Trials are currently available through the end of February for two point of care databases, Dynamed and BMJ Best Practice.  We would like to collect as much feedback as possible during the trials to help make decisions about the possibility of adding these resources to our database collection.

To help collect feedback, please fill out the SurveyMonkey survey.

Dynamed

The Dynamed Trial is available HERE:

Highlights of Dynamed:

  • DynaMed is an evidence based clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other healthcare professionals for use at the Point of Care.
  • Updated daily to find the best available evidence at the Point of Care.
  • Includes clinically organized summaries for over 3200 topics and drug information providing the latest content and resources with validity, relevance and convenience, making DynaMed an indispensable resource for answering most clinical questions during practice.
  • Monitors over 500 medical journals daily using a systematic surveillance process involving a 7 step methodology http://dynamed.ebscohost.com/content/7-step-process
  • Web Access includes unlimited use, on-site, remote and mobile access.
  • Mobile access for cell phones including Iphone, Android, Blackberry, PDA, Ipad. http://dynamed.ebscohost.com/access/mobile . Contact Joe Payne (joseph.payne [at] osumc.edu) to set up Dynamed access through the mobile app.
  • Set personal alerts for notification when evidence on a topic is updated.
  • Integrates with all Electronic Health/Medical Records (EHR/EMR).
  • DynaMed and McMaster University Partnership creates a system to identify practice-changing DynaMed updates.
  • Medical calculators for medical equations, clinical criteria, decision trees, statistics & math calculators, units & doses & by specialty.
  • A Community of DynaMed Reviewers comprised of clinicians from 79 countries, representing 60 adult and pediatric specialties committed to improving health care and health care education through evidence-based medicine http://dynamed.ebscohost.com/about/dynamed-reviewers
  • DynaMed Basic Search Tutorial  http://support.ebsco.com/training/flash_videos/dynamed/dynamed.html

BMJ Best Practice

The BMJ Best Practice Trial is available HERE.

Highlights of BMJ Best Practice:

  • A new concept in information delivery, action orientated and structured around the patient consultation
  • A gold standard editorial process including peer review and multiple sign-off
  • An unrivalled breadth and depth of coverage (information relating to over 10,000 diagnoses by end of 2009; 5000 at launch) helping healthcare professionals make decisions with confidence
  • A constantly updated resource
  • A standard structure for each condition including a summary and definition, etiology, epidemiology, through key diagnostic steps and tests into treatment approaches with drugs, guidelines and evidence, finishing with recommendations and outlook for patient follow-up
  • Information for patients to support treatment options
  • Clinical Evidence ‘inside’ brings together the best current evidence with expert guidance
  • My Best Practice allowing end users to save searches and bookmarks to specific content
  • Ability to upload local guidelines and links
  • BMJ Best Practice User Guide