Databases

Databases and Other Resources

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Maternal and Child Health Library

MCH Library maintains several databases to collect, manage, and disseminate knowledge about maternal and child health (MCH).

Access is freely available to all.
Obstetrics
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MD Consult

MD Consult includes a number of electronic information resources (reference books, journals, practice guidelines, etc.) that meet the clinical content needs of physicians and other health care professionals.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
Medical Glossary.org Access is freely available to all. Dictionaries
Medical Heritage Library

A digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
MedlinePlus

Consumer health information on more than 700 topics provided by the National Library of Medicine.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
MEDLINE® (Ovid)

Ovid's interface to the MEDLINE database provides access to bibliographic citations and author abstracts from more than 4600 biomedical journals published in the United States and in 70 other countries.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
General Sites
MedPix™

Provided by the Departments of Radiology and Biomedical Informatics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD. All public content is peer-reviewed. Some content is copyrighted and may not be copied or distributed without the author's permission.

Access is freely available to all.
Medicine
Medscape Reference (formerly eMedicine Medical Reference)

"Medscape's Continually Updated Clinical Reference."

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
MedTerms Medical Dictionary Access is freely available to all. Dictionaries
MedTerms™ Access is freely available to all. Medicine
Merriam-Webster Online Access is freely available to all. Dictionaries
MICROMEDEX®

MICROMEDEX provides access to drug information, drug interactions, dosing tools, toxicology information, patient handouts, acute care and reproductive risk databases.

Access is restricted to UMMS/UMMHC workstations or by proxy service.
Pharmacology
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

Contains data on specific diseases as reported by state and territorial health departments and reports on diseases, environmental hazards, natural or human-generated disasters, occupational diseases and injuries.

Access is freely available to all.
Public Health
Natality Request Access is freely available to all. Public Health
National Ag Safety Database (NASD)

A national central repository of agricultural health, safety, and injury prevention materials for the agricultural community and especially for agricultural safety specialists. The database is maintained by the Southern Coastal Agromedicine Center.

Access is freely available to all.
Agriculture
National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL): Health Literacy

Comprehensive report of English literacy among American adults age 16 and older. Publications and data files are also available. Published by the National Center for Education Statistics.

Access is freely available to all.
Health Literacy
National Center for Health Statistics

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NCHS is the nation's principal health statistics agency, compiling statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of our people.

Access is freely available to all.
Vital Statistics
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) Publications

Searchable database of all publications that have been published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authors within the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities.

Access is freely available to all.
Teratology
National Criminal Justice Reference Service Access is freely available to all. Jurisprudence
National Drug Code Directory Access is freely available to all. Pharmacology
National Guideline Clearinghouse

A public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, the National Guideline Clearinghouse is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Access is freely available to all.
General Sites
National Human Genome Research Institute Statute and Legislation Database Access is freely available to all. Genetics
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National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS)

Includes over twenty participating federal agencies.

Access is freely available to all.
Environmental Health
National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism Library Access is freely available to all. Jurisprudence
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National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) Materials

Information about educational materials tailored to a variety of audiences and focusing on the prevention of HIV/AIDS, STDs, and TB. Some of the items are available through NPIN and can be ordered online. From the National Prevention Information Network.

Access is freely available to all.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases