Subject: Health, Health Care
ABI/INFORM Global [Electronic Journals Collection]
Includes the full text of articles in over 500 business and management journals, both trade and scholarly.
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.
CAB Abstracts 1973 - present [Indexes and Abstracts]
CAB Abstracts covers the fields of applied life sciences, agriculture, forestry, human nutrition, veterinary medicine and the environment. Subjects indexed include molecular biology, genetics, biotechnology, breeding, taxonomy, physiology and other aspects of pure science relating to organisms of agricultural, veterinary or environmental importance.
CAB Abstracts Archive 1910 - 1972 [Indexes and Abstracts]
CAB Abstracts Archive covers the fields of applied life sciences, agriculture, forestry, human nutrition, veterinary medicine and the environment. Subjects indexed include molecular biology, genetics, biotechnology, breeding, taxonomy, physiology and other aspects of pure science relating to organisms of agricultural, veterinary or environmental importance.
Churchill Livingstone's Dictionary of Nursing [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
CINAHL 1981 [Indexes and Abstracts]
Indexes literature in nursing and allied health. (EBSCO)
Dictionary of Nursing Fourth edition, 2004 [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
ERIC [Indexes and Abstracts]
This database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to education-related literature. ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.
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.
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.
Household products database [Indexes and Abstracts]
Search for household products by name or by ingredient with a view to potential health effects, safety and handling.
LexisNexis Academic [Indexes and Abstracts]
Includes articles from major American newspapers and regional papers, statistics, company financial information, country and state profiles, and medical information. Major source for federal case law and statutes, the U.S. Code, law reviews, and state legal research.
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.
Mosby's Medical Nursing and Allied Health Dictionary [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
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.
Natural Medicines [Database]
This resource provides information on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary alternative and integrative therapies.
OT Search [Indexes and Abstracts]
(formerly OT BibSys). American Occupational Therapy Foundation, 1890- A bibliographic database covering the literature of occupational therapy and related subject areas, such as rehabilitation, education, psychiatry or psychology, and health care delivery or administration.
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.
ReferenceUSA [Indexes and Abstracts]
Access to 3 modules, "U.S. Businesses," "HealthCare" and "OneSource." "U.S. Businesses" is a database of 14 million U.S. businesses containing verified data, updated monthly. Search by business name and type, executive title, sales volume, year established and more. "HealthCare" provides detailed information about 855,000 physicians and dentists, searchable by name, gender, state of license, medical school attended, and other criteria. "OneSource" provides basic and in-depth information about companies, industries, and executives from the United States and internationally.