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A point-of-care clinical information resource containing succinct and aggressively updated clinical topic reviews.

Provides fulltext access to Lane's resources.

Includes the MEDLINE database, which contains coverage of over 5000 journals and more than 16 million citations for biomedical articles, including, but not limited to, clinical trials, systematic reviews, case reports, and clinical practice guidelines.

Lane RSS feeds (Really Simple Syndication)Provides one-click access to important clinical resources; includes evidence-based diagnosis and treatment guidelines, Books, EBM articles, Ovid MEDLINE, Drug facts and comparisons, Drug interaction facts, guidelines from National Guideline Clearinghouse, patient handouts (English and Spanish), and local content.A medical search engine provides access to 9,000 medical and procedural videos, 1,000 books and over 500 journals from Elsevier Publishing.
Limit your PubMed search to Cochrane Reviews, AHRQ Evidence Reports, BMJ Clinical Evidence topics, FPIN Clinical Inquiries,and ACP Journal Club article reviews. A specialized PubMed search geared towards helping clinicians quickly access systematic reviews.A specialized PubMed search geared towards helping clinicians quickly access clinical trials.
Improve the quality of your interaction with patients from a different cultureTextbook: communication, family roles, high-risk behaviors, nutrition, pregnancy, death, spirituality, health practices and health practitioners for 24 culturesIncrease awareness about patients preferences from diverse cultures (University of Washington clinicians tip sheets) Cultural beliefs and medical issues for recent immigrants to Seattle, including Amharic, Cambodian, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Oromo, Somali, Tigrean and VietnameseTranslation services posterCompilation of assessment tools, culture, language, disease/condition, education, research, training curricula and web-based trainingRace and ethnic populations health, health disparities in the US, statistics by race/ethnicity and health topicExercises and examples for improving patient-provider communications, Management Sciences for HealthPeer-reviewed learning modules, case studies, exercises and evaluation tools for improving patient-provider communications with regards to older adults from various ethnic backgrounds in the USSearchable database of natural product monographs, reviews of the best scientific evidenceTextbook on integration of Western and other therapies with evidence referencesStanford site with a mission to increase the overall knowledge and skills of medical students, house staff, and other professionals, including practicing physicians on the ethnic, cultural, religious, socioeconomic, linguistic and other factors that contribute to health disparities, and on culturally competent approaches to mitigating these disparitiesA toolkit for physicians and their staff members to provide the highest quality care possible to patients who speak limited English.Self-evaluation tool, National Center for Cultural Competence