Topics for Resources : Clinical Quick Reference

Databases

  • ACP Journal Club: Selection of articles from the biomedical literature that report original studies and systematic reviews that warrant immediate attention by physicians attempting to keep pace with important advances in internal medicine. (foreground questions)
  • ClinicalKey: This comprehensive resource includes Journals, Books, Practice Guidelines, Patient Education, Drug Information, Multimedia, and more. (background and foreground questions)
  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews: Full text of the Cochrane Collaboration's regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of health care interventions.  (foreground questions)
  • DXplain: DXplain is a clinical diagnostic decision-support system with the characteristics of an electronic medical textbook, a medical reference system, and a decision support tool. (foreground questions)
  • 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'. (background and foreground questions)
  • Essential Evidence Plus (formerly InfoRetriever / InfoPOEMS): Concise, evidence-based information from a variety of sources.  (foreground questions)
  • First Consult: Now within ClinicalKey, this resource still provides evidence-based information on differential diagnoses, medical conditions, procedures, and patient education. (background and foreground questions)
  • MEDLINE (via Ovid): Includes links to full-text articles in the Journals@Ovid Collection as well as links to content in the EBM Reviews collection.  (foreground questions)
  • PEMSoft: an interactive clinical library and decision support system for pediatric emergency, critical care, and primary care practitioners. Categories include: Procedures, Calculators, Toxicology, Formularies, and more (foreground questions)
  • PubMed: Free to all. Access to MEDLINE, plus additional citations, links to some full-text, and links to NCBI molecular biology databases. (foreground questions)
  • United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF): Sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the USPSTF is an independent panel of experts in primary care and prevention. They systematically review the evidence of effectiveness and develop recommendations, considered the "gold standard," for clinical preventive services. (foreground questions)

Drug Information

  • Micromedex: NetID and password required. Comprehensive drug information. Search by drug or disease; find information for CAM, toxicology, and drug interactions; available on handheld devices through DML's subscription.  (background and foreground questions)
  • Epocrates: Drug and Disease database. Includes interactions, dosing calculators, formularies, alternative medicine, Pill IDs, and more. (background and foreground questions)
  • A-Z Drug Facts: Textbook.  (background and foreground questions)

Text Books Online

  • AccessMedicine: Over 60 medical textbooks in this collection, including 17 books within their clinical library. Search within books individually or select multiple books to search. (background questions)
  • Books@Ovid: 332 books covering a variety of medical specialties and conditions, as well as diagnosis and therapy manuals.  (background questions)
  • ClinicalKey eBooks: Over 1,000 titles in this collection including many core medical textbooks. Browse by specialty or search within the entire collection or individual textbooks. (background questions)
  • LWW Health Library : 28 titles in this package, including several required medical textbooks. (background questions)
  • STAT!Ref: 53 books covering medical and nursing specialties.  Includes access to Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine.  (background questions)
  • uCentral: 8 books, including 5-Minute Clinical Consult, Diagnosaurus, and others. (background and foreground questions)
  • Merck Manual of Geriatrics: Textbook.  (background questions)

Practice Guidelines

Additional Resources