PDQ Physicians Data Query - Cancer
NCI's comprehensive cancer database provides a wealth of information through an easy-to-use menu-driven system -- from basic lay level explanations on diagnoses and treatments to state-of-the-art therapeutic approaches to a registry of clinical trials (usually treatment studies) for specific diagnoses. It contains peer-reviewed summaries on cancer treatment, screening, prevention, genetics, and supportive care, and complementary and alternative medicine; a registry of approximately 2,000 open and 13,000 closed cancer clinical trials from around the world; and directories of physicians, professionals and organizations that provide cancer care
PDR Health, Physicians’ Desk Reference
This is an A to Z arrangement of drugs from the 2011 PDR. Search by drug name, health condition or disease. The most Popular searches and conditions are listed in side box on right.
PDR Network, the leading distributor of drug labeling information, product safety Alerts, and REMS programs includes the Physicians' Desk Reference® (PDR®), the most trusted and commonly used drug information reference, PDR.net®, mobile PDR®, and PDR Drug Alerts, the only service providing electronic delivery of mandated safety Alerts to physicians and other prescribers.
Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro)
PEDro is a free database of over 17,000 randomized trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. George Institute of Global Health, affiliated with University of Sydney, Australia.
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
This database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more. It is accessible at the PCOM campuses and libraries.
* Access is available from San Diego, New York and Chicago campuses.
* Access is available from outside of PCOM Campus by loggin into MyPCOM.
ProQuest Training Tutorials
Training on Medical Databases is highly recommended. Go to the 2nd column on this page and begin with the 5 and 6 minute tutorials.
This site was designed to provide access to the current MEDLINE and then link to full-text articles where available from citations retrieved. A nice feature of PubMed is the ability to link to "related articles" when you find an article on your topic.
PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's digital archive of life sciences journal literature. Access to PMC is free and unrestricted.
PubMed Health specializes in reviews of clinical effectiveness research, with easy-to-read summaries for consumers as well as full technical reports. PubMed Health is a service provided by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). PubMed Health partners with major Health Agencies and the Cochrane Collaboration to include systematic reviews of clinical trials and evidenced based medicine information. See About Pub Med Health and Clinical effectiveness research finds answers to the question "What works?" in medical and health care. Search for Diseases and Conditions.