Check out ClinicalKey's Enhancements

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Have you noticed the newly designed front page for ClinicalKey? There have been some massive changes to the resource beyond just a facelift. Read on for more info and tips to get the most out of this great resource!

First, in case you are unfamiliar, Elsevier’s ClinicalKey is a medical search engine that gives you access to:

  • Full-text reference books (over a 1000!) and journals including top titles such as Gray’s Anatomy, Goldman’s Cecil Medicine, Braunwald’s Heart Disease, The Lancet and Mayo Clinic Proceedings
  • Clinical Overviews that provide succinct, easy-to-navigate summaries for quick answers
  • Drug monographs
  • Clinical calculators
  • Practice guidelines
  • Customizable patient education handouts
  • Drug indications, do not crush list, identifier, and adverse reactions
  • Medical and procedure videos, images, and more

Wondering about some of the changes in ClinicalKey? The redesigned homepages features a new search bar with improved auto-suggest delivering more relevant results.

ClinicalKey search box

The cards displayed below the search box help you to quickly see available content. Now you can browse more quickly for specific clinical topics, drug information, tools, books, and journals.

ClinicalKey card interface

The new interface matches the clinical workflow so you can spend less time searching for answers and more time where it matters. Results are sorted by clinical relevance and links to steps in the clinical flow (such as workup, treatment, and diagnosis) are color-coded, making information easy to scan and highly accessible.

ClinicalKey results page

To take advantage of all the features of ClinicalKey, create an account by going to ClinicalKey and click Register in the top right corner. *Be sure to use your Duke email address when registering. Once you register for a personal account, you’ll have the ability to earn, track and claim CME credits, use the Presentation Maker tool, save content (like chapter PDFs), and more!

Take a deep dive into ClinicalKey and let us know if you have any questions! Happy searching.