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VTCSOM Library: Health Databases - VTCSOM Login-Required
While physically present in the VTCSOM library, you have access to all University Libraries of Virginia Tech's online resources as well as the Virginia Tech Carilion Libraries Consortium's databases listed below. Remote access to the Consortium's medical databases is restricted to currently enrolled or currently employed VTCSOM students, faculty, and staff.
Access Medicine provides medical ebooks, examination and procedural videos, patient safety modules, and a diagnosis tool.
The AccessMedicine app is available to users at institutions with a full site license. To activate and for continued access to the app, the user must have an active My Access account and sign in every 90 days through your institution, either on-site or through a VPN Sign up for a My Access account today by logging into your subscription and clicking on your institution name in the upper right hand corner. To download the app, please visit the App Store or Google Play.
Acland’s Video Atlas of Human Anatomy provides videos of real dissected human cadaveric specimens. The specimens have not been embalmed and therefore retain the color, texture and mobility of the living body. The recordings show real life movement and transcripts of the audio can be printed out. Access restricted to VTCSOM anatomy faculty and first-year students.
CINAHL indexes citations, abstracts, and full text from journals in nursing and allied health. It offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals, and book chapters. Searchable cited references for some journals are included. Full-text material (in PDF and HTML) includes journals, legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments, and clinical trials. 1981-present.
The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, including Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, and Cochrane Clinical Answers. Access is restricted to VTCSOM faculty and students.
The Clerkship Collection provides ebooks for clinical rotations, including over 150 cases, broken down by rotation. Covers core rotations of Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Surgery, Family Medicine, and Psychiatry.
MEDLINE indexes citations, abstracts and full text from journal articles, case studies, conference papers, clinical trial reports, news reports, and reviews in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences. Full text available in HTML and PDF. You can limit to peer-reviewed sources. 1946-present.
NEJM Catalyst brings health care executives, clinical leaders, and clinicians together to share innovative ideas and practical applications for enhancing the value of health care delivery. It provides a peer-reviewed journal, live-streamed events, and qualified Insights Council daily publication.
Editorially independent, esteemed physician authors and editors write and curate article summaries of the most important clinical research. New content is published bi-weekly and is derived from over 250 medical journals.
Indexes citations, abstracts and full text from journal articles, case studies, conference papers, clinical trial reports, news reports, and reviews in the fields of medicine,nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences. Full text available in HTML and PDF. You can limit to types of clinical queries, age, gender and species of subject, and review articles that summaries research on a topic. 1946-present.
PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant Web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources.
PubMed is a free resource that is developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
TRIP Pro allows clinicians to search symptoms and other details to find research- and evidence-based medical articles, images, videos, patient information leaflets, educational courses, and news. Create a personal profile to save searches, receive monthly email updates for those searches, and set links to full text.
UpToDate provides evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support recommendations which clinicians can use to make the right point-of-care decisions. More than 5,100 world-renowned physician authors, editors and peer reviewers use a rigorous editorial process to synthesize the most recent medical information into trusted, evidence-based reports that are proven to improve patient care and quality.
UpToDate accounts expire every 90 days. You will need to follow the instructions in the documents listed below to reinstate/maintain your access.