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Databases A to Z

Subject: Medicine databases

Librarians' pick

  1. 1st  PubMed  
  2. 2nd  Cochrane Library   
  3. 3rd  DynaMed   

Medicine research guide

Medicine titles

  • Anatomy.TV  additional information about this title  

    Database of 3D videos on all parts of human anatomy. Includes Perceptive Adaptive Learning Modules that tailor learning to the individual, using past and current performance to optimize the spacing and sequencing of learning events. Access limited to 5 simultaneous users.

  • BioMed Central additional information about this title    UW login not required

    BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher with a large portfolio of peer-reviewed open access journals. Journals span all areas of biology, medicine and health, including broad interest and specialist journals.

  • BoardVitals additional information about this title    UW login not required

    A set of question banks intended to help in the preparation for the following board exams: AACN Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP, AANP Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP, ANCC Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP, ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner, Critical Care Nursing, Family Medicine, Family Medicine MOC, NAPLEX, NBDHE, NCLEX-PN, NCLEX-RN, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

  • Clinical Pharmacology  additional information about this title  

    Pharmacy reference database that allows searching for drug information, consumer drug information sheets, identify pills or capsules, product comparisons, clinical calculators, drug interactions and contact information on drug manufacturers/distributors. On the Elsevier platform.

  • Consumer Health Complete  additional information about this title  

    Consumer Health Complete supports the information needs of patients and fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine. Subjects include aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, and nutrition & dietetics.

  • Consumer Health Database  additional information about this title  

    ProQuest Consumer Health covers a range of subjects, from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry. It includes important general medical journals such as The Lancet and The New England Journal of Medicine as well as a strong selection of consumer and news magazines.

  • Dental Education in Video  additional information about this title  

    Dental Education in Video is a video encyclopedia of dentistry and dental technique, delivering instant online access to hundreds of high-definition videos featuring world-renowned clinicians and educators. It provides hundreds of hours of demonstrations from American Dental Association-approved content partners, together with interviews and lectures, for students and faculty in dental surgery, medicine, oral hygiene, assisting, and nursing.

  • Disability in the Modern World  additional information about this title  

    Disability in the Modern World will include 150,000 pages of primary sources, supporting materials, and archives, along with 125 hours of video. The content is essential for teaching and research—not only in the growing disciplines of disability history and disability studies, but also in history, media, the arts, political science, education, and other areas where the contributions of the disability community are typically overlooked.

  • DrugBank additional information about this title    UW login not required

    Bioinformatics and cheminformatics resource that combines detailed drug (i.e. chemical, pharmacological and pharmaceutical) data with comprehensive drug target (i.e. sequence, structure, and pathway) information.

  • Filmakers Library Online  additional information about this title  

    Multidisciplinary video-streaming platform presenting award-winning documentaries and independent films. The collection contains 1,019 films and 806 hours of content. Transcripts are available for 87% of the collection. On the Alexander Street Press platform.

  • Food Chemicals Codex (FCC) additional information about this title    UW login not required

    Compendium of internationally recognized standards for determining the purity and quality of food ingredients. Access requires creation of a personal account using a UW email address, via USP Access Point: click "Login" at the top right of the FCC window and choose "FCC Online".

  • Gene additional information about this title    UW login not required

    Genetic reference database that allows searching by free-text, sequence accession numbers, gene names, publications, Gene Ontology terms, chromosomes, or Enzyme Commission numbers. On the NCBI platform.

  • Health and Medicine (Gale OneFile)  additional information about this title  

    Health Reference Center Academic integrates millions of articles from a wide range of full-text nursing and allied health journals, magazines, newsletters and select consumer health information sources with full-text reference works and hundreds of health-related multimedia. Health Reference Center Academic features: 24/7 access to peer-reviewed journals in medicine, health, nursing and allied health and other health-related areas with backfiles from 1980; videos of medical procedures and live surgeries from OR-Live; international news coverage from Knight-Ridder/Tribune News Service, NewsRx and Ascribe; more than 2,500 topical overviews from Clinical Reference Systems; and much more.

  • Health and Wellness (Gale)  additional information about this title  

    Health & Wellness Resource Center from Gale is a comprehensive resource for libraries, schools, and hospitals that provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information. The database delivers up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources.

  • HMDB Databases List additional information about this title    UW login not required

    Extensive list of freely available information resources for health research, including drug databases, metabolic pathway databases, compound databases, spectral databases, disease & physiology databases, and comprehensive metabolomic databases.

  • Human Genome Abstracts  additional information about this title  

    This database offers a comprehensive source for developments and promising applications emerging from international genome research, including the massive Human Genome Project. Topics covered include gene cloning, gene therapy, and genetic screening.

  • LactMed (Drugs and Lactation Database)   additional information about this title

    Database containing information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant. Suggested therapeutic alternatives to those drugs are provided, where appropriate. On the NLM platform.

  • Livertox additional information about this title    UW login not required

    Medical database that provides up-to-date, accurate, and easily accessed information on the diagnosis, cause, frequency, patterns, and management of liver injury attributable to prescription and nonprescription medications, herbals and dietary supplements. On the NLM platform.

  • MEDLINEplus additional information about this title    UW login not required

    Consumer health indexing/full-text database that provides information on diseases, conditions and wellness in text, videos and links to respected websites. On the National Library of Medicine platform.

  • Neurosciences Abstracts  additional information about this title  

    This database enables neuroscientists to keep abreast of major advances within the field and their implications for other medical specialties. The database covers all aspects of vertebrate and invertebrate neuroscience, emphasizing basic research but also including such devastating neural diseases as Alzheimer's.

  • Oxford Reference  additional information about this title  

    Multidisciplinary reference database that combines sources in archaeology, art, bilingual dictionaries, classical studies, English, history, law, linguistics, literature, media studies, medicine, music, performing arts, philosophy, quotations, religion, science and technology and social sciences. On the Oxford platform. Simultaneous user limit of 5.

  • PathoPic additional information about this title    UW login not required

    PathoPic is a freely available online database of pathology images designed both to support medical education and to provide public health information. Searchable by Topo Group, Topography, Diagnostic Group, Stain, ImmunoStain, Magnification, Series, Image Type, and Sex.

  • Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine (Gale OneFile)  additional information about this title  

    Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection includes hundreds of thousands of articles updated daily from nearly 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Users will discover proven treatment techniques, examine experimental research theses, find unique applications for specific sports (everything from baseball and bowling to tennis and yachting) and more.

  • Popular Medicine in America, 1800-1900  additional information about this title  

    This unique collection showcases the development of 'popular' medicine in America during the nineteenth century, through an extensive range of material that was aimed at the general public rather than medical professionals. Explore an array of printed sources, including rare books, pamphlets, trade cards, and visually-rich advertising ephemera.

  • PsychiatryOnline  additional information about this title  

    PsychiatryOnline is a web-based portal that features psychiatric references from American Psychiatric Publishing, including journals, handbooks, textbooks, and the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).

  • Public Health Database  additional information about this title  

    With journals, news, trade publications, reports, dissertations and more, ProQuest Public Health covers a wide variety of disciplines ranging from social sciences and biological sciences to business. ProQuest Public Health specializes on delivering focused and relevant results for the public health field, covering key subjects including: nutrition and dietetics; physical fitness and hygiene; population studies; social services and welfare; statistics; biology - genetics; drug abuse and alcoholism; special education and rehabilitation; environmental studies; industrial health and safety; communicable diseases; allergology and immunology; nurses and nursing; and pediatrics.

  • PubMed additional information about this title    UW login not required

    Medical indexing/full-text database that provides public access to MEDLINE (see separately) and full-text on PubMed Central and other publisher websites. On the NCBI platform.

  • Rehabilitation Therapy in Video  additional information about this title  

    Rehabilitation Therapy in Video provides streaming video for the study of occupational therapy, physical/physiotherapy, and speech-language pathology. The collection includes footage of top clinicians and academics explaining the underlying anatomical and neurological issues in specific patient populations, while demonstrating effective techniques and methods for their treatment. All of the video has been thoroughly indexed to allow users to search and filter content by patient details, therapist specialization, treatment method, presenting problem, and more.

  • Science (Gale in Context)  additional information about this title  

    Science In Context integrates authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity. Millions of full-text articles are drawn from hundreds of national and global newspapers, magazines, and journals. More than 200 experiments and projects from U*X*L Experiment Central provide practical experience. Content is aligned to national and state science standards, including Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and Project 2061. Subject areas covered include biographies; biology; chemistry; earth and environmental science; general science; health and medicine; math, engineering and technology; and physics and astronomy.

  • Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video  additional information about this title  

    Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video covers the areas of fitness and health assessment, disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, medical fitness, sport science, work-site wellness, exercise adherence, and much more. Developed through an exclusive partnership with Healthy Learning, the world’s leading producer of sports medicine videos, the collection features an array of internationally renowned physicians, exercise scientists, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists, registered dietitians, sport psychologists, personal trainers, and health/wellness experts who share information, ideas, and insights on the principles, techniques, and modalities of modern exercise science and sports medicine.

  • UpToDate   additional information about this title

    Medical reference database that provides evidence-based articles authored by physicians. On the Wolters Kluwer Health platform. NOTE: For use by University of Wyoming students and faculty only.

  • USP-NF   additional information about this title

    Database of FDA-enforceable quality standards for drugs, dietary supplements, excipients, procedures for tests, assays, analytical methods, and more, published by the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention. Requires creation of free personal login account using a University of Wyoming email account.

  • Web of Science (core collection)  additional information about this title  

    Multidisciplinary indexing database that combines journal citation index databases in arts & humanities, social sciences and sciences, as well as conference proceedings and book citation indexes. The Current Chemical Reactions and Index Chemicus databases are also included in the Core Collection. All component databases can be searched separately as well.


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