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MEDICINE
(Including Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy)

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PubMed

  • MEDLINE and MEDLINE in process (citations only)
  • MEDLINE citations contain to articles in over 4600 medical research journals
  • Includes links to some on-line full text journals
  • Includes links to molecular biology databases (sequences and genomics)
  • 1966-present
  • Updated daily (MEDLINE in process) and weekly (MEDLINE)
WSU All

Medical Databases

via ProQuest
  • Search several medical-related databases together
    • AMA Titles - Titles published by the American Medical Association
    • Health and Medical Complete - for hospital administrators, medical professionals and consumers providiing information from leading health and medical journals
    • Pharmaceutical News Index - Index with references to pharmacological news, research, and regulatory information. Includes publications in the paarmaceutical, health care, biotechnology, and medical device industries
    • ProQuest Medical Library - Full text of articles in over 450 key medical titles
    • ProQuest Nursing Journals - Full text of over 250 nursing journals including allied health fields
    • ProQuest Research Library Health Module - includes periodicals on health subjects such as medical conditions, substance abuse, insurance, health policy and more
  • Dates of coverage vary
  • Full text
WSU all

TOXNET

  • A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.
  • For toxicology data use: Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System (CCRIS), Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB), GENE-TOX, and Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS).
  • For toxicology literature use: TOXLINE, Environmental Mutagen Information Center (EMIC) and Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology and Environmental Teratology Information Center (DART_ETIC).
  • For toxic release information use: Toxics Release Inventory (TRI).
  • For chemical information use: Chem IDplus, Hazardous Substances Database Structures (HSDB Structures) and National Cancer Institute-3D (NCI-3D).
Everyone

CINAHL

(Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health)
  • Citations to articles in nearly 1,200 nursing, allied health, biomedical and consumer health journals
  • 1982-present
  • Updated monthly
WSU all

Nursing Journals via ProQuest

  • Full text of over 250 nursing journals
  • Includes allied health fields
WSU all

Allen Brain Atlas
  • Provides access to an extensive database of ASH images, ABA reference atlas, and gene express masks
  • All images are of 8 week (56 day) old male mouse brains of mouse strain C57BL/6J from the Jackson Laboratory
  • Full Text
Everyone

Annual Reviews
  • All Annual Review journals from the Annual Reviews publisher
  • Disciplines covered are Biomedicine, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences
  • 1984-present
WSU All

ASCO Abstracts
American Soc of Clinical Oncology
  • Searchable archive of abstracts of papers presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meetings
  • 1995 - present
  • Full Text
Everyone

ATCC Collections
  • Catalog of the largest and most diverse collection of microorganisms, cell lines, and molecular genomic materials in the world
  • Current
  • Full Text
Everyone
CAB Abstracts WSU All
Current Contents discontinued use Web of Science
Dirline (Health Organizations)
  • Location and descriptive information about a wide variety of information resources including organizations, research resources, projects, and databases concerned with health and biomedicine
  • Each record may contain information on the publications, holdings, and services provided
  • Current
Unrestricted

Drugs@FDA
  • Catalog of FDA Approved Drug Products
  • Contains official information about FDA approved brand name and generic drugs for human use, including approved and tentatively approved prescription, over-the-counter, and discontinued drugs.
  • Does NOT contain information on dietary supplements, animal (veterinary) drugs or drugs that have been withdrawn for reasons of safety or effectiveness.
  • Information for each drug includes drug approval letters, labels, and review packages.
  • Searchable in basic mode by drug name or active ingredient.
  • Browsable by drug name.
  • Advanced Search by Application Number (NDA, ANDA, BLA] and/or Action Dates of application approvals and supplements.
  • Current
  • Full Text
Everyone
Elsevier journals see Science Direct

Evidence based Medicine Reviews
One person at a time only, so please LOGOFF when done.
  • Information in the evidence based medicine (EBM) movement
  • Includes the following databases:
    • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - detailed, structured reviews analysing the literature on a topic
    • Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE) - selected systematic reviews on the effectiveness of clinical interventions and policies
    • ACP Journal Club - published studies that are both methodologically sound and clinically relevant -
    • Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials - 350,000 bibliographic references to controlled trials in health care meeting quality control standards
  • Current
  • Some Full Text
WSU Pullman
Fish and Fisheries Worldwide
  • Citations to the world literature dealing with fish and fish culture and all aspects of ichtyology and fisheries.
  • 1971 - present
  • Updated quarterly
PLEASE NOTE: Do NOT use your browser's Back and Forward buttons which will produce unpredictable results.
WSU Pullman, WSU TriCities and WSU Vancouver
International Greyhound Research Database
  • Compiles citations to the research results at an international level
  • An index to publications dealing with: clinical research by veterinary practitioners, institutional research by veterinarians or animal scientists on problems germane to the racing Greyhound industry, and human medical research by physicians and scientists using the Greyhound as a mode for human disease
  • Updated every other year, i.e. in even-numbered years
Everyone
International Pharmaceutical Abstracts
  • Citations with abstracts
  • Coverage includes clinical and technical drug information, pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical education, and legal aspects of pharmacy and drugs.
  • Updated monthly
  • 1971- present
WSU all , Non-commercial use only

Journal Citation Reports (JCR)
  • Resource for journal evaluation, using citation data drawn from over 8,400 scholarly and technical journals worldwide.
  • Shows the relationship between citing and cited journals
  • Provides impact factor to assist in assessing the value of a journal title
WSU All

Lexi-Comp databases
  • A series of databases providing up-to-date and relevant information on drugs
  • Drug identification of over 9000 drugs with over 5000 images by imprint, dosage form, shape, color
  • Comprehensive drug-to-drug, drug-to-herb and herb-to-herb interaction analysis
  • Extensive lists, charts, changes in the last 7 and last 30 days, therapeutic categories, for a wide variety of drug-related topics
WSU All
Medline see PubMed at top of list

Lexis-Nexis Academic
  • Provides access to a wide range of sources, including full-text access to general medical and health information at the professional and non-professional level.
  • Dates of coverage vary
  • Full text
WSU all , Non-commercial use only
Medline see PubMed at top of list

Material Safety Data Sheets
  • A Material Safety Data Sheet s(MSDS) provide both workers and emergency personnel with the proper procedures for handling or working with a particular substance
  • Include information such as physical data (melting point, boiling point, flash point etc.), toxicity, health effects, first aid, reactivity, storage, disposal, protective equipment, and spill/leak procedures.
  • Current
  • Full text
Everyone

Medical Books - PubMed
  • Growing collection of biomedical books online
  • Full text
Everyone
MEDLINEplus
  • Quality health care information from the National Library of Medicine
  • Access to extensive information about specific diseases and conditions
  • Links to
    • Consumer health information from the National Institutes of Health
    • Dictionaries
    • Lists of hospitals and physicians
    • Health information in Spanish and other languages
    • Clinical trials
  • Full text
Everyone

Merck Veterinary Manual Online
  • Comprehensive electronic reference for animal care information
  • Includes over 12,000 indexed topics and over 1200 illustrations
  • Eighth edition
Everyone

National Academy Press
  • A collection of over 2500 electronic books
  • Wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health
  • Publishes the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council
Everyone
National Library of Medicine Gateway The NLM Gateway allows users to search in multiple retrieval systems at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). The current Gateway searches
  • MEDLINE®/PubMed®
  • OLDMEDLINE
  • LOCATORplus -- catalog information for books, serial titles, audiovisuals
  • AIDS Meeting abstracts
  • HSR Meeting abstracts
  • HSRProj -- health services research projects
  • MEDLINEplus -- consumer health information
  • DIRLINE® -- directory of health organizations
  • UMLS® Metathesaurus®.
Everyone

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database
  • Contains information all sorts of products that are generally thought of as "natural" medicines including herbal and non-herbal supplements
  • Provides health practitioners with an authoritative collection of data and consensus of available scientific information on natural medicines
  • IMPORTANT!! Use the Click to Login button to enter. Use the Logout button when you are done since only one person at a time can use the database.
  • Full text
WSU all

Ovid Full Text Journals
  • Full text of over 140 Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins medical journals
  • Table of contents for other journals in the Ovid database
  • Full text
WSU all
Pharmaceutical News Index
  • Index with references to pharmacological news, research, and regulatory information
  • Covers the most important specialized publications in the pharmaceutical, health care, biotechnology, and medical device industries
  • 1974 - present
WSU all
PrimateLit
  • Provides bibliographic access to the scientific literature on nonhuman primates for the research and educational communities
  • Includes all publication categories (articles, books, abstracts, technical reports, dissertations, book chapters, etc.) and many subject areas
  • 1940-present
Everyone

Science Direct
WSU all

Springer Verlag Journals
  • Full text of Springer Verlag journals to which WSU subscribes
  • Dates of coverage vary depending on journal
WSU - Pullman only

Stat!Ref
Full text of the following reference works:
  • AHFS DRUG INFORMATION® (2002)
  • BASIC & CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY - 8th Ed. (2001)
  • GERIATRIC MEDICINE - 3rd Ed. (1997)
  • CURRENT MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT - 42nd Ed. (2003)
  • CURRENT OBSTETRIC & GYNECOLOGIC DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT - 9th Ed. (2003)
  • CURRENT SURGICAL DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT - 11th Ed. (2003)
  • DICTIONARY OF MEDICAL ACRONYMS & ABBREVIATIONS - 4th Ed. (2001)
  • DIAGNOSTIC AND STATISTICAL MANUAL - TEXT REVISION (DSM-IV-TR™, 2000)
  • ELLENHORN'S MEDICAL TOXICOLOGY - 2nd Ed. (1997)
  • GRIFFITH'S 5-MINUTE CLINICAL CONSULT - 11th Ed. (2003)
  • MARINO THE ICU BOOK - 2nd Ed. (1998)
  • MEDICAL IMMUNOLOGY - 10th Ed. (2001)
  • THE MERCK MANUAL OF DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY - 17th Ed. (1999) CENTENNIAL EDITION
  • MOSBY'S DRUG CONSULT™ - 13th Ed. (2003)
  • REVIEW OF MEDICAL PHYSIOLOGY - 20th Ed. (2001)
  • THE REVIEW OF NATURAL PRODUCTS (2002)
  • SCHWARTZ'S PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE - 4th Ed. (1999)
  • SCHWARTZ'S PRINCIPLES OF SURGERY - 7th Ed. (1999)
  • SMITH'S GENERAL UROLOGY - 15th Ed. (2000)
  • STEDMAN'S MEDICAL DICTIONARY - 27th Ed. (2000)
  • STEIN'S INTERNAL MEDICINE - 5th Ed. (1998)
  • TABER'S CYCLOPEDIC MEDICAL DICTIONARY - 19th Ed. (2001)
  • USP DI® ADVICE FOR THE PATIENT - 23rd Ed. (2003)
  • USP DI® DRUG INFORMATION FOR THE HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL - 23rd Ed. (2003)
  • WILLIAMS OBSTETRICS - 21st Ed. (2001)
WSU all
Web of Science WSU all
Wildlife and Ecology Studies Worldwide
  • Citations to the world literature dealing with wild mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians
  • 1935 and earlier - present
  • Updated quarterly
WSU Pullman, WSU TriCities and WSU Vancouver

Wiley Interscience
  • Full text of Wiley Interscience Journals to which WSU subscribes
  • Dates of coverage vary depending on the journal
WSU - Pullman only

World Health Organization (WHOLIS)
  • World Health Organization Library and Information Networks for Knowledge
  • Indexes all WHO publications from 1948
  • Indexes articles from WHO-produced journals and technical documents from 1985 to the present
Everyone

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