Content Sources

Read about the DynaMed Plus proprietary Systematic Literature Surveillance process.

DynaMed Plus Editors systematically monitor journals, journal review services, systematic review collections, guideline collections, drug information sources and other relevant sources.

DynaMed Plus' Systematic Literature Surveillance process includes:

  • Cover-to-cover surveillance of highest-yield content sources
  • Targeted MEDLINE searches for systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials for high-yield journals
  • Targeted MEDLINE searches for selected subject areas (e.g., complementary therapies)
  • Comprehensive MEDLINE searches for guidelines

Cover-to-Cover Surveillance of Highest-Yield Content Sources

Examples include:

  • AHRQ Evidence Reports
  • American Family Physician (Am Fam Physician)
  • American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (Am J Respir Crit Care Med)
  • Annals of Internal Medicine (Ann Intern Med)
  • JAMA Internal Medicine (JAMA Intern Med)
  • British Medical Journal (BMJ)
  • Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Health Technology Assessments
  • Clinical Infectious Diseases (Clin Infect Disease)
  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Cochrane Database Syst Rev)
  • Critical Care Medicine (Crit Care Med)
  • European Medicines Agency Press Releases
  • Health Technology Assessment (Health Technol Assess)
  • HIV Clinical Trials (HIV Clin Trials)
  • HIV Medicine (HIV Med)
  • JAIDS. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr)
  • JPEN. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr)
  • Journal of Infectious Diseases (J Infect Dis)
  • Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
  • The Lancet (Lancet)
  • The Lancet Infectious Diseases (Lancet Infect Dis)
  • Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep)
  • National Guideline Clearinghouse
  • New England Journal of Medicine (N Engl J Med)
  • Nutrition in Clinical Practice (Nutr Clin Pract)
  • Physician’s First Watch
  • US Food and Drug Administration MedWatch (FDA MedWatch)
  • US Food and Drug Administration Press Announcements
  • World Health Organization (WHO) Disease Outbreak News

Surveillance of High-Profile Guideline Organizations

Monitoring of 145 guideline organizations, examples include:

  • American Dietetic Association (ADA)
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS)
  • MMWR Recommendations and Reports (MMWR Recomm Rep)
  • National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
  • Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

Targeted MEDLINE Searches for Systematic Reviews and Randomized Controlled Trials

DynaMed Plus Editors have selected the most-useful journals based on the highest yield of best available evidence (prior yield for citing in DynaMed Plus), consideration of article importance, and consideration of journal importance by specialty.

This dynamic list of over 500 journals is modified periodically according to the usefulness of each source.


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