Database URL: https://proxy.westernu.edu/login?url=https://www.uptodate.com/online/content/search.do?unid=^u&srcsys=ezpx123170&eiv=2.1.0

Description: UpToDate is a comprehensive, physician-authored clinical decision support tool offering thousands of topic reviews to help you make decisions at the point of care. This database requires a login both on and off campus. It can also be downloaded as a mobile app (PDF instructions). First-time users will need to create an account.

Access: Western University of Health Sciences authorized users only. Remote access via the proxy server available for currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff of WesternU.

Provider: UpToDate

License Information:

Authorized Users

On-Campus WesternU faculty, staff, and students. You may not allow or facilitate any access to the licensed materials by any persons who are not authorized users. Authorized users my not transfer or share access, usernames, or passwords with anyone. Authorized users do not include alumni of the licensee.

Remote Access

Authorized users must establish a username and password with UpToDate, Inc. Once established, a username and password allows the authorized user to access UpToDate from any internet-enabled device include desktop computers, laptops, and mobile devices such as the iPhone and Android devices, regardless of authorized user’s location, subject to registration and re-verification

Authorized Sites

The authorized site covered in this license is Western University of Health Sciences only. Pricing for UpToDate is based on the number of authorized users within the university. A change in the number of authorized users may result in a change of license fees.

Authorized Use

UpToDate grants a non-exclusive, non-transferable license for authorized users to access the licensed materials solely for the purpose of research or other scholarly activities or providing diagnostic treatment or other medial services to patients.

Privacy Policy: 

Will only disclose to unaffiliated third parties:

  • To service providers working on their behalf
  • To marketing partners
  • When legally required
  • For business transfers
  • To subscribing organizations
  • To accrediting organizations, upon your valid request, so that you may redeem your accumulated CME credits

Full policy: https://www-uptodate-com.proxy.westernu.edu/home/privacy-policy