Knowledge tool introduced for the NHS

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 05 July 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:15
  1. Tessa Richards
  1. BMJ

    From mid-July all health professionals working in the NHS will have free access to the Map of Medicine (, an online knowledge resource aimed at facilitating good clinical practice.

    The map gives visual pathways through the assessment, investigation, and primary and secondary care management of some 370 common symptoms and conditions.

    The map was pioneered by clinicians in two London teaching hospitals and is already available in Wales and most regions in the north and south of England. The software is owned by Informa, a UK company whose core business is scientific publishing, and its national roll …

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