BMJ Best Practice is a point of care tool. Ranked as one of the best clinical decision tools available, it is designed to guide diagnosis and treatment by providing instant access to synthesised expert opinion and evidence.
BMJ Learning provides online education for medical and health professionals. Based on Best Practice and Evidenced Based Learning. With free access via Monash Health, and courses in various areas of medicine
Register for an account
Before using the app, login to BMJ Best Practice through Monash Health Library and you will be prompted to create a personal BMJ account.
The mobile app now offers two methods of access.
Offsite - Log in with an account
Onsite - Log in using WiFi
BMJ Learning is the world’s leading provider of online education for medical and health professionals. With courses including areas:
Access to hundreds of independent, evidence-based modules covering a range of specialties in text, video and audio formats.
Pause and restart at any time you like, keep track of them in your own personalised BMJ Portfolio, and receive a certificate after completing each one.
How to set up an account
BMJ Best Practice can be searched by condition, symptom or drug in over 100 languages.
Search results can be filtered by conditions, diagnosis, treatment, evidence, drug database or guidelines.
Information on each topic is structured around the patient consultation; including an overview of the condition, theory, diagnosis of the condition, management and follow up of the condition as well as other resources to support best practice.
Evidence-based medicine (EBM) toolkit to help learn about, practice, discuss and apply EBM
Calculators links to over 250 medical calculators to support evidence-based decision-making.
Patient leaflets provide concise easy to read summaries to reassure patients and carers and help them make informed, shared decisions with healthcare professionals.
Case reports on rare diseases and unusual presentation of more common diseases.
Videos on common clinical procedures. Videos include a list of equipment, complications, indications, contraindications and aftercare.
The following video provides a short introduction to BMJ Best Practice.
BMJ Best Practice - clinical tutorial & user guide, BMJ, 2017, 6 mins.
BMJ Best Practice is designed for use at the point of care, below are links to BMJ's clinical tools for patient care.
Patients frequently present with multiple conditions, and providing a tailored and holistic approach to treatment can improve outcomes. BMJ Best Practice features a unique Comorbidities tool that provides customised treatment guidance for patients presenting with an acute condition and one or more existing comorbidities.
To use the tool, select "Treatment algorithm" from the management menu on the acute condition's homepage. If other conditions are relevant to the treatment plan, you will be prompted to select your patient's comorbidities.
The below video provides a short demonstration:
Monash Health Library provides educational resources, group training, webinars and individual consultations on evidence based practice including guidance on literature searching, appraising and managing search results.
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