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BMJ provides resources to support disaster relief efforts in Nepal

BMJ

In response to the recent earthquake in Nepal, BMJ has opened up access to a range of online resources. They include content from The BMJ and BMJ Journals, decision support tools from BMJ Best Practice, and learning resources from BMJ Learning.

Anyone with an IP range originating in Nepal will have free access for three months, providing the latest and most accurate medical information to support to doctors, relief workers and healthcare institutions as they deal with the aftermath of this disaster.

BMJ content is also freely available through the Emergency Access Initiative (EAI), a collaborative partnership between the US National Library of Medicine and participating publishers to provide free access to biomedical journals, reference books and online databases to medical staff in regions affected by disasters.

Content will continue to be reviewed and updated on a regular basis by BMJ's expert team of clinicians, based on the latest scientific evidence.

Dr Matthew Harker, Director of Evidence and Analytics at BMJ, said: "We are shocked by the scale of this natural disaster. By opening up access to the latest and most relevant information from across BMJ's products and services, we hope we can help support healthcare workers at the frontline of relief efforts."

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Learn more by visiting:

BMJ Best Practice: http://bestpractice.bmj.com/best-practice/welcome.html

BMJ Learning: http://learning.bmj.com/learning/home.html

The Emergency Access Initiative: http://eai.nlm.nih.gov/docs/captcha/test.pl?url=

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