UpToDate Medical Database
UpToDate is a comprehensive, current and unbiased online medical database that is available to you free of charge.
UpToDate is used by physicians at major academic medical centers worldwide for complete and current medical information to answer their clinical questions. Our Baystate Ob/Gyn practitioners use UpToDate to help stay on top of the latest diagnosis and treatment recommendations, so that our patients get the best possible care.
We believe that by being educated about your diagnosis and treatment options that you can partner with us in your healthcare - for the best possible results. Many patients use UpToDate to better understand what tests need to be done and why, to get details on treatment options, or perhaps to help family members to better understand their medical conditions.
Throughout our website you will see the UpToDate Search Box in the right column of many of the pages. We encourage you to use this valuable tool to help you make medical decisions, to gain confidence in your treatment plan, or perhaps to weigh the risks and benefits of treatment options.