Preliminary comparison of three search engines for point of care access to MEDLINE citations

AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2006;2006:945.


Medical resident physicians used MD on Tap in real time to search for MEDLINE citations relevant to clinical questions using three search engines: Essie, Entrez and Google, in order of performance.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • Evaluation Study

MeSH terms

  • Computers, Handheld*
  • Information Storage and Retrieval / methods*
  • Internship and Residency
  • Point-of-Care Systems