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Use these core indexes to find articles relating to Health Care & Epidemiology.You may also want to view database lists for related disciplines such as Medicine, Biological Sciences, Kinesiology, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Gerontology, etc.

If you need additional help selecting an article index for your topic, contact Hazel Plante, Liaison Librarian for Health Sciences (hazel_plante@sfu.ca / 778-782-4173).

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  1. Comprehensive coverage of journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, including both full text articles and references. Full text titles date back to 1937.
  2. Indexes core journal articles, conference proceedings, and other resources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, can be used for citation analysis of research. A citation index contains the references cited by the authors of the publications covered by the index. You can use these references to do a cited reference search. This type of search enables you to find works that cite a previously published work.
  3. Provides articles from worldwide biomedical and health literature, covering research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and health care services.
  4. Combines seven of the most trusted Evidence Based Medicine Review resources into one.
  5. Free web version of Medline. Does not provide much full text, though some is available through PubMed Central. \

Other Resources

  1. Provides regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by The Cochrane Collaboration.
  2. Previous editions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM).
  3. The 5th edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), published by the American Psychiatric Association. This is the standard diagnostic tool used by mental health professionals worldwide.
  4. E-books that focus on the needs of nursing professionals, including clinical guides, evidence-based practice manuals, practical handbooks and professional growth titles.
  5. Provides information on ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of healthcare interventions).
  6. World-wide articles, books, reports, theses, and newspaper articles on population, family planning and related health issues.
  7. Articles, books, book chapters, technical reports, and theses and dissertations in the field of psychology and the psychological aspects of other disciplines such as education, health, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, business, and law.
  8. A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.
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