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  • PubMed
    PubMed is the premier resource for the biomedical journal literature. This version of PubMed contains links to Duke's full text journal subscriptions. NOTE: PubMed includes the Medline database and additional articles from life science journals and online books.
  • Embase
    Biomedical and pharmaceutical database covering drug effects, therapies, and evidence based information to help in delivering systematic reviews of the literature. Includes many English and foreign language titles not covered by Medline.
  • Cochrane Library
    Cochrane Reviews are systematic reviews of primary research in human health care and health policy. The Cochrane Library also includes the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials and several other databases.
  • ACP Journal Club
    ACP Journal Club identifies articles that report original studies and systematic reviews that warrant immediate attention by physicians. Articles are summarized in value-added abstracts and commented on by clinical experts.
  • National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC)
    NGC is a database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, related summaries, and companion materials widely available to health care professionals.
  • Access Medicine (eBooks)
    Provides access to medical titles with information for completing evaluations, diagnoses, case management decisions, research pursuits, medical education, self-assessment, and board review.
  • UpToDate (eBook)
    UpToDate is an evidence-based textbook used at the point of care.
  • PsycINFO
    Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports in psychology.

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