Mobile version is available to users with institutional affiliation. Download the app from the Apple or Android store, register for a free password from the site's home page using your OU email address, and logon into the app with your new credentials.
Free for Apple iPhone/iPad/Android. Includes information on brand, generic, and OTC medicines, drug interaction check and pill ID. A fee-based version offers additional features. The drug pricing information is particularly helpful. Download Epocrates Rx from iTunes or Google Play.
Drug Reference and Drug Interaction apps are available for Apple, Android and Windows 8 devices for individuals whose institutions subscribe to the product. Once you've downloaded the app, contact the OUWB Medical Library to obtain the password.
A comprehensive drug database that contains up-to-date, detailed information on thousands of drugs. Users can run reports on interactions, search by indication and contraindication, check IV compatibility, and print patient information materials.
Free website from the National Library of Medicine, DailyMed provides high quality information about currently marketed drugs in the US, including FDA labels (package inserts). A particularly helpful feature is the embedded pre-formulated search links to PubMed, MedlinePlus and the Clinical Trials database to find related information.
Micromedex provides access to information on drugs, toxicology, and diseases. The drug information is detailed, referenced, and includes drug comparisons and identification, therapeutic class searching, and dosing
A database of evidence-based information on complementary and alternative medicine. Includes databases on food and supplements, health and wellness, medical conditions, brands and manufacturers, genomics and proteomics, and environmental and animal health, among others.
PubChem was developed by the National Library of Medicine and is the world's largest collection of freely accessible chemical information. It contains NLM's Drug Information Portal which covers drugs from the time they are entered into clinical trials through their entry into the US market place. It also includes such resources as DailyMed, LactMed, ClinicalTrials.gov and Drugs@FDA.
This resource presents current clinical information and recommendations on patient care and treatment. Includes evidence-based, physician-authored articles and patient education resources to help make clinical decisions.
You must sign up with your @oakland.edu email here to access the Board Vitals question banks.
An interactive and powerful board review tool that can be used by practicing clinicians, residents and several types of healthcare students. With BoardVitals, you have the ability to create customized practice tests using many options including number of questions, subjects and more. Included are detailed, up-to-date explanations with each answer, with references and links to applicable sources.
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MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine's free bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences.
This resource includes three-dimensional videos of dissected human anatomic specimens. The videos show complex structures step by step - from bone to surface anatomy - to provide a foundation for understanding anatomical structure and function.
An interactive 3D anatomy resource. Users may manipulate images by rotating, zooming, and removing layers to learn more about anatomical structures. It also includes MRI sections, slides, movies, animations, clinical text and patient education sheets..
e-Anatomy is an anatomical database providing more than 3,000 images of the human body. It provides cross-sectional, gross, and radiological anatomy derived from various types of medical imaging, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) scans.
MedlinePlus provides consumer health information for patients, families, and health care providers. Produced by the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources, it includes extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, a medical dictionary, interactive patient tutorials, health care provider directories, and latest health news.
UpToDate offers two levels of content for patients:
--The Basics are short overviews. They are written in accordance with plain language principles and answer the four or five most important questions a person might have about a medical problem.
--Beyond the Basics are longer, more detailed reviews. They are best for readers who want detailed information and are comfortable with some medical terminology.