The Dynamism of Clinical Knowledge

Clinical knowledge is never static. Yet growth does not come without its problems.

PubMed? Google? ..…? Knowledge and its sources are evolving constantly and the ways in which clinicians access information to find what they need are wider and more varied than ever.

Elsevier conducted a global study surveying 507 specialist clinicians and residents to understand how they consume information.

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Accessing appropriate and relevant knowledge to support clinical reasoning and decision-making requires a clinician’s knowledge base to be efficient, easy to use and relevant.

Dr Ian Chuang explores the importance of having a high-quality knowledge base that adheres to the Five Rights of Clinical Decision Support by providing the right information for the right person in the right format through the right channel at the right time in the workflow.

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