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Featured Resource of the Month
Our featured resource this month is UpToDate. A physician-authored clinical decision tool to support to assist clinicians with point-of-care decisions.
Please Contact the library if you require any further information or assistance in using our featured resource
- falls into the category of "decision support tools" and is designed to provide quick access to clinically relevant answers. UptoDate is a popular evidence-based clinical decision support resource authored by physicians to help healthcare practitioners make the best decisions at the point of care.
- Over 5,100 expert physicians write, review, and continuously update the content to ensure that it contains the latest evidence & relevant information, as well as providing specific, practical recommendations for diagnosis & treatment.
- It combines broad coverage of adult primary care with sub-specialty internal medicine, ob/gyn, general surgery and paediatrics.
- Features include:
- Mobile App
- Medical Calculators
- Patient Information
- Drugs & Drug Interactions
- Links to Full-Text Articles
You can access UpToDate from the direct link on our library front page or via the Point of Care Tools library webpage.
UpToDate App - Along with access to UpToDate online, Barwon Health staff can install the UpToDate App on their mobile device.
- Register for an UpToDate account while you are on a Barwon Health network computer
- Download the free app from your App Store
- Sign into the app with your UpToDate registration username and password.
Registration - You will need to register for an UpToDate account:
- to use UpToDate via the mobile app or
- to collect CME/CPD/CE credits with every clinical question researched.
- to bookmark most frequently viewed pages
To maintain your remote access UpToDate requires all users to log into their account on a Barwon Health computer every 90 days to verify you are still current staff. You will be emailed a reminder when this is due