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Database of systematic reviews and protocols specific to the health sciences. Includes Database of Systematic Reviews, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness, Controlled Trials Register, and Review Methodology, Technology Assessments and Economic Evaluations. Non USF Health users click here.
DynaMed™ is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other healthcare professionals for use at the point-of-care. With clinically-organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics, DynaMed provides the latest content and resources with validity, relevance and convenience, making DynaMed an indispensable resource for answering most clinical questions during practice. Non USF Health users click here.
Includes full-text journals and books as well as the following databases: EBM Reviews, MEDLINE, Health & Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI), and International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (IPA). Non USF Health patrons click here.
PsychiatryOnline is a powerful web-based portal that features DSM-5™—the most widely used psychiatric reference in the world—and The American Journal of Psychiatry as the cornerstones of an unsurpassed collection of psychiatric references from American Psychiatric Publishing, the most trusted and respected name in psychiatric publishing. Non USF Health patrons click here..
Covers the professional academic literature in psychology and related disciplines including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, and other areas. Coverage is worldwide and includes references and abstracts to over 2,500 journals and to dissertations in over 30 languages, and to book chapters and books in the English language. Over 50,000 references added annually. Popular literature is excluded. This database is updated online weekly. Non USF Health patrons click here.
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: with around 23,000 scientific journals, in addition to books and conference proceedings. Scopus also includes extensive journal metrics and author profiles. Non USF Health patrons click here.
Covers both serial and monographic literature in the following areas of sport: recreation, exercise physiology, sports medicine, coaching, physical fitness, the psychology, history and sociology of sport, training, and conditioning. Seventy percent of the database consists of periodical articles. Non USF Health patrons click here.
Features over 60 medical book titles, drug information, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment programs, case files, diagnostic tools, and the ability to download content to a mobile device. NOTE: To use the self-assessment tools and case studies, you will need to register for a free AccessMedicine account. Non USF Health patrons click here.
Allows selection by core curriculum topic, browsing by organ system, or searching across McGraw-Hill pharmacy and medical textbooks. NOTE: You must register for a free Access account to use the self-assessment tools and case studies. Non USF Health patrons click here.
AccessSurgery provides medical students with a variety of resources needed to excel in their surgery clerkship; assists residents in gaining instant access to videos, self-assessment, and leading surgical textbooks that will establish an important foundation for learning; enables clinical instructors to create, track and report their students’ progress through a Custom Curriculum tool that eases workflow and incorporates our Simbionix™ curriculum; and allows practicing surgeons to brush up on their medical knowledge when studying for their Maintenance of Certification Exam. NOTE: To use the self-assessment tools and case studies, you will need to register for a free AccessSurgery account.
Full-text cross-searchable reference books for the health professional. Includes other resources such as Stedman's Medical Dictionary and MedCalc 3000, a unique computerized medical reference and tool set.
The Thieme E-Book Library is an online collection of illustrated full-color downloadable textbooks from Thieme’s renowned Color Atlases and Flexibook series. This comprehensive electronic library covers every course in the medical school curriculum to help students, researchers and clinicians master critical subjects in medicine and the life sciences. Non USF Health patrons click here.
Academic Search Premier is the largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts to additional journals. This scholarly collection includes subject areas of: biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & philosophy, science & technology, and veterinary science.
The general purpose of ACP Journal Club is to select published articles, according to explicit criteria, and abstract those studies and reviews that should receive immediate attention by physicians aiming to stay current with important advances in their field. These articles are summarized in "value-added" abstracts and commented on by clinical experts. Journals are reviewed according to a priority list. All issues of the following "core" journals are reviewed: American Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Archives of Internal Medicine , BMJ, Circulation, Diabetes Care, JAMA, Journal of General Internal Medicine, Journal of Internal Medicine, Lancet,and New England Journal of Medicine. Other journals are reviewed as space permits, as announced in each issue. Non-USF Health patrons click here.
This database enables neuroscientists to keep abreast of major advances within the field and their implications for other medical specialties. The database covers all aspects of vertebrate and invertebrate neuroscience, emphasizing basic research but also including such devastating neural diseases as Alzheimer's.
Health and Psychosocial Instruments 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 health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science. HaPI assists researchers, practitioners, educators, administrators, and evaluators, including students, to identify measures needed for research studies, grant proposals, client/patient assessment, class papers/projects, theses/dissertations, and program evaluation. By creating an organized resource of previously unavailable measurement information, HaPI: (a) provides a means of locating a variety of instruments, (b) helps to reduce inefficiency and cost, and (c) eliminates duplication and "reinvention of the wheel. Non-USF Health patrons click here.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used.
The Annual Disability Statistics Compendium pools disability statistics published by various federal agencies together in one place. The Compendium makes finding and using disability statistics easier (2009 to date).
Research, Statistics, Data & Systems site also includes CMS Data Navigator, an easy-to-use, menu-driven search tool that makes the data and information resources of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) more easily available. Use the Data Navigator to find data and information products for specific CMS programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid, or on specific health care topics or settings-of-care.
A repository for selected CDC data that can be visualized and syndicated to external sites. While most of this data is already available through various other CDC websites and applications, Data.CDC.gov provides a central way to search and discover data and allows for visualizations (e.g., charts, maps, and filtered views), and syndication. The Data.CDC.gov team is actively working to collect and offer more data on the site to aid in the increased use and distribution of health-related data.
Provides CMS, CDC, FDA and NIH datasets grouped across the following categories for public use: health; state-, community-, and national health data; Medicare; hospital; quality of care; and inpatient data. Part of the HHS Health Data Initiative .
WHO's annual World Health Statistics reports present the most recent health statistics for the WHO Member States. In addition, the GHO site also has reports form WHO programmes, country statistics, health indicator standards, and the GHO data repository, which offers thematic or theme or multi-dimension query functionality.
Science-based national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Includes evidence-based resources that analyze and appraise interventions and strategies for improving the health of your community.
The Health and Medicine Division (HMD), previously the Institute of Medicine (IOM), is a division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies). The HMD provides independent, objective analysis and advice to the nation and conducts other activities to solve complex problems and inform public policy decisions related to science, technology, and medicine.
The National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC) database provides access to specific evidence-based, health care quality measures and measure sets. NQMC provides structured, standardized abstracts containing information about measures and their development; a utility for comparing attributes of two or more quality measures in a side-by-side comparison; and links to full-text quality measures (when available) and/or ordering details for the full measure. The database is searchable by disease, treatment, organization, or domain (access, outcome, patient experience, and process). It is sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in easy-to-understand language. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
Accurate, up-to-date, comprehensive cancer information from the US government's principal agency for cancer research. It includes information on common types of cancer, clinical trials, prevention, and statistics.