Where junior doctors go for answers

The days when a junior doctor would consult a dog-eared copy of MIMS for clinical information are long gone, according to a survey of 142 junior staff at an SA hospital.

In the digital age, junior doctors now turn first and foremost to online sources for answers to questions on drug doses and complex diagnostic problems.

6 sources to help with doses and diagnosis

  1. Eight out of 10 doctors said their first approach to a clinical query would be to go online for information sources.
  2. About half of junior doctors would seek help