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E-Databases


AccessAnesthesiology
A collection of electronic textbooks, self-assessment questions and cases on the subject of pain management, critical care and perioperative medicine.

AccessEmergency Medicine
A collection of comprehensive online emergency medicine resources that provide quick diagnosis and treatment answers for a broad spectrum of complaints encountered in the ED.

AccessMedicine
A collection of electronic textbooks and exam review questions published by McGraw-Hill, including Harrison's Online. The resource also includes podcasts and the ability to search for images across all content.

AccessMedicine - Case Files Collection
A comprehensive collection of cases to assist students in learning and applying basic science and clinical medicine concepts in the context of realistic patient cases.

AccessMedicine - Neurology Collection
A collection of electronic textbooks, self-assessment questions, lectures, and videos on the subject of neurology.

AccessMedicine - OB/GYN Collection
A collection of electronic textbooks, self-assessment questions, lectures, videos, and images on the subject of obstetrics and gynecology.

AccessPediatrics
A collection of comprehensive online resources that covers the entire span of pediatric practice, from neonatology through adolescent medicine.

AccessPharmacy
A collection of comprehensive online resources that are designed to meet the changing demands of pharmacy education and practice today.

AccessSurgery
A comprehensive resource for Surgical Education. Includes procedures/operations, textbooks, videos, drugs and more.

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy
A database that contains more than 300 video clips of real human anatomic specimens in their natural colors. Unique features include a truly three-dimensional look at anatomy, complex structures built step-by-step and much more.

Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)
A database of historic alcohol-related research information containing over 130,000 records and covering the period from 1972-2003.

Board Vitals
Due to low usage, the library subscription to this resource has been cancelled.

Business and Company Resource Center
Data and articles about companies, industries, and business information.

Case Files Collection (Same as AccessMedicine - Case Files Collection)
A comprehensive collection of cases to assist students in learning and applying basic science and clinical medicine concepts in the context of realistic patient cases.

CINAHL Complete
A definitive research tool for nursing and allied health professionals that provides access to top nursing and allied health journals, evidence-based care sheets, and quick lessons.

ClinicalKey
A comprehensive medical information service from Elsevier providing fulltext access to over 1,000 textbooks, Clinics of North America, journals, practice guidelines, images and procedures videos, patient education materials, and drug information. Search across all content or filter via format or topic.

ClinicalKey for Nursing
A comprehensive information service from Elsevier providing access to nursing content.

ClinicalTrials.gov
A registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.

The Cochrane Library
A collection of evidence-based medicine databases, including The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Cochrane Reviews), The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE), and more.

CultureVision™
CultureVision™ is a comprehensive resource meant to assist health care professionals who are interested in developing their cultural knowledge by asking thoughtful questions.

Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care
A project that documents variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States. The project uses Medicare data to provide information and analysis about national, regional, and local markets, as well as hospitals and their affiliated physicians

DocCom
DocCom is a web-based curriculum resource that transforms the quality of teaching and learning of healthcare communication skills. Please note: this resource can only be accessed by one user at a time. Requires a username and password for access (non-Hofstra). Please see library staff person to obtain username and password.

DynaMed Plus
DynaMed Plus is a point-of-care resource that provides current, evidence-based information in an easy-to-read format. This resource offers enhanced content and features from the old DynaMed product.

Embase
A comprehensive, multipurpose, and up-to-date database covering over 29 million indexed records from international biomedical literature, from 1947 (including Embase Classic) to the present day.

EMedicine
Contains articles on 7,000 diseases and disorders as well as the CME non-subscriber version. (Individual registration required)

Endnote Web
A web-based reference organizer and writing solution.

ERIC
A comprehensive database of articles , reports, conference papers, and other education related materials.

Google Scholar
Search Google Scholar using the link above for both on and off campus access to full-text articles. Full-text availability is indicated by a "Full-Text@NorthwellHealth" link.

Health Reference Center Academic
A database of abstracts and full text articles from both consumer health and professional level journals and newspapers, plus additional consumer health reference texts.

Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
HCUP includes the largest collection of longitudinal hospital care data in the United States, with all-payer, encounter-level information beginning in 1988. The site includes both multiple databases and software tools and is sponsored by the Agency for He

Historical Dietary Guidance Digital Collection
A collection of over 900 historical and contemporary federal dietary guidance publications.

Household Products Database
A database of health and safety information on household products from the NIH.

JAMAEvidence
A compilation of tools for evidence based practice including calculators, podcasts, and the full text of the Users' Guides to the Medical Literature, the Rational Clinical Examination, and Care at the Close of Life. (Note: This product is licensed for only two concurrent users.  If you receive a busy message, try again later.)

Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)
A collection of peer-reviewed videos of scientific research experiments.

LWWHealthLibrary - Clerkship Collection
A collection of electronic textbooks with a focus on clerkship/clinical rotations, published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

LWWHealthLibrary - Medical Education Collection
A collection of electronic textbooks with a focus on medical education, published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. Images and review question content can be searched for each title.

MDCalc
A collection of medical calculators, equations, algorithms, and scores.

MedCalc 3000 (5 Concurrent Users)
A unique computerized medical reference and tool set available from Stat!Ref that encompasses a wide array of pertinent medical formulae, clinical criteria sets, and decision tree analysis tools.

MedlinePlus
Comprehensive authoritative consumer health information in English and Spanish with links to other language materials.

MedU
A growing compendium of online educational programs—including over 150 continually updated virtual patient cases, teaching resources and assessment tools. The library subscription includes CLIPP: Pediatric Course, CORE: Radiology Course, fmCASES: Family Medicine Course and SIMPLE: Internal Medicine Course. (Individual registration required)

Micromedex
Full text articles on drug information, drug interactions, emergency medicine, toxicology "POISINDEX", reproductive risk, and patient education instructions in English and Spanish "Care-Notes".

National Guidelines Clearinghouse
NGC is a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. It can be viewed by topic or organization. Allows for a side by side comparison of clinical recommendations.

NCBI Databases
A collection of databases and datasets in the biosciences from the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

Neurology Collection (Same as AccessMedicine - Neurology Collection)
A collection of electronic textbooks, self-assessment questions, lectures, and videos on the subject of neurology.

OB/GYN Collection (Same as AccessMedicine - OB/GYN Collection)
A collection of electronic textbooks, self-assessment questions, lectures, videos, and images on the subject of obstetrics and gynecology.

OMIM: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man
A compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes

Pediatric Care Online
A pediatrics portal from the American Academy of Pediatrics

ProQuest: Dissertations and Theses
Database of dissertations and theses from around the world. Content spanning from 1861 to present.

Psychiatry Online
Full text of journals, textbooks, guidelines, and assessment tools published by the American Psychiatric Association, including the full DSM-IV Library.

PsycINFO
Database contains abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations in behavioral science and mental health. Journal coverage from the 1800s to the present.

PubMed
Comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

PubMed Subset for Dietary Supplements (formerly IBIDS) (National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements)
Provides access to citations and abstracts from published scientific literature on dietary supplements.

Pubshub
A web-based repository of medical journal and congress information. Includes information on the impact factor, circulation, time to acceptance, and much more.

RePORT Expenditures and Results (RePORTER) tool ( Former CRISP database)
Database of federally funded biomedical research projects conducted at universities, hospitals, and other research institutions.

Scopus
Database of citations and abstracts from scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings.

Springer Protocols
A database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the Life and Biomedical Sciences.

STAT!Ref
A compilation of over 30 biomedical textbooks including the DSM-IV manual, ICD-9 codes, a guide on cultural diversity, and a medical calculator reference toolset.

Toxnet
Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases from the NIH.

Toxtown
A database on environmental health concerns and toxic chemicals written for the public from the NIH.

UpToDate
A comprehensive evidence-based clinical information resource containing topic reviews written by physicians for physicians.

VisualDx
VisualDx is a clinical tool that provides access to over 23,000 peer-reviewed images and concise information for over 1200 diagnoses. This product is fully integrated with UpToDate detailing diagnoses relating to visual conditions and infections.

VisualDx - Emerging Global Disease
A free global disease differential diagnosis tool created by VisualDx.

Visual Library
All images from the AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care, as well as more than 1,000 additional online-exclusive images. Available through the multimedia section of Pediatric Care Online.

Web of Science
Provides cross search of several databases including access to Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-Expanded) and the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI).

WorldCat
World's largest catalog of books, manuscripts, recordings, computer files, video tapes etc. located in libraries.


If you encounter a problem with accessing any of the e-databases, please send an email to medicine.library@hofstra.edu.