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Drug Information > 

  • Drug Information > 
    Collection of drug monographs from American Hospital Formulary Service, widely trustedfor its rigorous science-based editorial process and independence from the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Drug Information > 
    Bertram G. Katzung, ed., 9th ed., McGraw-Hill, 2004. Current, readable pharmacology textbook for medical, pharmacy, and other health science students. Also useful to house officers and practicing clinicians.
  • Drug Information > 
    9th ed., F.A. Davis, 2005. Up to date drug information presented in nursing-focused monographs, addressing the issue of safe medication administration.
  • Drug Information > 
    Approved Drug Products withTherapeutic Equivalence Evaluations. Online edition updated monthly.
  • Drug Information > 
    A free TOXNET database that includes information regarding drugs and lactation.
  • Drug Information > 
    On-line drug information system including sections for interactions, pediatric, geriatric, nursing, patient education, and toxicology information. (guide)
  • Drug Information > 
    Biweekly newsletter offering critical appraisals of new drugs and comparative reviews of older drugs. Prepared by a consensus of experts, and completely independent of the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Drug Information > 
    Full text drug and toxicology clinical information system.
  • Mosby's Drug Consult div>
    Drug Information > 
    Current and unbiased information on prescription pharmaceuticals available today; non-FDA approved indications added when appropriate.
  • Drug Information > 
    Originally developed by the United States Pharmacopeia, now produced by Micromedex. Provides drug monographs with clinically relevant, established information as well as off-label use information.

Medical Calculators > 

  • Medical Calculators > 
    Includes nearly 300 clinically relevant calculators, including evidence-based ratings for each tool.
  • Medical Calculators > 
    Includes over 50 calculators for adult and pediatric dosing and infusion rates, organ function analysis, and conversions.
  • Medical Calculators > 
    Includes drug and body analysis calculations, drug and dietary comparison tables, differential diagnosis tools, a limited number laboratory value calculators, and immunization tables. To access from the Micromedex main search page, click on the "Calculators" link in the upper right hand corner.
  • Medical Calculators > 
    A collection of clinically relevant calculators, clinical criteria sets, and clinical decision trees. To access from any Stat!Ref page, click on the "Resources" tab, then on the next page, click on the "MedCalc 3000" icon.
  • Medical Calculators > 
    This is a collection of calculators and decision trees designed to assist with diagnosis and treatment. Off-campus access is not available. To access from the UpToDate main page, type calculator into the search box and click "Go".

Online Databases > 

  • Online Databases > 
    One-stop-shopping for drug information, patient education, evidence-based care sheets, continuing education, etc.
  • Online Databases > 
    VisualDx is multi-symptom differential diagnosis database. This database utilizes radiographic images and dermatologic photographs and illustrations for diagnostic assistance.

Online Videos > 

Point of Care Resources > Evidence Based Point of Care > 

  • Point of Care Resources > Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    A resource from the American College of Physicians that provides evidence-based point-of-care resources for a variety of medical conditions, procedures, and screenings. Daily news updates and medical ethics resources are also available. Drug information is provided via the latest edition of AHFS DI Essentials.
  • Point of Care Resources > Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    Clinical awareness system that highlights important new evidence via DailyPOEMs ("Patient-Oriented Evidence that Matters"). This resource also includes evidence based practice guidelines, ICD-9 coding information, dermatologic differential diagnosis, and Continuing Medical Education. A PDA version is available.
  • Point of Care Resources > Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    A pull down menu-based therapeutic outcome tool with additional links to PubMed citations. A comparison of two or more therapies is also available. Due to the menu-based system, only a limited number of disorders are searchable.
  • Point of Care Resources > Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    A comprehensive freely available database of clinical practice guidelines and related documents. The criteria used to develop each guideline is identified in the "Evidence Supporting the Recommendations" section.
  • Point of Care Resources > Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    A collection of point of care nursing resources that includes disease-based point of care sheets (including evidence-based care sheets), drug information from the Davis Drug Guide, patient education sheets from the Health Library, legal case information, and research instrument information. Free continuing education is also provided with individual registration.
  • Point of Care Resources > Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    This is a search interface of PubMed that helps locate evidence-based articles of a clinical nature.

Point of Care Resources > Non-Evidence Based Point of Care > 

  • Point of Care Resources > Non-Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    An integrated collection of emergency medicine textbooks, videos, atlases, drug information, and patient education resources aimed at providing current operative, procedural, and differential diagnosis information. Free board review resources are available with individual registration.
  • Point of Care Resources > Non-Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    An integrated collection of surgical textbooks, videos, atlases, drug information, and patient education resources aimed at providing current operative, procedural, and differential diagnosis information. Free board review resources are available with individual registration.
  • Point of Care Resources > Non-Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    A quick reference for the diagnosis and treatment of common medical disorders. Limited evidence-based information is available.
  • Point of Care Resources > Non-Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    A core reference for common medical disorders, with the focus of diagnosis and treatment. Additional Currents titles are also available via Stat!Ref.
  • Point of Care Resources > Non-Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    A basic nursing reference for common laboratory values and diagnostic tests.
  • Point of Care Resources > Non-Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    A combination disorder and system-based review guide to emergency care situations.
  • Point of Care Resources > Non-Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    This resource includes the complete current edition of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine. Also included are the differential diagnosis interface Diagnosaurus, drug monographs, Current Practice Guidelines in Primary Care, current health news, and patient education information.
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    A nursing based guide to physical examinations and health assessments.
  • Point of Care Resources > Non-Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    A basic reference for common laboratory values and diagnostic tests.
  • Point of Care Resources > Non-Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    This is a listing of clinical cases in all medical specialities. CME/CE is available for many of the cases. Access is available with free registration to Medscape.
  • Point of Care Resources > Non-Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    A basic core text for the diagnosis and therapy of common medical problems.
  • Point of Care Resources > Non-Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    A basic-level handbook for the identification of common medical disorders.
  • Point of Care Resources > Non-Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    A collection of core psychiatric textbooks, journals, American Psychiatric Association practice guidelines, patient education guides, and self-assessment quizzes.
  • Point of Care Resources > Non-Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    This free online text focuses on pediatric disorders and includes vaccination schedule information and current health news.
  • Point of Care Resources > Non-Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    This is a clinical information resource that provides current expert opinions on patient care, diagnosis, and treatment options. Evidence based grading is only available for a limited number of reviews updated since 2008. Additionally, this resource utilizes Lexi-Comp for drug information.
  • Point of Care Resources > Non-Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    A multi-symptom differential diagnosis database that utilizes radiographic images, dermatologic photographs, and illustrations for diagnostic assistance.
  • Point of Care Resources > Non-Evidence Based Point of Care > 
    A core medical handbook for the diagnosis and treatment of medical disorders.