Providing doctors with high-quality information: an updated evaluation of web-based point-of-care information summaries.

Kwag KH, González-Lorenzo M, Banzi R, et al. J Med Internet Res 2016:18:e15

Key findings

This study looked at web-based point-of-care information summaries. Best Practice, Dynamed, and UptoDate scored the highest across all dimensions of quality - namely volume, editorial quality, and evidence-based methodology. BMJ Best Practice received the maximum scores for editorial quality and for evidence-based methodology. BMJ Best Practice received maximum scores for authorship, reviewing, updating, transparency of conflicts of interest and independence. BMJ Best Practice also received maximum scores for literature search/literature surveillance, critical appraisal, formal grading of evidence and citation of expert opinion.

Kwag KH, González-Lorenzo M, Banzi R, et al. Providing doctors with high-quality information: an updated evaluation of web-based point-of-care information summaries. J Med Internet Res 2016:18:e15