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Academic Search Premiere

A popular resource found in many academic settings worldwide, this resource was designed for the premier researcher, rich with the most valuable, comprehensive multidisciplinary content available. As a leading scholarly database, it provides access to acclaimed full-text journals, magazines, and other valuable resources. -Publisher

Bates” Visual Guide to Physical Examination

“Now in its Fifth Edition and featuring completely reshot content and new clinical skills videos, Bates’ Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for the (Advanced) Assessment or Introduction to Clinical Medicine course. The site features more than 8 hours of video content.”

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials

The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) is a bibliographic database that provides a highly concentrated source of reports of randomized controlled trials. Records contain the list of authors, the title of the article, the source, volume, issue, page numbers, and, in many cases, a summary of the article (abstract). They do not contain the full text of the article. -Publisher

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care. The CDSR includes Cochrane Reviews (the systematic reviews) and protocols for Cochrane Reviews as well as editorials. The CDSR also has occasional supplements. Publisher

Cochrane Methodology Register

The Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR) is a database of studies relevant to the methods of systematic reviews of healthcare and social interventions. The register includes journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, conference abstracts and reports of ongoing methodological research. Relevant records are identified by the UK Cochrane Centre through handsearching and sources including MEDLINE. -Publisher

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects

The Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE) contains details of systematic reviews that evaluate the effects of healthcare interventions and the delivery and organisation of health services. DARE also contains reviews of the wider determinants of health such as housing, transport, and social care where these impact directly on health, or have the potential to impact on health. -Publisher


DynaMed is unique among clinical information resources. Our community of clinicians synthesize the evidence and provide objective analysis in an easily-digestible format. We follow a strict evidence-basededitorial process focused on providing unbiased information to help guide physicians in their decision-making process. -Publisher

Health Technology Assessments

MEDLINE with Full Text

This authoritative database provides full text, cover-to-cover indexing for journals indexed in MEDLINE. These top journals cover a wide range of subjects within the biomedical and health fields containing information needed by doctors, nurses, health professionals and researchers engaged in clinical care, public health and health policy development.

Netters Images

All the anatomy images from Netters Atlas of Human Anatomy 5th ed.


Under the “Journals” tab find full text for the journals Academic Medicine (1989 to 2011),Neurology (1951 to date), Spine (1976 to date), Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants(2005 to date), and Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (2004 to date).

Science Direct

Full text, starting in 2010, of Journal of Manipulative & Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT), Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine (JTCM) and Manual Therapy (MT). Articles from other journals can be ordered. Username: scuhslrc Password: learn

Government Sponsored Resources

AHRQ Clinical Information

Clinical evidence reports from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Bioethics Resources on the Web

Bioethics Resources on the Web is a unique interdisciplinary source of information on the ethical, legal, and public policy aspects of health care, the professional-patient relationship, and biomedical research. -Publisher

Clinical has been developed by the U.S. National Institutes of Health through its National Library of Medicine, to provide patients, family members and members of the public current information about clinical research studies.


The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services health page at has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from over 1,600 government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.

HISTLINE – History of Medicine Online

The database includes print and non-print materials that document the history of medicine, health, and disease in all time periods and cultures. The web site includes catalogs, finding aids, online exhibitions, and other resources.

HSRProj – Health Services Projects in Progress

HSRProj is a database providing access to ongoing grants and descriptions of research in progress funded by federal and private grants and contracts for use by policy makers, managers, clinicians and other decision makers. HSRProj (Health Services Research Projects in Progress) provides information about in-progress health services research and public health projects before results are available in a published format.

National Guideline Clearinghouse

NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse) is a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.

NIH Health Information

Consumer health information from the National Institute of Health.


PubMed comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full text content from PubMed Central and Publisher web sites.

Additional Resources


Bandolier collects good quality evidence under a variety of different headings. It includes systematic reviews of treatments, of evidence about diagnosis, epidemiology or health economics, and abstracts.

Directory of Open Access Journals

Directory of Open Access Journals is a searchable directory of free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages. Users may search by journal title or for articles within journals.

Free Medical Journals

Directory of free medical journals.

Google Scholar

Resource helps in exhaustive searching, as it enables users to see what articles have cited any given article.

Learners TV

Video Lectures, Video Courses, Science Animations, Lecture Notes, Online Test, Lecture Presentations. Absolutely FREE.

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

This information resource, presented by the Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, provides evidence-based information about herbs, botanicals, supplements, and more.


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