Handheld Resources

Health Care Resources for Mobile Devices

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Please do not consider the inclusion of links to handheld applications below an endorsement of their accuracy or reliability.

$ indicates application NOT free. All others are free or websites that link free applications.


  • WISER (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders) (wiser.nlm.nih.gov/index.html) from the National Library of Medicine. WISER provides a wide range of information on hazardous substances, including substance identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and suppression guidance.

Books, Medical


Document Readers

Drug Databases

Practice Guidelines



For more information about medical applications for handheld devices, including classes or demonstrations, please contact the librarians at healthinfo@umkc.edu or call 816-235-1880.


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