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About this app

PubMed for Handhelds (PubMed4Hh, is an app for discovering relevant health information at the National Library of Medicine. Journal abstracts, TBLs ("the bottom line" summaries) and full text articles (requires subscription to journals) can be accessed anywhere the Internet is available. It features:
- PICO (Patient, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome): search with a well-formulated clinical query
- askMEDLINE: a free-text, natural language search tool
- Consensus Abstracts: for discovering and selecting concurring abstracts from journals. View selected TBLs and Abstracts in one page
- CQs: Use Clinical Queries to search journal articles. Indicate Category (therapy, diagnosis, etiology, prognosis, clinical predictions guideline) and Emphasis (specific, sensitive) to focus search strategy.
- Archive: save search results for reading later
- Retrieved citations may be sent by e-mail from any of the featured tools
- Tested and found compatible with Android version 4.1.1 and above

What's new in version 2.5
- This is a major update written in native Android code except for some features that require Web links.
- BabelMeSH was removed from PubMed4Hh. A separate app, BabelMeSH+ will be released with soon.
- A Journal Browser was added for reading the latest abstracts and TBLs of MEDLINE indexed journals. Links are provided to access full-text articles (may require subscription)
Updated on
Apr 15, 2016

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116 reviews
Ph H
January 23, 2023
Says built for older android device and struggles to work on android 13. 🙄
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February 22, 2023
your Terms and conditions demand me to keep all the data safe but my phone is illegally or may be legally hacked (first of all, by the police I have problems with). There was a case when someone edited my profile in another site. May I create an account in PUBMED4HH anyway?
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Pearl Lasky
July 29, 2020
Cannot use search engine like web browser.
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What's new

PubMedHh are upgraded to a secure HTTP service. App results come from HTTPs protocol now.