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  • AccessPharmacy
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    An online curricular resource designed to meet the changing demands of pharmacy education. AccessPharmacy allows students to select a core curriculum topic, browse by organ system, review textbooks, or search across leading pharmacy online references. Includes lab tests, calculators, and curricular and organ system quizzes. Users must sign up for a FREE personal account to use the assessment module.
  • AccessSurgery
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    McGraw-Hill's AccessSurgery.com is an integrated online resource that provides medical students, surgical residents, and practicing surgeons with quick answers to surgical inquiries from trusted sources. Organized around the ACGME's (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) mandate for a Core Curriculum, AccessSurgery delivers content in context.
  • ACP Medicine
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    ACP Medicine, has transitioned to "Scientific American Medicine" a comprehensive professional medical database. It includes guidelines, evidence reviews, CME information, and patient information. This medical textbook, which continues WebMD Scientific American Medicine, is a publication of the American College of Physicians. It is continuously updated by leading physicians, and includes guidelines, evidence reviews, CME information, and patient information. Also issued in looseleaf and annual hardbound formats.
  • Books@Ovid Purchased eBooks
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    Access to 300+ major texts and handbooks in primary care, nursing, pharmacology, and internal medicine.
  • Current Contents Connect
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    Part of Web of Knowledge, Current Contents is a multidisciplinary current awareness Web resource providing access to complete bibliographic information from over 8,000 of the world's leading scholarly journals and more than 2,000 books. Users can also search a premium collection of evaluated scholarly Web sites and access evaluated, full-text Web documents in three general resource types: preprints, funding information and research activities.
  • Disease Management Project
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    This resource was developed by The Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education and Unitech Communications. It is authored entirely by physicians from The Cleveland Clinic. Treatment recommendations are tied to national practice guidelines, wherever possible. The guide includes numerous helpful tables and graphics. Citations within the chapter are hyperlinked to a list of references.
  • FreeBooks4Doctors
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    FreeBooks4Doctors! is dedicated to the promotion of free access to medical books over the Internet. Listing of over 600 free online books. Search by specialty or title. Subscribe to their Book Alert to be informed about new free books.
  • Health & Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI)( Ovid )
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    Provides ready access to information on measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/ manuals, rating scales, projective techniques, vignettes/scenarios, tests) in the fields of health, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science.
  • HealthSTAR( Ovid )
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    HealthSTAR contains citations to the published literature on health services, technology, administration, and research. It focuses on both the clinical and non-clinical aspects of health care delivery. The following topics are included: evaluation of patient outcomes; effectiveness of procedures, programs, products, services and processes; administration and planning of health facilities, services and manpower; health insurance; health policy; health services research; health economics and financial management; laws and regulation; personnel administration; quality assurance; licensure; and accreditation.
  • Karger Online
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    Gateway to Karger Online medical journals.
  • MEDLINE (Ovid)
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    The database, produced by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is most frequently utilized for health sciences topics. It contains citations from more than 3,900 English and foreign language journals in the basic and clinical sciences and encompasses the printed Index Medicus, the Index to Dental Literature, and the International Nursing Index. Includes full-text articles from approximately 1400 journals.
  • Merck Manuals
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    Free online medical information guides for patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals and chemists.
  • NLM Gateway
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    The NLM Gateway allows users to search in multiple retrieval systems at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). The current Gateway searches MEDLINE/PubMed, OLDMEDLINE, LOCATORplus, MEDLINEplus, DIRLINE, AIDS Meetings, Health Services Research Meetings, Space Life Sciences Meetings, and HSRProj
  • R2 Digital Library
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    R2 is a web-based application that aggregates health sciences book content from leading publishers in a single platform. Collections include medical, nursing and allied health e-books.
  • Salem Health
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    Virtually all of the content in Magill’s Medical Guide and Salem Health: Cancer is available online, including illustrations and sidebars, indexes, appendixes and other back matter. Cross-references in the form of “See Also” boxes will link directly to appropriate articles. Key terms, used in the body of articles, will link to a complete “Glossary.” “Further Information” citations are extensive and authoritative. Article citation information is included with every article.
  • Science Citation Index Expanded
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    The Science Citation Index, a part of the Web of Science, is a multidisciplinary database of bibliographic information indexed so that you can search for specific articles by subject, author, journal, and/or author address. Because the information stored about each article includes the article's cited reference list (often called its bibliography), you can also search the databases for articles that cite a known author or work.

    The Science Citation Index (SCI) indexes 5,700 major journals across 164 scientific disciplines, covering approximately 2,100 more journals than its print and CD-ROM counterparts, with all cited references captured.

  • UpToDate
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    UpToDate is a collaborative effort of thousands of physician educators. For each clinical issue, an expert in the field reviews the topic, synthesizes information, summarizes key findings, and provides detailed, practical recommendations for patient care.

    All of the material in UpToDate is fully referenced and most topic reviews have links to related topics. The medical literature is monitored and relevant topic reviews are updated with new medical findings. UpToDate also includes hundreds of patient information handouts; these topics go through peer review and constant updating as with professional-level topics. It also includes drug information from Lexi-Comp.

    Our licensing agreement with UpToDate limits its use to on campus only. It cannot be made available via our Remote Access Portal for off campus use.