A syntheses of current evidence for diagnosis, tests and interventions (e.g. treatments, drugs) designed for rapid consultation at the point of patient care. These tools are evidence-based and frequently updated, with links to relevant literature.
Best Practice combines the latest research evidence, guidelines and expert opinion – presented in a step-by-step approach, covering prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Best Practice provides a second opinion in an instant, without the need for checking multiple resources. Its unique patient-focused approach represents a major new advancement in information delivery at the point of care. Mobile access available.
DynaMed is a clinical reference resource useful for getting answers to clinical questions quickly and easily. Content is written and reviewed by a team of physicians who synthesize the evidence and provide objective analysis. Dynamed includes: Overviews and Recommendations for the most common conditions as well as evidence-based recommendations for action, Micromedex® Clinical Knowledge Suite drug content, and many medical graphics and images. Also included is a wide array of specialty topics in areas such as infectious disease and immunology, cardiology, oncology and emergency medicine. Mobile access available.
VisualDx is a diagnostic clinical decision support system designed to enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety. With a strong dermatology component, this application can help quickly build a differential to evaluate the possibilities, compare variations, and improve diagnostic accuracy. Mobile access available.
TRIP was created in 1997 to bring together all the evidence-based healthcare resources available on the Internet. TRIP Plus was created in April 2003; this greatly enhanced version includes coverage of peer-reviewed journals, medical images and patient information leaflets, and is updated monthly. Tutorial