Subject: Health, Surgery
AccessMedicine [Web Sites]
Provides access to more than 65 medical titles, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, diagnostic and point-of-care tools, and the ability to view from and download content to a mobile device.
ACP Journal Club 1991 - [Electronic Journals Collection]
This collection consists of two journals: ACP Journal Club, a publication of the American College of Physicians, and Evidence-Based Medicine, a joint publication with the British Medical Journal Group. Ovid MEDLINE links to article reviews in this file from its citations for the reviewed articles.
Baillière's Midwives' Dictionary [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
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.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews [Indexes and Abstracts]
Regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare with implications for clinical practice. The database also contains protocols for reviews in development. Ovid MEDLINE links from articles reviewed by these systematic reviews via its EBM Topic Review links. Because of problems with our PubMed icons, users should search the database directly for known citations.
DARE Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects [Indexes and Abstracts]
This database on Ovid contains critical assessments of systematic reviews from a variety of medical journals. Covers topics such as diagnosis, prevention, rehabilitation, screening, and treatment.
Derwent Innovations Index [Indexes and Abstracts]
A resource for patent literature from 40 patent issuing authorities. Uses the ISI search interface and links forward in time to citing patents and backwards in time to cited patents. Coverage from some source patents begins in 1963.
Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Concise information on over 4900 optometric terms including refractive surgery, ocular therapeutics and investigative techniques. Also contains synoptic tables and illustrations.
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).
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.
MIT CogNet [Indexes and Abstracts]
CogNet provides a collection of searchable electronic texts for the cognitive and brain sciences containing works from the MIT Press, as well as information on new research, job listings, discussion groups and information on seminars and lectures.
Primal Pictures [Web Sites]
This 3D model of human anatomy by Anatomy.TV on Ovid includes sections for the head and neck, thorax and abdomen, spine and joints, as well as functional anatomy. Users may drill down through layers of musculature, neurovascular supply to the skeleton, each with accompanying text focused on the cursor. Its Anatomy Trains segment presents a unique 'longitudinal' view of myofascial anatomy.
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.
STATRef [Indexes and Abstracts]
Searchable database of drug compendia and medical and dental textbooks.