This risk assessment tool uses recent data from the Framingham Heart Study to estimate 10-year risk for hard coronary heart disease outcomes (myocardial infarction and coronary death). This tool is designed to estimate risk in adults aged 20 and older.
The Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool is an interactive tool designed by scientists at the National Cancer Institute and the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project to estimate a woman's risk of developing invasive breast cancer.
Links to ICD (International Classification of Diseases to classify mortality data from death certificates), ICD-CM (ICD, Clinical Modification to code and classify morbidity data), and ICF (International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health).
The NCEMI has created useful online calculators. Decision rules, scores, and algorithms are also provided. Best viewed in IE, these links are along the right-hand side of the page, under the images section.
The SCORE is a validated clinical prediction rule that selects patients who are appropriate candidates for DXA screening. SCORE was developed to identify post-menopausal women who may have a T-score of < -2 and should be screened.
Comprehensive drug database, with content that addresses all patient populations and covers clinical specialties such as Pharmacy, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Oncology, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology, and others. Available for Blackberry, iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad, Android, Palm OS and Windows Mobile.
Residents and AHS staff have access to mobile Lexi licenses through AHS. Residents and staff MUST register on an AHS desktop computer using their Alberta Health Services e-mail address. Do not use other e-mail accounts. This is very important, because the Alberta Health Services e-mail account is how Lexi-comp identifies users who are covered by their provincial license.
Another important note: This product access code changes every summer when the AHS contract renewal period comes up.
See the blue i for installation and renewal instructions.
To download the Lexi-comp drug information application for your smartphone or PDA, you will need to access either the Calgary Zone Legacy homepage (iweb) or the Insite homepage.
Instructions to download Lexi-Comp to your mobile device from the Calgary Zone Legacy homepage. (iweb;
click on the “Pharmacy Services” link located in the “Programs & Services” column.
When the Pharmacy Services homepage loads,
click on the “Drug Information Resources” link on the blue menu bar located at the top left handed corner of the webpage,
then click on “Electronic Resources”.
When the Drug Information Resources Electronic References page loads,
click on the blue “Lexi-Comp Online” link to launch the Lexi-Comp program.
When Lexi-comp opens, locate the Alberta Health Services logo.
Under the Alberta Health Services logo there is a link that says "Click Here to Access your Smartphone and PDA Software"; click on this link.
A page will appear with a drop down box that asks you to select your platform; once you select your platform, all the instructions needed to install the application on your device will appear.
On the green menu bar just beneath the main Insite logo, click on the link that says "Our Teams/Departments". On the "Our Teams/Departments" page,
scroll down to the "Clinical Services" column, click on "Pharmacy Services".
On the "Pharmacy Services" webpage, there's a blue box with links in the upper left corner -
click on "Drug Information".
When the "Drug Information" page launches (
http://insite.albertahealthservices.ca/1521.asp), in the upper right corner there is a section called "Quick Reference Links",
under that title there is a link that says "Lexi-comp".
Click on "Lexi-comp" to launch this program and follow the same instructions as above.
Next summer when you get an expiry notice, go into Lexi-comp as indicated above, click on the "Click Here to Access your Smartphone and PDA Software" link as before, select your device, and follow the instructions provided to renew your subscription. Finally, if you've followed the instructions and are still having difficulty, contact Lexi-comp's customer service center for assistance. Their contact appears at the bottom of the same instructions page.
Clinical Evidence, from BMJ, summarises the current state of knowledge and uncertainty about the prevention and treatment of common or important clinical conditions seen in primary and hospital care, based on thorough searches and appraisal of the literature.
Elsevier's ClinicalKey includes full-text content from over 900 e-books and 400 e-journals, including the content formerly offered through MDConsult. It also has over 9,000 medical and procedural videos.
DynaMed Plus is the new enhanced versionof DynaMed covering 20 specialty topics. Features include multiple daily updates, new Overviews and graded Recommendations section, Micromedex integrated drug information, and over 4000 medical images and graphics.
FIRSTConsult synthesizes respected references into a knowledge base for differential diagnosis, evaluation and management of medical conditions, and procedure skills review. It is now part of ClinicalKey. To use FIRSTConsult, search ClinicalKey and limit search results to FIRSTConsult.