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New BMJ Best Practice Comorbidities tool now available in CKN

We are delighted to announce that CKN users now have access to an innovative new Comorbidities tool within BMJ Best Practice.


Call for survey volunteers to help improve Elsevier's Clinical Solutions products

A research team from the international health publisher Elsevier is looking for volunteers to participate in product research for proprietary Clinical Solutions products.


Keep current with eTG Complete’s new updates page

Therapeutic Guidelines have added a new updates page to the eTG Complete website, with detailed information going back to 2019 about updated guidelines and importantly practice changing updates that Queensland clinicians need to be kept aware of. The updates page also contains advanced notice about content that is under review and planned release dates. CKN users can also sign up for email alerts about content changes.

Visit eTG Complete and sign up for alerts


Oxford Textbook of Medicine, high value OUP e-textbooks, available on CKN

CKN users now enjoy access to the Oxford Textbook of Medicine; the go-to textbook in general medicine offering both perspective and practical guidance on clinical management and prevention of disease.


New ACSQHC guidance for clinicians on obtaining valid informed consent

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) has developed new guidance for clinicians on how to obtain informed consent in health care.


CKN and DynaMed desktop icons now on all Qld Health computers

To improve the visibility and accessibility of key clinical resources eHealth Queensland has installed new desktop icons on all computers across the state, for both CKN and its key decision support tool, DynaMed, which includes high value paediatric emergency medicine content.


Applications for the Sept 2020 CKN Clinical Champions program are now open!

Most Queensland Health clinicians use CKN, but even the most frequent users will sometimes need help understanding CKN’s potential. We know that many people are barely scratching the surface. The CKN Clinical Champions Program is helping building awareness and capacity among clinical staff to make the best use of the information resources available to them. This is your chance to get involved.


New resources coming July 2020

Coming this July CKN is adding a number of new resources covering a range of specialties including two new medicines resources - for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and palliative care, plus new journals focussed on infectious diseases, respiratory medicine and emergency medicine, all of which are Coronavirus pandemic priority topics.


BMJ Case Reports

BMJ recently celebrated the milestone of 20,000 published cases in BMJ Case Reports, the world’s largest online collection of medical case reports. CKN and Queensland health staff are active participants in submitting content for BMJ Case Reports and are encouraged to advantage of CKN's Institutional Fellowship.


eTG complete March update

Therapeutic Guidelines has released a number of functional improvements to eTG complete with practice-changing updates included in the March update.

To complement last year’s changes to the search function, the March 2020 release of eTG complete includes changes to how topics are organised to make content easier to find, including search results for searches queries on bites, skin infections and herpes infections structured to be more intuitive.