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Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC)


Resource Links : Medical Associations and Organizations
Founded in 1991, Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC) is a non-governmental agency consisting of faculty and health care educators dedicated to global education in health professions schools and residency programs. GHEC members are active in more than 70 health profession schools and training programs in the United States, Canada, Central America and the Caribbean.
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2016-05-08

Effect Size Calculator


Resource Links : Research/Analysis
Use this handy spreadsheet to calculate effect size and create Forest plots
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2016-05-07

American Recall Center


News : Headlines
The American Recall Center provides drug and medical device recall information alongside practical healthcare information and support. We aim to build the most comprehensive resource on the Internet for timely and trusted material regarding healthcare topics that matter to the consumer. The team at ARC is dedicated to helping consumers find accurate information with ease. Notice: This website and its content are sponsored by WEITZ & LUXENBERG P.C., a law firm focusing on providing legal services to clients injured by negligent corporations and/or entities. Please read our disclaimer for more information. Attorney Advertising. Prior results do not predict a similar outcome.
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2016-05-04

Distinction between Episodic Mood Disorder and Attention Deficit Disorder


Publications : Faculty Publications
Distinction between Episodic Mood Disorder and Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity based on their Association with the Main Classes of International Classification of Disease in a Child and Adolescent Population.
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2016-05-04

PDQ Database


Publications : Selected based on importance
PDQ (“pretty darn quick”)-Evidence facilitates rapid access to the best available evidence for decisions about health systems. It includes systematic reviews, broad syntheses of reviews (including evidence-based policy briefs), primary studies included in systematic reviews and structured summaries of that evidence.
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2016-05-04

Open Textbook of Medicine by Wikipedia


Publications : Selected based on importance
Open Textbook of Medicine by Wikipedia is a compilation of healthcare topics of global importance. They have been at least partly reviewed and improved as part of efforts to increase access to medical information in all languages. At least parts of all these articles are being translated into other languages by Translators Without Borders and placed into the appropriate Wikipedias in collaboration with local editors.
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2016-05-04

IAM - The Information Assessment Method (IAM)


Resource Links : Bedside Clinical Support Tools
The Information Assessment Method (IAM) "I think, therefore IAM" (Descartes, Discourse on the Method, 1637) The Information Assessment Method (IAM) systematically documents reflection on health information, delivered or retrieved from electronic knowledge resources. IAM enhances reflective learning, evaluation of knowledge resources, and two-way knowledge exchange between information users and information providers.
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2016-05-04

Systematic Reviews Guide


Resource Links : Bedside Clinical Support Tools
Systematic reviews are gaining in popularity at medical research institutions across the US. Guidelines either state the need for or highly recommend the involvement of a librarian or information professional in systematic review research. Becker offers several resources and services to support systematic review research.
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2016-05-04

Evidence at Becker


Resource Links : Bedside Clinical Support Tools
Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) and Evidence Based Practice (EBP) David Sackett writes that "the practice of evidence based medicine means integrating individual clinical expertise with the best available external clinical evidence from systematic research." Evidence Based Practice, also known as "empirically-supported treatment (EST), refers to preferential use of mental and behavioral health interventions for which systematic empirical research has provided evidence of statistically significant effectiveness as treatments for specific problems." developed by Archie Cochrane.
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2016-05-04

Up to Date


Resource Links : Bedside Clinical Support Tools
UpToDate® is the premier evidence-based clinical decision support resource, trusted worldwide by healthcare practitioners to help them make the right decisions at the point of care. It is proven to change the way clinicians practice medicine, and is the only resource of its kind associated with improved outcomes.
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2016-05-04

Dynamed - Evidence-based Methodology


Resource Links : Bedside Clinical Support Tools
For a clinical reference to truly be called evidence-based, conclusions must be based on the best available evidence. Conclusions can be based on the best available evidence only if the evidence is consistently and systematically identified, consistently and systematically selected, consistently and systematically evaluated and summarized, consistently and systematically synthesized and interpreted, and continuously adjusted as new evidence becomes available.
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2016-05-04

Comparison of UptoDate and Dynamed


Resource Links : Bedside Clinical Support Tools
The George T. Harrell Library provides access to a number of resources to guide clinical decision-making. These are known by a various terms, including "point-of-care tools", "EBM tools", and "clinical tools". Two of the most well-known are Dynamed and UptoDate.
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2016-05-04

Conflict of interest in online point-of-care clinical support websites


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Point-of-care evidence-based medicine websites allow physicians to answer clinical queries using recent evidence at the bedside. Despite significant research into the function, usability and effectiveness of these programmes, little attention has been paid to their ethical issues.
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2016-05-04

Platinum Lite


Resource Links : Bedside Clinical Support Tools
For over 60 years, Audio Digest has provided the most convenient way to stay up to date on the latest unbiased scientific and clinical information. Audio Digest publishes clinical courses – presented by experts at the nation’s preeminent teaching institutions – that help healthcare professionals provide better care for patients.
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2016-05-04

York Center for Review and Dissemination


Resource Links : Bedside Clinical Support Tools
Systematic reviews are widely recognised as reliable sources of information about the effects of health and social care interventions. But as with individual research studies, they can be hard to find, may have flaws and can be difficult to interpret. Between 1994 and March 2015, CRD produced and maintained DARE, a database uniquely providing access to over 13,000 abstracts of quality assessed and critically appraised systematic reviews. DARE abstracts now in PubMed Health
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2016-05-04