DynaMed Plus is a point-of-care resource for health information. The content is written, reviewed, and updated by expert physicians and provides specific recommendations for patient care. To access DynaMed Plus, visit the Spokane Academic Library website and click "DynaMed" under the Recommended Databases heading.
DynaMed has a robust Help section to help you get started using the resource. It includes a searchable user manual with information on searching, topics, citations, and technical assistance. To access, click "Help" at the top right corner of the webpage.
Topic articles in DynaMed include a section for patient information. It provides links to several different patient information resources and handouts in both English and Spanish.
Clinical evidence in DynaMed is categorized based on a recommendation grading system, which appears in the article like this:
DynaMed includes over 500 interactive calculators, equations, and decision trees that allow you to enter values into commonly used formulas to obtain numerical data.
To access the calculators, select "Calculators" from the top of the DynaMed homepage.
Search for a calculator or use the A-Z menu to browse available calculators. You can select a specific calculator type from the menu on the left.