Resources for Non-OHSU Oregon Licensed Health Professionals

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Available to all non-OHSU licensed Oregon health professionals

Access Medicine

Access Medicine includes 75 reference books covering medicine and the basic sciences, including the Lange Current Diagnosis and Treatment series, Harrison's, Goodman and Gilman's and much more. It can be personalized and offers downloads for mobile devices.

Available to non-OHSU licensed Oregon MDs and DOs only

Free Article Delivery via PubMed

This article delivery project is offered to MDs and DOs only. You must first request an OHSU Library barcode number and then sign up for Free Article Delivery (via Reprints Desk). Registered users of this service may request electronic delivery of journal articles. To register, order articles or learn more about the service go to more info.

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Journals, Books, Databases Free to All

National Library of Medicine's own search engine for Medline. Includes "See Related Articles" and "Clinical Queries" features.
NCBI Bookshelf
Free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.
National Guideline Clearinghouse
A database of clinical practice guidelines created by the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ).
Hundreds of websites you can trust from the Consumer and Patient Health Information Section of the Medical Library Association.
Clinical Alerts
Messages provided to expedite the release of findings from the NIH-funded clinical trials where such release could significantly affect morbidity and mortality.

Provides high quality information about marketed drugs including the FDA labels for over 18,000 drugs.

DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals
Provides access to several thousand free, full-text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

Contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and related topics pertinent to the health care of immigrants to the U.S., many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world.

Evidence Updates
Citations from over 110 premier clinical journals that are pre-rated for quality by BMJ and McMasters University's Health Information Research Unit, then rated for clinical relevance and interest by at least 3 members of a worldwide panel of practicing physicians.

Free Medical Journals
Provides access to over 4,000 free, full-text medical journals available on the Web. Also available is a free subscription to journal alerts.

The National Library of Medicine's website for patients and their families and friends includes information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues. Includes a significant amount of information in Spanish.
Merck Medicus
MerckMedicus provides free unbiased health information as a public service to consumers and health care professionals. Requires login (with a free account) to access content.
NIH SeniorHealth
Authoritative and up-to-date health information from Institutes and Centers at NIH. Health topics include general background information, open-captioned videos, quizzes and frequently asked questions (FAQs).
PubMed Health
PubMed Health specializes in reviews of clinical effectiveness research, with easy-to-read summaries for consumers as well as full technical reports. Clinical effectiveness research finds answers to the question “What works?” in medical and health care.
Provides access to a cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.
TRIP Database
Medical search engine with emphasis on evidence based medicine (EBM) and clinical guidelines and queries, including content from Cochrane and Bandolier.


OHSU Library Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery
Order form for journal articles from the OHSU Library. Fees apply.
Loansome Doc
Order form for journal articles not available from the OHSU Library.
Health Info by Mail or E-Mail
Current consumer health/patient information tailored to individual requests. Available at no charge to Oregonians.
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