Friday, August 04, 2006

Featured Resource: ACP's PIER

ACP's PIER: The Physicians' Information & Education Resource with AHFS DI Essentials
PIER is a decision-support tool designed for rapid point-of-care delivery of evidence-based guidance for physicians. Modules focus on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. AHFS DI® Essentials is designed to offer health professionals easy access to knowledge that is critical at the point of care. Essentials monographs draw on the meticulously evidence-based guidelines in the full AHFS DI® database, distilling for the health professional the essential information on prescription and key over-the-counter (OTC) drugs in an easy-to-use, highly structured outline format. Sections include:
  • What's New
  • Diseases A-Z
  • Screening & prevention
  • Complementary & Alternative Medicine
  • Ethical & Legal Issues
  • Procedures
  • Evidence Ratings & Criteria
  • AHFS Essentials
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