Euclid Databases A-Z

Academic Search Premier [thru OPLIN]
http://www.oplin.org
This resource contains full text of over 3400 scholarly publications from nearly all academic areas of study, including social sciences, humanities, education, computer science, engineering and medical sciences. Click on "Research Databases."

AgeLine [AARP]
http://www.aarp.org/research/ageline
AARP's searchable database contains detailed summaries of publications about older adults and aging, including books, journal and magazine articles, research reports, and videos. It provides health, research and consumer information for and about adults age 50+; it is updated regularly and includes English language material from 1978 forward.

AIDSmeds.com
https://www.aidsmeds.com/cmm/DrugsNewContent.asp/ .Check My Meds. is an interactive form that allows you to create a personalized drug interaction report. Users can determine whether the drugs you are taking interact with each other or interact with certain foods to cause a bad reaction in your body. Although the site is primarily intended for those with HIV/AIDS, the information here is valuable for every consumer.

Alt HealthWatch [thru OPLIN]
http://www.oplin.org
This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers full text articles from over 170 international, and often peer reviewed, reports, proceedings, association and consumer newsletters. Click on "Research Databases," "All EBSCOhost Databases," then "EBSCOhost Web."

Alternative Medicine Homepage
http://www.pitt.edu/~cbw/altm.html
The Alternative medicine Homepage ia a jumpstation for sources of information on unconventional, unorthodox, unproven, or alternative, complementary, innovative, integrative therapies.

Alzheimer’s Association
http://www.alz.org
Information on living with Alzheimer.s and information for caregivers and health professionals make this the comprehensive site on Alzheimer’s disease. Fact sheets, information on diagnosis and management, planning ahead, a glossary and extensive Spanish language information as well as some information in Korean and Chinese add to its usefulness. Message boards and chat rooms provide support and additional information sharing.

American Academy of Dermatology-Public Resource Center
http://www.aad.org/public
"Dermatology A-Z" gives extensive information and fulltext of AAD pamphlets on most common skin and nail conditions from acne and aging skin to tanning and tattoos. Includes some pamphlets and information in Spanish, a directory of dermatologists, and Kids Connection section with information for children on skin conditions.

American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has state divisions and more than 3,400 local offices. Learn more about ACS, what we do, and our plans for the future by exploring the areas below.

American Dental Association
http://www.ada.org/
The ADA is the professional association of dentists committed to the public's oral health, ethics, science and professional advancement.

American Diabetes Association (ADA)
http://www.diabetes.org/
Extensive interactive tools add information and interest to this lively website. Diabetes assessment tools, recipes, weight-loss and exercise advice, latest diabetes research and a professional section add additional information. Information about ADA books, a message
board, an email newsletter and information in Spanish are also included.

American Heart Association
http://www.americanheart.org
Extensive information on heart disease and stroke, children’s health, healthy lifestyle, caregiving, a heart and stroke encyclopedia and information in Spanish make this the premier source for information on these conditions. There is also a link to the website of American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, which shares some of the same information on its website at www.strokeassociation.org. Local area events and local chapters are covered and some scientific and professional materials are also available.

American Lung Association
http://www.lungusa.org
This is an excellent site with information on lung diseases, tobacco control, and air quality. Attractive and easy to use, it has special sections on asthma, allergy, treatment, how the lung functions and "Diseases A-Z" on lung disorders. There is a search by zip code for local chapter information, sign-up for a free email newsletter, and some information on current research efforts. A sub-section is available in Spanish.

Arthritis Foundation
http://www.arthritis.org/
The Arthritis Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions. Founded in 1948, with headquarters in Atlanta, the Arthritis Foundation has multiple service points located throughout the country. The Arthritis Foundation is the largest private, not-for-profit contributor to arthritis research in the world, funding more than $380 million in research grants since 1948. Celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, the foundation helps people take control of arthritis by providing public health education; pursuing public policy and legislation; and conducting evidence-based programs to improve the quality of life for those living with arthritis.

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
http://www.aafa.org
Information, advocacy, research, information on local chapters and support groups and a "Ask the Allergist" email feature make this an extremely useful website. Also included are some multimedia information, a pollen count by zip code feature, and information on clinical trials and new treatments. Some of their patient brochures can be downloaded as well as ordered via the mail (with a few of them in Spanish).

BioMed Central
http://www.biomedcentral.com/home/
All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. BioMed Central views open access to research as essential in order to ensure the rapid and efficient communication of research findings.

Business Source Premier [thru OPLIN]
http://www.oplin.org
BSP contains full text for over 2700 scholarly journals and business periodicals covering management, economics, finance, accounting, etc. Click on "Research Databases."

Cancer Literature in PubMed
http://www.cancer.gov/search/cancer_literature
This interface on the National Cancer Institute's web site searches the National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database, PubMed. By clicking on "Search Cancer Subset," your results are automatically limited to the cancer journal subset. Cancer Topic Searches are prepared literature searches on more than 100 major cancer topics.

Cancer SEER
http://seer.cancer.gov
The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program of the National Cancer Institute is an authoritative source of information on cancer incidence and survival in the U.S.

Center for Medicare and Medicaid
http://www.cms.hhs.gov/
To ensure effective, up-to-date health care coverage and to promote quality care for beneficiaries for the people of the United States. This webpage has a number of links to answer all questions for people on Medicare and Medicaid.

Center of Disease Control and Prevention
http://wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/default.aspx
This section of the CDC is for traveling and you will be able to find what vaccinations are needed, diseases of the area, mosquito and tick protection, safe food and water and many other sources for traveling within the United States and Abroad. http://www.cdc.gov/ will get you to the main page of the Center of Disease Control.

CenterWatch/Clinical Trials Listing Service
http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/drugs/drugdirectories.html/
This useful resource lists newly approved drugs; drugs in current clinical research; weekly trial results as well as a link to the PDR Family Medical Guide for Prescription Drugs.

CINAHL [thru EBSCO] NEW January 2008
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=uid&user=ns004082&password=password
The Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature [CINAHL] is a database covering nursing, allied health, consumer and library literature. Virtually all English language nursing journals are indexed along with primary journals in allied health disciplines. EBSCO CINAHL has 580+ full- text journals. Some journals have embargos on full-text. This means the publisher has decided that the most recent issues will not be available online for a set period of time. Of the 580+ journals, 143 have 12 month embargos and 23 have 1 to 6 month embargos.
Persons using the site from home should request an ID and password from the Medical Librarian. The database address to use from home is http://search.ebscohost.com.

The Cleveland Clinic Health Information Center
http://www.clevelandclinic.org/health
Produced by the Cleveland Clinic Department of Patient Education and Health Information, this site offers information on over 900 health topics. Podcasts and webcasts of health information are available along with transcripts of web chats with physicians answering health questions. The Cleveland Clinic Patient Education and Health Information provides a live chat service Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 1:30 pm EST (except holidays) where health educators are available to provide general health information and recommendations of web sites.

ClinicalTrials.gov
http://clinicaltrials.gov/
The U.S. National Institutes of Health,through its National Library of Medicine, has developed ClinicalTrials.gov to provide patients, family members and members of the public current information about clinical research studies. Before searching, you may want to learn more about clinical trials and more about this Web site. Check often for regular updates to ClinicalTrials.gov. ClinicalTrials.gov provides easy access to information about the location of clinical trials, their design and purpose, criteria for participation and additional disease and treatment information. Check often for regular updates to ClinicalTrials.gov.

Cochrane Library [thru OVID - click on the desired EBM Reviews Database]
http://ovidsp.ovid.com/autologin.html
The Cochrane Library is a collection of high quality evidence-based medicine databases, enabling physicians to make informed decisions about healthcare; it contains more than 1500 systematic reviews. The Cochrane Library is also available from home/office or any computer with Internet access. Request an ID and password from your Medical Librarian. The database address to use from home/office is http://ovidsp.ovid.com.

CRLonline [Lexi-Comp]
http://www.crlonline.com/crlsql/servlet/crlonline
These databases are available only from a CCHS computer/PCW.
Lexi-Comp Online provides content in the following areas: drug information and interactions, laboratory and diagnostic tests, natural products, infectious diseases, and poisoning & toxicology; it is updated on a daily basis.
Click on "Included Databases & Modules" to find a complete list of resources, including:
Clinician's Guide to Diagnosis - an evidence-based, rapid-reference guide to questions that commonly arise in the evaluation of a patient's symptoms.
Clinician's Guide to Internal Medicine - quick access to information covering diagnosis, treatment and management of commonly encountered patient problems.
Clinician's Guide to Laboratory Medicine - practical approaches that walk one from abnormal lab test to diagnosis through a series of logical steps.

DailyMed
http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov
This National Library of Medicine database provides information about marketed drugs with a standard, comprehensive, up-to-date, look-up and download resource of medication content and FDA labeling.

DART [Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology]
http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?DARTETIC
A National Library of Medicine bibliographic database covering literature on reproductive and developmental toxicology published since 1965.

DISEASEDEX Emergency Medicine see MICROMEDEX (R) Healthcare Series
This database is available only from a CCHS computer/PCW.
Comprehensive source of urgent and acute care information.

DoctorFinder
http://webapps.ama-assn.org/doctorfinder/home.html?aps/amahg.htm
DoctorFinder provides you with basic professional inforamtion on virtually every licensed physician in the United States. This includes more than 814,000 doctors. This site is from the American Medical Assocation.

DRUGDEX see MICROMEDEX (R) Healthcare Series
This database is available only from a CCHS computer/PCW.
Drug & Pharmaceutical Information

Drug InfoNet
http://www.druginfonet.com/
This site provides not only prescription drug information and information from the drug manufacturers, but also provides information on diseases and links to various healthcare organizations and government sites. Also includes healthcare news and more!

Drug Information Database
http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/tools/druginfo.html
Drug Infomation Database provides inforamtion on thougsands ofprescription and over-the-counter medications, including poetnetioal side aeffects and interactions with food and/or other drugs. A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

EBSCO Eldercare Search
http://www.carescout-elderanswers.com/ebsco/index.htm
On this site you can find information on the care you or your loved one may need, a listing of providers, current news on the concerns of the elderly and, helpful tools to have your senior years the best they can be.

eMedicine Health
http://www.emedicinehealth.com/
This site provides health, medical, lifestyle and wellness information for all ages. In addition, there is information to prepare consumers for medical emergencies, injuries, minor medical conditions and basic first aid. There are more than 5,500 pages of content written by physicians for the general public.

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [thru OPLIN]
http://www.oplin.org
Coverage includes 124,000 articles from four encyclopedias, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, and an extensive World Atlas. Click on "Research Databases."

Familydoctor.org
http://familydoctor.org
This web site is offers clear and concise patient hand-outs for common medical concerns and conditions. All information has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the American Academy of Family Physicians. .Conditions A-Z., make finding a hand-out easy. Handy buttons translates the site into Spanish and increases the type size. Other helpful features are a medical dictionary, health calculators, the Healthy Living Guides, a Smart Patient Guide, Health Tools section and a Health Tip of the Day.

Food and Drug Administration
http://www.fda.gov/
The official site of the United States Food and Drug Administration. It not only give information about the administration, but also on regulations and laws, science and research, and a number of different areas of interest.

Genetics Home Reference
http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov
Created by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer database is aimed at taking the mystery out of genes, chromosomes and DNA. One can browse by disease/condition or gene.

Gathering Place
http://www.touchedbycancer.org/
The Gathering Place is a caring community that supports, educates and empowers individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge.

Hardin MD (Hardin Meta Directory)
http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/md/
High quality site lists a "directory of directories" for health and medicine. The site is maintained by Hardin Library for the Health Sciences at the University of Iowa.

Hazardous Substances Data Bank [HSDB]
http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?HSDB
This toxicology data file on the National Library of Medicine's Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET) focuses on the toxicology of potentially hazardous chemicals. It is enhanced with information on human exposure, industrial hygiene, emergency handling procedures, environmental fate, and regulatory requirements. The 4700+ chemical records are referenced and peer-reviewed.

Healthfinder.gov
http://www.healthfinder.gov/
Provided by the United States Department of Health & Human Services and sponsored by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion this site provides tips on Prevention and wellness, drug interaction, organizations on all levels, consumer guides, and health news.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition [thru OPLIN]
http://www.oplin.org
Nearly 590 scholarly journals on many medical disciplines are available full text; coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong. This product includes USP Pharmacopoeia DI: Volume II, Advice for the Lay Patient. Click on "Research Databases," "All EBSCOhost Databases," then "EBSCOhost Web."

Household Products Database
http://hpd.nlm.nih.gov
HPD links more than 4,000 consumer brands to the health effects listed in the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by the manufacturers. Based on the chemical ingredients of the products, consumers are able to find out potential health effects and other safety and handling information.

Images.MD
http://www.images.md
Images.MD is an online encyclopedia of medical images. The website contains more than 50,000 high-quality images spanning all of internal medicine; each image is accompanied by detailed and informative text. Make sure to register the first time you use images.MD, as registration allows one to fully utilize the website. Computers located at Hillcrest have a direct IP authorized connection and do not need an access code. Persons using the site from their home/office should request an access code from the Medical Librarian. The database address to use from home/office is www.images.md.


Infotrac - Health Reference Center-Academic
http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ccf_main
This database is available only from a CCHS computer/PCW.
A Gale Group database, Health Reference Center-Academic has over 1,400,000 articles.

Infotrac - Health Reference Center (Consumer)
http://www.clevelandclinic.org/info
This database contains numerous full-text and abstract articles from a wide variety of sources, including: allied health and medical journals, consumer health magazines, newsletters, pamphlets, newspaper articles, reference books, reviews and reports.
Updated weekly, HRC contains materials dating back to 1980.

Internet Public Library
http://www.ipl.org/
The IPL was founded by a class at the University of Michigan's School of Information, and Michigan SI students almost exclusively generated its content and managed the online reference service. On January 1, 2007, the IPL moved to Drexel University's College of Information Science and Technology. Now, a consortium of colleges and universities with programs in information science is developing and maintaining the IPL!


Joslin Diabetes Center
http://www.joslin.org/index.htm
Affiliated with Harvard Medical School, Joslin Diabetes Center is the world's largest diabetes research center, diabetes clinic and provider of diabetes education.

Lab Tests Online
http://www.labtestsonline.org/
Lab Tests Online provides information on tests, conditions and diseases and screenings. It supports the Consumer WebWatch guidelines to promote credible inforamtion proactices on the Web.

LactMed [Drugs and Lactation Database]
http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT
A National Library of Medicine database of drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant. Statements of the American Academy of Pediatrics concerning a drug's compatibility with breastfeeding are provided, as are suggested therapeutic alternatives where appropriate.

Longwood Herbal Task Force
http://www.longwoodherbal.org/
This site includes in-depth monographs on herbal products and supplements written by health professionals and students. It also provides clinical information summaries, patient fact sheets, interactions and toxicity information, and links to other resources. The LHTF was organized by faculty, staff and students from Children.s Hospital, the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in order to learn and disseminate information about herbs and dietary supplements.

MARTINDALE see MICROMEDEX Healthcare Series
This database is available only from a CCHS computer/PCW.
Electronic version of Martindale reference book

Mayo Clinic -- Disease and Conditions A-Z
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/DiseasesIndex/DiseasesIndex
Each topic has sections on the signs and symptoms, causes, risk factors, screening and diagnosis, complications, treatment, and when to seek medical advice. You can sign up for a weekly email newsletter, an RSS feed and a personalized page with automatically updated content. A symptom checker and first aid guide are also included in this section.

MDConsult
http://www.mdconsult.com
MDConsult provides full-text information (textbooks, journals, practice guidelines, patient education handouts) for use in clinical patient care. Initial MDConsult registration must be completed at a CCHS-East computer with Internet access. Once one has created a username and password, MDConsult can be accessed from any computer. The MDConsult address to use from home or office is: http://home.mdconsult.com/groups/meridia662.html

MedicineNet.com
http://www.medicinenet.com/
MedicineNet.com is owned and operated by WebMD and part of the WebMD Network. The web site provides easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers through its user-friendly, interactive web site. The content is produced and edited by a nationally recognized network of over 70 U.S. Board Certified Physicians. Web videos, daily health news, a signup for an email newsletter, and a symptom checker are additional features.

MedlinePlus - Consumer Health & Drug Information
http://medlineplus.gov
MedlinePlus directs one to information to help answer health questions. It brings together, by health topic, authoritative information from the National Library of Medcine, the National Institutes of Health, and other government organizations. It provides a database of full-text drug information and an illustrated medical encyclopedia. Now in 40 languages.

MedScape
http://www.medscape.com/
Users of this site must register. The user then selects a subject site. There is no "homepage" but users can select other subjects or search. Free MEDLINE is available as well as value added news and reviews and full text of selected journal articles and textbooks.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/44.cfm
This resource provides an index and easy search providing evidence-based information about herbs, botanicals, supplements, and more. The information on botanicals is not written for consumers but has great information health professionals can translate for their patients. There are reference articles supplied at the end of each record but all articles are from clinical medical journals.

MICROMEDEX Healthcare Series
http://intranet.cchseast.org/ClinicalCenter/Thomson+Micromedex/thomson+micromedex.htm
These databases are available only from a CCHS computer/PCW.
Search for summaries and detailed monographs on drugs, diseases, alternative medicine, toxicological managements, reproductive risks, and emergency care.
Databases include:
Alternative Medicine: Provides access to several databases on complementary and alternative therapies, including monographs on herbal medicines.
DISEASEDEX Emergency Medicine: Contains actionable information extracted from medical journals. It includes Emergency and Acute Care Summaries (ClinicalPoints), Clinical Reviews, and Pre-hospital Care Protocols.
DRUGDEX: Designed to deliver unbiased drug information, DRUGDEX provides data gathered from major drug centers and pharmcology services worldwide. FDA-approved and investigational drugs, along with over-the-counter and non-US preparations, are covered with regard to dosage, pharmacokinetics, cautions, interactions, clinical applications, and comparative drug efficacy.
MARTINDALE: Electronic version of the Martindale reference book. It offers extensive, unbiased, evaluated information on worldwide drugs and related substances.
POISINDEX: Identifies ingredients for hundreds of thousands of commercial, pharmaceutical, and biological substances. Each substance is linked to one or more management documents providing information on clinical effects, range of toxicity, and treatment protocols for exposures.
REPRORISK: Provides information assessing reproductive risks of drugs, chemicals, and physical and environmental agents. Risks to females, males, and unborn children are discussed.
TOMES (Toxicology, Occupational Medicine & Environmental Series): Provides information for treating patients exposed to potentially toxic chemicals.

National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov/
This is the official site of the United States National Institutes of Health and covers such topics as clinical trials, cancer statistics, research and funding, and cancer news.

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/index.htm/
The NDDIC site has an A to Z list of digestive disease topics and titles illustrated with drawings, statistics, list of clinical trials, links to patient organizations, and government agencies & resources. Special sections of easy-to-read information and information is Spanish are included.

National Eye Institute Health Information (NEI)
http://www.nei.nih.gov/health
A diagram of the eye, glossary of eye-related terms, fact sheets and some videos on eye diseases and condition and eye organization database make this site especially useful. Tips on finding an eye care professional and on financial aid for eye care, as well as information in Spanish, add to this site’s usefulness.

National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute (NHLBI)
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/
NHLBI site provides extensive information on conditions that affect the heart, blood vessels, lungs, and blood and on sleep disorders. Health assessment tools, educational tutorials and recipes provide useful additional information. Full text color versions of data fact sheets are also available. Information for healthcare professionals is included.

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/
Health and Human Development information made available with an easy A to Z list, clinical trials and health education campaign information available. Topic pages provide links to clinical trials, news releases, publications and related websites for further viewing. Also available is information on research being conducted at NICHD and supported by NICHD.

National Institute on Aging
http://www.nia.nih.gov/
Information and tips on healthy aging, care giving, medications, dietary supplements, and diseases. Resources are available in both English and Spanish. Copies also are provided in PDF format where applicable. Print versions are available for online ordering. Health and aging organization database lists more than 300 national organizations that provide help to older people. A drop-down menu provides subject areas to search for information on how to contact these organizations.

National Institute on Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
http://www.niams.nih.gov/
An alphabetical index in English and Spanish for easy to find fact sheets on specific conditions and disorders with PDFs available. Publication Dates and revised dates are made available to ensure up to date information. Links to clinical trials and journal articles are also available.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Health Information
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/healthinformation/index.cfm
This site provides information about the signs and symptoms, treatment and resources available for mental illnesses. Full text of booklets and pamphlets on mental illness can be downloaded or printed. The latest news on mental illness, help in locating services, a link to clinical trials and pre-formatted Medline searches for the latest information add to the usefulness of this site. While the site isn’t in Spanish, many of the booklets and pamphlets are available in Spanish and a link to information on MedlinePlus in Spanish is provided.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stoke (NINDS)
http://www.ninds.nih.gov
Extensive information on neurological disorders is provided at this website. The Disorders Indexprovides an alphabetic list of hundreds of neurological conditions, their treatments, prognosis, clinical research and contact information for organizations concerned with the condition. Clicking on the link to research literature under each condition leads you to a PubMed search on the condition. An accessible version of the web page is also provided. A news feed, list of patient resources and organizations and Spanish versions of some fact sheets on disorders can also be found at the NINDS website.


National Library of Medicine Databases & Electronic Resources

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases

National Stroke Association
http://www.stroke.org/
This site provides excellent information on the symptoms of stoke, risk factors, prevention and recovery. Information specifically for women, for men, for African Americans, and caregivers and families as well as medical and EMS professionals is provided. Full text of the consumer publication Stroke Smart and NSA pamphlets are available, as well as sign up for a free subscription. Some fact sheets are available in English, French and Spanish.

NCCAM
http://nccam.nih.gov/
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine from the National Institutes of Health covers a number of topics as reaearch, clinical trials, popular health topics and news and events in the area of complementary and alternative medicine. It is a good site to review herbs , homeopathy, dietary supplements, and others.

NetWellness
http://www.netwellness.org
NetWellness provides quality health inforamtion and education services being provided and sponsored by the University of Cincinnati, The Ohio State University, and Case Western Reserve University.

NLM Drug Portal
http://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/drugportal.jsp/
A new offering from the National Library of Medicine, the NLM Drug Portal offers one-stop drug information searching. Users enter a drug name, either generic or brand, and the database searches a range of trusted resources. NLM databases, such as MedlinePlus, PubMed, ClinicalTrials.gov, AIDSinfo, LactMed, Dietary Supplements Labels and TOXLINE, are searched, as well as the FDA, DEA and other government resources.

Needy Meds
http://www.needymeds.com/
NeedyMeds attempts to bring together programs from the various pharmaceutical manufacturers to assist people who can’t afford to purchase their prescriptions. Each company has its own program, special requirements, forms and procedures. To date, no central clearinghouse exists for obtaining information about the information or the drugs themselves. This site is an information source only.

NOAH: New York Online Access to Health
http://www.noah-health.org
Bi-lingual in Spanish and English, NOAH provides links to high quality consumer health information that is accurate, timely, relevant and unbiased. Arranged both alphabetically and by body site, it includes a search feature to guide you to a specific topic.

NORD
http://www.rarediseases.org
NORD is a federation of individuals and organizations working together to build a better world for people affected by rate diseases. It has a wonderful index, a database on over a thousand diseases and information on research, programs and services.

Ohio State Dental Board
http://www.dental.ohio.gov/
Ohio State Dental Board provides information on laws, rules and policies for doctors. It also probides licensing information and verification.

Ohio State Medical Board
http://med.ohio.gov/
The State Medical Board of Ohio provides licensee profile and status, professional guidelines, the Ohio Revised Code , the Ohio Administrative Code and other information.

Ohio Web Library
http://www.oplin.org/databases/
The statewide and local databases provide a great deal of information about the state of ohio, genealogy, reference, research, magazine and newpaper articles. You may be asked to ender your zip code and/or your local public library card before entering.


OMIM: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man [Johns Hopkins & NCBI]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=omim
This database is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. It contains textual information, references, and Medline links.



OPLIN [Ohio Public Library Information Network]
http://www.oplin.org
Research Databases include: Academic Search Premier, Alt Health Watch, Clinical Pharmacology, Consumer Health Complete, Encyclopaedia Britannica Online, ERIC, Health Source-Nursing/Academic Edition, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection, and many more. If the database you want is not listed on the first page, click on "All EBSCOhost Databases," then "EBSCOhost Web."

OTseeker [Occupational Therapy]
http://www.otseeker.com
This database contains abstracts of systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy.

OVID New web address as of Feb 4, 2008
http://ovidsp.ovid.com/autologin.html
OVID is a premier database search engine for Medline and the Cochrane Library. It provides full text access to the Cochrane Library. A Quick Reference Search Guide is available from your Medical Librarian. Please remember to Logoff at the completion of your search.
OVID is also available from home/office or any computer with Internet access. Request an ID and password from your Medical Librarian. The database address to use from home/office is http://ovidsp.ovid.com.

PDQ [National Cancer Institute's Comprehensive Cancer Database]
http://www.cancer.gov/cancerinfo/pdq
PDQ contains peer-reviewed summaries on cancer treatment, screening, prevention, genetics, and supportive care; a registry of approximately 1,800 open and 12,000 closed cancer clinical trials from around the world; and directories of physicians, professionals who provide genetics services, and organizations that provide cancer care.

PEDro [Physiotherapy Evidence Database]
http://www.pedro.fhs.usyd.edu.au
An initiative of the Centre for Evidence-Based Physiotherapy, PEDro contains citations to over 5,500 randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines relevant to physiotherapy. Where possible, abstracts and links to full-text versions of the documents are provided.

POISINDEX see MICROMEDEX Healthcare Series
Commercial, Pharmaceutical, Biological Substance Identification & Management

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection [thru OPLIN]
http://www.oplin.org
PBSC covers emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. This database includes nearly 515 full text titles. Click on "Research Databases," "All EBSCOhost Databases," then "EBSCOhost Web."

Public Library of Science
http://www.plos.org/
The Public Library of Science is a nonprofit organization that publishes freely available open access journals covering all aspects of life science and medicine. PLoS publishes peer-reviewed scientific and medical journals that include original research as well as timely feature articles.

PubMed [MEDLINE]
http://www.pubmed.gov
PubMed provides access to bibliographic information which includes MEDLINE. MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences. It contains citations and author abstracts from more than 4,600 biomedical journals, dating back to the mid-1960's.

Quackwatch
http://www.quackwatch.com/
Consumer Information: Quackwatch is a nonprofit company formed by Dr. Stephen Barrett to expose health-related "frauds, myths, fads and fallacies". Well-researched, up-to-date, authoritative information on a wide range of practices and medical advertising deemed questionable or obvious "quackery." English, Spanish, German, French, and Portuguese language versions available.

REHABDATA
http://www.naric.com/research
Produced by the National Rehabilitation Information Center, REHABDATA is divided into the main database, which offers more than 12,000 items from 1997 to the present, and the backfile, which provides documents from 1956-1996. The database covers physical, mental, and psychiatric disabilites, independent living, vocational rehabilitation, special education, assistive technology, law, employment, and other issues related to people with disabilities. Document types indexed include research reports, books, journal articles and audiovisual materials.

REPRORISK see MICROMEDEX Healthcare Series
This database is available only from a CCHS computer/PCW.
Reproductive Risk Information

RxList - The Internet Drug Index
http://www.rxlist.com/
A very useful drug index, it has an excellent search engine and provides information on both a consumer and professional level. Information on various disease categories is also provided as is Taber’s Medical Encyclopedia. An advanced search engine is also available which allows searching by drug name, keyword, imprint code, NDC and medical terminology as well. The patient information included in not extensive and is written about contraindications to the referred medicine.

TOMES see MICROMEDEX Healthcare Series
This database is available only from a CCHS computer/PCW.
Toxicology, Occupational Medicine & Environmental Series

TOXNET
http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov
National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services' databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals and related areas.

UpToDate
http://www.uptodate.com/online
This reference is available only from a CCHS computer/PCW.
Up-To-Date is a clinical information resource designed to provide concise, practical answers. Content is comprehensive, peer reviewed and fully referenced. It enables physicians to recognize the clinical manifestations of a wide variety of disorders and describe current options for diagnosis, management and therapy, including the efficacy, doses, and interactions of individual drugs.
It includes information for the following specialties:
. Adult Primary Care and Internal Medicine
. Cardiovascular Medicine
. Endocrinology and Diabetes
. Family Practice
. Gastroenterology and Hepatology
. Hematology
. Infectious Diseases
. Nephrology and Hypertension
. Neurology
. Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health
. Oncology
. Pediatrics
. Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
. Rheumatology

UpToDate - Patient-Level Information
http://www.uptodate.com/patients
An authoritative resource for consumer health information.

WISER [Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders]
http://wiser.nlm.nih.gov
WISER is a PDA application designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents. It provides a wide range of information on hazardous substances, including chemical identification support, physical characteristics, human health data, and containment and suppression information. The WISER system is currently designed to work in a stand-alone mode. This is a National Library of Medicine product.

Your Orthopaedic Connection (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)
http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/
Colorfully illustrated patient information is presented by body site and by category. Information on injury prevention, osteoarthritis, sports and exercise, joint replacement and tumors are covered thoroughly. Extensive Spanish language factsheets are provided as well as some information in Japanese, Portuguese, and Thai. A directory of orthopaedists by name, city, zip code and country is provided.



















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