BMJ Best Practice


BMJ Best Practice is an award-winning online decision-support tool for use at the point of care. Structured around the patient consultation, it presents the required information just as it’s needed. The tool is regularly updated, and draws on the latest evidence-based research to offer step-by-step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention. It fits information around real, diverse and evolving medical information needs to give you a second opinion in an instant.

  • This clinical decision support tool is particularly useful for medical students, junior doctors, multidisciplinary team members (such as nurses and pharmacists), specialists working outside of their specialty, and primary care practitioners.
  • BMJ Best Practice includes 1000+ evidence-based condition and symptom topics across 32 clinical specialties which provide the user with guidance throughout the full patient journey, from determining diagnosis and treatment approach to follow up support.
  • The clinical information focuses on the most commonly presented conditions, as well as those that are clinically significant or relevant to global health such as COVID-19, Ebola and Zika virus.