Currency & Relevancy

In order to provide patients with the best-possible care, it is essential to ensure that the resources used in a clinical setting are updated as frequently as possible with the most current information. Updated multiple times each day, DynaMed provides the latest, most-reliable information directly at the point-of-care.

Sample FDA Alert Update
Weight loss medications withdrawn from market
Updated in DynaMed 2010 Oct 08 02:47:00 PM: 

  • sibutramine withdrawn from market in United States (FDA Press Release 2010 Oct 8) update continued peer review
  • rimonabant associated with increased risk of suicide (Lancet 2010 Aug 14) update

Sample Guideline Update
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
Updated in DynaMed 2010 Sep 10 03:23:00 PM:

  • hormonal replacement therapy may reduce risk for progression to RA in women with early arthritis who carry human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-DRB1-01 and/or HLA-DRB1-04 alleles (Ann Rheum Dis 2010 Sep) update
  • 2010 American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism (ACR/EULAR) classification criteria for rheumatoid arthritis (Ann Rheum Dis 2010 Sep) update
  • rheumatoid nodules of the cervix and vagina (Obstet Gynecol 2010 Aug) update

Sample Topic Update
Glycemic goals in patients with type 2 diabetes
Updated in DyanMed 2010 Aug 13 06:52:00 AM: 

  • intensive glycemic control modestly reduces risk for microvascular events in type 2 diabetes (Lancet 2010 Aug 7) update  

(Note: the Diabetes topics in DynaMed were updated over 300 times in 12 months)