Web 2.0 (social media) resources for Doctors | The Cochrane Collaboration

14 Dec



Clinical Cases and Images: CasesBlog : “Health News Updated Daily by an Assistant Professor at University of Chicago, Internist and Allergist”

Gary Schwitzer’s HealthNewsReview Blog : a blog by the publisher of, a site assessing the accuracy of news stories about medical treatments

(the) health informaticist : a blog about knowledge translation, Web 2.0 and evidence-based medicine

iMedicalApps : independent reviews of mobile medical technology and applications by a team of physicians and medical students

Liberating the Literature from the TRIP Database

NPCi Blog from the UK National Prescribing Centre “provides a quick and succinct commentary on a recent newsworthy health issue related to prescribing and/or medicines”

Therapeutics Education Collaboration: Evidence-Based Therapeutics Made Practical and Fun by James McCormack & Michael Allan, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC, Canada from the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM), Oxford, UK


News & Networks

Cochrane on Facebook

Cochrane on Twitter

Professional networking websites for scientists




Audio from The Lancet

BMJ Group Podcasts

CKS (Clinical Knowledge Summaries) Podcasts

Healthcare 411 : podcasts from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) (USA)

NPCi Podcast from the UK National Prescribing Centre

HLWIKI Canada : “an open, freely-accessible wiki with entries about health librarianship, social media and current information technology topics”

Medpedia : “an open platform connecting people and information to advance medicine” supported by Harvard Medical School, Stanford School of Medicine, Berkeley School of Public Health, University of Michigan Medical School and other leading global health organizations


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