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These databases contain information applicable to a wide variety of topics in the health and biomedical sciences.

  • CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature) (EBSCOHost)
    CINAHL® provides indexing for 2,938 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1981. …
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  • ClinicalKey
    This comprehensive resource includes Journals, Books, Practice Guidelines, Patient Education, Drug Information, Multimedia, and more. An individual account might be needed to access some content …
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  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (EBM Reviews)
    Includes the full text of the Cochrane Collaboration’s regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare interventions.
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  • DynaMed
    DynaMed is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use primarily at the 'point-of-care'.
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  • Embase
    Index to international pharmacological and biomedical literature from over 6,500 journals from 70 countries. Contains over 16 million Embase and MEDLINE records (duplicate citations removed).
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  • Epocrates Online Premium
    Clinical drug database. Includes interactions, dosing calculators, formularies, alternative medicine, Pill IDs, and more.
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  • First Consult
    First Consult is now within ClinicalKey. Evidence-based medicine tool with key information on differential diagnoses, medical conditions, procedures, and patient education. Updated weekly, First Consult …
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  • Google Scholar
    Searches specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to …
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  • Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database
    This comprehensive database covers a wide range of medical, nursing, and health science specialties and includes a unique suite of information that’s been analyzed, appraised, …
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  • Journal Citation Reports (JCR)
    Evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 6,400 leading international science journals from the Thomson Scientific database. Shows the most frequesntly cited …
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  • MEDLINE (Ovid)
    Contains citations and abstracts of the biomedical literature dating back to the mid 1960's. Includes over 11 million citations in over 40 languages.

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  • MEDLINE (PubMed)
    Provides access to citations from MEDLINE and OLDMEDLINE, some general science and chemistry journals, and life science journals that submit full text to PubMedCentral and …
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  • Micromedex (NetID login)
    NetID login required. By clicking the link above, you agree that you are an Authorized user (GU faculty, staff, and students and employees of GUH …
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  • Natural Standard
    This database provides high quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies. This international multidisciplinary collaboration now includes contributors from more than 100 eminent academic …
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  • Nursing Consult
    Mosby's Nursing Consult is an evidence-based medicine tool which brings the leading Nursing resources together in one integrated online service to help nurses efficiently find …
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  • Nursing Reference Center
    Nursing Reference Center (NRC) provides a user-friendly point-of-care resource intended for staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, and nurse faculty. It delivers the best available …
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  • Online Guided Gross Anatomy Dissector
    Created by Dr. Carlos A. Suárez-Quian, this resource contains 2,000 original photographs of cadavers (superficial to deep), 25 dissection videos, and 300 interactive, multi-labeled flash …
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  • PsycINFO
    Bibliographic database covering psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines, including medicine psychiatry, nursing, and sociology. Coverage is international and includes journals, books, dissertations, and …
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  • RefWorks
    Online bibliographic management system which allows users to gather, manage, store & share references as well as generate citations & bibliographies. RefWorks Group Code. …
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  • ScienceDirect
    ScienceDirect contains full text articles related to medicine and the sciences from hundreds of journals published by Elsevier and its subsidiaries.
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  • Web of Science
    NOTE: If you experience problems with the "Anaylyze" function or the print/save/e-mail functions within the marked results list, use this link to access Web …
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