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Nutrition Resource Guide

Overview of Point-of-Care Resources

BMJ Best Practice


BMJ's evidence-based, point-of-care resource incorporates the systematic reviews from its Clinical Evidence and so combined current evidence with expert opinion and guidelines.  It uses detailed, referenced, decision trees and a step-by-step approach, covering prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis.  It incorporates AHFS Drug Information Essentials, which provides dosage information for most drugs. Its web version requires Tufts ID or Library Login.


  • From a computer on the Tufts network access BestPractice and click register for a My Account.
  • Enter your email address and complete the form.
  • Log out after registration to activate your mobile account.
  • Please contact us for Tufts' institutional code.
  • Its app is available for download in the App Store or Play Store.

DynaMed Plus

UPDATE: DynaMed Plus is now DynaMed. These instructions have changed with the new App Update on Monday, August 26, 2019.



Created by physicians for use primarily at the 'point-of-care', the DynaMed App is updated daily and monitors the content of over 500 medical journals and systematic-review databases.  Its Desktop version requires Tufts ID or Library Login. 


NOTE: You must follow these steps every year to retain access

1. If not already installed: download the free DynaMed app from the App store or Google Play.


2. To authenticate, access the Library's Desktop version of DynaMed and create a personal account using the "sign in" link at the upper portion of the screen). Note: you must sign in or create an account using the above Desktop version link for DynaMed to authenticate on the Tufts Network.


3.  From your mobile device, sign into DynaMed using the personal account you created.

4.  For first time users, the DynaMed App opens on your device and begins the initial content download.     

NOTE: It is recommended that you are on a Wi-Fi connection for the initial download of DynaMed content as well as when updates become available.

The initial install process may take 20-30 minutes. For best results, keep your device plugged in and connected to WiFi.

(Please visit this page for full instructions.) 



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