BMJ Best Practice

Get easy access to current, authoritative information on conditions, treatments and other aspects of hundreds of conditions.

Why use it?

  • Get to the knowledge you need now-through navigation that mirrors the patient consultation
  • Be confident in your clinical decisions. BMJ Best Practice searches research and guidelines every day, using robust methodology and expert opinion to focus on the evidence that matters
  • Quickly access detailed drug information on dosing, availability, formulations, side effects and contraindications with our integrated formularies
  • Make it easier for patients to make decisions with our accredited, evidence based patient leaflets
  • Stay current and ensure your ongoing professional development, with automatic CME/CPD tracking to support revalidation and appraisal
  • Get the right information, whenever and wherever you need it, with online, mobile and offline access via the Best Practice app
  • Best Practice was ranked equal first in an independent review of CDS tools for breadth of disease coverage, editorial quality, and evidence-based methodology. Read more

Click the picture to open Best Practice, but remember you’ll need an NHS Athens account – register for one here.

Getting into Best Practice:

There are just 3 short steps:

  1. Log into your Athens account & click ‘Resources’
  2. Click on BMJ Best Practice
  3. Log in with your Best Practice account, or if you don’t have one, click “Access through your institution” & choose either NHS in England or DBTH from the list
  4. Set up a personal account if you want to download the App

To download these instructions, click here

The App:

The app needs you to have a Best Practice personal account set up, and the only way to do that is to open Best Practice via Athens, so follow the instructions “Getting into Best Practice” above and then:

  1. Download the app from Google Play/ IOS App Store
  2. Log in using your Best Practice account

Quick Guide:

We’ve created a Bite Sized guide to get you familiar with it’s features – open it by clicking here.

Help:

If you need any additional assistance in accessing and using BMJ Best Practice or would like to arrange a training session, please contact library staff on dbth.dri.library@nhs.net

Back to Resources page – click here


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