• Database : Univ York NHS
    A database of abstracts of high quality systematic research reviews of the effectiveness of health care interventions. The NHS database contains the following types of records: 1. Structured abstracts assessing and summarizing published systematic reviews that have met NHS CRD quality criteria. 2. Provisional abstracts including short bibliographic references to systematic reviews which may meet the NHS CRD quality criteria and are in the process of being assessed or being written. 3. Effective health care bulletins, which include brief records giving details of this series produced by the NHS CRD. 4. Cochrane reviews published in journals including bibliographic details only and the full review is available in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR). 5. References to reviews being prepared and maintained by the Cochrane Collaboration.
  • is an open government intiative. It seeks to provide free open access to statistical data from the Federal Government of the United States.These cover all aspects of American government policy - with thematic sections for Homeland security; policing; economic policy; transport policy; census and population data, environmental policy data and indicators; energy policy and social security and health care data among many others. Users may browse the website by government policy area or theme. They can download the datasets in a variety of formats. Entries include information about methodology and links to associated questionnaires and codebooks to aid interpretation. It provides public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the US Federal Government. The site was created by the Obama administration in 2009.
  • Provides access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, States, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations.
  • Combines publicly accessible US government data from a variety of statistical agencies in one website and visualization engine. Created by M.I.T Media Lab, with a focus on critical issues facing the United States in areas like jobs, skills and education across industry and geography.
  • A web-based suite of tools for analyzing microarray gene expression results using the annotations of a list of genes and their cognate for analyzing microarray data.
  • Database : Univ York NHS
    A database of abstracts of high quality systematic research reviews of the effectiveness of health care interventions. The NHS database contains the following types of records: 1. Structured abstracts assessing and summarizing published systematic reviews that have met NHS CRD quality criteria. 2. Provisional abstracts including short bibliographic references to systematic reviews which may meet the NHS CRD quality criteria and are in the process of being assessed or being written. 3. Effective health care bulletins, which include brief records giving details of this series produced by the NHS CRD. 4. Cochrane reviews published in journals including bibliographic details only and the full review is available in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR). 5. References to reviews being prepared and maintained by the Cochrane Collaboration.
  • Database of experimentally observed protein-protein interactions
  • "Covers more than 12470 illustrators in natural history, medicine, technology and various sciences in more than 100 countries, active between c.1450 and 1950! Please note that we explicitly exclude still living illustrators."--Website.
  • Database : NLM
    dbEST (Nature Genetics 4:332-3;1993) is a division of GenBank that contains sequence data and other information on "single-pass" cDNA sequences, or Expressed Sequence Tags, from a number of organisms.
  • Database : NLM
  • Database : NLM
    A database of human genetic variation.
  • Database includes companies or individuals who have a license issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs. Issuing Boards and Bureaus include those for barbering and cosmetology, behavorial sciences, dentistry, dental hygiene, medicine, naturopathic medicine, occupational therapy, optometry, osteopathic medicine, physical therapy, physician assistant, podiatric medicine, psychology registered nursing, respiratory care, security and investigative services, veterinary medicine, and vocational nursing and psychiatric technicians. Also includes self-reported results of a voluntary physicians survey.
  • Habif, Thomas P.
    Contains over 23,000 images of skin disease. Images can be enlarged with a click and can be located by browsing image categories or by searching. Also includes some videos. All available for viewing without charge; high-resolution copies may be purchased or licensed for publishing purposes.
  • Database : Thomson
  • created by Roni F. Zeiger.
    Database : AccessMedicine
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  • Bélanger, Réal; Cook, Ramsay.
  • Comprehensive database of natural products organised according to product chemical and physical properties.
  • Database : NLM
    Includes information from the labels of over 4,000 dietary supplement products in the marketplace, including vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanicals, amino acids, and other specialty supplements. The database is designed to help both the general public and health care providers find information about ingredients in brand-name products, including name, form, active and inactive ingredients, manufacturer/distributor information, suggested dose, label claims, warnings, etc. Warnings and Recalls from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), related to specific ingredients and supplement brands have also been included.
  • Dimensions is a large citation and abstract database that covers all subject areas and provides free access to more than 95 million citations from research publications. Dimensions Plus, a fee-based service, integrates citations with a global grants database, clinical trials from a range of international registries, worldwide coverage of patents, plus data metrics and trends in order to provide a broad view of the research process and the research community.
  • Smith, Crystal; Tunis, Elizabeth.
    Database : NLM
  • DatabaseDirectory
    "The Directory of Open Access Books is a discovery service for peer reviewed books published under an Open Access license. DOAB provides a searchable index to the information about these books, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisher's website or repository."
  • DatabaseDirectory
    Includes over <200> digital periodicals in biology and the health sciences which follow the "open access" funding model-- not charging readers or their institutions for access. The aim is to "increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact." Journals must be peer reviewed or have other quality guarantee for inclusion.
  • Database : InterDok
    A database service that locates proceedings from conferences, congresses and symposia.
  • Database : NLM
    "Disaster Lit: Database for Disaster Medicine and Public Health is the National Library of Medicine (NLM) database of links to disaster medicine and public health documents available on the Internet at no cost. Documents include expert guidelines, research reports, conference proceedings, training classes, fact sheets, websites, databases, and similar materials for a professional audience. NLM selects materials from over 1,400 non-commercial publishing sources and supplements disaster-related resources from PubMed (biomedical journal literature) and MedlinePlus (health information for the public)."--Website.
  • Database : UMIProvides full text for *most* dissertations added since 1997.
    Includes citations for dissertations ranging from 1861 to those accepted last semester; those published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts. Citations for master's theses from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Titles represent authors from North America and Europe, with over a million titles in full text. Provides full text for *most* of the dissertations added since 1997.
  • Repository of videos related to scientific research, including protocols, lectures and seminars.
  • Dennis Novack, editor.
    VideoUsers must register with or email account
  • A collection development tool for health sciences libraries of all sizes representing the collective wisdom of medical librarians and content experts on the must-have titles in 121 specialties.
  • Kastrup, Erwin K.
    Database : Clinical Drug Information
    Print1954-2008(including updates)
  • Website : NLM
    Integrated search engine to selected drug information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies, searchable by a drug's trade name or generic name.
  • A bioinformatics and cheminformatics resource that combines detailed drug (i.e. chemical, pharmacological and pharmaceutical) data with comprehensive drug target (i.e. sequence, structure, and pathway) information.
  • National Library of Medicine.
    Database : NLM
    Includes information on drugs and lactation and contains over 450 drug records, and maternal levels in breast milk, infant levels in blood, potential effects in breastfeeding infants and on lactation itself, the AAP category for level of compatibility of the drug with breastfeeding, and alternate drugs to consider. References are included, as is nomenclature information, such as the drug's Chemical Abstract Service's (CAS) Registry number and its broad drug class.
  • Comprehensive and up-to-date source of drug information online on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines & natural products.
  • Database : FDA
    Includes information on approved prescription drugs, some over-the-counter drugs, and discontinued drugs. It is also the first web resource to offer a complete overview of a drug product's approval history. The database includes information from all parts of the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research website, including consumer information sheets, medication guides,labeling, and other information for patients.
  • DatabaseFREE ARCHIVING FOR STANFORD COMING SOONUsers must sign in using their ORCID ID, complete registration, select Stanford from a list, and login
    Dryad is an international repository of data underlying peer-reviewed articles in the basic and applied biosciences developed by the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center and the University of North Carolina Metadata Research Center, in coordination with a large group of Journals and Societies.
  • Database : EBSCOFor Mobile access: Go to DynaMedPlus via the Lane website, select Sign up for remote access (in header right or under the hamburger), sign up, download the app from the App Store or Google Play, launch the app, accept terms, login, and download the content when you have a good wifi connection. No code is needed anymore. Re-authenticate every 12 months.
    DynaMed Plus provides synthesized evidence and objective analysis to answer clinical questions. It features overviews and recommendations, expert reviews, mobile access, and links to Micromedex drug content.

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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.

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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 Plus 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 productsLPCH CareNotes via MicroMedex: Patient education handouts customized by LPCH clinical staffMicromedex 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.

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

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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.

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