Find Clinical Key and UpToDate on the Clinical Portal on any Cardiff and Vale UHB networked PC.
Clinical Key is an online search tool which gives access to key point clinical summaries, 600+ journals, 1,150+ books, systematic reviews, practice guidelines, patient information and 18,000 videos and images relating to all medical and surgical specialities. This current, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information is updated daily.
UpToDate is a clinical decision support resource that provides answers to clinical questions on over 10,000 topics in over 22 medical specialties. UpToDate topic reviews cover all of the major aspects of a particular condition, including symptoms, tests, diagnosis and treatment options. Patient information materials are also available.
For the next month we’ve got trial access to Clinical Key. Please give it a go and let us know whether you think this would be a valuable resource to add to our collection. On campus you can gain access directly, off campus you will be taken to a login screen – please enter your Cardiff University username and password.
Clinical Key provide a group of resources relating to Medicine. On it you will get access to guidelines, ejournals, ebooks (including Kumar & Clark’s Clinical Medicine and Rang and Dale’s Pharmacology) and loads of medical and procedural videos. It uses a mix of these resources to provide answers to Clinical Questions. You can also filter the searches to view specific types of sources like video or images for example- watch this video to see how.