Healthcare databases

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AMED (1985 to present) Padlock, Lock, Security, Protection, Safety, Safe

The Allied and Complementary Medicine Database (AMED) is a unique bibliographic database produced by the Health Care Information Service of the British Library. It covers a selection of journals in complementary medicine, palliative care, and several professions allied to medicine.

 

BNI (1985 to present) Padlock, Lock, Security, Protection, Safety, Safe

The British Nursing Index (BNI) is a bibliographic database that indexes articles from the most popular English language nursing journals published primarily in the UK. BNI is a comprehensive index covering all aspects of nursing, midwifery and community healthcare and is updated monthly.

 

CINAHL (1981 to present) Padlock, Lock, Security, Protection, Safety, Safe

The CINAHL database is a comprehensive and authoritative source of information for nurses, allied health professionals, and others interested in health care.


CINAHL with Full Text Padlock, Lock, Security, Protection, Safety, Safe

A rich collection of full text for nursing and allied health journals, providing full text for more than 610 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo. Full text coverage dates back to 1981.

EMBASE (1980 to present) Padlock, Lock, Security, Protection, Safety, Safe

EMBASE is a major biomedical and pharmaceutical database indexing over 3,500 international journals in a variety of fields including drug research, pharmacology, toxicology, health policy and management, public health, occupational health and psychiatry.

 

HEALTHCARE DATABASES ADVANCED SEARCH (HDAS) Padlock, Lock, Security, Protection, Safety, Safe

Healthcare Databases Advanced Search provides quick access to reliable information for health and social care professionals. Use the healthcare databases advanced search (HDAS), or search journals, databases and specialist evidence. For further assistance with searching on HDAS see the HDAS Quick Guide [pdf] 894KB

 

HEALTH BUSINESS ELITE  Padlock, Lock, Security, Protection, Safety, Safe

Health Business Elite contains full text content from 480 journals, detailing all aspects of health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management. 

 

HMIC Padlock, Lock, Security, Protection, Safety, Safe

The Health Management Information Consortium database is a compilation of data from two sources, the Department of Health's Library and Information Services and King’s Fund Information and Library Service.
 

MEDLINE (1950 to present) Padlock, Lock, Security, Protection, Safety, Safe

MEDLINE is a vast source of medical information, covering the whole field of medicine including dentistry, veterinary medicine and medical psychology.
 

PsycINFO (1806 to present) Padlock, Lock, Security, Protection, Safety, Safe

This database provides extensive international coverage of the literature on psychology and allied fields. It covers psychological practice and research as well as the related clinical, social and biological disciplines.