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Clinical Essentials: Start Here

Where to start for your clinical questions


 

Recommended Practices

 

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Summary of best practice recommendations for a condition

UpToDate

DynaMed Plus

ECRI Guidelines Trust

Answers to a focused clinical question

PubMed Clinical Queries

TRIP

Updates on patient management trends

Clinics Review Articles

 


 

Diagnosis

 

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Differential diagnoses for symptoms

UpToDate

DynaMed Plus

Diagnosaurus

 


 

Drugs

 

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Drug identification, dosing, interactions

Clinical Pharmacology

Micromedex

 


 

Background Knowledge

 

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Background information on a condition AccessMedicine textbooks

 


 

Videos in Clinical Medicine

 

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Watch physical exams and clinical procedures

New England Journal of Medicine Videos

AccessMedicine:

Watch surgical procedures

Surgical Procedures Performed at US Medical Centers

Search for videos

Google Video


 

Complementary, Integrative and Alternative Medicine

 

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Evidence-based information on alternative therapies

Natural Medicines

CAM on PubMed

 


 

Patient Education

 

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Information for my patients

MedlinePlus

UpToDate > Patient Education

DynaMed Plus > Patient Education

 


 

Professional and Technology Skills

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Online videos for software, creative, and business skills LinkedIn Learning (obtain your 1-week license)

 


 

Continuing Medical Education

Earn CME credits by searching and reading topics in the following Library resources.

 

Resource Description How to Earn CME Credits
UpToDate

Evidence-based clinical decision support resource

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DynaMed Plus Evidence-based clinical decision support resource

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AccessMedicine Medical references and textbooks

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Note: Only select titles are CME eligible

Medscape Drug and disease information, news, and continuing education

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The Medical Letter Self-study program on pharmaceutical drugs

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Natural Medicines CME course on clinical management of disease

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