Clinical Information Access Portal (CIAP)

CIAP provides access to clinical information and resources to support evidence-based practice at the point of care.

CIAP is available to all staff working in the NSW public health system.

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For detailed information see the CIAP Knowledge Centre.

CIAP Newsletter

CIAP News February 2019 Edition Now Available

February 2019, Issue 2

The February 2018 edition of the monthly CIAP Newsletter is now available.

Each month the CIAP newsletter will address a broad range of multifaceted specialities and focuses.

4th February 2019

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Changes to CIAP Collection from 1 July 2018

Following stakeholder engagement, there will be a number of changes to the CIAP collection From 1 July 2018.

Please refer to the below tables for full details of new and discontinued resources:

New Resources Reasons for change
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry Fills gap in CIAP collection
Dental Trauma Guide Fills gap in CIAP collection
Emcare Database Replaces Nursing @ Ovid and AMED
Pediatric Care Online (PCO) Replaces PEMSoft
Discontinued Resources Reasons for change
American Heart Journal Discontinued by publisher
Radiology Journal Low usage
PEMSoft Discontinued by publisher
Paediatrics Manual: The Children's Hospital at Westmead Handbook No longer in line with NSW Health current practice
Campbell’s Operative Orthopaedics and Campbell-Walsh Urology Low usage
Nursing @ Ovid Replaced with Emcare database
AMED Replaced with Emcare database

18th June 2018

Pediatric Care Online

Pediatric Care Online (PCO) available on CIAP from July

From 1 July 2018 PEMSoft will be discontinued by the publisher and no longer available on CIAP.

Following stakeholder engagement, CIAP will replace PEMSoft with Pediatric Care Online (PCO), a paediatric decision support tool from the American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP).

Designed for healthcare professionals at the point of care, PCO provides access to:

  • evidence-based clinical information
  • a repository of supporting reference material
  • patient information
  • over 100 Key Practice Points
  • advice on 'red flag' signs and symptoms
  • a downloadable app.

Find PCO in the ‘Quick Links’ and ‘Diseases and Conditions’ panels on CIAP as well as the Paediatric Specialty Guide. Alternatively, you can download the PCO app from the Mobile page on CIAP.

18th June 2018