Health Science Resources

 Article Databases

Citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to free full-text content from PubMed Central.  If free full-text is not available, click on the "Full Text @ John Wood" to request the article through interlibrary loan. 
Medscape from WebMD
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From National Library of Medicine. Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.

Medical Dictionaries

A Dictionary of Nursing (JWCC only)
Churchill Livingstone's Dictionary of Nursing (JWCC only)
Mosby's Emergency Dictionary (JWCC only)
Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (JWCC only)
Jablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (JWCC only)
The American Heritage Medical Dictionary (JWCC only)
Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary, Revised Edition (JWCC only)
Mosby's Dictionary of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (JWCC only)
The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine (JWCC only)

Medical Encyclopedias and Guides

The Royal Society of Medicine Health Encyclopedia (JWCC only)
The Cambridge Historical Dictionary of Disease (JWCC only)
The Oxford Companion of Medicine (JWCC only)
The Oxford Companion to the Body (JWCC only)
The New Harvard Guide to Women's Health (JWCC only)
Mosby's Handbook of Herbs and Natural Supplements (JWCC only)
The Merck Manuals  
A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia from MedlinePlus

Drug Reference Resources

MedWatch: Medical Product Safety Information
Pharmaceutical Medicine Dictionary (JWCC only)

Evidence-Based Resources

TRIP: Turning Research Into Practice
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Clinical Information Index

Clinical Trial  Resources 


MedlinePlus (National Library of Medicine)
OMIN: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man

Medical Link Directories

Hardin MD:  Medical Information + Pictures
Martindale's Virtual Medical Center