SOURCE: EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services

March 03, 2016 07:00 ET

EBSCO Health and Duodecim Partner to Make DynaMed Plus mit EbM Guidelines™ Available to German Physicians

Physicians Will Be Able to Search for the Latest Evidence-Based Information in Their Native Language

IPSWICH, MA--(Marketwired - March 03, 2016) -  To ensure that physicians have access to the most current and relevant, evidence-based information available, EBSCO Health is partnering with Duodecim to include German guidelines in DynaMed Plus mit EbM Guidelines. German users of DynaMed Plus will now be able to search for relevant guidelines in German and link out to DynaMed Plus for the latest information on a particular disease or treatment.

The EbM Guidelines from Duodecim are created by Finnish, German and Austrian physicians and edited by a German editorial board. By using DynaMed Plus mit EbM Guidelines, German-speaking users can search and receive results in German, and then link to the relevant topic in DynaMed Plus. This integration will give physicians access to nearly 1,000 primary care practice guidelines and more than 4,300 high-quality evidence summaries supporting the given recommendations as well as more than 4,500 DynaMed Plus topics, including overviews, recommendations, graphics, images, drug content and more.

Professor Andreas Sönnichsen, a leader of the German editorial board along with Doctor Susanne Rabady, says that DynaMed Plus mit EbM Guidelines provides the best features of the best resources for German physicians. "DynaMed Plus mit EbM Guidelines allows German-speaking physicians to utilize the well-known EbM-Guidelines in electronic version in combination with the ability to search in German and find the English evidence-based clinical information in DynaMed Plus. By providing access to both in DynaMed Plus mit EbM Guidelines, we are helping to improve how quickly a physician can get to the right information when and where he or she needs it."

"With Dynamed Plus mit EbM Guidelines, users have access to the greatest combination of richness of content, frequency of updates and convenience of use," states Dr. Pekka Mustonen, CEO of Duodecim Medical Publications Ltd.

For more information on DynaMed Plus mit EbM Guidelines, please visit https://www.ebsco.com/e/de-de/produkte-services/dynamed-plus.

About Duodecim
The Finnish Medical Society Duodecim is a scientific association established in 1881 to develop the professional skills and clinical practice of doctors through continuing education, publications and grants. The Society's membership comprises more than 22,000 doctors and medical students and almost 100 member associations.

Duodecim Medical Publications Ltd is a company owned by the Society. It publishes information content intended for healthcare professionals as study material and in support of everyday activities in their work. Members of the public interested in medicine and health can find reliable and easy-to-use information in the company's published material on health and illnesses, not only in general reference books but also in online material and services integrated into healthcare systems. EbM Guidelines is published as a book and as an on-line service in 10 different languages.

About EBSCO Health
EBSCO Health, part of EBSCO Information Services, is a leading provider of clinical decision support solutions, healthcare business intelligence, and medical research information for the healthcare industry. EBSCO Health users include professionals in medicine, nursing, and allied health. Flagship products include CINAHL®, DynaMed Plus, Nursing Reference Center, clinical e-books and e-journals, EBSCO Discovery Service, licensed databases (such as MEDLINE®), plus EBSCONET®. EBSCO databases are powered by EBSCOhost®, the electronic resource favored by libraries around the world.

Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:
    Kathleen McEvoy
    Vice President of Communications
    (800) 653-2726 ext. 2594
    kmcevoy@ebsco.com