Diagnosis & Therapy

DynaMed
With clinically-organized summaries for more than 3,000 topics, DynaMed is a clinical reference tool created for physicians and other health care professionals for use primarily at the 'point-of-care'.
VisualDx
The VisualDx visual diagnostic decision support system links health care professionals to superior-quality medical images and information prepared by respected physician scholars – all available on site at the point of care. It includes over 900 diagnoses and 18,000+ images.
Guidelines & Evidence

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Full text of highly structured systematic reviews and protocols focusing on the effects of healthcare.
National Guideline Clearinghouse
The National Guideline Clearinghouse™ (NGC) is a comprehensive database of clinical practice guidelines and related documents.
Guide to Community Preventive Services (Community Guide)
The Guide to Community Preventive Services (Community Guide) is your source for information about the effectiveness, economic efficiency, and feasibility of evidence-based interventions to promote community health and prevent disease.
Search for Articles

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection™ is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. Contains full text links to more than 500 journals.
CINAHL Complete (Nursing Literature)
CINAHL Complete is the world’s most comprehensive source of full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index.
PubMed MEDLINE searching
PubMed provides access to the MEDLINE bibliographic database. If you are logged in to HEAL-WA, search results retrieved via this link will also link directly to any full text articles that HEAL-WA provides.
MEDLINE® Complete with Full Text
MEDLINE Complete is the largest companion to the MEDLINE index and contains full text for thousands of journals included in the index. This collection also provides full text for many of the most used medical journals.
SocINDEX
SocINDEX is the world's most comprehensive and highest-quality sociology research database. Its extensive scope and content provide users with a wealth of extremely useful information encompassing the broad spectrum of sociological study.
Drugs, Labs, Diagnostic Tests

AHFS Drug Information®
Stat!Ref
Drug Information Portal
From the US National Library of Medicine. Searches more than a dozen sources for information about more than 12,000 drugs.
LactMed
A peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Among the data included are maternal and infant levels of drugs, possible effects on breastfed infants and on lactation, and alternate drugs to consider.
Natural Standard
Natural Standard provides high-quality, evidence-based information on dietary supplements (including herbs, vitamins, and minerals), functional foods, diets, complementary practices (modalities), exercises, and medical conditions.
VisualDx
The VisualDx visual diagnostic decision support system links health care professionals to superior-quality medical images and information prepared by respected physician scholars – all available on site at the point of care. It includes over 900 diagnoses and 18,000+ images.
Lexi-Comp Online
 
Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Textbook of Natural Medicine
 
ACP Evidence-based Guide to Complementary & Alternative Medicine
STAT!Ref
AMED (Alternative & Natural Medicine Database)
Includes complementary medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation, podiatry, palliative care, and more.
Alt-HealthWatch
Full-text articles, pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
Natural Standard
Natural Standard provides high-quality, evidence-based information on dietary supplements (including herbs, vitamins, and minerals), functional foods, diets, complementary practices (modalities), exercises, and medical conditions.
Integrative Medicine
 
Prevention, Screening, Immunizations

Red Book®: 2012 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases
 
Travelers' Health
from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Patient Care Management

Nursing Reference Center
Nursing Reference Center includes information about conditions and diseases, patient education resources, drug information, continuing education, lab & diagnosis detail, best practice guidelines, and more.
CINAHL Complete (Nursing Literature)
CINAHL Complete is the world’s most comprehensive source of full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index.
Nursing Calculators
Multicultural Information

EthnoMed
The EthnoMed site contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and other related issues pertinent to the health care of recent immigrants to Seattle or the US, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world. It includes information for patients as well as for providers.
RHIN® - Refugee Health Information Network
RHIN® is a national collaborative partnership managed by refugee health professionals whose objective is to provide quality multilingual, health information resources for those providing care to resettled refugees and asylees.
Information for Patients

AAFP Conditions A to Z
Stat!Ref
MedlinePlus - Health Information for Patients
Authoritative information for patients and health consumers from the US National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations.
MedlinePlus Health Information in Other Languages (for patients)
Medline Health Info in Other Languages
Patient Education Reference Center
Patient Education Reference Center™ (PERC) features a comprehensive collection of current, evidence-based patient education information for clinicians to print and distribute right at the point-of-care. The handouts provided by PERC are easy to read, include illustrations, and are structured to enhance patient knowledge and understanding of material. These handouts can also be accessed through Nursing Reference Center™.
Patient Information from UpToDate
 
SPIRAL
Selected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages. SPIRAL is a web resource that connects people to authoritative health information in Asian languages that is freely available on the World Wide Web. SPIRAL is maintained by the Tufts University Hirsh Health Sciences Library and funded by a grant from the New England Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine under contract N01-LM-6-3508.
SPIRAL - Selected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages
The SPIRAL web site is a collection of links to Asian-language patient care documents that have been created by authoritative sources and are freely available on the World Wide Web. Links are organized by topic and language.
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