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

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Getting into Best Practice

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Quick Guide:

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