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HaPI, Health and Psychosocial Instruments
Produced by Behavioral Measurement Database Services, Inc..

    Source: OvidSP
    Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
    Coverage: 1985 - present
    Updated: Quarterly
    Vocabulary: HaPI Thesaurus
    Description: Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) is a catalog of tests used to measure health and behavior. It includes citations to tests that are available commercially, as well as tests which have appeared only in journal literature or technical reports. It does not include the tests themselves, and not all commercial tests listed are in print. Use HaPI in conjunction with the print resources in the Reference Collection: Tests, Test Critiques, the Mental Measurements Yearbook, Tests in Print, and Directory of Unpublished Experimental Mental Measures.


Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB)
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

    Source: NLM TOXNET
    Access: Free to all users.
    Coverage: Current information only
    Updated: Not stated
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description: HSDB focuses on the toxicology of potentially hazardous chemicals. It is enhanced with information on human exposure, industrial hygiene, emergency handling procedures, environmental fate, regulatory requirements, and related areas. All data are referenced and derived from a core set of books, government documents, technical reports and selected primary journal literature. HSDB is peer-reviewed by the Scientific Review Panel (SRP), a committee of experts in the major subject areas within the data bank's scope. HSDB is organized into individual chemical records, and contains over 5000 such records. Search by chemical or other name, chemical name fragment, Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number (RN), and/or subject terms.


Health Business Elite
Produced by EBSCO.

    Source: EBSCOhost
    Access: Jefferson Campus Key required.
    Coverage: Varies by title, cumulatvive coverage is 1922-present
    Updated: Not stated
    Vocabulary: Health Business Fulltext Elite Subjects
    Description: This database provides comprehensive journal content detailing all aspects of health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management. Topics covered include hospital management, hospital administration, marketing, human resources, computer technology, facilities management and insurance. Health Business Elite contains full-text content for nearly 600 journals such as H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks, Harvard Business Review (available back to 1922), Health Facilities Management, Health Management Technology, Healthcare Financial Management, Marketing Health Services, Modern Healthcare, and many more. Some journals have full-text delays.


Health Services and Sciences Research Resources (HSRR)
Produced by the National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR).

    Source: National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR)
    Access: Free to all users.
    Coverage: Not stated
    Updated: Not stated
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description: Contains information about several hundred research datasets and instruments/indices employed in health services research, behavioral and social sciences and public health, with links to PubMed.


Health Technology Assessments (HTA)
Produced by the Cochrane Collaboration.

    Source: Wiley Online Library
    Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
    Coverage: Not stated
    Updated: Not stated
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description: Produced by the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD), the Health Technology Assessment database brings together details on ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of healthcare interventions). HTA is produced in collaboration with the INAHTA Secretariat, based at SBU, Sweden. The database contains records of ongoing projects being conducted by members of INAHTA as well as publications reporting completed technology assessments carried out by INAHTA members and other health technology assessment organizations.


HealthData.gov
Produced by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

    Source: HHS
    Access: Free to all users.
    Coverage: Varies
    Updated: Varies
    Vocabulary: Varies
    Description: A "community" within Data.gov, HealthData.gov provides a database of health tools and datasets produced by various federal agencies, a public forum to discuss them, and galleries of non-federally produced apps and other data sites. The published downloadable datasets can be used by researchers and in mashups for public consumption. Some of the datasets allow interactive searching onsite, others must be downloaded for local manipulation.


HealthStar/OvidSP HealthSTAR
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

    Source: OvidSP
    Access: Direct access via campus computers. Off-campus access requires Jefferson Campus Key.
    Coverage: 1975 - present
    Updated: Monthly
    Vocabulary: MeSH: Medical Subject Headings
    Description: HealthSTAR covers the international literature of facilities management, economics, policies, insurance, health technology assessment, health services planning/evaluation, research methods, practice guidelines, and other administrative or political issues.

    For many years, HealthSTAR was produced by the NLM from MEDLINE citations and additional materials indexed by the American Hospital Association. In 2000, NLM folded HealthSTAR into MEDLINE. OvidSP continued the database as OvidSP Healthstar, retaining all backfile HealthSTAR citations and new journal citations culled from MEDLINE using the NLM's HealthSTAR search strategy.



Household Products Database
Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

    Source: National Library of Medicine
    Access: Free to all users.
    Coverage: Current information only
    Updated: Semiannually
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description:

    The Household Products Database of the National Library of Medicine is based on the Consumer Product Information Database ©2004 by DeLima Associates. The database links over 5,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and allows scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients. Information is from a variety of publicly available sources including brand-specific labels, Material Safety Data Sheets provided by manufacturers and manufacturers' Web sites; NLM does no original testing.



Human Genome Project
Produced by U.S. National Center for Biotechnology Information (N.C.B.I.).

    Source: NCBI
    Access: Free to all users.
    Coverage: Current data only
    Updated: Varies by section
    Vocabulary: Keyword
    Description: The N.C.B.I. has developed an 'integrated, one-stop, genomic information infrastructure' for the data being generated by the Human Genome Project. Links are included to OMIM, BLAST, PubMed, sequencing, maps and other resources.


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