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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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Answering clinical questions at the point of care

Answering Clinical Questions at the Point of Care

[email protected]


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


Synthesize current literature and best practices then make specific clinical recommendations

Synthesize current literature and best practices, then make specific clinical recommendations


Evidence is derived from a number of sources

Evidence is derived from a number of Sources

  • Journals: 377 peer reviewed journals

  • Databases:

    • MEDLINE, The Cochrane Database, Clinical Evidence and ACP Journal Club

  • Guidelines

  • Clinical trials

    • FDA, CDC, NIH

  • Proceedings

  • Clinical experience and observations

Including but not limited


Quick facts about uptodate

Quick Facts about UpToDate

  • Topic reviews

  • Patient information

  • Drug Information

  • Guideline

    Written by Physicians for Physicians


Quick facts about uptodate1

Quick Facts about UpToDate

  • 3,663 world-renowned physician authors (international)

  • 7,309 clinical topics in 13 specialties

  • 4,327 unique drug entries in adult, pediatrics, international, and natural drugs (Lexi-Comp)

  • 75,832 pages of text

  • 23,220 graphics

  • 254,555 references (Medline)

  • Updated every 4 months (March, July, November)


Evidence grading

Evidence Grading


Evidence grading1

Evidence Grading

  • UTD-GRADE


How to search

How to search


How to search1

How to search

  • New search

    • search  display result  output

  • Others

    • Evidence grading

      • RECOMMENDATIONS

    • Drug interaction

    • ECG test

    • Calculator

    • Movies


Answering clinical questions at the point of care

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To access uptodate

To Access UpToDate

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How to use uptodate based on a clinical scenario

How to use UpToDate based on a Clinical Scenario

  • How effective is long-term warfarin at preventing recurrent pulmonary embolism?


How to use uptodate based on a clinical scenario1

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?


Answering clinical questions at the point of care

Q & A


Thank you for your attention

Thank you for your attention


Specialties

Specialties

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