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Medical databases

Drug resources

  • AccessMedicine
    Prescription and non-prescription drug information easily accessed through an alphabetical listing. Includes full color photos, chemical structure, dosing information, adverse reactions, indications, contradictions, and patient information. Also see AccessEmergency Medicine and AccessSurgery.
  • Clinical Pharmacology
    Database of U.S. prescription drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new and investigational drugs, includes patient education materials.
  • Clinical Pharmacology Mobile
    This version of Clinical Pharmacology is available to students, staff, and faculty of Wright State University using an individually assigned access code. Please contact Bette Sydelko for your individual access code. ( Then click on Clinical Pharmacology Mobile for directions on getting started.
  • Facts & Comparisons eAnswers
    Facts & Comparisons® eAnswers is a primary source of drug information for pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals. It is a searchable database that provides information on: drug efficacy, composition, and identification, drug comparisons, indications for use, and adverse reactions, patient information handouts, herbal medications, supplements and other medical care products. Facts & Comparisons® eAnswers also provides several clinical calculators and other useful interactive tools.
  • Lexicomp Online
    Lexicomp Online is a collection of drug databases providing extensive coverage of U.S. and international drugs. Databases include: Lexi-Drugs (with AHFS Essentials & AHFS DI), Lexi-Drugs International, Pediatric & Neonatal Lexi-Drugs, Geriatric Lexi-Drugs, Natural Products Pharmacogenomics, Lexi-Tox, and Lab and Diagnostic Procedures, as well as Adult & Pediatric Patient Education information. You can search for specific drugs or browse by various categories. Lexicomp Online provides clear, concise drug information including dosing, drug interactions, administration, warning and precautions, and more.
  • The Medical Letter on Drugs & Therapeutics
    Also included in this subscription is "Treatment Guidelines from the Medical Letter."
  • MEDLINEplus Drug Information
    Drug information from the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
  • Drug Information Portal - Quick Access to Quality Drug Information
    Drug information gathered and made freely available by the National Library of Medicine/National Institutes of Health. The portal covers drugs from the time they are entered into clinical trials ( through their entry in the U.S. market place (Drugs@FDA.)


Patient Care Resources

  • Clinical Evidence
    synopses of evidence for treatments of 228 conditions
  • ClinicalKey
    multiformat (books, journals, videos) resource from Elsevier
  • Diagnosaurus
    differential diagnosis; covers 800 disorders (click on DDX in blue menu bar)
  • ACP Smart Medicine
    evidence-based guidelines from the American College of Physicians

Selected Websites

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Vaccines, Immunizations, Growth Charts, Health Promotion, Emergency Preparedness, Traveler's Health, Public Health, and more.
  • Dartmouth Atlas of Healthcare
    Quoted from website: The Dartmouth Atlas project "uses Medicare data to provide information and analysis about national, regional, and local markets, as well as hospitals and their affiliated physicians. This research has helped policymakers, the media, health care analysts and others improve their understanding of our health care system and forms the foundation for many of the ongoing efforts to improve health and health systems across America."
  • MedlinePlus®
    MedlinePlus is a consumer health oriented database from the National Library of Medicine. Find information about drugs and supplements, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive tutorials, the latest health news, and surgery videos. Spanish version available.
  • National Center for Health Statistics
    Premier source for national health statistics. Find census data.
  • NLM Gateway
    Access to National Library of Medicine databases of information such as Toxline, MedlinePlus, DIRLINE (Directory of Health Organizations), Clinical, OMIN (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man), etc.

Your Medical Librarian

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