is a clinical reference tool that provides access to textbooks, self assessment tools, guidelines, drug information, multi media images and video, as well as, patient education materials
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. It has clinically organized summaries (updated daily) for thousands of topics.
MD Consult: A comprehensive searchable database offering full text access to articles from over 50 medical textbooks, 80 journals and the popular "Clinics" series. Also included is First Consult, peer reviewed practice guidelines, patient education handouts and free CMEs.
Ovid, an alternative interface to MEDLINE and other databases including CINAHL, CANCERLIT, and Evidence-Based-Medicine. Has about 150 full text journals. Must be authorized user to access.
PubMed, The National Library of Medicine's interface to the MEDLINE database. Search here for current journal articles on health care.
StatRef, Approximately 40 titles providing full-text medical and drug information for healthcare professionals
Bibliographic and Full-text Sources
BMJ Case Reports delivers a focused, peer-reviewed, valuable collection of cases in all disciplines so that healthcare professionals, researchers and others can easily find clinically important information on common and rare conditions. This is the largest single collection of case reports online with more than 1,200 articles from 55 countries.
Challenger Family Medicine: Interactive practice questions for Board review.
Citing Medicine: The NLM style guide for authors, editors, and publisher.
Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to assist healthcare decision-making.
Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force provides recommendations on preventive interventions: screening tests, counseling, immunizations, and chemoprophylactic regimens for more than 80 conditions.
Infotrak Health Academic: Health information for the lay public. Includes many full text articles and pamphlets.
LocatorPlus, Search the book catalog of the National Library of Medicine.
Medline Complete, A large collection of over 1,800 journal titles available electronically from Ebsco. Some of the titles may have delays on access to the most recent issues. DynaMed references will link out to titles in this collection.
MedlinePlus Health Information, Health information for the lay person compiled by the National Library of Medicine. Multiple languages available.
Michigan Electronic Library Approximately 13 bibliographic databases indexing business, popular, and medical literature (includes Medline and CINAHL). Links to librarian reviewed WEB sites. Practice tests for paramedics, the ACT, and others. Access is via IP recognition within the hospital or by Driver's License or State ID from home. Free to all Michigan residents.
Michigan Go Local: A directory of healthcare services, programs and providers covering the entire state. The directory currently contains over 6800 records. The site is maintained by Wayne State University's Shiffman Medical Library in partnership with the National Library of Medicine.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database, Provides brand, scientific and common names with information about uses, safety, adverse effects, and interactions. Links to substantiating literature are included.
NCBI Bookshelf: A growing collection of biomedical books that can be searched directly by typing a concept into a textbox. Includes books on genetics, molecular biology, public health issues, and more.
Nuts and Bolts of College Writing: A Washington College professor provides guidance on the style, structure and process of writing. http://nutsandbolts.washcoll.edu
CDC (Center for Disease Control)
Department of Health and Human Services
Household Products Database: Health & Safety Information on Household Products. Searchable by product name. Includes information from the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
MMWR (full text), excellent source for disease epidemiology and treatment guidelines.
National Guidelines Clearinghouse: public resource for evidence-based clinical practice.