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Trial access to Ovid Emcare

UCL has trial access to Ovid Emcare until 10th December 2016. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere Ovid Emcare is a nursing database that provides: 3,700+ international journals indexed – more than any other nursing database – More scholarly, peer-reviewed and indexed journals than any other nursing database1,800+ titles not available on other leading nursing databasesNearly 5 million records dating back to 1995Up to 250,000 records/citations added each yearBroadest scope of international content—more than any other nursing database: 50% of journals are from North America, 40% are from Europe; 10% are from Rest of World. 9% of all records are for articles not in English, most have English-language abstracts.70% of records have online abstractsMore than 70,000 preferred terms in EMTREE, expanded with nursing and allied health terms. All mapped to MEDLINE’s MeSH. Please send any feedback on this resource to ich.library@ucl.ac.uk 

Health Apps, the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Importance of information

Health Apps, the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Importance of information

New e-learning launched to enhance the use of NICE guidelines

Health Education England’s e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) programme and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have developed an e-learning resource focusing on NICE Guidance.
The e-learning offers practical advice about how to use evidence based medicine in daily practice.  The e-learning resource includes content that has been adapted from NICE guidelines and illustrates application of the guidance using practical examples.  
There are eight sessions of e-learning that cover: ·Evidence-based medicine ·Principles of decision making in healthcare ·Changing clinical practice ·Audit and feedback.
The e-learning, which has been developed in conjunction with Leeds and St George’s medical schools, is designed to improve the understanding and enhance the implementation of NICE guidelines among healthcare professionals. 
The e-learning will help users to follow the guidance for evidence-based medicine, make decisions in an evidence-based and fair way, understand,…