Tuesday, 26 August 2008

Database on trial

The following database is currently on trial at the University of Sydney Library. Please try it out and let us know what you think using the the database evaluation form below.

Clin-eguide (Ovid) trial - Trial ends 30th of September, 2008

Clin-eguide is a one-stop evidence based resources searching tool for Dentistry, Pharmacy, Medical and allied health students and staff.

It integrates clinically relevant, evidence-based information resources from diagnostic and treatment guidelines to drug description and natural product reviews, and delivers it quickly and easily to the point of care. This, coupled with the ability to access the primary source literature, allows user access to a comprehensive research tool.

Make sure you look at:

• Visual DX- access to 16,000 images that can help diagnose 900 visually identifiable diseases, drug reactions or infections. - About VisualDX - Visual Diagnostic Decison Support (video)
• Clin-eguide Evidence-Based Guidelines -recommend a course of action for diagnosis, disease management and drug therapy with quick, actionable answers. Covers frequent and high-cost problems occurring in primary care, inpatient and emergency department settings
• Nursing Advisor - a great resource for nursing students and staff
• Facts and Comparisons Drug Information

Click here to search Clin-eguide (you will need to log in with your UniKey if you are off-campus)

Note that National Guidelines include many Australian Clinical Guidelines

Please fill out the Database Evaluation Form