Thomson Healthcare, the company that produces the Physicians’ Desk Reference® (PDR), has introduced a PDA-based tool for clinicians, dubbed Thomson Clinical Xpert.
We just downloaded this free package today, hence no comments on its usability in a clinical environment. The features are impressive, so you might as well try it out together with us:
Thomson Clinical Xpert features premium content from Thomson Micromedex, one of the most respected providers of evidence-based clinical information. Experienced physicians, pharmacists, toxicologists, nurses and other healthcare professionals at Micromedex develop and review Thomson Clinical Xpert content, giving clinicians information of unparalleled authority and accuracy, including:
A searchable database of more than 4,000 drugs with comprehensive indications, dosage and interactions information Details on more than 400 laboratory tests and their interpretations Toxicology reports on more than 200 of the most common poisons and drug overdoses A comprehensive disease database that offers differential diagnoses, therapeutics and evidence-based recommendation ratings Detailed information about alternative medicines
Thomson Clinical Xpert also features drug interaction tools, convenient medical calculators and “Xpert Alerts”–electronic advisories regarding key drug changes or treatment studies delivered directly to users PDA, desktop or PDR.net account.