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					www.essentialevidenceplus.com


     Informatio Medicata, Budapest, Oct. 2008
                    Agenda

•   Why Essential Evidence plus?
•   Who is it aimed at?
•   How is the information delivered?
•   What’s in Essential Evidence plus?
•   Earning CME credits
•   Training and support




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            Why Essential Evidence Plus?
Healthcare clinicians rely on many sources of medical
information to make decisions:




However, most have had little formal training in assessing the
clinical usefulness of the information obtained from each
source, this can lead to information overload
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         Why Essential Evidence Plus?




                                                    www.essentialevidenceplus.com



Essential Evidence Plus - a powerful electronic resource
packed with all of the medical evidence needed to make
              critical patient care decisions
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                             Who is it aimed at?
• Family Physicians, General Practitioners, General Internists
• Emergency and Critical Care Physicians
• Hospital Physicians
• Sub-specialists responsible for a significant amount of primary
  care, e.g. paediatricians, geriatricians, obstetricians /gynaecologists, cardiologists
• Medical Students and Residents
• Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants




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                 Platforms
web – palm – pocket pc




                                                          Online

                                            Palm OS Pocket PC


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                            Content

                      comprises of two main parts:

• Alerting Tool (AKA Foraging tool) – daily alerting service that
  keeps the clinician informed of new developments in
  medicine that are relevant to their practice
• Searching Tool (AKA Hunting tool) –allows the clinician to find
  information, quickly and effectively, when necessary -
  Essential Evidence Plus


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ALERTING TOOL
(AKA FORAGING TOOL)



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               Daily POEMs            (alerting service)



• Patient-Oriented Evidence that Matters

• Daily POEMS are designed to be a “First-Alert” to new
  information
• Filtered, graded, synopsized daily summaries of evidence-
  based research articles that alert physicians to the latest
  developments in clinical medicine research
• Sent via email Monday – Friday
• Peer-reviewed
• Written by primary care physicians, free of pharma support
             Daily POEMs              (alerting service)

  Daily POEMs emerge from continuous review, grading, and
  critical appraisal of all 3000+ studies published in more than
                             100 journals




Instead of reading the 100+ journals that we summarize, you can
     rely on the POEM evaluation system for valid information
             presented in an easy-to-understand format
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SEARCHING TOOL
(AKA HUNTING TOOL)



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                      Databases
Consists of 10 top quality evidence based databases:
   1. E-Essential Evidence (coming soon!)
   2. EBM Guidelines
   3. EBM Summaries
   4. Daily POEMs
   5. Cochrane Abstracts
   6. Selected Practice Guidelines
   7. Derm Expert
   8. Database of History and Physical Exam Accuracy
   9. Databsase of Diagnostic test Accuracy
   10. Clinical Decision Rules and Calculators
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         E-Essential Evidence (coming soon!)
An interdisciplinary Editorial Team and a team of over 400
authors from all specialties summarizes the best available
evidence on over 600 common conditions.
This is a truly evidence-based, interactive reference that
includes:
 – Highly structured, concisely written topics
 – “Bottom-line” recommendations for diagnosis and
    treatment
 – Every recommendation carries an evidence rating
 – Extensively linked to interactive decision support tools,
    thousands of calculators, POEMs, Cochrane, and practice
    guidelines
 – Continuously updated to include the best evidence
E-Essential Evidence (coming soon!)




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EBM Guidelines & EBM Summaries
concise and easy-to-use collection of clinical guidelines for
primary care combined with the best available evidence.

It includes:

 – 1,000+ concise primary care practice guidelines
 – 3,000+ high quality evidence summaries
 – a library of 1,000 photographs and images

continuously updated, EBM Guidelines follows the latest
developments in clinical medicine and brings evidence into
practice.

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                Daily POEMs                              (database)



• searchable repository of the Daily POEMs service

• archived collection of 3,500 regularly updated Daily POEMs.

• each POEM is assigned a Level of Evidence (LOE)

• uses criteria established by the Centre of Evidenced-Based
  Medicine in Oxford, England

• scale Ranges from 1a (Randomized Systematic Reviews) to 5
  (expert opinion)



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  Abstracts of the Cochrane Database
        of Systematic Reviews
• the gold standard for evidence-based medicine and single
  most reliable source for evidence on the effects of health care
• includes the latest and most up-to-date summaries of
  systematic reviews
• summarized evaluations of the world’s best literature on the
  effectiveness of therapy for 3,000 clinical problems.




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          Selected Practice Guidelines

1,500+ high grade evidence-based guidelines from a variety of
sources. Includes recommendations for :
– screening, diagnostic approaches
– therapeutic interventions
– monitoring patients to aid in the total management of
  specific conditions, such as congestive heart failure, otitis
  media and others
             Selected Practice Guidelines
Answers questions such as:

“What medical care should be
provided most of the time for
most patients? ”

“What medical care is not
effective and should not be used
for most patients”




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How evidence is graded




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                    Derm Expert
• diagnose dermatological conditions utilizing a series of simple
  steps
• 1,000+ images, along with clear guidelines, to help clinicians
  quickly and easily identify the right diagnosis
                Database of History and Physical
                    Examination Accuracy




• 1,500+ calculators help determine the likelihood of a patient having
  a disease based on information gathered during a history and
  physical evaluation
• find out the probability of disease, based upon the results of
  clinical evaluation before doing additional testing
              Database of Diagnostic Test Accuracy




• 1,500+
• help clinicians choose best diagnostic test and interpret the test results.
• offers test characteristics and an estimate of the probability of disease
  before conducting a test.
• also outline the probability of disease based upon test results
• tailor test result interpretations based on details of clinical circumstance
             Clinical Decision Rules & Calculators




• 300+ Decision Support Calculators.
• Support the clinical decision making by offering risk and
  probability assessments.
• specifically designed to help estimate the likelihood of a
  diagnosis, calculate a patient’s risk for disease, estimate a
  prognosis, or calculate a drug dose.
           Training and Support

• Free Online Instructor- based Training:
  wiley-interscience.webex.com

• Free Prerecorded Online Tutorials:
  interscience.wiley.com/tutorials

• Free Product Support and User Guides:
  essentialevidenceplus.com


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                Thank you
           Marta Dyson
    Associate Account Manager
       mdyson@wiley.com


www.essentialevidenceplus.com

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