What are point-of-care (POC) tools?
What about UpToDate?
While practitioners often use UpToDate, it doesn’t provide enough context and transparency for medical students. A good foreground question addresses a topic with some controversy—or isn’t established knowledge—that requires a more complete assessment of the available evidence. To eliminate the possibility of bias, information in UpToDate must be corroborated with other resources.
To learn more about these tools and others, see our guide on Point-of-Care Resources.
Note the grading system, e.g.:
View references to quickly access best evidence, e.g.,: