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MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine® (NLM®) premier bibliographic database, covering biomedicine and life sciences topics vital to biomedical practitioners, educators, and researchers, such as bioengineering, public health, clinical care, and plant and animal science, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, marine biology, and preclinical sciences.
Summaries for over 800 diseases, conditions and wellness topics as well as the latest health news, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, and information on prescription and over-the-counter medications.
CogNet provides a collection of searchable electronic texts for the cognitive and brain sciences containing works from the MIT Press, as well as information on new research, job listings, discussion groups and information on seminars and lectures.
A public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. Guidelines can be browsed by the following categories: Disease/Condition, Treatment/Intervention, or Organization. The National Guideline Clearinghouse is sponsored by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Policy & Research, the American Medical Association and the American Association of Health Plans.
Created and maintained by the US Department of Agriculture this is the major source of food composition data in the United States. It provides the foundation for most food composition databases in the public and private sectors. Contains data on 6,220 food items and up to 117 food components. The database is downloadable via the USDA web site; files required to search the databases are also available for download.
This resource provides information on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary alternative and integrative therapies.
A listing of journals in science and medicine; gateways, podcats, and productivity tools.
An online image bank of Dr. Netter's classic anatomy & pathology illustrations along with many diagnostic imaging examples.
This collection includes 23 current and archival newspaper databases.
Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis - including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790 - with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.
The National Health Service (NHS) Economic Evaluation Database is funded by the Department of Health's NHS Research and Development Programme, and produced by the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD), and provides cost-benefit analyses about healthcare interventions. The NHS Economic Evaluation Database contains over 17,000 records of quality assessed economic evaluations. The database aims to assist decision-makers by systematically identifying and describing economic evaluations, appraising their quality and highlighting their relative strengths and weaknesses. Note that NIHR funding to produce DARE and NHS EED ceased at the end of March 2015. These databases can still be accessed on Ovid, but will not be updated.
Occupational Therapy: Physical Modalities provides online, streaming access to five lecture-based videos and a companion textbook focused on therapeutic treatment modalities including such topics as hydrotherapy, hot packs, paraffin, vasopneumatic devices, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, phonophoresis, cryotherapy, and more.
A bibliographic database covering the literature of occupational therapy and related subject areas, such as rehabilitation, education, psychiatry or psychology, and health care delivery or administration.
Contains over 9000 abstracts from more than 20 global OT journals since 1970.
An aggregate of databases with access to full text journals and books providing information from the following fields: Medicine, Veterinary medicine, Nursing, Allied health and Dentistry.
Full-text access to the Oxford University Press journals.
Oxford Journals Archive provides access to content from 1849 to 1995. Tufts access is to the Science Archive Collection and 24 social science titles.
An online tool for Physician Assistant Certification and Recertification. With approximately 1200 questions and answers PAEasy prepares students for the PANCE and PANRE exams.
Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre.
Passport is a global market research database providing statistics, analysis, reports, surveys and breaking news on industries, countries and consumers worldwide. It includes consumer demographics, market trends and nutrition data that allows users to examine the total amount of nutrients purchased through packaged food and soft drink products worldwide.