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ClinicalKey and remote access

ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine that helps doctors, nurses and other health professionals make better decisions anywhere, anytime, in any patient scenario.

Register a Personal Account

  1. From any work computer within the ADHB hospital network, go to
  2. Click Register (top right) and enter your ADHB email address.
  3. Fill in your details and click Register (bottom right), then click Continue.

Activate Remote Access

  1. Once logged in to ClinicalKey, click your name (top right) and select Remote Access from the drop-down menu.
  2. Enter your ADHB email address.
  3. Activate your Remote Access by clicking the link in the confirmation email sent to your ADHB email.

You may now go to from any computer and log in.

Mobile Access

The ClinicalKey website is mobile optimised and works well on all devices.
If using a web browser on your device, you can add a ClinicalKey shortcut to your home screen - just click on the three dots on your browser to bring up the menu option.

You may also download a mobile app from your app store (android or apple). Log in with your ClinicalKey username and password you created when prompted.

About ClinicalKey

  • Includes clinical topics for patient care decision support, as well as full-text journals, leading medical text books, practice guidelines, videos, images, Medline results, clinical trial information and patient handouts. Read more about what’s in ClinicalKey.
  • Indexed daily for the most complete and current content across 30+ medical specialties. Ensures decisions are based on the most current evidence.
  • Smart Search suggests relevant clinical concepts.
  • Drag and drop any image into the Presentation Maker.