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UpToDate Anywhere is here!
16 September 2016

UpToDate clinical decision support is now available anytime, anywhere

  • Access on up to two mobile devices.
  • Access on any computer with an Internet connection.
  • Earn free continuing education credit when you research a clinical question using UpToDate onsite or offsite – including on your mobile device.

To register

  • From any work computer within the ADHB hospital network, go to
  • Click on Log in/Register to register and create a username and password.
  • Search for ‘UpToDate’ in your App store to download and install the Mobile App (iOS, Android, Windows 8).
  • Open the Mobile App and log in once with your username and password.

You may now access UpToDate on your device. From offsite, on any computer with an Internet connection - just log in to UpToDate.

To maintain access on your App and from offsite

  • You will receive a reminder to verify your DHB affiliation every 90 days. Log in to your existing account from any computer within the hospital network to continue access (no need to re-register).
  • If you change or update your devices, log in and go to My Account to add or remove devices.

UpToDate includes

  • More than 10,000 topics covering general internal medicine and more than 22 specialties.
  • A drug database and interaction tool; nearly 1,500 patient education topics; more than 28,000 graphics; and links to more than 400,000 references.


Contact the ADHB Librarians, or UpToDate Customer Service:

Nursing Reference Centre Plus database trial
17 June 2016

We are part way through our trial of the Nursing Reference Centre Plus database which ends this September. Please try the database, as we'll be seeking feedback before the end of the trial.

Nursing Reference Center Plus is an easy to search evidence-based resource designed specifically for nurses.

Search Nursing Reference Centre Plus now, or find it on the ADHB Library Links website under Databases.

See more information about offsite access, using the mobile app, and what's available on Nursing Reference Centre Plus.

ClinicalKey and remote access
30 May 2016

ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine that helps doctors, nurses and other health professionals make better decisions anywhere, anytime, in any patient scenario.

To activate remote access:

Search ClinicalKey now, or find ClinicalKey on ADHB Library Links under Databases.

About ClinicalKey

  • Includes clinical topics for patient care decision support, as well as full text journals, leading medical text books, practice guidelines, videos, images, Medline results, clinical trial information and patient handouts. Read more about what’s in ClinicalKey.
  • Indexed daily for the most complete and current content across 30+ medical specialties. Ensures decisions are based on the most current evidence.
  • Smart Search suggests relevant clinical concepts instantly.
  • Access ClinicalKey on any mobile device.
  • Drag and drop any image into the Presentation Maker.

Problem with accessing Science Direct e-journals
8 January 2016

Please use ClinicalKey under database tab for Science Direct titles. For any other problems email for assistance.

Nursing Reference Centre Plus database is now available
3 October 2015

Nursing Reference Center Plus is an easy to search evidence-based resource designed specifically for nurses.

Search Nursing Reference Centre Plus now.

Download the App for iOS (iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch) and Android devices.

Access information about diseases, conditions and best practices, as well as:

  • Evidence-based care sheets
  • Topics about core measures, risk management, and regulations
  • Images and videos of procedures
  • Competency checklists
  • The latest on nursing management
  • Continuing education
  • Patient education handouts
  • Nursing eBooks
  • Continuting education modules.

How to download the new DynaMed app
12 February 2015