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Database Guides: Dynamed Plus

Information about using the various databases in the A-Z Online Resources,

About

What is it?

The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is the leading journal and database for systematic reviews in health care. CDSR includes Cochrane Reviews (systematic reviews) and protocols for Cochrane Reviews as well as editorials and supplements.

CDSR (ISSN 1469-493X) is owned and produced by Cochrane, a global, independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers, and people interested in health.

What is it for?

Use it to find up to date evidence-based clinical information, including overviews and recommendations for treatment

How to access it

Login to the Portal and then chooseCochrane Library  from the A-Z List of Online Resources. 

How to search

See Successful Search Techniques.

 

Full text?

All topics links to full text which provides overviews of the conditions, treatments, medications and complications

Other useful resources

See the Evidence Based Practice Subject Research Guide or the Nursing or Midwifery Subject Guides.

Further help

A training video is avaialable at http://support.epnet.com/training/flash_videos/dynamedplus/dynamedplus.html