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Tag: UpToDate

Library Resources Now Accessible in Maestro Care!
Posted On: Friday, April 7, 2017 - 17:34 by Beverly Murphy

Do you access UpToDate through Maestro Care?

Users accessing UpToDate through the Maestro Care toolbar or through a patient's chart (problem list, MAR, orders, etc.) will have immediate access to other evidence-based resources, including ACP Journal Club, the Cochrane Library, ClinicalKey, ClinicalKey for Nursing, Lexicomp, MedlinePlus (for patients), and PubMed.

When you click on the UpToDate button, searches should still work the same way and users’ Maestro Care IDs will still be sent to UpToDate for automatic log-in to receive CME credit for searches.  

You now also have access to other resources through the Medical Center Library & Archives. Though the search of additional Library resources is live, we are continuing to refine the search...

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UpToDate Remote Access Authentication
Posted On: Monday, December 21, 2015 - 17:23 by Brandi Tuttle

[Note: this post is about re-verifying your Duke affiliation for remote access to UpToDate and not the usual way to use UpToDate. Click here to access UpToDate.]

UpToDate has changed its remote access authentication policy requiring Duke users to log into UpToDate from the Duke network from every 30 days to every 90 days.   Hopefully this will help those working or studying away from Duke for short periods of time to easily retain access to this important resource.   

Have you gotten an email from UpToDate Support lately with the subject line "Your remote access to UpToDate has lapsed"? If you downloaded the UpToDate mobile...

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Practice Changing Recommendations
Posted On: Friday, January 24, 2014 - 15:08 by Brandi Tuttle

Did you know that UpToDate has a specific section called Practice Changing UpDates designed to alert readers of changes that the editorial staff think may impact clinical practice? You can easily see this list of Practice Changing UpDates by searching for "practice changing updates" or by clicking on the "What's New" link on the green tool bar and then clicking on the "Practice Changing UpDates" topic. 

How fast do these recommendations happen? UpToDate lists one example where an UpDate occured five days after the release of the results of a randomized drug trial. In general, the timing is based on the release of evidence, UpToDate's peer review process, and the clinical significance.

By the way, the "What's New" section lists selected important updates and lists them...

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Has Your UpToDate Anywhere Access Lapsed?
Posted On: Monday, November 11, 2013 - 11:17 by Megan von Isenburg

Have you gotten an email from UpToDate Support lately with the subject line "Your remote access to UpToDate has lapsed"? If you downloaded the UpToDate mobile app and haven't used it or signed into to UpToDate on campus for a while, your access may temporarily lapse.

Have no fear! It is easy to re-verify your affiliation with Duke. Simply complete one of these tasks:

  • While on a computer on the Duke campus, go to http://www.uptodate.com, click on the log in link and enter your UpToDate user name and password.
  • Access UpToDate through MaestroCare. 
  • Open your UpToDate Mobile App while on the Duke wifi network.
  • If you are working away from Duke for an extended period of time, for example doing global health work...

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    UpToDate Anywhere Mobile App
    Posted On: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 17:45 by Brandi Tuttle

    We know life doesn't happen only on Duke campus. Now UpToDate is available for off-campus mobile use through the UpToDate Anywhere Mobile App.  Answer your point-of-care or research questions anywhere and anytime. What's even better is that while you search UpToDate via the app (or while logged in via a personal computer), you'll earn CME credit. Ready to get started?

  • Go to UpToDate and click on "Register" in the top right corner while on Duke campus/VPN
  • Register and create a username/password
  • From your mobile device, download the UpToDate app
  • Open the app...
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    Reimbursement Available for Individual UpToDate Subscribers
    Posted On: Friday, February 24, 2012 - 10:11 by Beverly Murphy

    UpToDate, an evidence-based point of care resource, is now available for access to the Duke community via the Duke University Web-based VPN.

    Individual subscribers can get a pro-rated refund. Please call UpToDate’s Customer Service Department at (800) 988-6374 and state that you are affiliated with Duke and on the...

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