Databases

Databases and Other Resources

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SEER: Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results

Source for cancer statistics in the United States.

Access is freely available to all.
Neoplasms
SESTAT (Scientist and Engineer Statistics Data System) Access is freely available to all. Statistics
skinsight

Insight from experts about treating and caring for your skin.

Access is freely available to all.
Dermatology
Smoking & Health Resource Library

Contains abstracts of tobacco-related articles from medical and professional journals; books and book chapters; dissertations; reports; conference proceedings and conference papers; government documents from federal, state, local, and foreign entities.

Access is freely available to all.
Substance-Related Disorders
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STAT!Ref

Cross-searchable, healthcare reference that integrates core textbook titles with evidence-based resources and innovative tools.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
Statistical Abstract

The authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Published since 1878, data are provided by many federal agencies as well as private organizations.

Access is freely available to all.
Statistics
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Stedman's Medical Dictionary

The 28th Edition contains more than 107,000 total terms. To access, open the "Tools & Features" menu under the STAT!Ref logo.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Dictionaries
Top American Hospitals

From U.S. News & World Report.

Access is freely available to all.
Hospitals
Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)

Annual environmental releases of over 600 toxic chemicals by U.S. facilities.

Access is freely available to all.
Toxicology
TOXLINE

References from toxicology literature.

Access is freely available to all.
Toxicology
TOXNET (Toxicology Data Network)

National Library of Medicine's portal to databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.

Access is freely available to all.
Toxicology
TRoPHI, Trials Register of Promoting Health Interventions

A registry of randomized and non-randomized controlled trials of public health and health promotion interventions. TRoPHI is hosted by the Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Coordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre).

Access is freely available to all.
Drug Therapy
Turning Research Into Practice (TRIP)

Clinical search tool designed to allow health professionals to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical evidence for clinical practice.

Access is freely available to all. Registration is required.
Medicine
U.S. Pharmacopeia

Source for FDA-enforceable quality standards for drugs, dietary supplements, excipients, procedures for tests, assays, and analytical methods.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Pharmacy
Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals

Also known as the Vancouver style, based on an ANSI standard style adapted by the National Library of Medicine for its databases (April 2010).

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
Uniform Requirements – Sample ICMJE References

From the National Library of Medicine's MEDLINE/PubMed Resources page.

Access is freely available to all.
Writing
United Nations Statistics Division

Compiles and disseminates global statistical information, develops standards and norms for statistical activities, and supports countries' efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems.

Access is freely available to all.
Statistics
Universal Virus Database Access is freely available to all. Virology
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UpToDate

UpToDate is a comprehensive clinical information resource specifically designed to answer the clinical questions that arise in daily practice.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
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UpToDate: Off-campus/CME/Mobile

UpToDate is a comprehensive clinical information resource specifically designed to answer the clinical questions that arise in daily practice. This link gives access to CME.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Access is freely available to all. Nutritional Sciences
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USMLE Easy

From McGraw-Hill. Thousands of online questions covering all the disciplines and organ systems covered on the USMLE exam.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Education
Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library

Offers free online access to reliable nursing research and evidence-based knowledge.

Access is freely available to all.
Nursing
Visible Human Project®, The

Complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies, from the National Library of Medicine.

Access is freely available to all.
Anatomy
Visual Dictionary Online Access is freely available to all. Dictionaries