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AccessMedicine allows you to save and download selected ebook contents to your mobile device from any AccessMedicine webpage by clicking on the "Save" link. To use this feature, choose "My AccessMedicine" from the site and follow the instructions. Before installing content, you will need to sign-up for a personal account and download free Mobipocket reader software available from the website.
CINAHL at EBSCOhost
The major indexing resource for nursing literature covering over 2,900 hundred English language nursing journals, as well as primary journals for the allied health disciplines. The database also contains references to books, dissertations, selected conference proceedings, and standards of professional practice.
Access to systematic reviews conducted by the Cochrane Collaborative.
A valuable quick reference tool that contains over 1000 differential diagnoses.
DynaMed is available in the for mobile devices. It is an evidence-based, point-of-care clinical reference tool containing over 3,000 topics that are updated daily. DynaMed monitors and reviews the content of over 500 journals, evaluating each article for clinical relevance and scientific validity.
PubMed is a free web application that allows health care professionals to search Pubmed, read journal abstracts and search via a PICO feature. This is a product of the National Library of Medicine.
PsychiatryOnline allows you to save and download selected ebook contents to your mobile device from any PsychiatryOnline webpage by clicking on the "Save" link. To use this feature, choose "My PsychiatryOnline" from the site and follow the instructions. Before installing content, you will need to sign-up for a “My POL” account. Mobile Device Pairing allows users to “pair” their smartphone or tablet to the institutional subscription. Once paired, a user can access POL from their mobile device whenever and wherever there is an Internet connection available. Device pairings expire after 90 days, but can be “re-paired” at that time. Click on the Mobile Device Pairing Guide for instructions.
TOXNET - Toxicology Data Network
A website intended for mobile devices that features searchable databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases. This resource was developed by Specialized Information Services (SIS) Division of the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
UpToDate is designed to quickly answer clinical questions at the point of care. Content is reviewed and edited on a continuous basis and a new, peer-reviewed version is issued every four months. The published evidence is summarized and specific recommendations made for patient care.
For dermatologic conditions, Visual Dx provides multiple images for each disease, in order to allow validation of a diagnosis.
WISER - Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders
First responders can use this resource in hazardous material incidents. WISER provides information on hazardous substances, substance identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and suppression advices. This resource was developed by Specialized Information Services (SIS) Division of the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
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