FirstConsult is an evidence-based, point-of-care reference app that provides enhanced decision making tools, specialized diagnostic tools and other useful information in just a few taps. FirstConsult is part of MDConsult, an online service that brings leading medical resources together at a single point of access.
Updated on a weekly basis, the content covers diagnosis options, management options, and patient outcomes data. The sections available for searching are: Summary, Background, Diagnosis, Treatment, Summary of Evidence, Outcomes, Prevention, and Resources. You may search or browse by topic, or by recent updates.
Each review is authored by practicing physicians and specialists. The review process is overseen by peer review, an editorial board, physician editors, and Editor in Chief, Dr. David Goldmann, MD, FACP. Each entry is reviewed by a minimum of four physicians before inclusion.
Access is provided via the Biomedical Library website, through MDConsult, or via mobile devices (iOS only). Installation instructions are available at our Health Sciences mobile resources guide.