STAT!Ref Mobile

STAT!Ref Anytime, Anywhere


STAT!Ref® Mobile takes STAT!Ref healthcare e-sources on the go. With powerful, interactive functionality, it allows users to search their institution’s subscriptions anytime, anywhere. STAT!Ref is available through mobile applications that are supported by most popular devices.

  • • Cross-search more then 600 fully-interactive resources, including full-text information from a variety of top healthcare publishers and societies
  • • Use evidence-based STAT!Ref clinical decision tools when and where they are needed, at the point-of-care
  • • Access multimedia content, including videos and images that are completely optimized for quick accessibility

STAT!Ref Mobile uses Wi-Fi and common browser connectivity, which allows users to access their institution’s subscriptions anytime, anywhere or users can choose from one of our featured Apps. To use the app, all a user needs to do is create and enable a “My Stat!Ref” account through their subscription and then download the free app and log in.

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The STAT!Ref Mobile App uses the same intuitive, full-text e-resources as STAT!Ref Online that enable users to cross-search evidence-based and authoritative references in seconds.

Featuring these apps:

  • • STAT!Ref iPhone and iPad App
  • • STAT!Ref Android™ App

Product Highlights


  • • You must have access to a STAT!Ref subscription. This can be your own subscription or through a consortium, college, university, institution, hospital etc...
  • • Access the STAT!Ref subscription and setup a "My STAT!Ref" account before attempting to use one of the available apps; STAT!Ref iPhone and iPad App or STAT!Ref Android™ App.
  • • After setting up a "My STAT!Ref" account you need to activate the "Temporary Login Account". The Temporary Login Account enable's your My STAT!Ref user name and password to log you in through the app.
  • • Download the app suitable for your device.


Android App
The STAT!Ref Android App allows you to access your institution’s STAT!Ref subscription from your Android smartphone as well as other devices with the Android OS such as the Kindle Fire by Amazon Digital Services. Download from these two sources:

  • • The STAT!Ref Android Mobile App is available on Google Play™ - click here.
  • • The STAT!Ref Android Mobile App from the Amazon App store - click here.

iPhone & iPad App

  • • The STAT!Ref Mobile iPhone & iPad App can be downloaded FREE from the iTunes App Store - click here.

STAT!Ref is a reputable healthcare e-resource enabling users to intuitively cross-search full-text, evidence-based and authoritative resources. With 600+ resources currently offered in over 50 healthcare disciplines, STAT!Ref provides the latest healthcare information in a customizable and convenient format. STAT!Ref is used by millions of professionals and over 90% of medical universities. This free app ensures that you will get the most from STAT!Ref database content provided courtesy of your subscription or your institution's subscription.

For Android Users:

  • • Access all of your core STAT!Ref content in a convenient format designed specifically for your Android device.
  • • Search your library's entire database, or search only in a specific title.
  • • Bookmark specific paragraphs so you can quickly find that exact spot again later.
  • • Quickly define unknown medical terminology using your included medical dictionary simply by tapping the Dictionary Look-up button and choosing a term.
  • • Quickly jump around large documents using the local "Contents" panel.

For iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch users:

  • • Access all of your core STAT!Ref content in a convenient format designed specifically for your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch.
  • • Search your library's entire database, or search only in a specific title.
  • • Bookmark specific paragraphs so you can quickly find that exact spot again later.
  • • Quickly define unknown medical terminology using your included medical dictionary simply by highlighting the word and tapping "Define".
  • • Quickly jump around large documents using the local "Contents" panel.
  • • Pick up right where you left off, even after the application is closed.
  • • Listen while your device reads the text to you aloud using Text-to-Speech.
  • • View the latest Evidence Alerts and Reuters® Medical News Feed articles, and optionally receive push notifications when new articles become available.

AAFP Conditions A to Z
In English and Spanish
STAT!Ref® includes this patient information tool that's been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Common conditions, treatments, and health tips are listed alphabetically or cross-searched in STAT!Ref® Online.

Altmetric LLP
‘Altmetrics’, or alternative metrics, tracks and collates mentions and shares of academic research papers and other outputs (such as datasets) across traditional and social media outlets, blogs, public policy documents, post-publication peer-review forums and online reference managers. Altmetric badges appear on select STAT!Ref content.

Bibliographic Citations
Citations for use in research papers can be generated by using the Bibliographic Citations feature at the bottom of every STAT!Ref document. You can export citations suitable for use in either RefWorks or EndNote. They are also available in plain text.

Evidence Alerts
These alerts provide e-mail delivery and access to current EBM information and research from over 130 premier clinical journals. These alerts are pre-rated for clinical relevance and newsworthiness by a panel of practicing physicians through McMaster University. Choose the disciplines within Medicine, Nursing, and Rehabilitation and receive daily EBM updates daily or weekly pushed right to your phone.

EBMcalc Complete Edition
EBMcalc is a collection of over 400 calculations, clinical criteria sets and decision trees in STAT!Ref. With every search you perform, STAT!Ref automatically presents links to relevant EBM tools within EBMcalc. Some of the tools included are clinical Criteria Sets, Decision Trees, Medical equations, Unit and Dose Converters, Calculations and Equations by Specialty.

Merck Manual Consumer Version
A patient information tool based on the world's most widely used textbook of medicine, The Merck Manual, but written in everyday language by 300 outstanding contributors. Explains disorders, who is likely to get them, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, how they might be prevented, and how they can be treated; also provides information about prognosis.

STAT!Ref® automatically searches PubMed for matched results. Related concepts are displayed using the Metathesaurus, provided by the National Library of Medicine's Unified Medical Language System. Users with a PubMed account can register their PubMed "holding name" or "otool id" with us and link directly to PubMed full journal articles. Users without a PubMed account will still get access to PubMed citations.

Stedman's Medical Dictionary
The most reliable, must-have resource available for healthcare professionals is included in STAT!Ref. This 28th Edition contains more than 107,000 terms and has been thoroughly reviewed and updated by consultants from all the major medical and health science specialties. Highlight a word and click on the dictionary link for quick definitions without leaving your search. Stedman’s Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions can be substituted as the default dictionary for those in the Dentistry profession.

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STAT!Ref Mobile comes free with every STAT!Ref Online subscription. It is not a separate stand-alone application. If you have access to SR Online then you already have SR Mobile.
URLs and authentication methods apply the same to SR Mobile as they do for your SR Online subscription. If you need assistance with SR Mobile please contact customer service. If your institution has a subscription to STAT!Ref you can download one of the available Mobile apps and start using STAT!Ref on your mobile today! See Mobile App information on this web page.
Temporary Login Account - Status: Unavailable
Warning Message: This My STAT!Ref account was activated for logging in to STAT!Ref under a different subscription. If you need to use this account with a new subscription, please contact technical support for assistance. This happens occasionally if your institution has or has had access to more than one STAT!Ref subscription. Subscriptions are identified with a unique group alias in all URLs "grpalias=#######". Your My STAT!Ref account is associated with the grpalias that you were connected to when you originally created your account. If you've received this message then you have accessed STAT!Ref through a URL with a different grpalias, one that is not associated with your account. Please call or email support with the email address you signed up with and the name of the institution as it appears at the top of the screen when you are logged in to STAT!Ref. We can find and move if necessary your My STAT!Ref account to the appropriate subscription.
Temporary Login Account - Status: Active. Expires: mm/dd/yyyy
Warning Message: You are currently logged in to STAT!Ref using a My STAT!Ref account. You cannot activate or renew a My STAT!Ref - Temporary Login account for logging in to STAT!Ref while logged in through a Temporary Login Account. Please refer to the How to Create, Activate, and Renew a login for the App section by clicking here.
The My STAT!Ref - Temporary Login Account; expires on mm/dd/yyyy. You will not be able to use it for off-site access after that date unless you re-activate it from the My STAT!Ref Temporary Login Account page.
Solution: To protect a subscription from unauthorized use, it is required that users re-authenticate their My STAT!Ref Temporary Login Accounts prior to expiration by logging in to their My STAT!Ref account while either IP authenticated, with a Full User login (not all subscriptions are setup with full user accounts) or by accessing via a proxy server. After accessing the account just click the Temporary Login Account tab and click the [Activate / Renew] button.
Yes, you can still renew even if your login expires. You just won't be able to use the app until you renew the Temporary Login Account. Please refer to the How to Create, Activate, and Renew a login for the App section by clicking here.
You can use your Temporary Login Account from any device (Desktop, Laptop, Tablet or Smartphone) with a modern browser and an internet connection. Just go to either: the public STAT!Ref website or the subscription website and log in.
If you need to change your email address, name, password, etc... you can do so through your My STAT!Ref account.
1. Login to STAT!Ref.
2. Click the My STAT!Ref Link and login if necessary.
3. Click Details tab and edit your information.
4. Save changes.
For a more detailed explanation please go here: Change Email, Password or Account info
Here's what to do if you forget your password. Access STAT!Ref and click on the My STAT!Ref link. You will be taken to the login details page.
1. Click on (Forgot Your Password?)
2. Enter your My STAT!Ref Login email address
3. Click the [E-mail Password] button
4. Check your email for the sent password
For more detailed information go here: Forgot Password Help
You successfully created your account but you probably did not activate it to use as a login. A My STAT!Ref account allows you to set up Evidence Alerts, News Feeds, track your searches and much more.
To use it as a login account you must;
1. From your institution - access STAT!Ref and click the “My STAT!Ref” link just above the [GO] button in the search bar
2. Log in if necessary with your STAT!Ref un/pw
3. Click the [Temporary Login Account] tab
4. Check the reCAPTCHA box and answer the security question if asked
5. Click the [Activate/Renew] button and make note of the expiration date

Next, launch the app on your device and enter your un/pw. Check to save the log in info if you don't want to log in each time.

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