Usage Pattern of Medical Information through the ClinicalKey Database among Medical Professionals of the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine

Chandima Wadasinghe, M. P. P. Dilhani
2022 Journal of the University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka  
The rapid proliferation of medical information in the present era has important implications for patient care, patient education, and health professionals' research. This research examines the medical information usage pattern through the ClinicalKey database of medical professionals at the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine (PGIM), Sri Lanka. The study was conducted from June 2019 to June 2021 in the postgraduate trainers and trainees of PGIM. The method used has been based on the access of
more » ... ical facts available in the ClinicalKey database and a survey conducted on the usage patterns of trainers and trainees of PGIM. The results showed a growing interest in ClinicalKey among the medical professionals at PGIM. The survey showed that the majority of respondents are MD trainees.
doi:10.4038/jula.v25i1.8051 fatcat:f3cyo7ffsrb65a5gmtgb4f5kg4