Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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Alt HealthWatch

Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine.  Featuring full text articles, pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.  

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Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. These databases include the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), and Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCA).

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Consumer Health Complete

This database offers full text journals, magazines, and reference books dealing with health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition. This resource allows you to browse medical, health-related,and drug reference books, read articles on health and fitness, and find sources for alternative health information.

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Health Source: Consumer Edition

This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

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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 5,400 current biomedical journals.

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Merck Manuals

Provide the most current medical information to health care professionals and consumers alike. Merck uses easy to read articles, a searchable dictionary of medical terms, and video content to explain each entry in order to make make all the content more accessible.

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Salem Health : Magill's Medical Guide & Cancer

A perfect mix of accessibility and depth, providing general readers with an authoritative reference source that helps bridge the gap between medical encyclopedias for professionals and popular self-help guides. Search both Salem Health titles from this link or specify Magill's Medical Guide or the Cancer guide from the home page of the site.

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