Databases

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Journal references

Medline - Ovid (1946 to present)
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Embase - Ovid (1974 to present)
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PsycInfo - Ovid (1806 to present)
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Nursing - Ovid (1946 to present)
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Emcare - Ovid (1995 to present)
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Nursing & Allied Health – ProQuest
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PubMed
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CINAHL - Ebsco
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Medline - Ebsco
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Health Collection - Informit
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ERIC - Ebsco
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Evidence-based literature

Cochrane Library
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BMJ Best Practice
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Ovid 5-Minute Consult
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ClinicalKey
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OvidMD
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Epistemonikos
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Epistemonikos is a collaborative, multilingual database of health evidence. It is the largest source of systematic reviews relevant for health-decision making, and a large source of other types of scientific evidence. The main aim of Epistemonikos is to gather scientific information (i.e. evidence) that might be relevant for health decision-making, and to provide rapid and reliable access to the best available evidence for real-life questions.
SUMSearch 2
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Drug information

Australian Medicines Handbook Children's Dosing Companion
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BNF for Children
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Australian Medicines Handbook
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RCH Paediatric Injectable Guidelines
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MIMS Online
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Therapeutic Guidelines
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AusDI
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Australian Injectable Drugs Handbook
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Micromedex (DRUGDEX, POISINDEX)
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Lexicomp
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Stockleys Drug Interactions
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Natural Medicines
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TOXINZ Poisons Information
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Toxnet
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RWH Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Medicines Guide
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Standards

Australian and international standards
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Note: Some standards are not immediately available, but may be unlocked by selecting Request to unlock. You will be advised by email when the content is available for download. Your department will be invoiced for the cost (ensure you have your cost centre manager's approval). Contact the Library during business hours with any queries.