DynaMed

The Library & Knowledge Service has subscription to DynaMed, a clinician-focused tool designed to facilitate efficient and evidence-based patient care. Staff can access this tool without any password on the Trust networked computers.

Access is now available via Cerner EPRYou can also access DynaMed anywhere, with online and offline via DynaMed app. contact us for more details

The new DynaMed mobile App is now availble for your iOS and Android devices. You can find FAQs and installation and authentication instructions here

Key features

Updated Daily –New evidence is added to DynaMed multiple times each day, ensuring you always have the most current information.

Dynamed contains Micromedex Drug content, – Micromedex® evidence-based content is presented in concise, sourced, and referenced blocks of information to help you get answers quickly when the situation demands.

Dynamed provides UK guidelines including NICE – When you are using a point of care tool be assured that Dynamed publishes and monitors the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Browse by Speciality – If you wish to look to a particular speciality/category then you can easily do so by clicking Browse by Speciality from the Dynamed homepage. 

Graphics and Images included – DynaMed contains more than 4,700 medical graphics and images to help clinicians answer clinical questions. More than 700 come from ACP. Images are searchable as well as embedded in relevant topics. DynaMed graphics and images include:

  • Tables
  • Clinical photos
  • Radiological imaging
  • Algorithms
  • Illustrations
  • Microscopic images

Overview and Recommendations section included – DynaMed topics include concise summaries and detailed recommendations based on the most current evidence.  Clinicians can view the Overviews & Recommendations section of DynaMed topics to get a quick summary of the topic and recommended actions based on the most current evidence. Clinicians can easily see the levels of evidence and guidelines behind each recommendation.

Mobile app – With the DynaMed app, you can use the tool everywhere you go. One-time authentication is easy. you can follow relevant content, earn and redeem CME and MOC credit, and email topics right from within the app.

Basic Searching Tutorials

DynaMed Tutorial (Video)

DynaMed ,Claiming CME credits and hours (Video)

Any queries please contact the Library & Knowledge Service. Email: Library.InfoService@chelwest.nhs.uk Tel: 0208 321 5969

Latest News

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Check out our guide for a brief overview, how to access and use the Discovery tool. Trouble accessing or have questions?  Please contact us

BMJ Best Practice, clinical decision support tool is now available. Access it on the Trust intranet without password, access remotely with NHS OpenAthens, download the app to access on mobile devices anywhere. See the  user guide for details.

Access to DynaMed is available via Cerner EPR. Contact us for more details.

Latest Staff Publications lists:

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CWMH (can download only on the Trust computers)

Institutional Repository of Staff Publications

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Upcoming Events
Dec
9
Mon
2:30 pm Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ eLearning Room
Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ eLearning Room
Dec 9 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
This session will equip learners with the skills to formulate an effective database search strategy and to search for evidence using the NHS healthcare databases (HDAS).  The training is delivered using a mixture of facilitator presentation, live search demonstrations and
Dec
11
Wed
9:15 am Drop in Training Sessions @ Library study room
Drop in Training Sessions @ Library study room
Dec 11 @ 9:15 am – 4:45 pm
Drop-in sessions will take place between 9:30am-12pm and 1:30-4pm for the following: ·         Introduction to Library Discovery Tool ·         Introduction to BMJ Best Practice ·         Introduction to Searching Healthcare Databases (HDAS) ·         Advanced Database Searching ·         Literature Search Assistance ·        
Dec
12
Thu
10:00 am Reflective Reading for Nurses an... @ eLearning Room
Reflective Reading for Nurses an... @ eLearning Room
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This session is aimed at nurses and midwives undertaking NMC revalidation by providing attendees with 2.5 hours of valuable CPD!  It will give nurses and midwives the opportunity to read, discuss and to critically reflect upon a published paper using
Dec
20
Fri
9:15 am Drop in Training Sessions @ Library study room
Drop in Training Sessions @ Library study room
Dec 20 @ 9:15 am – 4:45 pm
Drop-in sessions will take place between 9:30am-12pm and 1:30-4pm for the following: ·         Introduction to Library Discovery Tool ·         Introduction to BMJ Best Practice ·         Introduction to Searching Healthcare Databases (HDAS) ·         Advanced Database Searching ·         Literature Search Assistance ·        
Jan
9
Thu
9:15 am Drop in Training Sessions @ Library study room
Drop in Training Sessions @ Library study room
Jan 9 @ 9:15 am – 4:45 pm
Drop-in sessions will take place between 9:30am-12pm and 1:30-4pm for the following: ·         Introduction to Library Discovery Tool ·         Introduction to BMJ Best Practice ·         Introduction to Searching Healthcare Databases (HDAS) ·         Advanced Database Searching ·         Literature Search Assistance ·        
Jan
14
Tue
10:00 am Appraising Research Papers for B... @ eLearning Room
Appraising Research Papers for B... @ eLearning Room
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
This course is for Trust staff only. Not all published research is reliable! If you want to be confident reading and utilising published research you need to understand its content and be able to objectively assess its quality. Run as
Jan
15
Wed
9:15 am Drop in Training Sessions @ Library study room
Drop in Training Sessions @ Library study room
Jan 15 @ 9:15 am – 4:45 pm
Drop-in sessions will take place between 9:30am-12pm and 1:30-4pm for the following: ·         Introduction to Library Discovery Tool ·         Introduction to BMJ Best Practice ·         Introduction to Searching Healthcare Databases (HDAS) ·         Advanced Database Searching ·         Literature Search Assistance ·        
Jan
24
Fri
10:00 am Appraising Research for beginner... @ Library, Education Centre
Appraising Research for beginner... @ Library, Education Centre
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Learners are required to read a prescribed research paper in advance of attending the session. A copy of the Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) checklist will be supplied. No prior knowledge of critical appraisal or statistical concepts is required. The session
Jan
28
Tue
2:00 pm Reflective Reading for Nurses & ... @ eLearning Room
Reflective Reading for Nurses & ... @ eLearning Room
Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This session is aimed at nurses and midwives undertaking NMC revalidation by providing attendees with 2.5 hours of valuable CPD! It will give nurses and midwives the opportunity to read, discuss and to critically reflect upon a published paper using a
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