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SHIRP: Apps for Mobile Devices

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Apps for Mobile Devices

Read by QxMD

Join over 500 health care practitioners in Saskatchewan using Read by QxMD as a platform to retrieve full text articles in one tap! Collect, store, share and engage with the literature indexed in PubMed. Linking a free Read by QxMD account to SHIRP’s full text journal holdings creates a powerful tool to drive your learning and practice.

Read by QxMD App Downloading Instructions

Demonstration of Read by QxMD (2 minute video)

How to setup Read by QxMD and link to the SHIRP full text journal collection (2 minute video)

Note: you will need to create your own free Account with AMA in order to use this app.

FREE - no wi-fi needed


Download the app to your mobile device

Open the online version of RxFiles using your mobile device

Look for a link "activate iOS/Android app" near the top right of the page and tap it.This link may be on the bottom of the page on tablets

Open the app. Under the RxFiles Plus logo it should say "unlocked by verified IP until (date)". Repeat these steps to refresh.

Dynamed Plus  (no wifi necessary)

To download the Dynamed app:

  • On any computer or mobile device open the online version of Dynamed Plus
  • Click or tap "Get Dynamed Plus Mobile App" link on the left side of the page under Spotlight
  • Enter your email address (work or home but accessible from your mobile device) and click Send
  • Open your email on your mobile device and look for an email with the subject "Dynamed Plus mobile app download instructions" and open it
  • Tap on the links to 1) download the app from either iTunes or Google Play and 2) tap the authentication key. The key is valid for 48 hours. If you do not authenticate within that time you can re-send yourself the email. Refresh using the email push every 6 months. You can install DMP on up to three devices using the same email address

To Access app, click on Accessmedicine

  • On upper right hand corner, click on "Saskatchewan Health Information Resource Program."
  • Next, click on "Sign in or Create a Free MyAccess Profile." Here, enter required information, then click on "Create Profile."

Having Successfully created profile, download either Google Play or Apple app with the username/password associated with MyAccess Profile.This link opens in a new window

  • Annals of Internal Medicine  One of the most widely read and cited journals in general and internal medicine. Published by the American College of Physicians.
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