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College registrants have access to the following evidence-based information tools to support clinical practice at the point of care. These tools are regularly updated with information from the latest research, reviews, and guidelines.
Point of care tools
|Comprehensive medical information with access to a core collection of textbooks, practice guidelines, patient education and multimedia resources.|
Fast and easy access to continuously-updated information for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of a variety of diseases.
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|Medical information with access to textbooks, practice guidelines, patient education and multimedia resources.|
|A clinical reference tool created for use at the point of care. Contains topic summaries created by physicians, for physicians. Each module is evaluated for clinical relevance and scientific validity – DynaMed is updated multiples times a day.|
|Bugs & Drugs|
Reference for management of infectious diseases and appropriate antimicrobial use. It is peer-reviewed, evidence-based, and frequently updated. Bugs & Drugs® is supported by the Do Bugs Need Drugs?® program and is funded in BC by the BC Ministry of Health, Pharmaceutical Services Division.
Mobile users: The website is adapted for use on mobile devices – please update your bookmarks. There is also an app available for iOS and Android for $14.99.
|Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs Online||An evidence-based and user-friendly practical resource guide for health care practitioners working in any setting where psychotropic drugs are utilized.|
|Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents Online||Same information as the Clinical Handbook above, focusing on the needs of children and adolescents.|
|ClinicalKey: drug monographs||(Formerly MDConsult Gold Standard.) This link will direct to the ClinicalKey homepage. Select Drug Monographs from the drop-down menu in the main search box.|
|Martindale||Drug monographs with a global perspective.|
Reliable evidence-based drug information published by the Canadian Pharmacists Association. Use the drop-down tabs at the top of the page to access the following services:
Systematic reviews of clinical effectiveness
|CADTH||Provides evidence, analysis, advice and recommendations about medical devices technologies.|
|Cochrane DataBase of Systematic Reviews||Systematic reviews from the Cochrane Collaboration.|
|PubMed Health||Reviews clinical effectiveness research, with full technical reports as well as easy-to-read summaries for consumers.|
Note: Any third party links are provided for general reference only and no endorsement of their content by the College is implied.