What is UpToDate?

The UpToDate database:

  • contains over 10,500 original, peer-reviewed topics on adult primary care, subspecialty internal medicine, ob/gyn, general surgery, pediatrics, and more.
  • Its unique format and search capability allow you to access answers to clinical questions quickly and easily. .
  • It is written, reviewed and continuously updated by over 6,500 physicians to ensure that the content is current, relevant, has the latest evidence, and provides specific, practical recommendations for diagnosis and treatment.
  • Clinicians use this database to recognize the clinical manifestations of a wide variety of disorders and to describe current options for diagnosis, management and therapy, including the efficacy, doses, and interactions of individual drugs, optimal screening and prevention strategies.
  • UpToDate’s Mobile App can be added up to two devices.

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Terms of Use: Access to this database is restricted to current RIT students, faculty and staff for academic and teaching purposes only. Commercial use, systematic or "excessive" downloading, or redistribution of database content outside of RIT is expressly prohibited. Violations may result in the cancellation of this database for the entire campus as well as the personal sanctions outlined in the RIT Code of Conduct for Computer and Network Use.

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