BMJ Best Practice is a decision support tool for use at the point of care
This resource combines the latest research evidence, guidelines and expert opinion in a step-by-step approach and covering prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis.
BMJ Best Practice contains:
- Information on thousands of diagnoses and diagnostic tests.
- Seamless links to drug formularies for comprehensive drug information.
- Over 4,000 diagnostic and treatment guidelines including NICE guidelines.
- Over 200 plain language patient information leaflets to support treatment options.
- Full reference links and over 3,500 colour images.
If you are using the account outside of the Trust network you will need to use the following link https://bestpractice.bmj.com/oac and login with your OpenAthens Username and Password.
It is strongly recommended that once you have accessed BMJ Best Practice for the first time, you set up a personal account. This is required if you want to use the BMJ Best Practice app (it is only needed once), as well as enabling you to get CME / CPD certificates for time spent on BMJ Best Practice.
You can download the app via the App Store or the Google Play Store. Select the app, and when prompted, use your BMJ Best Practice personal account details to sign in and download the content.
30-minute training sessions will be offered at the following times by the LCH Library team, but open to all NHS staff in the city. These will be delivered via MS Teams:
Monday 10th January, 1 – 1:30 pm
Thursday 13th January, 1 – 1.30 pm
Tuesday 18th January, 6 – 6.30 pm
Friday 21st January, 8 – 8.30 am
Wednesday 26th January, 5 – 5.30 pm
Friday 28th January, 8 – 8:30 am
Thursday 3rd February, 6.30 -7 pm
Friday 4th February, 12 – 12.30 pm
Tuesday 8th February, 5 – 5:30 pm
If you wish to attend any of these, please email email@example.com
In addition, there are short training videos about BMJ Best Practice available here