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Some of the most frequently used databases for Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery and Health Sciences are highlighted here. Online tutorials on how to get the most from these databases are also available.

  • Cinahl covers nursing and allied health subjects.
  • Cochrane is a collection of evidence-based medicine databases.
  • Embase  covers pharmacology, medicine and health related subjects. 
  • Medline covers, medicine, nursing, pharmacy and health care.
  • Pubmed covers medicine, nursing, pharmacy and health care as well as life science and biomedical sciences.  
  • What's the difference between PubMed, Medline & Embase?   An excellent comparison of the three resources from the Library and Information Service, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Western Australia.
  • Scopus is multidisciplinary with a strong focus on health related subjects.  
  • UpToDate fulltext coverage of evidence-based information designed to assist with diagnosis and treatment.
  • PsycINFO a resource for behavioural and social science research from the American Psychological Association.

 To see a full list of databases in Medicine, Nursing & Midwifery and Health Sciences just click on this link.

Jane Mulligan

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