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Medicine: Getting Started

A general guide to information resources for clinical medicine.

This Guide is For

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  • Practicing Clinicians
  • Medical Students
  • Medical Educators
  • Other Health Sciences Professionals

This guide is intended to help you discover the best available evidence to answer background, clinical, and point-of-care questions.

Information Where You Need It

Some of the most frequently used clinical information resources can be accessed through OSU OneSource and IHIS

In OSU OneSource, look for:

  • UpToDate
  • OSU Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • Micromedex

In IHIS, look for:

  • UpToDate under the ClinKB link
  • Micromedex

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