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Epidemiology & Biostatistics   Tags: biostatistics, epidemiology, health statistics, statistics  

This guide has been designed to provide an overview of resources available for study and research in epidemiology and biostatistics.
Last Updated: Oct 6, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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This guide covers epidemiology and statistics relating to health and medical fields or biostatistics.

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eBook Collections


ClinicalKey  Elsevier's new platform features an integrated search across 1000+ ebooks, procedural skills videos, First Consult (point of care), 600+ full text journals and millions of medical images and multimedia.

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Clinical Point-of-Care resources

Welcome to BMJ's Best Practice for evidence based decision support at the point-of-care.

  • Assess conditions by symptom to find information on aetiology, history and examination, lab testing and differential diagnosis
  • Find step-by-step treatment and follow up guidelines, drawn from evidence based research in BMJ's Clinical Evidence
  • Access a library of 3,000 images organised by condition along with drug information from Martindale's Complete Drug Reference
  • Search the app in up to 60 different languages or find BMJ Best Practice on Facebook

For More Information

See the BMJ Apps page

DynaMed summarises and synthesizes the evidence-based research for over 3200 topics, presenting summaries which are easy to find, read, and apply, for use at the Point of Care (PoC). It is designed to follow the patient consultation from presentation through differential diagnosis, treatment and follow up.  It includes detailed drug information, medical calculations, and regular evidence alerts.


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