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ClinicalKey Added to Dana’s List of Databases


Dana Medical Library now provides access to ClinicalKey. Replacing MDConsult and Procedures Consult, this new Clinical Insight Engine is designed to provide clinicians with fast, clinically-relevant answers from Elsevier’s library of proprietary medical and surgical content. ClinicalKey offers access to:

  • over 1,000 Elsevier medical and surgical reference books*
  • over 500 Elsevier medical and surgical journals
  • all medical and surgical clinics of North America
  • Procedures Consult procedural videos
  • First Consult point-of-care clinical monographs
  • patient education handouts
  • additional videos and images, practice guidelines, patient handouts, and drug information.

It also supports researchers and instructors with the included presentation builder for use with ClinicalKey’s multimedia collection-export to PowerPoint. User guides are available at http://www.elsevier-data.de/ClinicalKey/ClinicalKey_user_guide.pdf.

*HTML version of chapters provided. To view PDF files you must create a FREE “User Profile” and login.


AccessMedicine Keeps Online Textbooks Updated

Many important medical textbooks (Harrison’s and Hurst’s the Heart, for example) are available online through the library’s subscription to AccessMedicine. One of AccessMedicine’s best features is it’s Updates page, which provides up to the minute information on changes or additions to all resources within AccessMedicine. You can see updates for all resources from the past 2 weeks, or just for one particular title or specified time period. To access a list of updates, simply click on the Updates tab at the top of the page in AccessMedicine.

An example of recent updates:

4 Updates
1/12/2011 | Updates: Harrison’s Online
Colon Cancer Prevention: More Data on the Effect of Aspirin
by Isselbacher, Kurt

1/11/2011 | Updates: Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide
Emergency Medicine: Synergistic Use of Nebulized Epinephrine and Oral Dexamethasone May Reduce Admissions and Improve Symptoms1
by Disch, Jno

12/30/2010 | Updates: Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery
Revised Staging System for Esophageal Cancer
by Harrison, Vincent; Hunter, John

12/30/2010 | Updates: Goodman & Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics
ella: a Newly-Approved Selective Progesterone Receptor Modulator
by Hammes, Stephen; Brunton, Laurence