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BMJ Best Practice

BMJ Best Practice is a trusted clinical decision support tool which provides healthcare professionals with access to the latest relevant clinical information when making diagnosis and treatment decisions

BMJ Best Practice

Access to the web version will require your Open Athens login.

  • If you already have a BMJ Best Practice personal account: 

    • Log into BMJ B​est Practice

  • Otherwise:

Once logged in, you can create a personal account - this will allow you to log into the mobile app (downloadable from your app store) - click here for more information about the app.

BMJ Best Practice - Clinical Tutorial and User Guide

This tutorial offers step by step guidance on setting up your account and getting started with Best Practice.

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How to use the BMJ Best Practice Comorbidities tool

The BMJ Best Practice Comorbidities tool prompts healthcare professionals to consider a patient’s comorbidities when accessing treatment information on an acute topic. When comorbidities are selected, a tailored patient management plan is produced instantly.


BMJ Best Practice is the only clinical decision support tool to do this. Written by leading specialists, this tool provides treatment advice based on the latest evidence and is presented in a way that’s realistic for daily practice. It emphasises the most important take-home points and, where evidence is scarce or equivocal, expert opinion is provided.


Treating the acute presentation alongside existing conditions enables healthcare professionals to quickly treat and stabilise patients with comorbidities. This improves the quality of care, and efficiencies are made through the effective management of the patient. This means better clinical outcomes, shorter hospital stays and fewer readmissions.

To support you in getting started have a read of this user guide or alternatively watch these videos.

Condition combinations available in the BMJ Best Practice Comorbidities tool

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