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Answering Clinical Questions in Real Time

This guide accompanies the Strauss Health Sciences Library's class "Answering Clinical Questions in Real Time."


The tutorials are compatible with the following browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Internet Explorer.

Tutorial Description and Learning Objectives

Tutorial Description:

Quickly find answers to patient care-related questions using clinical point-of-care resources, such as Clinical Key, DynaMed, Isabel, UptoDate, Micromedex, or Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database. Find resources that provide information for clinical decision-making, such as decision trees, clinical practice guidelines, differential diagnosis, and drug reference. 

This set of tutorials is intended for students, residents, faculty, or staff with patient care responsibilities or an interest in patient care.


Learning Objectives:

After completing this set of tutorials, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify clinical point-of-care resources available through the Strauss Health Sciences Library.
  2. Recognize which resource is best suited to use depending on the type of clinical information needed.
  3. Use the appropriate resource to locate the answer to a clinical question in a timely manner.