Subject: Health, Public Health
Annual Reviews [Electronic Journals Collection]
Search full text of Annual Reviews covering the biomedical, physical and social sciences, and economics.
BMJ Clinical Evidence [Indexes and Abstracts]
This database of evidence on the effects of common clinical interventions can be browsed by condition and searched at the British Medical Journal's website. It provides a concise account of the current state of knowledge, ignorance, and uncertainty about the prevention and treatment of a wide range of clinical conditions based on thorough searches of the literature.
Books@Ovid [Indexes and Abstracts]
This collection of clinical textbooks can be browsed by clicking on the book jacket or searched using natural language or Boolean logic. It includes atlases, compendia of diagnostic tests, drugs and evidence-based treatment reviews, as well as works on biochemistry, cardiology, dentistry, endocrinology, internal medicine, neurology, nutrition, oncology, psychiatry, public health, and pulmonology.
Canary Database 1966 present [Indexes and Abstracts]
Canary Database is a compilation of curated peer-reviewed research articles related to the use of animals as sentinels of human health hazards. This database contains information added by trained curators in addition to bibliographic records from MEDLINE and other well-known databases. The database includes studies of wildlife, companion, and livestock animals, where either the exposure or the health effect could be considered potentially relevant to human health.
Challenging Cases in Pediatric Infectious Diseases 2007 [e-book]
Edited by Keith R. Powell. Based on real-life cases with detailed descriptions, evaluation and management questions and step-by-step diagnostic procedures.
EcoSal [Web Sites]
A comprehensive, coherent archive of the entire corpus of knowledge on the enteric bacterial cell.
Expert Guide to Infectious Diseases 2008 2nd ed. [e-book]
Provides up-to-date information on common infectious diseases encountered within the office and hospital setting by the practicing primary care physician.
Global Health 1973- [Indexes and Abstracts]
Produced by the Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau, this Ovid database provides comprehensive coverage of the international public-health literature, particularly in the areas of tropical medicine, infectious diseases, vector control, food safety, nutrition policy, and epidemiology.
Global Health Archive 1910 - 1972 [Indexes and Abstracts]
Produced by the Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau, this Ovid backfile provides comprehensive coverage of the international public-health literature, particularly in the areas of tropical medicine, infectious diseases, vector control, food safety and epidemiology.
GlobalHealthFacts.org 2008 [Indexes and Abstracts]
This resource provides data by country on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other key health and socio-economic indicators. Data is also browsable by topic. The data are displayed in tables, charts, and color-coded maps and can be downloaded for custom analyses. Data presented on GlobalHealthFacts.org are obtained from a variety of public and private sources, including original Kaiser Family Foundation reports.
GlobalHealthFacts.org [Web Sites]
GlobalHealthFacts.org, a project of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, provides free, up-to-date and easy-to-access data by country on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other key health and socio-economic indicators. The data are displayed in tables, charts, and color-coded maps and can be downloaded for custom analyses. GlobalHealthFacts.org is a companion site to GlobalHealthReporting.org, a project operated by the Foundation with major support from the Bill
Google Scholar [Indexes and Abstracts]
Google Scholar searches the Web for scholarly material and links to library catalogs for books and the full text of articles, which may be available from Tufts-licensed providers or for a fee from publishers. For articles, follow the "Get This Item at Tufts Link." For books, click on the Library Search link and go to the Tufts Libraries catalog (in the upper right-hand corner). Off-campus users must set up their Scholar Preferences to include Tufts University in order to have direct access to the library's resources. In Library Links, type Tufts and then click on Save Preferences (in upper right-hand corner).
Healthstar (Ovid ) 1966- [Indexes and Abstracts]
Comprised of data from the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) MEDLINE database, Ovid's HealthStar contains citations to the published literature on health services, technology, administration, and research. It focuses on both the clinical and non-clinical aspects of health care delivery.
Medline (Ovid) 1950- [Indexes and Abstracts]
MEDLINE contains over 11 million journal citations and abstracts in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, healthcare systems, and pre-clinical sciences. Ovid's version links from citations to its evidence-based-medicine databases, articles available full text @Tufts, and ILLiad. Click More Limits to restrict results to subsets for bioethics, dentistry, complementary medicine and others; particular publication types or age groups; and other factors.
Medline In-process (Ovid) [Indexes and Abstracts]
This holding file for citations waiting to be assigned their MESH subject headings and entered into MEDLINE also includes publishers'in-process records that may never be entered into MEDLINE. Most records have abstracts.
MedlinePlus [Indexes and Abstracts]
The US National Library of Medicine maintains this guide to health information, which lists authoritative websites by topic, directories of healthcare organizations, a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, health information in Spanish, information on prescription and over-the-counter drugs, health news, and links to clinical trials.
National Hospital Discharge and Ambulatory Surgery Data 1990 [Indexes and Abstracts]
Conducted annually since 1965, the survey provides information on characteristics of inpatients discharged from non-Federal short-stay hospitals in the US. For print holdings of annual summaries published in the National Center for Health Statistics' Vital & Health Statistics Series, search the Tufts Catalog.
NBII Wildlife Disease Information Node 2002 [Indexes and Abstracts]
WDIN is a collaborative project working to develop a Web-based monitoring and reporting system to provide state and federal resource managers, animal disease specialists, veterinary diagnostic laboratories, physicians, public health workers, educators, and the general public with access to data on wildlife diseases, mortality events, and other critical related information. Data are contributed voluntarily, with partners deciding which data they choose to share. The resulting distributed wildlife disease data warehouse can be a valuable resource for all to share and use to enhance the understanding, surveillance, management, control, and prevention of wildlife diseases around the world.
PAIS [Indexes and Abstracts]
This resource covers issues in public policy, combining both PAIS Archive and PAIS International, with coverage from 1915 to present. Sources include journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material and more. The resource provides a broad perspective on social and public policies, from historical (Prohibition, civil rights, McCarthyism) to current (health policy, climate change, terrorism).
Patty's Industrial Hygiene [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Contains information on the recognition and evaluation of chemical agents, physical agents, and biohazards in the workplace, engineering control of exposure, and personal protection.
Pediatric Care Online [Web Sites]
The American Academy of Pediatrics integrates its Textbook of Pediatric Care with a quick-reference guide for point-of-care topics, its policy statements, patient handouts, clinical calculators, and other tools. One can select segments to download to handhelds running Palm OS or Windows Mobile or access it via browsers on mobile devices.
ProQuest Agricultural Science Collection [Indexes and Abstracts]
This database contains the leading agricultural journals published in North America. ProQuest Agriculture Journals offers the complete text as well as complete images from such journals as Agricultural Research, Forest Products Journal, Journal of Animal Science, Journal of Soil and Water Conservation and Plant Physiology.
PubMed (customized for Tufts) [Indexes and Abstracts]
The National Center for Biotechnology Information's databases, including PubMed (MEDLINE), OMIM, GenBank, PubMedCentral, and the National Library of Medicine's catalog, can be searched by selecting them from Entrez's leftmost drop-down menu. PubMed covers the journal literature in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, healthcare systems, pre-clinical sciences, and bioethics. Full-text coverage of Tufts-licensed journals is available via the blue Tufts icon on its Citation and Abstract displays. Click the Tufts tab above displayed results to limit to our holdings. Direct links to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, which Tufts licenses via Ovid, are lacking.
Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) 1898 [Indexes and Abstracts]
Provides author, subject and citation access to journal articles and book reviews in the social sciences. Coverage from 1898. Part of Web of Science.
STATRef [Indexes and Abstracts]
Searchable database of drug compendia and medical and dental textbooks.
Web of Science 1900 - [Indexes and Abstracts]
Institute for Scientific Information. Provides access to the ISI citation databases - Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Updated weekly.
World Animal Health Information Database 2004 [Indexes and Abstracts]
The WAHID Interface provides access to all data held within OIE's new World Animal Health Information System (WAHIS). A comprehensive range of information is available for disease events; six-monthly reports describing the OIE-listed disease situations in each country; annual reports providing further background information on animal health, on laboratory and vaccine production facilities, etc.