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AccessMedicine
Covers clinical medicine and basic medical sciences with a collection of books,a self-assesment tool, differential diagnosis (Diagnosaurus), updates, drug information and practice guidelines. Full text. Provided by the MUSC Library.
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Biological Sciences
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Books in Print
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Business Abstracts
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Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
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CINAHL Plus with Full Text (PASCAL)
Covers nursing and allied health in with full text for more than 620 journals and 218 books/monographs. Also covers Pre-CINAHL. Provided by the MUSC Library in partnership with PASCAL, via EBSCO.
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Cochrane Library
Covers the effects of interventions in health care and evidence based medicine. Mostly full text. Provided by the MUSC Library.
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Directory of Published Proceedings
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Dissertations and Theses/Dissertation Abstracts
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HAPI-Health and Psychosocial Instruments
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International Pharmaceutical Abstracts
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JSTOR
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MEDLINE (OVID)
MEDLINE contains references to articles in the health science and biomedical journals published world-wide. Topics include clinical and experimental medicine, basic sciences as related to medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacology, psychiatry, public health and veterinary medicine. Biological and physical sciences, humanities and information science as related to medicine and health care are also included.
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MEDLINE (PASCAL)
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MicroMedex: Healthcare Series
Micromedex includes clinical decision support databases and tools. These resources include information related to drugs, acute care, toxicology and patient education (CareNotes).
MInd: The Meetings Index
MInd: The Meetings Index offers free access to locate future conferences, congresses, meetings and symposia. It is searchable by subject, academic area, and location.
Patents from the United States Patent & Trademark Office
The database includes information about all US patents (including utility, design, reissue, plant patents and SIR documents) from the first patent issued in 1790 to the most recent issue week.
Patents: International Patents: esp@cenet®
Provides links to fulltext patents from 63 countries including the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Austria, and Canada.
PDQ®-NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database
PDQ (Physician Data Query), the National Cancer Institute's comprehensive cancer database, contains peer-reviewed summaries on treatment, screening, prevention and supportive care; a registry of approximately 1,800 open and 12,000 closed clinical trials from around the world; and a directory of individuals providing cancer genetics information. Consists of 3 sections: PDQ Cancer Information Summaries, PDQ Clinical Trials Database and the Cancer Genetics Services Directory. The Information Summaries include treatment summaries, complementary and alternative medicine summaries, screening/detection summaries, prevention summaries, genetics summaries, and supportive care summaries. The Clinical Trials Database includes descriptions of open/active trials as well as closed trials.
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PsycINFO (EBSCO)
PsycINFO is a database of psychological literature provided by the American Psychological Association. Updated weekly, this resource contains citations from journals, dissertations, and book chapters from the 1800’s to the present
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PubMed
The PubMed service provides access to over 12 million MEDLINE citations and additional life sciences journals. The topic areas include medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences. Covers 1948-present
PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset
"ODS and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) partnered to create this Dietary Supplement Subset of NLM's PubMed. PubMed provides access to citations from the MEDLINE database and additional life science journals. It also includes links to many full-text articles at journal Web sites and other related Web resources....The PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset succeeds the International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) database." From the website.
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Science Citation Index (Web of Science)
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Scopus
Citation data, journal impact metrics, and journal indexing; Scopus is a database containing abstracts and citations for academic journal articles. It covers nearly 20,500 journals from over 5,000 international publishers, of which 19,500 are peer-reviewed journals in the scientific, technical, medical, and social sciences (including arts and humanities).
TOXLINE
TOXLINE is a collection of bibliographic information covering the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. This collection is grouped in two major parts. The TOXLINE Core covers much of the standard journal literature in toxicology and is accessible through tthe PubMed® system by selecting "toxicology" as a subset Limit. It can also be searched on TOXNET®. TOXLINE Special complements TOXLINE Core with references from an assortment of specialized journals and other sources. TOXLINE Special can be searched on TOXNET®. TOXLINE Core and TOXLINE Special can be search simultaneously on TOXNET®. TOXLINE Special includes materials from Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology (DART®), International Labor Office (CIS), Swedish National Chemicals Inspectorate (RISKLINE), Federal Research in Progress (FEDRIP),Toxic Substances Control Act Test Submissions (TSCATS), Toxicology Document and Data Depository (NTIS), and Toxicology Research Projects (NIH Reporter).
U. S. National Library of Medicine Databases, Resources & APIs
A list of databases and electronic resources available from the National Library of Medicine.
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Web of Science
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Zoological Record