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Clinical Medicine

Fab Five

  • DynaMed
  • A clinically-organized reference tool consisting of more than 3,200 topics for use at the point-of-care. Each topic includes prognosis, diagnosis, treatment, screening, guidelines, patient information, and more. Available as a stand-alone app for mobile devices.
  • UpToDate (campus use only)
  • Clinical reference tool that provides current answers to patient care, diagnosis and treatment questions at the point of care.
  • Ovid MEDLINE
  • International biomedical journal literature includes over 11 million journal citations and abstracts in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, healthcare systems, and pre-clinical sciences.
  • PubMed@Tufts
  • Provides access to NCBI's databases including MEDLINE with links out to articles licensed by Tufts
  • Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine
  • A definitive clinical reference.

E-Book Collections

Drug Resources

  • American Hospital Formulary Service Drug Information
  • Comprehensive, authoritative, and unbaised source produced by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Includes: drug interactions, adverse reactions; cautions and toxicity; therapeutic perspective; specific dosage and administration information; preparations, chemistry, and stability; pharmacology and pharmacokinetics; contraindications, off-label information; and more.
  • DrugPoints
  • Concise, unbiased, synopses of FDA-approved prescription and nonprescription drugs. See Strength of Recommendation & Strength of Evidence grades in both Uses and Off-Label sections.
  • Goodman & Gilman's The pharmacological basis of therapeutics
  • Premier pharmacology text
  • Poisoning and drug overdose
  • Advice for the diagnosis and management of poisoning and drug overdose, plus concise information about common industrial chemicals.

Find Articles

  • Literature in nursing and allied health. Mobile users: click on the "EBSCOhost iPhone and Android Applications" link at the bottom of opening page for instructions.
  • Web of Science
  • Multidisciplinary coverage of high-impact journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as international proceedings.
  • Scopus
  • Multidisciplinary coverage of scientific, technical, medical, social sciences, economic and business literature. Instructions are available for mobile users.
  • MEDLINE: PubMed@Tufts | Ovid MEDLINE
  • International biomedical journal literature
  • HealthSTAR
  • Literature in health administration, healthcare econcomics, and technology. Indexes journal articles, monographs, technical reports, meeting abstracts and papers, book chapters, government documents, and newspaper articles.


Research Writing

  • Find Funding
  • There are multiple databases available through the Office of Research Administration that allow you to search for grant funding. Individual Foundations also provide grants for research in the biomedical sciences.
  • NIH Grant Writing
  • This page provides information and resources for writing grant proposals and NIH submission guidelines.
  • Systematic Reviews
  • This page attempts to help answer the following: What's a systematic review? How much time will it take to complete one? How can I find information to get started?
  • Citation Management
  • There are multiple options when it comes to keeping track of your references during the research process. This page will introduce you to two of our most popular prgrams: RefWorks and EndNote.
  • Publishing & Open Access
  • There are many decisions to be made when it comes time to have your research published. Some questions you might have include: What's the advantage to Open Access? How do I decide where to publish? What's the deal with journal ranking metrics and Impact Factors?