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Get Change Alerts

The DynaMed API GET  /content/change-alerts endpoint returns change alerts for all topics.

Gather the following information for the request:

  • A Client Credentials Grant Token. Please see Use the Client Credentials Grant for further information.
  • If the optional query parameter limit is left blank, it defaults to 5. The limit value must be less than 100.
  • The optional query parameter updatesPriorities must be one of the following values: ppc (potentially practice changing), standard or lowplus.




  "_metadata": {
    "links": [
        "rel": "self",
        "href": ""
    "totalItems": "1"
  "items": [
      "updatesText": "361 confirmed cases of Lassa fever with 53 deaths reported in Nigeria in 2023 as of January 29, 2023 (Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention Lassa Fever Situation Report 2023 Jan 29)",
      "updatedAtTimestamp": "1676627272000",
      "asDate": "2023-02-17",
      "practiceChangingUpdate": true,
      "updatePriority": "standard",
      "updateType": "evidenceUpdate"
      "relevantTopics": [
          "id": "t910131",
          "anchor": "GUID-7DA6A9E4-1C23-47C2-B9E0-8717D99A7F94__LI_PGP_5GQ_MWBEU021323",
          "practiceChangingUpdate": true,
          "slug": "/management/advanced-cardiovascular-life-support-acls",
          "title": "Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)"

Error Response Codes

The DynaMed articles endpoint can return one of the error response codes.