithms intended for Medical Education and for Biomedical Research. More than 400 online calculators.
MMSE P - Folstein Mini-mental State Exam
Molecular Weight Calc P - calculate the mass of a molecular formula
Natural Standard WPBS - aggregates and synthesizes data on complementary and alternative therapies. Information is created that is evidence-based, consensus-based, and peer-reviewed. Purchase through SkyScape. UCHC only free subscription.
Nephrology Calculator P
Pneumonia Severity Index Calculator WP - from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Tool to assist clinicians in determining the most appropriate care for newly diagnosed cases of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).
PregCalc P - obstetrical calculator
SoftwareAdvice S - for doctors, nurses and med students. Hand picked list of top medical iPhone/iPad applications from all categories.
Tucows WPBS - Tucows main download site. Select your operating system to view the types of calculators available.

Unbound Medicine WPBS - handheld, wireless, and web-based technology platform and information architecture services



Drug Guides

W - Pocket PC (Windows)   P - Palm   B - Blackberry   S - Smartphone
AIDSinfo WPBS - drug database, HIV/AIDS glossary, apps
ePocrates WPBS - drug database
Johns Hopkins ABX, HIV and Diabetes Guides WPBS - there is a charge for these guides.
Lexi-Comp WPBS - individual databases and suites such as Lexi-COMPLETE, Lexi-SELECT, and Lexi-CLINICAL Suite
Lexi-Select WPBS - (UCHC access only) - Lexi-Comp Online provides quick access to drug information. For mobile devices, click the Mobile App Access button on the from Lexi-comp Online welcome page. UCHC installation instructions.
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins WPS - nearly 200 titles including Stedman's, a nursing library, handbooks, guides, etc.
Medical Pocket PC WPBS - links to drug references and drug interaction guides
mobileMicromedex S - includes drug, toxicology, alternative medicine, and acute care information. At the Micromedex homepage, click on the mobileMicromedex link at the top of the page for download information.
MobilePDR WPBS - mobilePDR available free to qualified medical professionals with registration.
Mobipocket.com WPBS - texts, guides and references re: Emergency & Major Incident; Cardiology; Pediatrics; Neurology; Hypertension; Clinical Series; Student PreTest series; Medical Dictionaries; Diagnostic & Therapeutic Manuals; Dermatology; Anaesthesiology; Orthopaedics; Disease & Drug References; Nursing
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database S- evidence-based, clinical information on natural medicines. Discount information (UCHC only)
Natural Standard WPBS - aggregates and synthesizes data on complementary and alternative therapies. Information is created that is evidence-based, consensus-based, and peer-reviewed. Purchase through SkyScape. UCHC only free subscription.
SkyScape WPBS - purchase drug guides, i.e. A2zDrugs™, iFacts™, etc.

SoftwareAdvice S - for doctors, nurses and med students. Hand picked list of top medical iPhone/iPad applications from all categories.
Unbound Medicine WPBS - Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, Merck Manual, Clinical Evidence for PDA, Davis's Drug Guide for PDA, etc.


Patient Information

W - Pocket PC (Windows)   P - Palm   B - Blackberry   S - Smartphone
American Dental Association WPBS - directory of practice management software and vendor list
Allscripts WPBS - separate modules including:
prescribing, capturing charges, dictating, ordering labs, etc.
Medical Pocket PC WPBS - page with Freeware for PocketPC. Site includes additional for-charge software as well as articles reviewing software and hardware and information on adapting documents from Palm to PC
PatientKeeper WPBS - mobile device-based patient management.
SoftwareAdvice S - for doctors, nurses and med students. Hand picked list of top medical iPhone/iPad applications from all categories.
Stat Coder WPBS - E&M, ICD-9, CPT, Cardiac Risk, Growth Charts, Cardiac Clearance, Cholesterol

Texts & Journals

W - Pocket PC (Windows)   P - Palm   B - Blackberry   S - Smartphone
Center for the Study of Bioterrorism at Saint Louis University School of Public Health P- clinical fact sheets re: anthrax, botulism, smallpox, etc.
Clinical Medicine Consult WPBS - evidence based information, 2,500 clinical topics, 12,400 medical terms and conditions, drug prescribing pearls, 230 step-by-step procedures
ePocrates WPBS - drug database
Essential Evidence Plus WBS- Evidence Based Medicine POEMs. Installation instructions.
InfoRetriever - now called Essential Evidence Plus (see above)
Johns Hopkins ABX, HIV and Diabetes Guides WPBS - there is a charge for these guides.
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins WPBS - nearly 200 titles including Stedman's, a nursing library, handbooks, guides, etc.
MedicalWizards WP - Medical ToolBox series. 5-Minute Clinical Consult, Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses with Integrated Calculators, Tabers, etc.
MeisterMed WPBS - using iSilo, view 100+ medical documents including guides for management and diagnosis of various conditions (Note - this web site works better with Internet Explorer)
Mobile Medica WPBS - guidelines from AHA, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Colorado Clinical Guidelines Collaborative, ACP, ACCP, AUA, etc.
MobilePDR WPBS - mobilePDR available free to qualified medical professionals with registration.
Mobipocket.com WPBS - texts, guides and references re: Emergency & Major Incident; Cardiology; Pediatrics; Neurology; Hypertension; Clinical Series; Student PreTest series; Medical Dictionaries; Diagnostic & Therapeutic Manuals; Dermatology; Anaesthesiology; Orthopaedics; Disease & Drug References; Nursing
Natural Standard WPBS - aggregates and synthesizes data on complementary and alternative therapies. Information is created that is evidence-based, consensus-based, and peer-reviewed. Purchase through SkyScape. UCHC only free subscription.
Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy WPB - Sanford Guide to HIV/AIDS Therapy also
SkyScape WPBS - medical texts; browse by specialty
SoftwareAdvice S - for doctors, nurses and med students. Hand picked list of top medical iPhone/iPad applications from all categories.
Unbound Medicine WPBS - Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, Merck Manual, Clinical Evidence for PDA, Davis's Drug Guide for PDA, etc.
US Biomedical Information Systems WPBS - software and texts organized by specialty or publisher, includes the Sanford Guide. PDAs with preinstalled software.

Evidence Based Medicine

W - Pocket PC (Windows)   P - Palm   B - Blackberry   S - Smartphone
Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine P - from University Health Network - Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto. Includes information on practicing and teaching EBM, a glossary of terms and Palm resources
Clinical Medicine Consult WPBS - evidence based information, 2,500 clinical topics, 12,400 medical terms and conditions, drug prescribing pearls, 230 step-by-step procedures
Clinical References WPBS - from ACP. Documents re: gynecology alerts, commonly used ICD-9 codes, normal lab values, etc.
DynaMed WPBS - medical reference system designed for use at the point of care. Contains clinically organized summaries of nearly 1,800 topics and is updated daily from review of the research literature. Most current installation instructions for UCHC staff and students.
Essential Evidence Plus WBS- Evidence Based Medicine POEMs. Most current installation instructions.
InfoRetriever - now called Essential Evidence Plus (see above)
Introduction to Evidence-Based Medicine - tutorial intended for any health care practitioner or student who needs a basic introduction to the principles of Evidence-Based Medicine
JAMAevidence Mobile WPBS - mobile view provides "Quick Reference" pocket cards from Users' Guides to the Medical Literature and "Make the Diagnosis" sections from The Rational Clinical Examination. Personal registration required. UCHC Proxy Acess.
Mobile Medica WPBS - guidelines from AHA, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Colorado Clinical Guidelines Collaborative, ACP, ACCP, AUA, etc.
National Quality Measures Clearinghouse™ (NQMC™) WPBS - evidence-based health care quality measures and measure sets.
Natural Standard WPBS - aggregates and synthesizes data on complementary and alternative therapies. Information is created that is evidence-based, consensus-based, and peer-reviewed. Purchase through SkyScape. UCHC only free subscription.
UpToDate WS - clinical information resource available to physicians. Individual subscription required.



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