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Wiley-Blackwell

Mobile access now available for Essential Evidence Plus

Physicians able to retrieve medical evidence from smartphones

Hoboken, NJ – May 26, 2010 – Global scientific, technical, medical and scholarly (STMS) publisher Wiley-Blackwell today announced the that its evidence-based clinical decision support product, Essential Evidence Plus (EE+), is now accessible from mobile devices. Physicians on the move can now easily find answers to challenging point-of-care questions from their iPhoneTM, IPod Touch®, AndroidTM, Blackberry® or other Smartphones.

EE+ is accessible through the web, handheld computer (Pocket PC or Palm® OS), and now mobile devices. The product features more than 13,000 topics, guidelines, abstracts, and evidence based summaries which are integrated and hyperlinked to content and tools, including Cochrane Reviews, daily POEM literature alerts, decision support tools, and interactive diagnostic test calculators.

"Practitioners want immediate access to authoritative evidence and EE+ delivers EBM content and tools to any Smartphone," said Mark H. Ebell, M.D., M.S., a professor at the University of Georgia and Editor-in-Chief of EE+. "Whether in the office or at the patient bedside, doctors using Essential Evidence Plus can answer important clinical questions using the latest medical data in an easy-to-read format." Topics in EE+ are written by leading clinicians and peer-reviewed by medical experts who evaluate and summarize clinical findings from thousands of medical journals. A "Bottom Line" feature highlighting the most important recommendations by topic provides essential data for informed point-of-care decision making.

All EE+ content includes a "strength of evidence" rating for each recommendation to guide practitioners toward evidence most likely to improve health outcomes. Summary tables for at-a-glance information, algorithms for problem solving, and an extensive image library linked to a dermatology expert system are also included to optimize patient care. "With EE+, clinicians have the very best medical evidence at their fingertips with instant access from their Smartphone," noted Dr. Ebell.

Dr. Charles Young, MRCP, Wiley-Blackwell's Publishing Director for Global Clinical Solutions added, "Improving health is our primary objective, and we strive to continuously develop our product features to keep pace with rapid technological change. Our EE+ subscribers are using the latest mobile technology and Wiley is committed to offering evidence based clinical content, 24/7 from any platform."

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For more information about Essential Evidence Plus, visit the website: www.essentialevidenceplus.com.

Members of the media are invited to sign up for a complimentary 30-day subscription to Essential Evidence. Please click here to start your trial.

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About Wiley

Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., has been a valued source of information and understanding for 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Since 1901, Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 350 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology/Medicine, Physics, Chemistry and Peace.

Wiley's core businesses include scientific, technical, medical and scholarly (STMS) journals, encyclopedias, books and online products and services; professional/trade books, subscription products, training materials, online applications and Web sites; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, N.J., with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada and Australia. The company's Web site can be accessed at www.wiley.com. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb.

Wiley-Blackwell is the international scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly (STMS) publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., with strengths in every major academic and professional field and partnerships with many of the world's leading societies. Wiley-Blackwell publishes nearly 1,500 peer-reviewed journals and 1,500+ new books annually in print and online, as well as databases, major reference works and laboratory protocols. For more information, please visit www.wileyblackwell.com or www.interscience.wiley.com.



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