DynaMed is a clinical
reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care
professionals for use primarily at the 'point-of-care'. Includes
clinically-organized summaries for more than 3,000 topics. |http://ezproxy.uws.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=dynamed||dynamed.jpg |
Consumer Lab is
the leading provider of independent test
results and information to help consumers and healthcare professionals
evaluate health, wellness, and nutrition products.
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine,
nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical
sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE
uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with
tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current
biomedical journals. Medline is linked to University of Western States’ full text
with Full Text is the world's most
comprehensive source of full text for sports
& sports medicine journals, providing full text for more than 490
journals indexed in SPORTDiscus. This authoritative file contains full
text for many of the most used journals in the SPORTDiscus index - with
no embargo. With full-text coverage dating back to 1985, SPORTDiscus with
Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of sports &
sports medicine literature. SPORTDiscus is linked to Western States’ full text
CINAHL (Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health
Literature) is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health
professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides
indexing for 2,960 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health which
includes physical therapy and massage. The database contains more than
1,000,000 records dating back to 1981. CINAHL is linked to Western States’ full
WorldCat.org lets you search the collections of libraries in your
community and thousands more around the world. WorldCat grows every day
thanks to the efforts of librarians and other information professionals.
Comprehensive Database contains the detailed, evidence-based
monographs on individual natural ingredients (e.g., glucosamine, echinacea, etc). There are currently almost 1,100
monographs on these individual natural ingredients. Also includes a Natural Product / Drug Interaction Checker.
comprises more than 19 million citations
for biomedical articles from MEDLINE and life science journals. Citations may include links to full-text
articles from PubMed Central or through the UWS library’s subscriptions.
AMED provides an alternative medicine
database for physicians, therapists, medical researchers and clinicians looking
to learn more about alternative treatments. AMED contains basic
bibliographic records for relevant articles from over 500 journals, with the
scope of coverage being mainly European. AMED is produced by the Health
Care Information Service of the British Library. AMED is linked to Western
States’ full text subscriptions.
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.
RefWorks -- an online research management, writing and collaboration
tool -- is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and
share all types of information, as well as generate citations and
Natural Standard was founded by clinicians and researchers to provide high
quality, evidence-based information
about complementary and alternative therapies. This international
multidisciplinary collaboration now includes contributors from more than 100
eminent academic institutions.
The Gale Physical Therapy
& Sports Medicine
Collection includes over 100 titles
covering the fields of physical therapy
and sports medicine, providing researchers with access to topics discussed
in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research
theses, and many more.
The TRIP Database
is a clinical search tool designed
to allow health professionals to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical
evidence for clinical practice. TRIP is a free and publicly available website.
is home to five databases created by the American Botanical Council, one of the
world leaders in traditional herbal education. These databases include a series of monographs on well known western
and eastern medicinal herbs, traditional and common uses, as well as
primary goal of the Index to Chiropractic Literature is to provide indexing of
the peer-reviewed literature produced by
chiropractic publishers. ICL
provides full bibliographic records, and abstracts are reproduced with
publishers’ permissions. The Index to Chiropractic Literature is a free and
publicly available web site. There is NO direct linking to UWS
resources from citations found on the ICL.
The NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS
EED) assists decision-makers in the world of professional health care by
providing information on the costs and
effects of drugs, treatments and procedures. Economic evaluations - the
cost-benefit analysis of two or more different medical treatments - from around
the world are systematically identified, described and appraised for quality
while their relative strengths and weaknesses are explored and highlighted. The
database contains over 6,000 abstracts of quality-assessed economic evaluations
and more than 21,000 total records. NHS EED is produced by the Centre for
Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) at the University of York, UK.
Reference Center Academic is a multi-source database provides
access to the full text of nursing and
allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health
information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference
Center. All in a single,
easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for
informational purposes only.
Database of Systematic Reviews
contains full text articles, as well
as protocols focusing on the effects of healthcare. Data is evidence-based
medicine and is often combined statistically (with meta-analysis) to increase
the power of the findings of numerous studies, each too small to produce
reliable results individually.
Cochrane Controlled Trials Register is a bibliography of controlled trials identified by contributors to the Cochrane
Collaboration and others, as part of an international effort to hand search
the world's journals and create an unbiased source of data for systematic
Methodology Register (CMR) is a bibliography
of publications which report on methods used in the conduct of controlled
trials. It includes journal articles, books and conference proceedings; these
articles are taken from the MEDLINE database and from hand searches. The
database contains studies of methods used in reviews and more general
methodological studies which could be relevant to anyone preparing systematic
reviews. CMR records contain the title of the article, information on where it
was published (bibliographic details), and in some cases, a summary of the
article. CMR is produced by the UK Cochrane Centre, on behalf of the Cochrane
Methodology Review Group.
of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects
(DARE) includes abstracts of published
systematic reviews on the effects of health care from around the world,
which have been critically analyzed according to a high standard of criteria.
This database provides access to quality reviews in subjects for which a
Cochrane review may not yet exist.
Technology Assessments (HTA) database provides details of completed and ongoing health technology assessments
(studies of the medical, social, ethical and economic implications of
healthcare interventions) from around the world. The aim of the database is to
improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care. In addition to
systematic reviews, HTA contains ongoing and completed research based on
trials, questionnaires and economic evaluations.
Search this database to learn how
to start, finance or manage your small
business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles
Films Media Group is the leading source of high-quality video and
multimedia for academic, vocational and life-skills content. Films Media
Group serves the education community through its four brands: Films for
the Humanities and Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education,
Educator's Reference Complete is a
selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text
reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on
educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of
the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database.