Additional support resources are available through Lexicomp's Knowledge Base on their Training & Support page. Lexicomp Support may also be contacted directly via phone or email.
If you have any questions or need additional support with any of the library's resources, you can stop by and visit the Health Sciences Library Front Desk during our desk hours of 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, or contact the Library using one of the options below.
Lexicomp Online is a collection of clinical databases and clinical decision support tools that provides users with an extensive medical library. Lexicomp provides access to clinical drug resources including: calculators, identifiers, interaction & overdose assessments, and patient education resources. Lexicomp also links out to VisualDX and Facts & Comparisons: Drug Comparison Tables.
Lexicomp falls into the category of Decision Support Tools and is designed to provide quick access to clinically relevant answers regarding drug use. Lexicomp is an "...industry-leading provider of drug information and tools to help improve patient safety, ensure compliance, and elevate the quality of care patients receive."
The Infectious Diseases database is an all-inclusive database that assists in the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases by combining disease monographs into one easy-to-use reference.
The Infectious Diseases database contains Monographs for:
Lexi-Calc is an extensive medical calculations application that has partnered with MedCalc 3000 to create a unique computerized medical reference and tool set that encompasses a wide array of pertinent medical formulas and calculations. When practicing, teaching, & learning medicine based on solid, literature-based data, practitioners may be easily overwhelmed by the breadth of information that they must master. The Lexi-Calc application, in partnership with MedCalc 3000, helps simplify this task for clinicians, medical educators, nurses, & healthcare students by assembling easy-to-use, interactive tools to support evidence-based medicine.
The Lexi-Calc module includes the following calculators:
This database provides detailed descriptions of diagnostic tests and procedures, as well as current information concerning the background & context of laboratory tests. Access information on patient preparation, specimen collection/handling, and clinical test result interpretation within numerous clinical areas and diagnostic disciplines.
The Health Sciences Library DOES NOT provide access to the Lexicomp mobile app.
Students can create a Quick Link Bookmark to access Lexicomp Online using mobile devices with internet access.
Please follow the instructions below to add a Quick Link Bookmark to Lexicomp Online on your mobile device.
Instructions for iOS Devices
Instructions for Android Devices
If you are using Firefox for Android, please follow the instructions in the provided link: How to Add a Shortcut to a Website on Android
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