Databases for Health and Medicine

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Health & Medicine Databases
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PubMed provides access to MEDLINE, the National Library of Medicine database of citations and abstracts in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care systems, and

1950-present more info
CINAHL Complete

CINAHL Complete provides indexing of the top nursing and allied health literature, including more than 5000 journals.

1937-present more info
Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides access to scholarly articles, conference papers, preprints, theses, books, and technical reports.

1990's-present more info
Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is associated with the evidence-based practice movement in health care. 

Current more info

Also Useful

Health & Medicine Databases
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Encyclopedia of Bioethics

Part of Gale Virtual Reference Library.

2004 more info
Encyclopedia of Global Health

Contributors are scholars and specialists in health-realted fields. 

2008-present more info
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Provides full text access to more than 540 scholarly journals and citations with abstracts to 800 other magazines and health care publications.

1984-present more info

Via ISI Web of Knowledge...MEDLINE contains over 12 million records and indexes 3,500+ journals published internationally.

1950-present more info
Primal Pictures

Primal Pictures: Anatomy and Physiology includes 19 modules on the human body with clear 3D images and interactive models, narrated animations and illustrations,

2010-present more info
Primal Pictures: Anatomy and Physiology

Derived from real human data, this range of software provides thousands of 3D anatomical structures, clinical slides, dissections, animations and much more.

Current more info
ProQuest Health & Medical Collection

ProQuest Health & Medical Complete provides in-depth coverage from over 1,500 publications with almost 1,300 available in full text and of these, over 900 include MEDLINE® indexing.

1981-present more info
ProQuest Health Management

ProQuest Health Management provides access for around 800 key journals in the field of health administration.

1911-present more info

PsycINFO, from the American Psychological Association, contains over 3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations.

1887-present more info
SPORTDiscus with Full Text

The comprehensive international content of the database is drawn from websites, journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, conference proceedings, etc.

1900-present more info

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Health & Medicine Databases
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ProQuest Family Health

This database includes journals and magazines covering health subjects, from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry.

1971-present more info
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source provides abstracting and indexing for more than 850 journal titles, with over 715 titles in full-text.

1976-present more info

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