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  • Specialist public health database with an emphasis on international health. Current file (from 1973 to present) covers: communicable diseases (including AIDS), tropical diseases, parasitic diseases, human nutrition, community and public health, medicinal and poisonous plants. Over 70,000 records for community and international level research are added each year from over 158 countries in 50 languages.
    Digital Access  Thomson Database
  • Contains fulltext of California laws including the Medical Practice Act provisions. Browse database by code, search by code or search by text.
    Digital Access   California Law Database
  • Digital Access   Database
    Users must register and login
  • Includes a variety of sources such as: selected information from PDQ, including summaries on cancer treatment, screening, prevention, and supportive care, and information on ongoing clinical trials, NCI's bibliographic database; and fact sheets, news and other resources.
    Digital Access   Database
  • [developed by] Department of Genetics, School of Medicine, Stanford University.
    Stores and organizes highly curated data for the yeast Candida albicans.
    Digital Access  Stanf Univ Database
  • American College of Cardiology.
    "CardioSource Plus is a facility-wide subscription to CardioSource, the premier cardiovascular online portal providing immediate and convenient access to cutting-edge cardiovascular information PLUS unlimited access to ACC's full complement of online educational programs"--Website. CardioSource Plus includes a clinical trials database, clinical images, self-assessment materials, ACC clinical guidelines and Heart Sounds audio files. Users must register for some content and several premium services require an additional fee. To access CardioSource Plus products after login use the search box or navigate to Education and Meetings, then Products and Resources.
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    Cardiosource PlusCardiosource Plus Requires access via Stanford VPN Non-Split Tunnel. To access CardioSource Plus products after login, pulldown under Education and Meetings, and select the specific resource needed.CardioSource Plus users must register and login; select MyACC, MyProfile, Account Preferences and add Unlock Code for StanfordCSPlus1. Click Get Password link for our Unlock Code.
    ACCSAP9ACCSAP9 Requires access via Stanford VPN Non-Split Tunnel. To access CardioSource Plus products after login, pulldown under Education and Meetings, and select the specific resource needed.Login to CardioSource Plus to access ACCSAP 9.
    Heart SongsHeart Songs Requires access via Stanford VPN Non-Split Tunnel. To access CardioSource Plus products after login, pulldown under Education and Meetings, and select the specific resource needed.Login to CardioSource Plus to access Heart Songs.
  • A four-phase course that is designed to assist medical students in understanding options for choosing a specialty, selecting and applying to a residency program.
    Digital Access   Database
    Users must obtain CiM Access Code and register per instructions on website
  • The Catalogue of somatic mutations In cancer (COSMIC) is a specialized database that stores data about somatic mutations related to human cancers.
    Digital Access   Database
  • CenterWatch clinical trials listing service is an international listing of clinical research trials. It can be used to search for clinical trials, find out information about physicians and medical centers performing clinical research, and to learn about drug therapies newly approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
    Digital Access   Database
  • An open access database of bioactive drug-like small molecules with two dimensional structures, calculated properties (e.g. molecular weight), and abstracted bioactivities (e.g. binding constants, pharmacology). It covers over 7,000 targets (proteins, cell-line, organisms, etc.), over 2 million activities, and over 600,000 compounds, abstracted from almost 34 publications in the primary literature. Target data may be searched via keyword, BLAST, and protein family; compound data via keyword, substructure, and similarity.
    Digital Access   Database
  • Digital Access  Am Chem Soc 1907-
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    Retired Reference Periodicals (Downstairs)1907/79-1907/2004.12
  • Digital Access  NLM Database
  • Open-source Metasearch site for chemical substance names and their properties: structure, toxicity, physical properties. Supports substructure searching. Hosted by the US National Library of Medicine.-Y.P. 071128.
    Digital Access  NLM Database
  • Integrated search engine for chemistry resources from CRC, including the "Combined Chemical Dictionary" (CCD), which contains the "Dictionary of Commonly Cited Compounds", the "Dictionary of Drugs", the "Dictionary of Food Compounds", the "Dictionary of Inorganic and Organometallic Compounds", the "Dictionary of Marine Natural Products", the "Dictionary of Natural Products" and the "Dictionary of Organic Compounds". "The Handbook of Chemistry & Physics", "Polymers: A Property Database", and "Properties of Organic Compounds" are also searched.
    Digital Access   Database
  • "The American Chemical Society (ACS) is in the process of developing ChemRxiv, a chemistry preprint server for the global chemistry community. This is intended to be a collaborative undertaking to facilitate the discoverability of scientific research. ACS is in the midst of extending invitations to interested stakeholders to participate in shaping this service ahead of its anticipated launch."--Website.
    Digital Access   Database
  • "The California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) has launched its Open Data Portal initiative in order to increase public access to one of the State's most valuable assets -- non-confidential health and human services data. Its goals are to spark innovation, promote research and economic opportunities, engage public participation in government, increase transparency, and inform decision-making. "Open Data" describes data that are freely available, machine-readable, and formatted according to national technical standards to facilitate visibility and reuse of published data."--website.
    Digital Access   Database
  • CAJ, China Academic Journals, is a full-text database of Chinese journals from mainland China.
    Digital Access  CAJ Database
    Stanford has access to: Series E - H and J, only
  • Digital Access  EBSCO Database
    Limited to 12 simultaneous users
  • A bibliographic database covering pure and applied statistics literature.
    Digital Access   Database
  • Single, comprehensive, publicly accessible database of the clinical trials at Stanford and affiliated facilities. The registry is searchable by disease, investigator, department and freetext. Intended to help patients to find clinical trials at Stanford.
    Digital Access   Database
  • ClinicalKey is a clinical care resource that provides quick access to Elsevier books, journals and videos via a clinical search engine.
    Digital Access   Database
  • Clinical Key for Nursing includes drug monographs, clinical topic summaries, videos, images, and journals specific to nurses' needs.
    Digital Access   Database
  • a service of the National Institutes of Health developed by the National Library of Medicine.
    A registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. This site currently contains over 94,000 clinical studies sponsored primarily by the National Institutes of Health. For each study there is a summary outlining the purpose, the recruiting status, the criteria for patient participation, location of the trial, information on whether patients are currently being recruited, and specific contact information.
    Digital Access   Database
  • Digital Access  Am Soc Microbiol Database
  • Digital Access  Wiley Database
  • A collection of regularly updated, systematic reviews of the effects of health care. New reviews are added with each issue of The Cochrane Library. Reviews mainly of randomised controlled trials. Evidence is included or excluded on the basis of explicit quality criteria to minimise bias. Data are often combined statistically, with meta-analysis, to increase the power of the findings of numerous studies each too small to produce reliable results individually.
  • Consists chiefly of 6 databases: Cochrane Database of systematic reviews; Database of abstracts of reviews of effects (DARE); Cochrane Central register of controlled trials (CENTRAL); Cochrane Methodology register; Health technology assessment database (HTA); and NHS Economic evaluation database (NHS EED).
    Digital Access  Wiley Database
  • A database of studies relevant to the methods of systematic reviews of health care and social interventions. Includes journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, conference abstracts, and reports of ongoing methodological research. Records contain bibliographic information and, in many cases, a summary. Provided as part of the Cochrane library.
    Digital Access  Cochrane Fulltext
  • Digital Access   Database
  • Digital Access   Database
  • Complete Anatomy is an app that provides 3D modelling with structure-specific innervation and arterial supply. It allows users to view body systems, add layers, explore physiological features, and range of motion. Tools include; cutting, labeling, bone spurs, screen recordings, and quiz creation.
    Digital Access   Informational Website
    For Mobile Access: Download the app from the App Store or Google Play, complete in-app registration using a stanford.edu, stanfordhealthcare.org or stanfordchildrens.org email, open Settings, My Account and enter Activation code: OFYGA7TY0NGV for Student Plus Access ; 61FVI17TCYRU for Faculty/Educator; AVX3IIYB78HZ for Clinician Access. *** Access Codes updated August 16-19, 2022. ***
  • "Comprehensive Physiology is the most authoritative and comprehensive collection of physiology information that has ever been assembled. Its starting point is more than 30,000 pages of content from the American Physiological Society's renowned Handbook of Physiology (HoP) series, which is presented here for the first time in an online format. With the launch of Comprehensive Physiology in January 2011, we will begin publishing regular issues that update and expand the classic content from HoP, as well as adding fresh review material. In this way, we aim to capture the full breadth and depth of the evolving science of physiology. New and updated materials will be published in a quarterly serial format ... The primary audience for Comprehensive Physiology is academic scientists in the life sciences. Secondary audiences include advanced students in the life sciences and medicine, instructors in these disciplines, and academic clinicians"--Edited summary from home page.
    Digital Access  Wiley v.1-6, 2011-16.
  • Provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Subject emphasis since 1995 has been in the life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics, engineering and materials science. Coverage: 1982-
    Digital Access  Proquest Database
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    Vol. 1Vol. 1
    Vol. 2Vol. 2
  • The Covidence online software product improves healthcare evidence synthesis by improving the efficiency and experience of creating and maintaining Systematic Reviews.
    Digital Access   Covidence
    Users must register (request invitation) with a stanford.edu, stanfordhealthcare.org or stanfordchildrens.org email account.Additional support available from support@ covidence.org
  • A joint effort of the Surgical Critical Care Program Directors Society (SCCPDS) and the Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists (SOCCA) to develop a continuously updated learning resource for trainees caring for surgical patients, regardless of their primary specialty training.
    Digital Access  Decker 2018-
  • World's largest compilation of chemical facts used for planning synthetic routes (including starting materials and intermediates), determining bioactivity and physical properties and ascertaining the environmental fates of compounds.
    Digital Access  Elsevier MDL Database
  • A bibliographic database covering pure and applied statistics literature.
    Digital Access   Database

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Clinical Background

Drug Information

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 25 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)A medical search engine provides access to 9,000 medical and procedural videos, 1,000 books and over. All online issues of the Journal of the American Medical Association.Nature, the international weekly journal of science. New England Journal of Medicine. Searchable databasesLane Library's Document Delivery Service obtains article and book chapter PDFs as well as print book loans from other libraries at no cost to School of Medicine affiliated users as well as scans PDFs of articles or book chapters from Lane's print collection for a small fee.
Derived from Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, AccessMedicine's Quick Medical Diagnosis & Treatment provides topic reviews with key diagnostic and treatment features for more than 500 diseases.

A repository of medical knowledge from internal medicine, cardiology, genetics, pharmacy, diagnosis and management, basic sciences, patient care, and more.

Continuously expanding, all databases in the repository contain the latest editions of selected medical titles.

MicroMedex: Premier pharmaceutical information source containing multiple databases and drug reference tools. Of particular value is DRUGDEX Evaluations, one of the most comprehensive drug sources available. DynaMed is a clinical information resource used to answer questions quickly at the point-of-care. Easy-to-interpret Levels of Evidence help clinicians rapidly determine the quality of the available evidence.

Biomedical and pharmacological abstracting and indexing database of published literature, by Elsevier. Embase® contains over 32 million records from over 8,500 currently published journals (1947-present) and is noteworthy for its extensive coverage of the international pharmaceutical and alternative/complementary medicine literature.

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.A drug information resource containing: American Hospital Formulary System (AHFS), drug formulary for Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (LPCH) and Stanford Hospital & Clinics (SHC), Lexi-Drugs (adverse reactions, dosage and administration, mechanism of action, storage, use, and administration information), Lexi-Calc, Lexi-ID, Lexi-I.V. Compatibility (King Guide), Lexi-Interact, and Lexi-PALS. Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) contains coverage of nursing and allied health literature.A knowledge database that provides access to topic reviews based on over 6000 clinically relevant articles. The evidence-based content, updated regularly, provides the latest practice guidelines in 59 medical specialties. Provides critical assessments of systematic reviews compiled from a variety of medical journals. Selects from the biomedical literature original studies and systematic reviews that are immediately clinically relevant and then summarizes these articles in an enhanced abstract with expert commentary.

Multidisciplinary coverage of over 10,000 high-impact journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as international proceedings coverage for over 120,000 conferences.

Includes cited reference searching, citation maps, and an analyze tool.

Features systematic reviews that summarize the effects of interventions and makes a determination whether the intervention is efficacious or not.

Cochrane reviews are created through a strict process of compiling and analyzing data from multiple randomized control trials to ensure comprehensiveness and reliability.

Provides systematic coverage of the psychological literature from the 1800s to the present through articles, book chapters and dissertations.BMJ Clinical Evidence. A clinical information tool built around systematic reviews summarizing the current state of knowledge about prevention and treatment of clinical conditions. PIER (Physicians' Information and Education Resource) is a Web-based decision-support tool designed for rapid point-of-care delivery of up-to-date, evidence-based guidance for primary care physicians. Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) provides access to 300,000 controlled trials that have been identified the Cochrane Collaboration.Provides drug information targeted for patients. A continually updating drug monograph.ECRI Guidelines Trust: A comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents.MedlinePlus: A repository of health information from the National Library of Medicine. Links are from trusted sites. No advertising, no endorsement of commercial companies or products LPCH CareNotes via MicroMedex: Patient education handouts customized by LPCH clinical staff Micromedex Lab Advisor: Evidence based laboratory test informationA drug database organized by generic name, trade name and drug class. LPCH / Stanford Hospital Formulary. A goldmine of trusted consumer health information from the world's largest medical library. A trusted source of expert advice for and about kids, providing the information necessary to help patients and parents understand their unique needs. Provides patient handouts from the American Academy of Family Physician. Access to the Stanford Health Library for patients.Lane provides access to over 5,000 eBooks many of which provide helpful background material that will prepare you to better tackle primary literature.

Largest, broadest eBook package; covers all sciences, as well as technology (including software), medicine, and humanities.

In addition to covering Wiley and Springer, MyiLibrary is also the only provider for Oxford and Cambridge University Press titles. No seat restrictions.

A collection of biomedical books that can be searched directly by concept, and linked to terms in PubMed abstracts.

A web-based, decision support system for infectious diseases, epidemiology, microbiology and antimicrobial chemotherapy. The database, updated weekly, currently includes 337 diseases, 224 countries, 1,147 microbial taxa and 306 antibacterial (-fungal, -parasitic, -viral) agents and vaccines.

Over 10,000 notes outline the status of specific infections within each country.

Access SHC antibiotic guidelines integrated with information on antimicrobial therapy, HIV/AIDS therapy, and hepatitis therapy in a single searchable website and mobile device app.

VisualDx is a decision support system that allows clinicians to build a patient-specific differential, search by diagnosis, or review medication-related events.

VisualDX Rash Workup
Health education and information about illnesses, diseases and conditions provided by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Critical appraisals of new drugs and comparative reviews of drugs for common diseases. Micromedex CareNotes for SHC delivers patient education materials across the continuum of care — including pre-care, inpatient, discharge, emergency department, ambulatory, and wellness education. CareNotes are available in both English and Spanish. The key resource for information on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary alternative and integrative therapies. Excellent source for checking interactions. 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. Using the links on this site will get you directly to the ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) and the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research.  Stanford is a member of both.  If you create an individual account with your Stanford affiliation, you will be able to download available datasets on these sites. Population health science requires scientists from different disciplinary backgrounds to combine their knowledge and expertise to answer questions that individual disciplines alone cannot. The Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS) was founded to bring them all together. Public health protects and improves the health of individuals, families, communities, and populations, locally and globally. The mission of the Population Health Alliance is to advance the principles of population health improvement, so they become pillars of our healthcare system. Patient education documentation for various conditions and life stages. Wellness and prevention information is also available.

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