Special Resources » Databases: Medicine


Numerous medical management & clinical practice guidelines from the US federal government, medical schools, medical academies & associations. Examples: Occupational medicine, acute chemical exposures, heart disease & stroke, endocrine disorders, family practice, clinical preventive services, orthopedics, etc. Examples of medical databases: MEDLINE, HealthSTAR, AISLINE, HISTLINE, HSRPROJ, SDILINE, TOXLINE & CANCERLIT. Clinical trials listing services. Medical reference dictionaries. Large pharmaceutical databases.

The following is the collection of special resources throughout the library. Click on main category / sub-category for that section of the library OR Click on resource title for immediate access to the resource.
Health » Consumer Info
Health and medical resources and libraries for the general public

MEDLINEplus [16962] ?

Consumer health information from the NLM

Health » Drug Free Workplace
Workplace substance abuse programs, drug policies and more

Listing of Certified MRO's [9793] ?

Database of MROs with MROCC certification

Health » Poison Control

Poisoning First Aid [16967] ?

Overview, symptoms, treatment from poisonings of medicine, chemicals, household products, etc.

Industrial Hygiene » Occup Resp Disease
Respiratory workplace disease information

NORMS - National Occupational Respiratory Mortality System [34751] ?

Mortality information on occupationally-related respiratory diseases

World Surveillance System - Work-Related Lung Disease [34750] ?

Occupationally-related respiratory disease surveillance data from AOEC, CDC, MSHA, OSHA, BLS, NCHS, SSA

Medicine » Allergies
Clinical resources on the medical treatment of asthma, MCS, dermatitis, etc.

Latex Free Products [1684] ?

Lists of medical, dental and hospital sources of latex-free products

Medicine » Anesthesia
Textbooks, adverse events, anesthesia safety and related materials

ASA Postoperative Visual Loss Registry [15152] ?

International Registry to investigate the mechanism of perioperative ION

Medicine » Bioterrorism
Medical management of biological and chemical casualties - clinical guides

Treatment of Biological Warfare Agent Casualties [pdf] [23248] ?

A field manual for medical professionals

Medicine » Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injury reference materials

Medicine » Cancer
Clinical resources on the medical treatment of cancer

Cancer Topics [2725] ?

Database of information reviewed by oncology experts based on the results of current research

Medicine » Cardiovascular
Clinical resources on the medical treatment of cardiovascular disease

American Heart Association - Professionals [550] ?

Large number of articles and fact sheets from the AHA for medical professionals

Medicine » Clinical Guidelines
Full text of clinical practice guidelines for numerous specialties in medicine

National Guideline Clearinghouse [9495] ?

An internet resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines

Medicine » Databases
Online access to massive medical and toxicology databases

AIDS Information Resources [4862] ?

NIH Resources on AIDS

AMA Physician Select [3907] ?

Reference source of demographic and professional information on individual physicians in US

CDC Surveys and Data Collection Systems [1017] ?

Access to a variety of CDC reports, guidelines, numeric datasets, etc.

CIRRIE Database [25759] ?

Over 1 24,000 citations of international rehabilitation research published between 1990 and the present

Endocrine Disruptors Knowledge Base [26987] ?

A biological activity database, relevant literature citations, computational models, models for risk assessment

FDA Consensus Standards [15002] ?

Database of FDA consensus standards used for medical device product clearance and approval

GenBank [326] ?

The NIH genetic sequence database, an annotated collection of all publicly available DNA sequences

GenBank Sequence Database & Other NCBI Databases [3314] ?

Provides access to GenBank Sequence Database and other biotechnology databases

Genetic Testing Registry [18048] ?

A central location for voluntary submission of genetic test information by providers

Hardin Meta Directory [3776] ?

Provides lists of index sites that link to medical and health related topics

Health Hotlines [3942] ?

Online database of health-related organizations operating toll-free telephone services

HIV/AIDS Information [3508] ?

Access to informatioin on acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and related topics

HIV/AIDS Information [3935] ?

Prevention, testing, treatment, research programs, policies and resources

Hospital Directory [20407] ?

Search for a hospital

Hospital Search [2095] ?

Search engine finds names, addresses, phone numbers, maps of hospitals in the USA

Hospitals Search [26317] ?

A directory of hospitals in throughout the world

HSTAT - Health Services Technology Assessment Text [1042] ?

National Library of Medicine search engine for a variety of databases

Human Genome Resources [9245] ?

Human Genome Project guides and databases

Immunization Registries [3386] ?

Resources related to immunization information systems

LOCATORplus [13305] ?

Search for books, journals, and audiovisuals in the NLM collections

MEDLINE [616] ?

Access to Medical Literature, Analysis, and Retrieval System Online

Medline Plus [13308] ?

Information on diseases currently under investigation by NIH and other important health-related topi

National Human Genome Research Institute [10118] ?

DNA and protein sequence, gene expression, cellular role, protein family & taxonomic data

National Institutes of Health Clinical Alerts [1166] ?

National Library of Medicine clinical alerts issued by NIH agencies

National Library of Medicine Databases [28] ?

Access to US National Library of Medicine databases

Updated NLM Gateway [16974] ?

Allows users to search in multiple retrieval systems at US National Library of Medicine

NPIN Databases [20740] ?

Information and services related to HIV/AIDS, STDs, and TB

Nutrient Data Laboratory [34046] ?

Food composition databases on foods available in the USA

PDQ (Physician Data Query) [9256] ?

Database on current information on cancer treatment and clinical trials

PubMed [2194] ?

Access to citations from biomedical literature

PubMed [2676] ?

Access to MEDLINE and other databases from the National Library of Medicine

PubMed Central [3309] ?

PubMed Central is a digital archive of life sciences journal literature

REHADAT - Database on the Disabled [4503] ?

Online access to ten databases that support vocational integration of the disabled

Research: Health and Medicine [8927] ?

Text of National Academy of Sciences reports on medical sciences & health care

Specialized Information Services [448] ?

National Library of Medicine databases

Medicine » Dermatology
Clinical resources on the medical treatment of dermatology disorders

Botanical Dermatology Database [12133] ?

Plants causing mechanical and chemical injury, herbal remedies, etc.

Chemicals that Cause Occupational Allergic Contact Dermatitis [7960] ?

Chemicals Causing Skin or Sense Organ Toxicity

Medicine » Disease-Infectious
Clinical resources on the medical treatment of infectious disease

Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases [3382] ?

Causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of bacterial and mycotic diseases

Infection Surveillance and Prevention [2100] ?

Information on central lines, surgical site infectios, ventilator pneumonia, MRSA and more

The Body: AIDS [9238] ?

A resource center on AIDS

Medicine » Pharmaceuticals
Clinical resources on pharmacology

Database of Over 4,000 Generic/Tradenames [1011] ?

Search engine provides access to over 4,000 drugs on US market

Drug InfoNet [5903] ?

Official package insert information on pharmaceuticals

Drug Information [16963] ?

A guide to more than 9,000 prescription and over-the-counter medications

Drug Interaction Clinical Table [30058] ?

Drug interactions that are the result of competition for, or effects on the human cytochrome P450 system

Drug Master Files [6944] ?

Explains drug master files including guidance materials

Drug Resource Center [9707] ?

Brand and generic drug search, FDA new approvals, news, drug basics, poison control

Drugs and Medications - A to Z [3412] ?

Fact sheets and more

FDA Drug Information [11277] ?

New drug approvals, consumer drug info, adverse events reporting system, drug master files & more

FDA Drug News [1165] ?

CDER - Center for Drug Evaluation and Research news

FDA Drug-Specific Information [16970] ?

Database of information for patients and consumers

Food and Drug Interaction Guide [pdf] [11922] ?

This guide is designed to help you make decisions about the foods you eat when you are taking medications

IBIDS: International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements [13307] ?

A database of abstracts of published, international, scientific literature on dietary supplements

Listing of Newly Approved Drug Therapies [2565] ?

Information on drugs recently approved by the Federal Food and Drug Administration

Medication-Induced QT-Interval Prolongation and Torsades de Pointes [30057] ?

A list of drugs that may prolong the QT interval

MedicineNet [15155] ?

Information on medications cross-indexed with related medications, diseases and conditions

Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Information [9019] ?

Addresses, e-mail addresses, links & telephone numbers for many pharmaceutical manufacturing firms

Pharmacists Guide to Your Medications [20644] ?

Database of information on medications for consumers

Top 300 Prescriptions [1010] ?

Drug information on the top 300 generic prescriptions in the US

WHO Model List of Essential Medicines [20090] ?

From the World Health Organization

Medicine » Radiology
Clinical resources for radiology

ACR: Appropriateness Criteria for Imaging and Treatment Decisions [8869] ?

References from the American College of Radiology on Appropriate Utilization

Medicine » References
Lab values, height/weight charts, glossaries, abbreviations & measurements, etc.

Cancer Dictionary [5439] ?

Definition of commonly used cancer terms

Glasgow Coma Scale [2755] ?

The scoring criteria for the Glasgow Coma Scale

Lab Tests [24538] ?

A public resource on clinical lab testing

LabCorps Tests [24539] ?

LabCorps published procedures - includes CPT codes for lab tests

Medical Dictionary [24292] ?

A dictionary of over 70,000 medical, pharmaceutical, biomedical & healthcare acronyms and abbreviations

Medical Tests [6090] ?

Common medical tests and procedures

On-Line Medical Dictionary [5994] ?

Definitions to medical terms

Procedures & Test Index [15156] ?

Information cross-indexed with related diseases and conditions

Medicine » Trials
Clinical research trials and noteworthy treatments

Cancer Clinical Trials [15926] ?

Search for clinical trials in the National Cancer Institute's Clinical Trials database

Clinical Studies [3868] ?

Collection of research studies being conducted at the NIH Clinical Center - search engine

Clinical Trials [13302] ?

Search for clinical trials in the USA

Clinical Trials and Noteworthy Treatments for Brain Tumors [2567] ?

Supplies information on the clinical trials and treatments available for brain tumors

Clinical Trials Listing Service [2568] ?

International listing of thousands of ongoing clinical trials actively recruiting patients

Finding Clinical Trials [13504] ?

Information on ongoing clinical trials for children and adults with cancer

Karmanos Cancer Institute Clinical Research Trials [9724] ?

Listing of the available research treatment programs for cancer and other diseases

National Institutes of Health Clinical Trials Database [8282] ?

Search the collection of research studies being conducted at the NIH Clinical Center

US Clinical Trial Search [13278] ?

Search over 100,000 active clinical trial listings in the US

Reference » Dictionaries
Glossaries and dictionaries (all in English)

Life Sciences (Chemistry, Medicine, Pharmacology, etc.) Dictionary [292] ?

Thousands of terms associated with the life sciences

Reference » Graphics
Download thousands of graphics including buttons and backgrounds

NIH Image Bank [17384] ?

Medical images from the collections of the National Institutes of Health

Public Health Image Library [27751] ?

Use this material for reference, teaching, presentation, and public health messages

Risk Mgt » Medical Liability
Medical malpractice, risk management in medicine, insurance, etc.

DocFinder [4113] ?

Health professional licensing database

Safety » Medical Devices
FDA regulatory guidance for manufacturers of medical devices

FDA Medical Device Databases [16488] ?

501(k)s, PMAs, GGP, MDR, MAUDE, NHRIC and other FDA medical device databases

Statistics » Health
Government and industry sources of statistical data on health conditions

NAACCR Cancer Statistics [1293] ?

Database of cancer incidence information from registries in North America



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