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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. CINAHL Complete provides more than 1,300 full text journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.
  2. MEDLINE® (Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online) is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's® (NLM) premier bibliographic database that contains approximately 13 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine.
  3. Search all of OVID EBM Reviews at once.
  4. 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.

Other Resources

  1. Full text of the regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by The Cochrane Collaboration. Access full reviews in the database by clicking on the "EBM Topic Review" link, just above the "Where can I get this?" button.
  2. Access to previous editions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM)
  3. Online access to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) published by the American Psychiatric Association.
  4. This collection features e-books that focus on the needs of nursing professionals, including clinical guides, evidence-based practice manuals, practical handbooks and professional growth titles. Includes titles published by Thieme Medical Publishing Inc., HCPro, Open International Publishing Limited, Oxford University Press, Sigma Theta Tau International, Springer Publishing Company and other health/nursing and medical-oriented publishers.
  5. The HTA database brings together details on ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of healthcare interventions).
  6. World-wide literature on population, family planning and related health issues.
  7. A comprehensive Psychology research database. Over 3.9 million items indexed, including journal articles, books, and dissertations.
  8. A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas
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