Health Sciences

Medical Heritage Library

Description

The Medical Heritage Library is a digitized collection of rare books from leading medical libraries.  The contents cover all areas in the history of medicine and can be browsed by title, author, subject/keyboard, and date.  Contributors include the National Library of Medicine, the New York Public Library and the medical libraries of Columbia, Harvard, and Yale.

Type
Images
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11521
Access
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GTR: Genetic Testing Registry

Alternative Titles
GTR
Genetic Testing Registry
Description

Please Note: This resource is currently (as of March 1, 2012) a Beta version

The scope of the GTR includes the test's purpose, methodology, validity, evidence of the test's usefulness, and laboratory contacts and credentials. The overarching goal of the GTR is to advance the public health and research into the genetic basis of health and disease.

Important Note: NIH does not independently verify information submitted to the GTR; it relies on submitters to provide information that is accurate and not misleading. NIH makes no endorsements of tests or laboratories listed in the GTR. GTR is not a substitute for medical advice. Patients and consumers with specific questions about a genetic test should contact a health care provider or a genetics professional.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11493
More Information
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PMC

Alternative Titles
PubMed Central
Description

PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). In keeping with NLM’s legislative mandate to collect and preserve the biomedical literature, PMC serves as a digital counterpart to NLM’s extensive print journal collection. Launched in February 2000, PMC was developed and is managed by NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

Type
Database
Coverage
PMC has material dating back to mid- to late-1800s or early 1900s for some journals.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11475
Access
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PubMed [without MGet It]

Alternative Titles
MEDLINE
Description

PubMed indexes over 4,000 biomedical, nursing, dentistry and related journals, with over 21 million citations in MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE and related databases. PubMed is produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and provides links between article citations and relevant data in other NCBI ENTREZ databases, including Nucleotide and Protein Sequences, Protein Structures, Complete Genomes, Taxonomy, and others.

Type
Database
Coverage
Journal Literature: 1950 to present Selected Online Books
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11473
Mobile Version
Access
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Social Science Electronic Data Library

Alternative Titles
SSEDL
Description

Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF).  Collections include: American Family Data Archive (AFDA), AIDS/STD Data Archive (AIDS), Child Well-being and Poverty Archive, Complementary and Alternative Medicine Data Archive, Contextual Data Archive, Data Archive of Social Research on Aging (DASRA), Data Archive on Adolescent Pregnancy and Pregnancy Prevention (DAAPPP), Maternal Drug Abuse Data Archive (MDA), and Research Archive on Disability in the US.

A scientist expert panel selected every study in the data archives based on its technical quality, substantive importance to the field, policy relevance, potential for secondary analysis, and disciplinary balance.

Each data archive provides raw data files, SAS & SPSS data extract program files, SPSS portable files, frequencies, data dictionaries, and detailed user's guides. Search for studies by keyword; search for variables within and across studies by topic, type, or keyword(s) and immediately view the metadata for each variable; view and print the original data collection instruments.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11307
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Plain Language Medical Dictionary

Description

Translates common medical terms into plain language, using definitions that were created by the U.S. government. Work on the Plain Language Medical Dictionary was performed under a subcontract with the University of Illinois at Chicago, and made possible by a grant from the National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Type
Dictionary
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11299
Mobile Version
Access
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Subjects

PsychiatryOnline

Alternative Titles
Psychiatry Online
DSM-5
DSM-V
DSM
Description

Includes access to DSM-5, DSM-IV Handbook and Casebook, previous DSM versions, and a dozen psychiatry ebooks. Also includes the full text of several journals:

  • American Journal of Psychiatry
  • Psychiatric Services
  • The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
  • FOCUS: The Journal of Lifelong Learning in Psychiatry (Content 1 year old and older only)
  • Psychiatric News
Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11205
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Pages

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