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UpToDate is a clinical decision support resource with evidence-based clinical information – including drug topics and recommendations that clinicians use at the point of care. UpToDate covers 25 specialties, including internal medicine, psychiatry, infectious disease, and cardiovascular medicine.


  • Persistent login
  • Search with auto-completion
  • Earn and track free CME/CE/CPD credit
  • Bookmarks and history
  • Print and email topics or graphics to patients and colleagues
  • Options for desktop access and mobile complete for remote use
  • Tools that can increase patient safety: clinical calculators, detailed medical graphics and a select set of drug and drug interaction databases powered by Lexicomp

UpToDate Demonstration (Video)

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To maintain your access to UpToDate you will need to simply login to UpToDate from within the Department of Veterans Affairs computer network.

Tip: Not sure if you are logged in to UpToDate? If you do not see your name and CME tally on the top right of the screen, then click Login/Register to login. View how.

If you need assistance contact UpToDate Customer Service , 1-800-998-6374 or +1-781-392-2000.

  • Home Screen
  • Search Screen
  • Topic Outline Screen
  • Introduction Screen

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