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5 Minute Consult

Evidence-based monographs on diseases, drugs, procedures, and laboratory tests. Includes patient handouts on drugs, aftercare, and physical therapy exercises. Combines access to all contents of the "5 Minute Consult" book series.

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Find medically-focused summaries describing herbal, vitamin, and supplement products. Patient-focused information includes side effects and uses. Health care professional-focused information includes mechanism of action, interactions, and scientific references.

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Abstracts in Social Gerontology includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to social gerontology, including the psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and other key areas of relevance to the discipline.

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AccessAnesthesiology

Textbooks, study tools, guidelines, cases, drug information, multimedia (videos, animations, images). Focus on anesthesiology, pain management, critical care, and perioperative medicine. Some features require a free MyAccess profile.

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AccessMedicine

Provides access to a wide range of medical textbooks, board review books and clinical support books. In addition, there are self-assessment modules with case studies and multiple choice questions. Good for study and review of basic medical topics.

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AccessPediatrics

Textbooks, handbooks, cases, drug information, study tools, board review, multimedia (videos, animations, images). Focus on pediatrics and neonatology. Some features require a free MyAccess profile.

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AccessPharmacy

Textbooks, drug monographs, quizzes, flashcards, videos, cases, and calculators, selected for relevance to Pharmacy education.

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AccessPhysiotherapy

Comprehensive physical therapy resource that contains a collection of 30+ ebooks, images, videos, and study tools.

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AccessSurgery

Textbooks, handbooks, cases, drug information, study tools, board review, multimedia (videos and images). Focus on surgery, orthopedics, critical care, and trauma. Some features require a free MyAccess profile.

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AGELINE

Content focus on social gerontology, which is the study of aging in psychological, health-related, social, and economic contexts. Includes abstracts of over 200 academic journals, books, book chapters, and dissertations from 1978 to present.

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Government resource including broad coverage of: health topics, Evidence-based Practice Center reports, US government programs, research tools, data and statistics, grants, consumer health.

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Federal Interagency Forum on Aging Related Statistics report of aging statistics organized into six subject areas: population, economics, health status, health risks and behavior, health care, and environment.

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Alt HealthWatch

Includes academic journal and magazine articles, reports, association and consumer proceedings, and book excerpts covering alternative and complementary therapies, including homeopathy, herbalism, nutrition, and traditional Chinese medicine from 1990 to the present.

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The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry® (AACD) is dedicated to advancing excellence in the art and science of comprehensive cosmetic dentistry and encouraging the highest standards of ethical conduct and responsible patient care.

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Membership association for dentists and dental professionals dedicated to the use of oral appliance therapy for obstructive sleep apnea and sleep-related disorders.

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The American Academy of Oral Medicine (AAOM), founded in 1945, is the membership organization representing the discipline of oral medicine. The membership provides care to thousands of our nation’s youth and adults whose underlying medical condition affects oral health and the delivery of dental care.

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The AAOP is dedicated to alleviating pain and suffering through the promotion of excellence in education, research and patient care in the field of orofacial pain and associated disorders.

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The AAPD is the membership organization representing the specialty of pediatric dentistry. Our 7,800 members serve as primary care providers for millions of children from infancy through adolescence.

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Founded in 1937, the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD) provides a focus for meeting the challenge to improve oral health. AAPHD membership is open to all individuals concerned with improving the oral health of the public.

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ACCP's objectives are to advance the science of clinical pharmacology in all its phases and to engage in appropriate educational efforts in the public interest. These goals are to be attained in a manner consistent with the highest ethical and scientific standards.

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ADSA is America’s largest not-for-profit society dedicated to pain and anxiety control in dentistry. Their mission is to provide a forum for education, research, and recognition of achievement in order to promote safe and effective patient care for all dentists who have an interest in anesthesiology, sedation and the control of anxiety and pain.

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The mission of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) is "Advancing the Practice and Securing the Future". ASA offers members the education, research and practice management tools they need to serve their patients and their profession.

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Comprehensive public collection of high quality, peer-reviewed hematologic images presented in digital and case-based format, useful for reference or instruction. Includes atlas and reference cases.

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Free online collection of five anatomical atlases, including detailed drawings and photos of human body tissues, bones, and organs.

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Provides the text of laws and guidelines for animal care and use in research, testing, and teaching. Includes assistance on animal alternative searches, Institutional Animal Care and Use (IACUC) committee roles, and training. Maintained by the United States Department of Agriculture.

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Annual Reviews

Provides comprehensive, in-depth review articles on topics ranging from basic sciences to the clinical sciences. These reviews are best used as introductions to new research topics.

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Some drugs could be dangerous if not dispensed, stored, or used properly. The FDA requires that pharmacists must use approved strategies to reduce these risks. This database includes the full text of all required risk evaluation and mitigation strategies for US-approved drug products.

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Bandolier collects good quality evidence under a variety of different headings. They search for systematic reviews of treatments, of evidence about diagnosis, epidemiology or health economics, and abstract it.

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Brief and structured evidence appraisal and summaries specific to emergency medicine.

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The Big Picture Book of Viruses is intended to serve as both a catalog of virus pictures on the Internet and as an educational resource to those seeking more information about viruses.

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A suite of peer-reviewed, open-access journals in all areas of the biological sciences, includes titles such as BMC Biology, BMC Medicine, Malaria and BMC Infectious Disease. Good for finding high-quality, open-access literature on a variety of topics.

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Biosis Citation Index

Life sciences and biomedical research database covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more. This is useful when searching for studies related to specific organism. There is an option to search with organism names.

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Exam Prep for Nursing, Advanced Practice Nursing, Medical, and Dentistry. Use your @usc.edu e-mail address for registration

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