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CareNotes (Internet version)
Produced by Thomson Reuters.

    Source: Thomson Reuters
    Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
    Coverage: Current information only
    Updated: Continuous
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description: Patient education pamphlets for in-patient care, discharge instructions, after care instructions, and general information, provided in both English and Spanish. This is the general version provided by MICROMEDEX; it does not include custom documents or headings used by TJU clinical sites. Access to the customized database is available from computers located in Jefferson's clinical settings or MST network.


CINAHL - Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health
Produced by CINAHL, Inc..

    Source: EBSCOhost
    Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
    Coverage: 1981 - present
    Updated: Weekly
    Vocabulary: CINAHL Thesaurus
    Description: The Cumulative Index for Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. The database also includes information about consumer health, patient education, and health sciences librarianship. Includes complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association. It uses a special controlled vocabulary which overlaps in some areas with MeSH.Abstracts are included for most articles. Complete text for some articles and testing instruments are available online.


CIRRIE Database of International Rehabilitation Research
Produced by the National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) and the University of Buffalo.

    Source: CIRRIE
    Access: Free to all users.
    Coverage: 1990 - present
    Updated: Monthly
    Vocabulary: CIRRIE Thesaurus, adapted from the REHABDATA Thesaurus
    Description: The CIRRIE Database collects bibliographic citations from all areas of rehabilitation. In addition to indexing from mainstream journals and internet sites, CIRRIE includes citations to resources not readily available to U.S. researchers. Over 5000 journals are represented in the CIRRIE Database and abstracts are available for most citations.


Clinical Trials (ClinicalTrials.gov)
Produced by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Library of Medicine (NLM).

    Source: NIH and NLM
    Access: Free to all users.
    Coverage: Over 120,000 current trials sponsored by the NIH, other federal agencies, and the private industry
    Updated: Not stated
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description: The National Library of Medicine has established a registry of clinical trials for both federally and privately funded trials of experimental treatments for serious and life-threatening diseases or conditions. Information includes trial name and ID, sponsors, purpose, current status, who may be eligible, where trials are being held, whom to contact, and references to published papers that describe findings. While international in scope, most trials included are being conducted in the U.S. or Canada.


Clone DB
Produced by the U.S. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

    Source: NCBI
    Access: Free to all users.
    Coverage: Not stated
    Updated: Note stated
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description: Clone DB integrates information about clones and clone libraries, including sequence data, map positions and distributor information. Clone DB has replaced the former NCBI Clone Registry, expanding the number of organisms and clone types represented. Clone DB provides integrated clone-centric information for genomic, cDNA and cell-based (gene trap/gene target) libraries and clones for a wide variety of eukaryotic organisms.


Cochrane Controlled Trials Register (CCTR)
Produced by the Cochrane Collaboration.

    Source: Wiley Online Library
    Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
    Coverage: 1943 to present
    Updated: Quarterly
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description: The Register contains over 300,000 bibliographic references to definitive controlled trials in health care. Cochrane groups and other organizations contribute their specialized registers; and these registers--together with references to clinical trials identified in MEDLINE and EMBASE--form the CCTR database. Contributors to the Cochrane Collaboration follow quality control standards to ensure that only reports of definite randomized controlled trials or controlled clinical trials are included.


Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
Produced by the Cochrane Collaboration.

    Source: Wiley Online Library
    Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
    Coverage: 2005 - present
    Updated: Not stated
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description: The CDSR includes all Cochrane Reviews (and protocols) prepared by Cochrane Review Groups in The Cochrane Collaboration. Each Cochrane Review is a peer-reviewed systematic review that has been prepared and supervised by a Cochrane Review Group (editorial team) in The Cochrane Collaboration according to the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions or Cochrane Handbook for Diagnostic Test Accuracy Reviews.


Cochrane Library
Produced by the Cochrane Collaboration and the National Health Services' Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, England.

    Source: Wiley Online Library
    Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
    Coverage: Varies by database
    Updated: Varies by database
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description: This suite of databases devoted to aspects of evidence-based medicine includes the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, the Cochrane Methodology Register, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, and--from the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination--the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE), the Health Technology Assessment Database, and the NHS Economic Evaluation Database. Users may search each database individually, or as a group.


Cochrane Methodology Register
Produced by the Cochrane Collaboration.

    Source: Wiley Online Library
    Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
    Coverage: 1952 - present
    Updated: Not stated
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description: The Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR) is a bibliography of publications that report on methods used in the conduct of controlled trials. It includes journal articles, books, and conference proceedings. The content is sourced from MEDLINE and hand searches. CMR contains studies of methods used in reviews and more general methodological studies that could be relevant to anyone preparing systematic reviews. CMR records contain the title of the article, information on where it was published (bibliographic details), and, in some cases, a summary of the article. They do not contain the full text of the article. The Cochrane Methodology Register contains over 9,000 bibliographic references to controlled trials in health care.


Community Health Data Base Full Datasets (CHDB)
Produced by the Public Health Management Corporation.

    Source: Public Health Management Corporation
    Access: Jefferson Campus Key required.
    Coverage: 2004 - present
    Updated: Annual
    Vocabulary: N/A - Requires SAS or SPSS
    Description:

    The Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) compiles local, population-based data for use in health planning, policy and program development by local health and social service organizations, for use in research, and for the education of health practitioners. The full datasets are available to Jeffersonians for use with either SAS or SPSS to answer custom queries.  See the Technology section of the library website for information about accessing SAS and SPSS.



Community Health Data Base Web-Based Analysis Tool (CHDB)
Produced by the Public Health Management Corporation.

    Source: Public Health Management Corporation
    Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
    Coverage: 2000 - present
    Updated: Biennial
    Vocabulary: N/A - Requires SAS or SPSS
    Description: The Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) compiles local, population-based data for use in health planning, policy and program development by local health and social service organizations, for use in research, and for the education of health practitioners. Basic information and popular tables are available via the Web.


Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM) Citation Index on PubMed
Produced by the U.S. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

    Source: NCCAM and NLM
    Access: Free to all users.*
    Coverage: 1963 - present
    Updated: Weekly
    Vocabulary: MeSH: Medical Subject Headings
    Description: A special subset of PubMed is available for over 180,000 bibliographic citations devoted to complementary and alternative medicine. Use this special entry point into PubMed to automatically limit your search and retrieval to CAM citations.


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