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Mobile Health Sciences Resources

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Gumberg Library Mobile Health Sciences Resources

This includes several drug-related databases, mobile websites, and apps, such as Clinical Pharmacology, Micromedex, ePocratesRx, and TOXNET

General EBP Databases

These are resources for finding EBP articles, reviews, and more.

  • Clickable EBP Pyramid
    Use this link to select EBP resources by type based on the EBP Pyramid.
  • ACP Journal Club
    Selection of reports and systematic reviews from biomedical literature
  • Best Evidence for Nursing+
    Made available by McMaster University's Health Information Research Unit
  • The Campbell Library
    Contains systematic reviews
  • Cochrane Library
    Collection of databases that contain evidence for informed healthcare decisions
  • PEDro
    PEDro, the Physiotherapy Evidence Databases, is a free database of randomized trials, systematic reviews, and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy
  • National Guideline Clearinghouse
    Public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines from the Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality
  • TRIP Database
    Health professional's search tool for quality EBP
  • SUMSearch
    Searches free access databases and groups the results by literature type

Drug Information Sources

Listed below are drug databases available through the Gumberg Library.

National Library of Medicine Resources

The National Library of Medicine produces the following drug-related resources.

  • Drug Information Guide
    NLM guide for doing drug research using PubMed and other resources
  • DailyMed
    NLM drug information portal that includes FDA drug labels
  • Dietary Supplements Labels Database
    Label ingredient information from over 5,000 brands of supplements
  • LactMed
    Database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed
  • Drug Information Portal
    Portal to drug information provided by the NLM and other US government agencies, such as the FDA and CDC
  • Pillbox
    Users can quickly identify unknown drugs by color, shape, size, imprint, and scoring
  • TOXNET
    Portal search of a collection of databases (LactMed, ChemIDplus, TOXLINE, DART, HSDB) on hazardous chemicals, toxic releases, and environmental health

Information for Consumers

These drug resources focus on consumer needs.

Additional Web Resources

These are additional drug resources from commerical organizations and the FDA.

  • Drugs.com
    This drug information website includes information on prescription drugs and herbal supplements, a pill identifier, interaction checker, drug alerts, and phonetic drug name search.
  • DrugLib.com
    Drug information portal including information on both prescription and over-the-counter drugs as well as information on active ingredients, FDA drug alerts, and an index of recently reported adverse events.
  • FDA: Drugs
    Drug information from the FDA

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