29 April 2019

BMJ Best Practice





The library is pleased to announce that BMJ Best Practice is now available to all staff and students on placement at North Middlesex.

What does BMJ Best Practice do?

BMJ Best Practice is a point of care knowledge tool with step by step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention. It is updated daily using robust evidence based methodology and expert opinion.  An App version is available - you need to create an account on the site to gain access to the App.

What information is available?

  • Information on thousands of diagnoses and diagnostic tests.
  • Seamless links to drug formularies for comprehensive drug information.
  • Over 4,000 diagnostic and treatment guidelines including NICE guidelines.
  • Over 200 plain language patient information leaflets to support treatment options.
  • Full reference links and over 3,500 colour images.



When should I use BMJ Best Practice?

BMJ Best Practice is your instant second opinion and as it is structured around the patient consultation it presents the required information just as it is needed.

Do I need a password?

No. If you are using an NHS workplace computer you will have automatic access to BMJ Best Practice. However, you will need to register for a personal account to access BMJ Best Practice outside of your workplace, or to take advantage of the following benefits:
  1. Access BMJ Best Practice from home or on your mobile device
  2. Use your account details to download the app for offline, anytime access
  3. Automatically track your activity to gain CME/ CPD points and certificates


How do I access BMJ Best Practice?

To access BMJ Best Practice visit: http://bestpractice.bmj.com/best-practice/welcome.html

You can access the app via Apple or the Google Play Store and searching for “BMJ Best Practice”.
Select the app and when prompted, use your BMJ Best Practice personal account details to sign in and download the content.

What if I need help?

If you need help using BMJ Best Practice please contact the library or view an online tutorial.





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