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Medical Clerkship Resources

Resources for the 3rd year and 4th year School of Medicine Clinical Clerkships

Finding Evidence-Based Answers to Clinical Questions – Quickly and Effectively

Finding Evidence-Based Answers to Clinical Questions - Quickly and Effectively
I need: Example: Resources to consider:
Point of Care Resources What are the symptoms of menopause?

Dynamed

Background information

I have a new patient with lupus and I need to learn about it.

Dynamed

AccessMedicine

Textbooks

Calculator, Rule, Table, Lab Result, Procedure or Test What is the dosing conversion for lorazepam and diazepam?

Dynamed

Lexi-Comp Online (for drugs)

Practice Guidelines

What is the current guideline for management of type 2 diabetes in adults?

What are the recommended screening guidelines for your new patient?

PubMed (use article type filter to limit to "practice guidelines")

ePSS

Dynamed

ECRI Guidelines Trust (requires free registration)

Drug Information

Are the two IV infusion drugs, cefazolin and acetaminophen compatible at the Y-site?

Lexi-Comp Online

AHFS DRUG INFORMATION®

An answer to a narrower, focused clinical question In a toddler with croup, do glucocorticoids reduce symptoms?

PubMed Clinical Queries

Cochrane Library 

Embase (PICO search option)

Information to Share with Patients Where can I find some nutrition information for my newly-diagnosed patient with diabetes?

AccessMedicine

Medline Plus

Mayo Clinic 

Lexi-Comp Online

Dynamed

Dermatology  Does this patient have rosacea?

Fitzpatrick's dermatology in general medicine

 

Adapted from Dartmouth College Biomedical Libraries' Finding Evidence-Based Answers to Clinical Questions-Quickly and Effectively