Health & Medicine - Articles & Databases

 These resources are recommended for all students: from first semester freshmen to graduate students in the Physician Assistant program.

ACCESS MEDICINE
Click "more" to learn about off-campus access
Access Medicine is a comprehensive online medical resource ... [more]
Close this window from McGraw-Hill Medical that provides a complete spectrum of knowledge from the best minds in medicine, with essential information accessible anywhere.

Be sure to register for a MyAccess account using your Bryant University Email in order to use Access Medicine while off campus. Ask a librarian if you have questions.
Close this window Full chapter citations in both AMA and APA format are automatically generated when clicking the "Get Citation" button at the top of any chapter page.
BMJ- BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL
The BMJ (formerly the British Medical Journal) is an international peer reviewed medical journal and a fully online first publication. The website is updated daily ... [more]
Close this window with original articles, podcasts, videos, and blogs and organised into four main content streams—research, education, news and views, and campaigns. In addition, the site is fully searchable, with an archive back to 1840 and numerous topic collections on clinical and non-clinical subjects. Articles of relevance to specific countries and regions are grouped together on country portals.
CINAHL PLUS WITH FULL TEXT
This comprehensive research database provides full text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals indexed in the CINAHL database, ... [more]
Close this window and includes a higher number of records, additional journals, records dating back to 1937 and expanded content. Additional materials included in CINAHL Plus with Full Text include Evidence-Based Care Sheets and Quick Lessons which provide concise overviews of diseases and conditions and outline the most effective treatment options.
CLINICAL KEY
ClinicalKey is a point-of-care clinical information service for physicians and other healthcare professionals. Click "more" for access information. ... [more]
Close this window It provides access to a unique combination of medical reference books, medical journals, drug information, and practice guidelines. ClinicalKey helps health professionals locate and use clinical information quickly to answer questions and to keep current with changing healthcare issues.

ClinicalKey works best with Internet Explorer. To access this resource off-campus you must first register for a free account on the Bryant campus. Once you do this you will be able to login with your account from off-campus. You must log in once every 90 days while on campus in order to keep your account active.

Includes CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY , a compendium to fulfill the drug reference requirements for licensed pharmacies, and is officially recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as a drug compendium for determining the appropriate use of drugs and biologics for cancer patients.
COCHRANE LIBRARY
The Cochrane Library is an online collection of databases that brings together in one place rigorous and up-to-date research ... [more]
Close this window on the effectiveness of healthcare treatments and interventions, as well as methodology and diagnostic tests.

Includes The Cochrane Journal Club , a free, monthly publication that introduces a recent Cochrane review, together with relevant background information, a podcast explaining the key points of the review, discussion questions to help you to explore the review methods and findings in more detail, and downloadable PowerPoint slides containing key figures and tables. You can even contact the review authors with your questions.
DYNAMED PLUS
DynaMed Plus is the clinical reference tool that clinicians go to for answers. ...[more]
Close this window Content is written by a world-class team of physicians who synthesize the evidence and provide objective analysis. Includes graphics and images collection, point of care reference, and drug content through Micromedex.
EBOOKS - EBRARY
EBOOKS - EBSCOhost    
EBOOKS - JSTOR
EBOOKS - PROJECT MUSE
EBOOKS - SALEM PRESS
Search for or browse ebooks, digital versions of books from a broad range of subject areas and topics ... [more]
Close this window EBSCOhost - Simultaneously search approximately 8,000 electronic books in a wide range of subject areas and topics. Content includes copyrighted and public domain works. Publishers include Harvard University Press, Oxford University Press, AMACOM and more. You may also search for Ebsco eBook titles using the Bryant Library Catalog .
Project Muse eBook collection consists of titles concentrated in politics, global issues and culture.
GREY LITERATURE REPORT
The report is a bimonthly publication of The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) alerting readers to new grey literature publications ... [more]
Close this window in health services research and selected public health topics. The database platform is keyword searchable and serves as an archive for the cataloged reports.
HEALTH BUSINESS ELITE
This database provides comprehensive journal content detailing ... [more]
Close this window all aspects of health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management. Topics covered include Hospital Management, Hospital Administration, Marketing, Human Resources, Computer Technology, Facilities Management and Insurance.
JAMA: JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
JAMA, published continuously since 1883, is an international peer-reviewed general medical journal ... [more]
Close this window published 48 times per year in print and several times a week online. JAMA is a member of The JAMA Network family of journals. JAMA is the most widely circulated medical journal in the world, with more than 325, 000 print recipients and more than 14 million annual visits to the journal’s website. The JAMA Network Journals are freely available on an html app called The JAMA Network Reader. Full text is available from 1998 to present.
LILACS: LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN HEALTH SCIENCES
LILACS is the most important and comprehensive index of scientific and technical literature of Latin America and the Caribbean. For 30 years contributing to increase visibility, access and quality of health information in the Region.
MEDLINE (EBSCO)
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the healthcare system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.
NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is dedicated to bringing physicians the best research and key information at the intersection of biomedical science and clinical practice, and to presenting the information in an understandable and clinically useful format. ... [more]
Close this window A career companion for physicians, NEJM keeps practicing physicians informed on developments that are important to their patients and keeps them connected to both clinical science and the values of being a good physician.
PSYCINFO
PsycINFO, from the American Psychological Association (APA), includes abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations. ... [more]
Close this window The database contains over 2.5 million citations and summaries. Ninety-eight percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed. The database also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, technology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law and others. Journal coverage includes more than 2,200 periodicals from 1887 to the present in more than 27 languages. PsycINFO is indexed with controlled vocabulary from APA's Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms.

Abstracts & citations from peer-reviewed psychology sources, with links to full text articles in PSYCARTICLES . Also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, technology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law and others.

PUBMED
PubMed comprises approximately 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. ... [more]
Close this window PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant Web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources. 

Evidence-based resources include Clinical Queries , and the NCBI EBM Bookshelf.   PubMed is a free resource that is developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
SAGE JOURNALS
Access to more than 500 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine with some content available in full text. Select the "SAGE Content Available to Me " radio button to find full text articles available in the SAGE database.
SCIENCE DIRECT
ScienceDirect offers more than a quarter of the world's scientific, medical and technical information online.
TRIP DATABASE
Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care.
Images, videos, patient information leaflets, educational courses and news are also available.
SPORT DISCUS    
This database contains sports & sport medicine journal articles.  (limited to 4 simultaneous users)   ... [more]
Close this window This database features literature on sports and sports medicine dating back until 1930, including articles on topics such as fitness, health and sport studies.
Close this window SportDiscus formats citations in your choice of citation styles, including APA, Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date, Chicago/Turabian: Humanities, MLA, and more. Click on the "Cite this Article" or "Export to Bibliographic Manager" icons from an individual record, OR select a Citation Format from the drop down list when you print, email or save.
UPTODATE
An evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource to make point-of-care decisions. ... [more]
Close this window Includes LEXI-INTERACT , which provides clear, concise, point of care drug information, including dosing, administration, warnings and precautions, as well as clinical content, such as clinical practice guidelines, and other tools.
Close this window UpToDate sections should be cited as chapters in an online book. Here's an example in APA style:

Marion, D. W. (2014). Diaphragmatic pacing. In J. M. Shefner (Ed.), UpToDate. Retrieved from http://www.uptodate.com.

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