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Medical Library Research Guide

Point-of-Care Tools

What Are Point of Care Tools?

Point-of-care tools are those research and reference resources that a clinician can utilize immediately at the point-of-care with a patient. They are often easy to use and contain filtered information. Most of the evidence-based point-of-care tools include levels of evidence, rating scales or grade recommendations as well as citations back to the original research studies, systematic reviews, or guidelines.

Evidence Based Medicine Basics

See the Ruth Lilly Medical Library Evidence Based Medicine page to see a detailed outline.

Other Resources

Textbooks

Search for ebooks on the Library Homepage "eBooks" link which is under Popular Resources

Search for both print and ebooks - click IUCAT

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