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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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AccessPharmacy

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Free database of chemical nomenclature, properties, toxicity, and structures produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Includes deep links to other government-produced databases, such as PubMed, where the same substances are discussed.

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This free chemical database collates structure and property information from both experiments and predictions. Also includes curated list of literature and datasets relating to a chemical.

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CINAHL Complete

Most comprehensive database of full-text for nursing & allied health journals from 1937 to present. Includes access to scholarly journal articles, dissertations, magazines, pamphlets, evidence-based care sheets, books, and research instruments.

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International listing of clinical trials registers compiled by the York Health Economics Consortium, University of York, UK.

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ClinicalKey

Online collection of ebooks, journals, guidelines, patient education handouts, drug monographs, images, and videos focusing on clinical health care. Includes MEDLINE full-text.

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Registry and results database; includes information about publicly & privately funded studies including; completed & ongoing trials, research design, results, and contact information.

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Cochrane Library

Collection of databases aimed at gathering and summarizing health research.

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Online access to current and past United States Food and Drug Administration-approved labels for prescription and over-the-counter drugs.

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Houses documents (legal reports, presentation files, emails, memos, etc.) from the pharmaceutical industry, regulatory agencies, universities, and funding agencies regarding drug and pharmacy-related lawsuits. Hosted by the University of California San Francisco.

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Combines chemical, pharmacological and pharmaceutical data with comprehensive drug targeting information.

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Search for prescription and over the counter drugs approved for sale in the United States; find approved labels, original application documents as submitted by the drug company, and replies from the Food and Drug Administration.

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Find summaries of high-quality guidelines from state, federal, and international agencies. Requires free registration. Similar to National Guideline Clearinghouse.

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Embase

Embase provides access to over more than 29 million citations for biomedical articles and conference proceedings. This version has been customized for USC users to find the full-text of articles from library holdings.

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This organization approves and regulates human and veterinary medicines in the European Union (EU). Find detailed information on approved drugs, news about the EMA, and information on how drugs are tested and regulated in the EU.

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Search for protocol and results information on interventional clinical trials conducted in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA); and those conducted outside the EU / EEA that are linked to European paediatric-medicine development.

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Exam Master Online

Provides timed practice tests for the NAPLEX, USMLE, PANCE and other health sciences licensure tests. Tracks progress and allows for user created exams using its questions bank. Requires individual registration with an USC e-mail address. This is good for self-testing.

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Constantly updated drug monographs for prescription and over-the-counter drugs; drug interaction checker. Includes additional handbooks on specific aspects of drugs, such as Review of Natural Products.

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GIDEON

Database for diagnosing infectious diseases. Includes differential diagnosis tool, current information on disease outbreaks, and epidemiological data.

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Search US Patent Office applications, European Union patent applications, and Japanese patent applications using Google's search structures. Search US Patent office data using Google search techniques. Includes searchable full-text of US patents from 1790.

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Consumer-focused research evidence on safety of using medication while pregnant or breastfeeding.

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Lexi-Comp

Monographs, ebooks and interactive tools covering over the counter and prescription drugs.

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Database with information on liver injury related to prescription and nonprescription medications and herbal and dietary supplements.

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MEDLINE (Ovid)

Access to MEDLINE database through Ovid. Citations to articles related to clinical and research information in the bio-medical sciences. Coverage ranges from 1946-present.

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Consumer health information. This US-government-produced website provides free medical information and is written for a non-professional audience. Also available entirely in Spanish.

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"Free app and mobile-friendly website. Membership is free and allows the user to access journal articles, videos, and clinical briefs. CME content is available. Apple, Android, and Kindle compatable."

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Micromedex

Brief and detailed monographs for prescription and over the counter drugs; The Red Book for drug pricing; interactive tools for interactions and compatibility; additional references on drug names, toxicology, patient education,and diseases.

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Natural Medicines

Evidence-based monographs and clinical summaries for alternative and complementary therapies, including herbs, vitamins, dietary supplements, and integrative therapies. Includes information from Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, and other holistic wellness systems.

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Use one search box to search many drug information resources created by the US National Library of Medicine and other United States government agencies. Search by drug name or category.

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PharmacyLibrary

Collection of textbooks, self-quizzes, and case studies from American Pharmacists Association (APhA).

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