Answers to Questions Posed During Daily Patient Care Are More Likely to Be Answered by UpToDate Than PubMed
Hoogendam A, Stalenhoef AF, Robbé PF, Overbeke AJ . Answers to questions posed during daily patient care are more likely to be answered by UpToDate than PubMed. J Med Internet Res. 2008 Oct 3;10(4):e29 Link
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An electronic clinical knowledge support system (UpToDate) was associated with improved health outcomes and shorter length of stay among Medicare beneficiaries in acute care hospitals in the United States
Bonis PA, Pickens GT, Rind DM, Foster DA. Association of a clinical knowledge support system with improved patient safety, reduced complications and shorter length of stay among Medicare beneficiaries in acute care hospitals in the United States. Int J Med Inform. 2008;77(11):745-53. Link
How Evidence Based i UpToDate really ?
University of California Library, Health and Life Sciences Point-Of-Care Resource Evaluation Task Force Final Report February, 2008
Zynx Evidence (78,5)
ACP PIER (70,5)
MD Consult (68)
Clinical Evidence (67)
Clinical Knowledge Summeries (57,5)
DISEASEDEX General Medicine (52)
Evidence Matters (45.5)
Harrison's Practice: Answers on Demand (41)
Evalutation of e-textbooks Dynamed, MD Consult and UpToDate
Conclusion: More GPs reported a non statistically significant preference for UpToDate as their textbook of choice (43%).
There was no clear ‘winner’ between the three e-textbooks
Goodyear-Smith F, Kerse N, Warren J, Arroll B. Evaluation of e-textbooks. DynaMed, MD Consult and UpToDate. Aust Fam Physician. 2008;37(10):878-82 Link
UpToDate - Dynamed
Bibliotek for medisin og helsefag har både UpToDate og Dynamed.