UpToDate

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UpToDate, Inc.[edit | edit source]

The logo of UpToDate

UpToDate, Inc. is a subsidiary of the Wolters Kluwer Health division within the larger Wolters Kluwer conglomerate. Its primary product is UpToDate, a software system designed as a point-of-care medical resource.

Overview[edit | edit source]

The essence of the UpToDate system is its grounding in evidence-based medicine. It amalgamates a vast collection of both medical and patient-oriented information. Integral features of the system include:

  • Access to Lexi-comp drug monographs.
  • In-depth drug-to-drug interaction data.
  • An array of essential medical calculators.

The content available within the system is the collaborative effort of over 7,100 physician authors, editors, and peer reviewers, ensuring that the information remains current, reliable, and of the highest quality.

Accessibility[edit | edit source]

While UpToDate is accessible online, it also supports offline functionality, making it versatile for use on personal computers, mobile devices, or any platform where a medical professional might need to access crucial information. However, to benefit from its comprehensive features, users are required to have an active subscription.

Conclusion[edit | edit source]

UpToDate, Inc. and its principal product, the UpToDate software system, represent an indispensable tool for medical professionals in contemporary times, offering a blend of updated medical information with the convenience of digital accessibility.

External resources[edit | edit source]

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