Searching & Browsing: Databases Searched

Essential Evidence Plus searches 7 different databases. Select one of the databases listed below for a description of the database and its purpose, as well as an example of how it can be used in the clinical decision process.

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Essential Evidence

Essential Evidence is the unique, easy-to-use resource of Essential Evidence Plus. It comprehensively and concisely covers the most common conditions and diseases. It collects and synthesizes the best available evidence in one place. All content is richly hyperlinked to the other evidence-based medicine resources within Essential Evidence Plus including the decision support tools, diagnostic calculators, Cochrane Abstracts, POEMs, and practice guidelines. Continuously updated, Essential Evidence follows the latest developments in clinical medicine and brings evidence into practice.

Purpose: A quick, comprehensive evidence-based reference to assist clinicians with clinical questions concerning diagnosis and treatment at the point of care.

Example: Clinicians can use Essential Evidence to not only save time but more importantly improve health outcomes, efficiency, and treatment because it makes the best available evidence accessible in one place by topic.

Detailed Description: Essential Evidence Plus is designed to join the best available evidence in a single database. Essential Evidence summarizes the best available evidence on many common clinical topics, providing information about prevention, screening, symptoms, treatment, prognosis, and more.