DEM Rounds – September 9th 2014

Dr Jo-Anne Talbot presented on Point of Care resources.


  • What are ‘point of care tools’?
  • Overview of selected tools:
    •     UpToDate
    •     DynaMed
    •     BMJ Best Practice
    •     Cochrane Library
    •     Lexicomp
    •     The NNT

A useful reminder of the Haynes Evidence Pyramid and the ‘Evidence Pipeline’

What are ‘Point of Care Tools’ ?

  • Fast and effective databases to be used in the clinical setting
  • Designed to be simple, and can be accessed on mobile devices or computer
  • Clinical evidence that is updated regularly by experts, with the touch of a button!

Full Presentation:

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