New E-Resource Trial: UpToDate   [02/06/17]

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The Library's subject teams regularly trial the latest databases & e-resources to support your studies. The latest trial e-resource is:


UpToDate is an evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource which clinicians trust to make the right point-of-care decisions. 6,500+ world-renowned physician authors, editors, and peer reviewers use a rigorous editorial process to synthesize the most recent medical information into trusted, evidence-based recommendations that are proven to improve patient care and quality. 1.3 million+ clinicians worldwide and nearly 90% of major US academic medical centers rely on UpToDate to provide the best care.

Features of UpToDate include:

  • "What's New" - Provides clinicians with a summary of the most important new information added in recent weeks
  • Practice Changing UpDates — This section highlights specific new recommendations and/or updates that may change usual clinical practice
  • Patient Education — More than 1,500 corresponding patient information topics, plus more than 1,000 in universal Spanish. Clinicians can review this information with patients in the exam room, print out as handouts, or send via email
  • Integrated Patient Education — Comprehensive, embedded, and integrated patient education solutions for EMRs and other healthcare applications
  • Search Features — Multiple language queries and navigation
  • Graphics Search — Powerful search engine to search 1000s of pictures, charts, movies, illustrations and more
  • Medical Calculators — Quickly and accurately calculate many different medical measurements
  • Drugs & Drug Interactions — Quickly check for possible drug-to-drug and drug-to-herb interactions with the UpToDate drug interactions program
  • Link to Full-Text Articles — Convenient links to full text of referenced articles

Your feedback on the UpToDate trial is appreciated.
Trial ends: 30/06/17 and is on-campus only.


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