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Biomedical Writing: Home
A resource guide for topics in biomedical writing.
One of the largest biomedical databases, PubMed includes both clinical and basic research. Use a USciences link to PubMed for quick access to the library’s journal holdings. To set up your own account, see How to Create and Use a My NCBI Account (https://guides.library.usciences.edu/myncbi).
Information on drugs in the pipeline.
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Index to journals in nursing, medical technology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, and other allied heath disciplines. Also includes a selection of pharmacy and pharmacology titles.
• Note: This URL links directly to an EBSCOhost "Advanced Search" page that is set to search only CINAHL.
Includes the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL). CDSR has both full systematic reviews on specific topics and protocols for systematic reviews in process. CENTRAL contains citations of articles reporting on clinical trials, but it does not include the full text of articles.
Abstracts and citations to literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. The database indexes items such as journal articles, books, chapters, and dissertations.
• Note: This URL links directly to an EBSCOhost "Advanced Search" page that is set to search only APA PsycINFO.
The NCHS is the U.S. government's principal health statistics agency. The agency gathers statistics on a range of health and healthcare issues in an effort to improve the well-being of the American people.
The FastStats site from the National Center for Health Statistics provides quick access to statistics on major topics of public health importance and is organized alphabetically. Links are provided to key statistics, sources of additional data, and related web pages.
Contains information about drug approvals, regulatory actions and other drug-related activities of the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA). The Drugs@FDA database has records for most drugs approved since 1939, and includes the approval history and the approved label for most drugs approved since 1998.
The Code of Federal Regulations is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation.
Official federal legislative information provided by the Library of Congress. Included is information on current and past legislation, Congressional committees, members of Congress, the status of Presidential nominations, and more.
USA.gov is the Federal government's official web portal. It provides access to information from and about all three branches of government, as well as state, local, and territorial government information.
Medical and Pharmacy e-Books (available through library subscriptions)
PharmacyLibrary features content from the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), including textbooks, an interactive NAPLEX review, a collection of Active Learning Exercises, case studies, article abstracts from the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, and a variety of news sources.
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This database allows users to search or browse for open access journals and articles by subject or topic. The directory aims to provide a comprehensive listing of high-quality open access journals from around the world.