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Say Hello to ClinicalKey and Goodbye to MDConsult


Join the Hirsh Health Sciences Library as we say goodbye to MD Consult on February 28th and welcome the next generation of searching with ClinicalKey today!

Want a smarter search with faster answers to all your clinical questions? Try Elsevier Publishing’s newest database, ClinicalKey. It brings you access to the largest collection of published medical resources in every medical and surgical specialty, allowing you to search all of them in one place.

ClinicalKey offers continually updated medical information through over 500 journals, over 1000 textbooks, “First Consult” point-of-care clinical consults, “Procedures Consult,” drug monographs from Clinical Pharmacology, over 13,000 medical and surgical videos, millions of images, and over 2,000 practice guidelines.

You can use Clinical Key through the library here:  We would love to hear your feedback.

Clinical Key eBook Collection Highlights:

  • Wheater's Review of Histology and Basic Pathology
  • Brody's Human Pharmacology
  • Core Pathology by Stevens
  • Carranza's Clinical Periodontology
  • Dermatology by Bolognia
  • Neuropathology: A Reference Text of CNS Pathology by Ellison

If you are interested in helpful tutorials, videos, and guides for navigating Clinical Key please visit:

Please Note: MDConsult will no longer be available at HHSL as of February 28th 2013. Please speak to an HHSL librarian for more information

Trial to BMJ Point of Care Database

The Hirsh Library has begun a one year trial to the BMJ Point of Care database called Best Practice. Best Practice is a continually updated databse of conditions including a summary and definition, etiology, epidemiology, through key diagnostic steps and tests into treatment approaches with drugs, guidelines and evidence, finishing with recommendations and outlook for patient follow-up. Links to Clinical Evidence's systematic reviews are provided. Please try out Best Practice and let the Collections Management department know what you think

Internet Explorer 7 No Longer Supported for PubMed

According to the NCBI web site, they will no longer support the IE7 browser as of January 1, 2013. This means that in order to search PubMed and other NCBI databases users will need to connect using another web browser. A list of accepted browsers can be located at the NCBI web site Most of the web browsers listed on the site can be downloaded for free.

Faculty Publications (Partial Listing)

BioMed Central
List of articles published with BioMed Central in the last 12 months by researchers at Tufts University

TUSM Faculty Publications (SCOPUS)
Articles published in SCOPUS by faculty at the Tufts University School of Medicine

New Ebook Editions

The following Ebooks have new editions available:

Bope & Kellerman: Conn's Current Therapy 2013

Canale & Beaty: Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 12th ed., 2012

Firestein: Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology, 9th ed., 2012

Goldberger: Clinical Electrocardiography: A Simplified Approach, 8th ed., 2012

Print Book Acquisitions (Partial Listing)
Complete Acquisitions list

Evid based dentistry

Title: Evidence-based decision making : a translational guide for dental professionals
Publication Info: Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2009.
Location: HHSL Book Stacks Call Number: WU 29 E928 2009

Academic writing Author: Bailey, Stephen, 1947-
Title: Academic writing : a handbook for international students
Publication Info: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon New York : Routledge, 2011.
Location: HHSL Circ Desk Call Number: PE 1413 B28 2011
Title: Hepatitis C : antiviral drug discovery and development
Publication Info: Norfolk, UK : Caister Academic Press, c2011.
Location: HHSL Book Stacks Call Number: WC 536 T116 2011
end of illness

Author: Agus, David, 1965-
Title: The end of illness
Publication Info: New York : Free Press, 2012.
Location: HHSL Book Stacks Call Number: QZ 140 A284e 2012