Essential Evidence Plus Now Online

The new STAT!Ref resource, Essential Evidence Plus™ & AHFS DI® Essentials™  is a powerful, comprehensive clinical decision support system that integrates information on 9,000 diagnoses into healthcare professional’s clinical workflows. This clinical tool, created by an international team of renowned medical experts, was developed for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals on the front line of patient care.


  • Improve patient outcomes
  • Inform point-of-care decisions
  • Save time and stay organized on the front line
  • Stay up to date with the latest evidence

This evidence-based point-of-care clinical decision support system features over 13,000 topics, guidelines, abstracts, tools, images, and summaries covering the most common conditions, diseases, and procedures clinicians come in contact with every day. Every recommendation carries a strength-of-evidence rating that accurately grades each recommendation’s merit on the basis of all of the evidence available in the relevant literature.

POEMs (Patient Oriented Evidence that Matters) Research Summaries — 5,000+ archived POEMs summarize the most recent, relevant research from over 100 journals to help you stay up to date in your practice.

Decision Support Tools — 400+ enable you to assess risk and probability, estimate the reliability of a diagnosis and prognosis, calculate a patient’s risk for disease, select the safest and most effective drug dosage, and much more

Integration with AHFS DI® EssentialsTM — from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, distills essential information on prescription and key over-the-counter (OTC) drugs in an easy-to-use and highly structured outline format

Cochrane Systematic Reviews — 5,800+ abstracts of Cochrane Systematic Reviews, the gold standard for evidence-based therapeutics, with links to the full text with a subscription to The Cochrane Library

EBM Guidelines — 900+ practice guidelines, 4,400+ evidence-graded summaries, 1,300+ high quality photographs, and audio and videos for some of the most common diseases and procedures.

Dermatology Image Library — An interactive expert system to assist you in diagnosing skin problems with 1,000+ high quality photographs

Anatomy Illustrations — Hundreds of anatomy illustrations are included within the Essential Evidence Topics

Podcasts — Tune in each week as Dr. Mark Ebell, EE+ Editor-in-Chief, joins Dr. Michael Wilkes, NPR correspondent and Vice Dean of the UC Davis Medical School, for a brief discussion about an important, recent POEM. The discussion provides additional depth and insight into the issue covered by the POEM synopsis.

For more in-depth information about this new resource, download the EE+ Handout or please feel free to call 800-901-5494 or fill out this form today to speak with a STAT!Ref Team Member.