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BMJ Best Practice

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  • Action-oriented and structured around the patient consultation
  • Gold standard editorial process including expert peer review and multi-step sign-off
  • Unrivalled breadth and depth of coverage helping healthcare professionals make decisions with confidence
  • Continuously updated with multiple changes to topics each day to reflect the best available evidence.
  • Novel standardised navigation structure for each condition including a summary and definition, aetiology, epidemiology, through key diagnostic steps and tests into treatment approaches with drugs, guidelines and evidence, finishing with recommendations and outlook for patient follow-up
  • Information leaflets for patients to support shared decision making
  • Each page linked to BMJ portfolio for easy tracking, recording and planning of CPD/CME
  • My BMJ Best Practice allowing end users to save searches and add notes and bookmarks
  • Ability for institutional administrators to upload local notes, guidelines, patient leaflets and links
  • Full reference links and colour images where available
  • Interface and navigation available in 16 selected local languages
  • Information leaflets for patients to support shared decision making. Our patient leaflets have been certified with The Information Standard.


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