Mobile Apps for Health Sciences


You have the full access to these apps for free because the University of Ottawa has a subscription to these resources.  If you have any questions or need help to install any of these apps on your device, do not hesitate to contact us. 


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Save time and improve practice care with this growing suite of products from the Canadian Pharmacists Association. Find tools for enhanced patient-centred care at your fingertips with Health Canada advisories, calculators and other free productivity tools.

CPS Monographs and Drug Choices are now offered as annual subscriptions.


You need to create an account before downloading the app. Create your account here.  Please email the Health Sciences Library in order to obtain the Organization code.


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The RxFiles App contains > 85 drug comparison charts (>2000 entries on index pages) in a variety of medical therapeutic areas.


You need to be connected to the university of Ottawa wireless network to activate the app (the app will need to be reactivated on site every 3 months).  Once the app is  downloaded and opened, click on the button "Use Trial Mode".

Drug - Other Resources

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Epocratesapple logoAndroid logo

Price: FREE*

You can rely on Epocrates to enable better patient care by delivering the right information, right when it's needed.

You will need to create a free account.

*In-App purchases

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Skyscape Medical LibraryApple logoAndroid logo

Price: FREE

Skyscape Clinical Calculator: Medical calculator with more than 200 interactive tools, organized by specialty.

You will need to create a free acount.


Tarascon Pharmacopeia Apple logoAndroid logo

Price: FREE*

This must-have resource contains vital drug information on thousands of drugs to help clinicians make better decisions at the point of care.

*In-App purchases

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Shots ImmunizationsApple logoAndroid logo

Price: FREE

Shots Immunization Schedules by Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)

Please note that prices may vary at any time.