Thursday, April 30, 2015

Cochrane Clinical Answers

Introducing a new tool for evidence-based practice: Cochrane Clinical Answers.                                      Real PICO questions with best-evidence answers culled from The Cochrane Library.

Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCA)                             The Cochrane Library

Where to Access : Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCA) can be found on the following pages:

Get practical evidence for healthcare decision-making with Cochrane Clinical Answers, a new physician-focused resource from the Cochrane Library. Based on the high-quality evidence of Cochrane systematic reviews, this clinical support tool provides evidence-based answers when and where you need them most, making it easy to find authoritative answers to your clinical questions. 

Cochrane Clinical Answers focuses on important patient-centered outcomes, enabling you to apply the results of Cochrane reviews in practice.

Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCAs) provide a readable, digestible, clinically focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane systematic reviews.  CCAs are designed to be actionable and to inform decision making at the point of care. Each Cochrane Clinical Answer contains a clinical question, a short answer, and an opportunity to ‘drill down’ to the evidence from relevant Cochrane reviews.  Evidence is displayed in a user friendly format, mixing narrative, numbers and graphics.

Target Audience :  Physicians, Healthcare practitioners and professionals, and other informed health care decision-makers.  

Cochrane Clinical Answers are developed using a rigorous process, ensuring that the information you access reflects the latest research. New questions are continually added to ensure broad coverage across a range of medical topics. This evidence-based resource is designed for access at the point of care, providing you with the highest-quality research for use in your daily practice.

Questions or Comments?
Contact Your Librarians,

Deb Knippel and Michele Matucheski 

Friday, April 10, 2015

Sandwich Seminars with Library Services : Spring 2015 Schedule

Ministry Library Services will be offering the following  brief training sessions via WebEx. 
All Ministry Associates, Providers, and Medical Staff are welcome to attend.
Grab your lunch, tune in and join us for the upcoming sessions.

This sessions will be recorded and made available on our Search Tips & Tutorials LibGuide  where you can find additional training videos, handouts, and other support materials. 
Introduction to Clinical Key
Friday  April 17, 2015   7:15 am       Link to Recorded WebEx
Lead by Deb Knippel
Expected duration : 15-20 minutes

Intro to / Review of Nursing Reference Center
Friday April 17, 2015   12 noon   Link to Recorded WebEx
Lead by Michele Matucheski
Expected duration : 20 -25 minutes

Natural Standard / Natural Medicines
Wednesday April 29, 2015    12 noon.  
Lead by Deb Knippel
Expected duration : 15-20 minutes

Review of Library Services
Tuesday  May 5, 2015     12 noon  Register.    Link to Recorded WebEx
Lead by Deb Knippel
Expected duration : 15-20 minutes

Clinical Reference Tools for Providers
Friday June 5, 2015  12 noon   Register.      Link to Recorded WebEx
Lead by Michele Matucheski
Expected duration : 15-20 minutes

Questions or comments?  Please contact your Librarians,  Michele Matucheski or Deb Knippel.