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AAMC Data and Analysis
Produced by AAMC.

    Source: AAMC
    Access: Free to all users.
    Coverage: Current information
    Updated: Not stated
    Vocabulary:
    Description:

    The Association of American Medical Colleges provides online access to a variety of reports (some free).  A sampling of the reports include: 2012 Physician Specialty Data Book, Diversity in the Physician Workforce: Facts & Figures 2010, 2011 State Physician Workforce Data Book, and Health Care Reform and the Health Workforce.



ABLEDATA
Produced by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), U.S. Department of Education.

    Source: NIDRR
    Access: Free to all users.
    Coverage: Current catalog, including discontinued items
    Updated: Continuous
    Vocabulary: Keyword or phrase
    Description: AbleData provides objective information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources to consumers, organizations, professionals, and caregivers within the United States. The database contains objective information on more than 36,000 assistive products. A detailed description of the product's functions and features, price information (when available), and contact information for the product's manufacturer and/or distributors is provided for each product. Information on non-commercial prototypes, customized and one-of-a-kind products, and do-it-yourself designs is also offered.


AccessMedicine
Produced by AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill.

    Source: Access Medicine
    Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
    Coverage: Current editions of over a dozen core medical texts
    Updated: Frequently
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description:

    Online resource that provides access to more than 60 medical titles from the best minds in medicine, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, time-saving diagnostic and point-of-care tools. Has the ability to view from and download content to a mobile device.



AccessSurgery
Produced by Access Surgery from McGraw Hill.

    Source: McGraw Hill
    Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
    Coverage: Current information only
    Updated: Continuous
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description: An integrated online resource that provides medical students, surgical residents, and practicing surgeons with quick answers to surgical inquiries from trusted sources. Organized around the accepted ACGME's (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) Core Curriculum, AccessSurgery delivers content in context.


ACEDB
Produced by the Sanger Institute.

    Source: Sanger Institute
    Access: Free to all users.
    Coverage: Current information only
    Updated: Not stated
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description: AceDB is a genome database system developed since 1989. AceDB is used both for managing data within genome projects, and for making genomic data available to the wider scientific community. AceDB was originally developed for the C.elegans genome project , from which its name was derived (A C. elegans DataBase). However, the tools in it have been generalized to be much more flexible and the same software is now used for many different genomic databases from bacteria to fungi to plants to man. It is also increasingly used for databases with non-biological content.


ACP Journal Club
Produced by the American College of Physicians and the British Medical Journal Club.

    Source: American College of Physicians
    Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
    Coverage: 1991 - present
    Updated: Monthly
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description: ACP Journal Club's general purpose is to select from the biomedical literature articles that report original studies and systematic reviews that warrant immediate attention by physicians attempting to keep pace with important advances in internal medicine. These articles are summarized in value-added abstracts and commented on by clinical experts.


ACP Smart Medicine
Produced by the American College of Physicians.

    Source: STAT!Ref
    Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
    Coverage: Current information only
    Updated: Frequently
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description:

    ACP Smart Medicine is the American College of Physician's peer-reviewed, clinical decision-support tool designed for rapid, point-of-care delivery of up-to-date, evidence-based guidance for clinicians. Bulleted, streamlined structure provides immediate access to over 500 evidence-based recommendations on diagnosis, therapy, prevention, screening, and other topics related to the diseases that you treat every day. Also available on the STAT!Ref Mobile App.



AGRICOLA (NAL Catalog )
Produced by the U.S. National Agricultural Library (NAL).

    Source: National Agricultural Library
    Access: Free to all users.
    Coverage: 1970-present
    Updated: Monthly
    Vocabulary: Library of Congress Subject Headings for books; CAB Thesaurus for articles
    Description: AGRICultural OnLine Access (AGRICOLA) serves as the catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library, as well as a primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural and allied disciplines, including plant and animal sciences, forestry, entomology, soil and water resources, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agricultural products, alternative farming practices, and food and nutrition.


AHRQ National Resource Center
Produced by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

    Source: AHRQ/DHHS
    Access: Free to all users.
    Coverage: Not stated
    Updated: Not stated
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description: AAHRQ's National Resource Center (NRC) for Health IT supports the Agency's mission of developing and disseminating evidence and evidence-based tools on how health IT can improve health care quality, safety, and efficiency. AHRQ has made the NRC available as a public resource for sharing research findings, best practices, lessons learned, and funding opportunities with health IT researchers, implementers, and policymakers. More than 10,000 documents, presentations, articles, and tools are freely available on the NRC.


ALTBIB: Bibliography on Alternatives to the Use of Live Vertebrates in Biomedical Research and Testing
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

    Source: NLM
    Access: Free to all users.
    Coverage: 1980-2000
    Updated: Irregular
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description: 'The intent of the bibliography is to assist in identifying methods and procedures helpful in supporting the development, testing, application, and validation of alternatives to the use of vertebrates in biomedical research and toxicology testing.' Contents are a subset of MEDLINE records.


Annual Reviews
Produced by Annual Reviews, Inc..

    Source: High Wire Press/Annual Reviews
    Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
    Coverage: 1996 - present
    Updated: Annual
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description: Annual Reviews contains collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 40 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics. Not all volumes are available; see Journals A-Z link for available titles.


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