Trip’s aim is to support health professionals to easily obtain answers to their clinical questions. This requires (1) clever systems to interpret search queries and (2) then find the most appropriate evidence. New evidence is published all the time and an important task is getting it added to Trip in a timely manner! This is done in two main ways:
- Automatically – the majority of our content is added automatically
- Manually – where automation isn’t possible we have to undertake a manual trawl of the sites and look for new content. This is typically done on a monthly basis
We’ve just uploaded our latest manual content which typically takes 24 hours from adding to the site to being searchable!
As well as existing sources we constantly scan the web for new, quality, content (often helped with ‘tip offs’ from our users). This month we’ve added two new publications:
Trip, getting better every day…