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Mobile Medicine @ UIC

This guide introduces medical resources available for your mobile device and provides news and information for the mobile user. It has been formatted for desktop viewing.


Welcome to Mobile Medicine @ UIC!

This guide is designed to help you discover medical resources that are available for your mobile device. 

If you have a health science app recommendation for any mobile device, please email  We will review it for inclusion in our resource lists.


The following icons have been used throughout:

Android Icon Android
Apple Icon iOS (Apple iPhone and iPad)
Globe Icon All mobile devices with a browser

Featured Mobile Resource: VisualDx Mobile App

VisualDx is a diagnostic clinical decision support system that allows you to build differential diagnoses based on clinical findings. The tool is available to use via Android or iOS apps. Here are instructions on how to sign up for your personal VisualDx account to use the mobile app.

Step 1:

  1. From the UIC Library Mobile Medicine Guide or Databases A-Z list under "V", click on a link to VisualDx.
  2. Sign in with your UIC NetID and password.

Step 2:

VisualDx web interface

  1. From VisualDx’s homepage, click on the “Get the Mobile App” link below the search box.
  2. In the Register Here pane, click on “Create a Personal VisualDx” Account.”
  3. Fill in the account information and click “Create Personal Account.”

Step 3:

  1. On your mobile device, open either the Apple App Store for iOS devices or Google Play for Android devices to download the VisualDx App.
  2. Sign In with your personal account.