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Library Classes: Answering Clinical Questions in Real Time

Answering Clinical Questions in Real Time

Answering Clinical Questions in Real Time

Class Description:
Quickly find answers to clinical questions using clinical information point of care resources, including ACP PIER, Clinical Evidence, Dynamed, FirstConsult, Micromedex, Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database, and UptoDate. Use tools for clinical decision making, such as calculators, clinical rules, drug comparisons and pricing, image and instructional multimedia, and diagnostic or treatment criteria.
Learning Objectives
  • To identify concepts from clinical questions which are searchable in clinical information resources.
  • To review clinical information resources and highlight their strengths and weakness for specific information needs.
  • To use the features of Ovid MEDLINE and PubMed/MEDLINE which improve efficiency of searching and viewing results.
  • To access help with any of the resources reviewed in class.