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A guide on the resources available in ClinicalKey

Using ClinicalKey

ClinicalKey will find the topic of your search and related subjects. For example, if you search for mononucleosis, you will also find related concepts like Epstein-Barr virus and pharyngitis.

  • Use the search bar to find materials on a topic in ClinicalKey
  • Simple language is best and structured, boolean language searches (AND, OR, etc) are not necessary:

ClinicalKey uses simple, suggested searching

  • Modify your search by selecting the type of content you would like to see on your topic:

 ClinicalKey filter results by content type

  • You can further filter your results by selecting your specialty from the sidebar:

 ClinicalKey specialty filters located in sidebar after running a search with "clinical focus" type content

Clinical Focus

Select "Clinical Focus" from the drop down menu to find medical resources for the point of care like clinical overviews, practice guides, medical images, and patient education materials.

ClinicalKeys filter for Clinical Focused content

  • You can further filter your results by selecting a medical specialty from the sidebar.
  • ClinicalKey provides numerous results, including a disease overview for quick reference: