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Answering Clinical Questions at the Point of Care. 鄭 如雅 [email protected] Outline. About UpToDate Evidence Grading How to search Q & A. About UpToDate. You don’t need more information You need the right information.

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outline
Outline
  • About UpToDate
  • Evidence Grading
  • How to search
  • Q & A
about uptodate

About UpToDate

You don’t need more information

You need the right information

evidence is derived from a number of sources
Evidence is derived from a number of Sources
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Quick Facts about UpToDate
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Quick Facts about UpToDate
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How to search
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how to use uptodate based on a clinical scenario
How to use UpToDate based on a Clinical Scenario
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How to use UpToDate based on a Clinical Scenario
  • A 58 year-old postmenopausal woman is experiencing stress urinary incontinence that is interfering with her quality of life. She is not having hot flashes, but she has heard that estrogen therapy is very effective for urinary incontinence. What advice do you give her?
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Specialties
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