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Lexicomp app review: your source of accurate medical answers

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Introduction

To pass theoretical exams in medical school, you need to have in-depth understanding of various medical terminologies and procedures. Lexicomp is an iOS application developed by Lexi-Comp to give students and clinicians access to accurate answers to various medical questions. It is available in a number of different languages such as Simplified Chinese, Korean, Malay, Polish, German, Italian, Arabic, English, Czech, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish.

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Lexicomp

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Get Answers to All Medical Questions

Lexicomp is an innovative iOS application that is tailored to give users access to accurate answers to common medication questions from anywhere in the world. It is well known for providing comprehensive and trustworthy drug and clinical information that helps pharmacists to make intelligent decisions.

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New users are required to register at the Lexicomp website in order to access all the databases for 30 days. If you are an existing customer, all you need to do is input your username and password to gain full access to the database that you selected in your subscription. Institutions such as medical schools and health facilities can still benefit from the app by just crating an account on the main website. Be sure to read the instructions that we be emailed to you to get a clear understanding of the subscription.

You can extend your subscription period by just contacting the account administrator for full details about the subscription. 

Best Features

Apart from providing in-depth information about drug monographs and clinical decision support tools, Lexicomp goes a step further to give users access to hundreds of charts, tables, medical calculators, and images to help hone your clinical skills and understanding of various procedures.

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Some of the databases that new subscribers will access during the 30 days include drug interaction screen, toxicology, OTCs and natural products, detailed drug information such as dosing, contraindications, administration and potential interactions, Lab & Diagnostic Procedures, Patient education materials, Resources for dental professionals, Nursing-specific resources and I.V compatibility and the list continues.

The interface is user-friendly, as you just have to tab any of the icons located at the lower section of the page to move from one page to another. Be sure to input the right information in order to get accurate results.

The developers have also incorporated a search feature that allows users to find specific information easily and without having to scroll through the entire database. This would take hours or even days if this feature wasn’t available.

To continue using the app, it is of paramount importance to keep your subscription active by paying the fees on time. The database is updated regularly to ensure that you never have to spend time researching online to get answers. 

Lexicomp

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Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Covers all sort of questions and topics
  • No Internet access is required to access the database
  • Subscription packages are very affordable
  • All information is first validated before been added to the databases

Cons

  • The app is prone to bugs

Final Thoughts

Lexicomp is an amazing app that will give you timely answers to all medical questions that you come across. 

 

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