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Free reliable internet resources in medicine

Free, Reliable Internet resources in Medicine

Fred Pond, MLS

Vice Rector, Library & Internet Medical Resources

Dartmouth Medical School

USA


Free reliable internet resources in medicine1

Free, Reliable Internet Resources in Medicine

Where can you find them?


The internet is

The Internet is:

  • Big, but is usually overwhelming

  • Powerful, but requires effort & patience


Today s presentation

Today’s Presentation

  • Focuses on three types of information on the Internet

  • Identifies methods to find exactly and specifically what you want to find


Internet resources in medicine

Internet Resources in Medicine

  • Internet Directory

  • Internet Textbook

  • Internet Database of Journal Articles


Internet directory

Internet Directory

  • Medical Matrix

  • http://www.medmatrix.org


Medical matrix http www medmatrix org

Medical Matrixhttp://www.medmatrix.org


Medical matrix www medmatrix org

“Full content, unrestricted access, Internet clinical medicine resources.“

Medical Matrix assigns ranks to Internet resources based on their utility for point-of-care clinical application.

Quality, peer review, full content, multimedia features, and unrestricted access are emphasized in the rankings.

Free, requires registration.

Medical Matrixwww.medmatrix.org


Internet textbook

Internet Textbook

  • eMedicine

  • http://www.emedicine.com/


Emedicine http www emedicine com

Peer-reviewed online medical references and textbooks-- as emergency medicine, dermatology, wilderness, medicine, pediatrics, neurology, orthopedic surgery, plastic surgery, and radiology.

Searchable. Also includes consumer level texts.

Free, requires registration.

eMedicine  http://www.emedicine.com/


Internet database of journal articles

Internet Database of Journal Articles

  • PubMed/Medline

  • www.pubmed.gov


Pubmed medline http www pubmed gov

Contains bibliographic citations and author abstracts from more than 4,000 biomedical journals in 70 languages.

Free, no registration.

Comprehensive, 11 million citations dating back to the mid-1960's

Offers web access to reliable free journals.

PubMed/MEDLINE http:www.pubmed.gov


Pubmed medline

PubMed/Medline

AN EFFECTIVE METHOD OF SEARCHING MEDICAL JOURNAL LITERATURE


How to search pubmed

How to Search PubMed

  • Use MeSH Browser

  • Consider subject term subheadings

  • Use Limits to reduce retrieval

  • Combine terms to find references on two or more topics


Mesh browser

MeSH Browser

  • Helps identify correct subject heading

    • ‘Translates’ our clinical terms to ‘academic’ terms

    • e.g.. Use Neoplasm instead of Cancer

    • e.g Use Cross Infection instead of Nosocomial infection


Subheadings

Subheadings

  • Located under MeSH Browser, click on ‘detailed’ display after searching term

  • Choose correct subheading relating to the focus of your search

    • Drug therapy, rehabilitation, therapy

    • Blood, diagnosis, epidemiology, etiology

    • Adverse effects, contraindications, poisoning

  • Subheadings differ with the different terms


Free reliable internet resources in medicine

5177 !


Limit your search

Limit Your Search

  • Human

  • Language

  • Years; e.g. 1995-2001

  • Patient age

  • Abstracts


Patient age groups

Infant, <30 days

Infant, >30 days to 2 yrs

Child, preschool,2-5

Child, 5-12 yrs

All Child, 0-18 yrs

Adolescent, 13-18

Adult, 18-44 yrs

Adult, middle age 45-64 yrs

Aged, 65-79 yrs

Aged, over 80 yrs

Adult, all years

Patient Age Groups


Free reliable internet resources in medicine

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Combine subject terms

Combine subject terms

  • Use to combine two or more subject terms

  • For Example: penicillins & urinary tract infections


Finding full text articles

Finding full text articles

  • Display abstract to see publisher icon

  • Visit publisher web site


Free reliable internet resources in medicine

Full text of article


Free reliable internet resources in medicine

Full text of article


Full text journals on pubmed

Full Text Journals on PubMed

BMJ 2000;321:1103 ( 4 November )Bleeding and pneumonia in intensive care patients given ranitidine and sucralfate for prevention of stress ulcer: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

A Journal list of free full text articles in PubMed is available at: (fill in)

User registration, a subscription fee, or some other type of fee may be required to access the full text of articles for some journals. Policies vary by provider and by journal.


More search methods

More Search Methods

  • Author searching

  • Journal searching

  • Finding complete references

  • Saving searches


Author search

Author Search

  • Family name, first & second initials

  • No first names

  • For example.. IVANOV SJ


Free reliable internet resources in medicine

IVANOV SJ


Free reliable internet resources in medicine

For more help


Journal search

Journal Search

Click on Journal browser

Enter journal title or abbreviation, e.g.

>BMJ

>British Medical Journal


Free reliable internet resources in medicine

BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL


Finding complete references

Finding complete references

Find the abstract to a journal reference you want to know more about.


Saving searches

Saving Searches

  • Save a complicated search to conduct at a later time

  • Requires free registration

  • Can be customized to your needs.


For more information

For More Information

  • Overview

  • HELP/FAQ (frequently asked questions)

  • Tutorial

  • News/Noteworthy


Internet directory1

Internet Directory

  • Medical Matrix

  • http://www.medmatrix.org


Internet textbook1

Internet Textbook

  • eMedicine

  • http://www.emedicine.com/


Free books on the internet

Free Books on the Internet

http://www.pubmed.gov


Thank you

Thank you!


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