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Effective Health Care Program – AHRQ

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Provider: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
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Descriptions: First funded by Congress in 2005, the Effective Health Care Program funds and synthesizes the findings of teams of researchers and clinicians across North America, to identify ways to improve the quality of health care through evidence-based decision-making. Research summaries are available for consumers (many with Spanish translations), clinicians and policy-makers. Also for patients, short videos on treatment options, helpful comparative charts on the effectiveness of different treatments for various conditions. Many resources in various formats are provided. The Program invites comments and topic research/review suggestions, and data deposit by medical professionals. Links are provided to plug-ins for viewing video content.
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CHEMM: Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management

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Provider: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services/National Library of Medicine
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Descriptions: CHEMM enables first responders and other healthcare providers and planners to plan for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of mass-casualty incidents involving accidental or terrorist chemical releases. CHEMM is downloadable, in order to be available when the Internet is inaccessible. It provides evidence-based information and guidance on a wide variety of topics, including quick chemical identification, acute patient care guidelines, and initial event activities. The Intelligent Syndromes Tool combines and measures  answers to quick questions about a patient's symptoms input by a responder, in order to determine the probable chemical agent involved; links posted above the probable causes lead to a full record with recommended procedures.
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Nursing and Allied Health Source – ProQuest

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Provider: ProQuest
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Descriptions: This mostly full-text database containing full text or indexing for about 850 journals provides scholarly articles, dissertations, training videos, cultural awareness materials, evidence-based practice content and more, supporting students of nursing and the allied health professions, including physical therapy, radiography, dietetics, dental hygiene and the clinical laboratory sciences. Features include "Study Paths" (resource collections for RN or LPN students-- reach these via the Browse button); MMWR reports on public health statistics and issues; and practice guidelines.
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MD Consult Resources

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Provider: The TMC Library
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Descriptions: The original database is being discontinued by the publisher, and was not renewed for 2014. Instead, the funds were applied in acquiring as many of the MD Consult resources as possible individually. This is a link to a Research Guide prepared in order to to help you re-orient and become familiar with new pathways to the medical texts and journals that were previously available in MD Consult. The Research Guide is freely available, but access to the licensed resources requires an academic user log-in.  
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CINAHL Plus with Full Text (1937-present)

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Provider: EBSCO
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Descriptions: CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the standard, essential comprehensive index to nursing and allied health articles, containing cover-to-cover current full text of more than 400 of the top journals it indexes. It also includes some e-books and short monographs, as well as providing more than half a million historical full-text articles dating back to 1937. CINAHL uses a controlled subject vocabulary for better search results. Evidence-based Care Sheets, Quick Lessons, and Continuing Education Units augment the student experience. A tutorial for Advanced Search in CINAHL  is available here.  Click here for mobile access.
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