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  • ACP Journal Club
    Reviews and abstracts selected articles covering recent medical advances from two journals, ACP Journal Club and Evidence-Based Medicine.
  • Best Bets
    OPEN ACCESS Best Evidence Topic (BET) reports written for, and reviewed by doctors. Summarises evidence in emergency medicine, cardiothoracics, nursing, primary care and paediatrics. Select ‘Databases’, then ‘Browse BETS’.
  • Cochrane Library
    OPEN ACCESS Evidence-based information on the effectiveness of healthcare interventions, including systematic reviews by the Cochrane Collaboration and controlled trials.
  • Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)
    Abstracts of critical assessments of systematic reviews.
  • Evidence Search (NICE)
    OPEN ACCESS Evidence-based information on health and social care for a wide range of conditions. Includes extensive medicines and prescribing information. Produced by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the UK.
  • TRIP
    OPEN ACCESS Quickly and easily find high-quality research evidence to support clinical practice and patient care.
  • ADHB Policies and Guidelines Library
    ADHB Intranet access only Search or browse the ADHB policies and guidelines
  • Australian Clinical Practice Guidelines
    OPEN ACCESS For Australian clinicians and policy-makers to access clinical practice guidelines via a single entry point.
  • Evidence Search (NICE)
    OPEN ACCESS Evidence-based information on health and social care for a wide range of conditions. Includes extensive medicines and prescribing information. Produced by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the UK.
  • NHMRC, Guidelines
    National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia.
  • NICE Guidance
    OPEN ACCESS National guidance and advice to improve health and social care from the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
  • Starship Clinical Guidelines
    OPEN ACCESS Guidelines written for use at Starship Children's Health, Auckland City Hospital.
  • ClinicalKey
    Contains Clinical Overview for point of care decision support, as well as the full text of clinical journals, leading medical text books and practice guidelines. Also includes Medline results, clinical trial and drug information, patient handouts and more. Read about what’s in ClinicalKey and how to set up Remote access.
  • ClinicalKey for Nursing
    Contains Clinical Skills for nursing focused point of care and decision support, as well as the full text of nursing e-journals, e-books, practice guidelines, Medline results, clinical and drug information, patient handouts and more. Read about what’s in ClinicalKey for Nursing and how to set up remote access.
  • CINAHL Plus
    Nursing and Allied Health journal articles and dissertations from 1937 to current.
  • Cochrane Library
    OPEN ACCESS Evidence-based information on the effectiveness of healthcare interventions, including systematic reviews by the Cochrane Collaboration and controlled trials.
  • Google Scholar
    Searches a subset of peer-reviewed journal articles, theses, books, preprints and technical reports. Access the full text of content that ADHB subscribes to from a work computer; or from offsite with a login.
  • Health and Medical Complete
    Indexes articles from leading health and medical journals; includes some full text.
  • Medline (OvidSP)
    Journal articles in all fields of medicine, biomedicine, health sciences and allied health, from 1946 to current.
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  • PsycINFO
    Journal articles, book chapters and book reviews in psychology and the behavioural sciences as well as relevant coverage from medicine, education, anthropology and sociology. Produced by the American Psychological Association.
  • PubMed
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    OPEN ACCESS Journal articles in all fields of medicine, biomedicine, health sciences and allied health. Produced by the US National Library of Medicine.
    PubMed Fact Sheet
    Medline/PubMed Resources Guide
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  • UpToDate
    Read about offsite access and UpToDate User Guide. Evidence-based point of care decision support tool on conditions, diseases and symptoms. Covers prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis.
  • ClinicalKey
    Contains Clinical Overview for point of care decision support, as well as the full text of clinical journals, leading medical text books and practice guidelines. Also includes Medline results, clinical trial and drug information, patient handouts and more. Read about what’s in ClinicalKey and how to set up Remote access.
  • TRIP
    OPEN ACCESS Quickly and easily find high-quality research evidence to support clinical practice and patient care.
  • UpToDate
    Read about offsite access and UpToDate User Guide. Evidence-based point of care decision support tool on conditions, diseases and symptoms. Covers prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis.
  • ClinicalKey
    Contains Clinical Overview for point of care decision support, as well as the full text of clinical journals, leading medical text books and practice guidelines. Also includes Medline results, clinical trial and drug information, patient handouts and more. Read about what’s in ClinicalKey and how to set up Remote access.
  • Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis for Therapeutics
  • Red Book Online
    Latest findings and clinical guidelines on more than 200 common childhood conditions, and areas such as immunizations, school health, blood safety, sexually transmitted infections and drug therapy.
  • Rudolph's Pediatrics
  • Books at Ovid
    Full text of a selection of e-books in medicine, nursing and pharmacology. The latest editions of many well-known texts covering a wide range of medical topics.
  • Harrison's Online
    Turns the world's leading textbook of medicine, Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, into an updated medical database.
  • PsychiatryOnline
    Journals, textbooks, handbooks and the DSM Library from the American Psychiatric Association.
  • ClinicalKey for Nursing
    Contains Clinical Skills for nursing focused point of care and decision support, as well as the full text of nursing e-journals, e-books, practice guidelines, Medline results, clinical and drug information, patient handouts and more. Read about what’s in ClinicalKey for Nursing and how to set up remote access.
  • CINAHL Plus
    Nursing and Allied Health journal articles and dissertations from 1937 to current.
  • Health and Medical Complete
    Indexes articles from leading health and medical journals; includes some full text.
  • OTseeker
    OPEN ACCESS Quality ratings of a selection of randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews relevant to occupational therapy. Developed by a team of five occupational therapists from two Australian universities.
  • PEDro
    OPEN ACCESS Randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. All trials on PEDro are independently quality rated.
  • PsycBITE
    OPEN ACCESS Studies of cognitive, behavioural and other treatments for psychological issues resulting from acquired brain impairment. Studies are rated for methodological quality and scientific rigour.
  • REHABDATA
    OPEN ACCESSCovers physical, mental, and psychiatric disabilities, independent living, vocational rehabilitation, special education, assistive technology, law and employment. Produced by the US National Rehabilitation Information Center.
  • Social Care Online
    OPEN ACCESS Includes abstracts and some full text of social care literature, and is updated daily. Produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence in the UK.
  • speechBITE
    OPEN ACCESS Speech pathology treatment evidence and intervention studies. Developed by the University of Sydney and Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Weight Management FAB
    OPEN ACCESS Online database of New Zealand research and evaluation on nutrition, physical activity, obesity, exercise science, physical recreation and sport, from the year 2000 onwards. Ministry of Health’s strategic approach to improving nutrition, increasing physical activity and achieving healthy weight for all New Zealanders.
  • AHRQ - Agency for healthcare research & quality (USA)
    OPEN ACCESS Summaries of research findings and full research reports.
  • BioMed Central
    OPEN ACCESS Open access publisher.
  • BMJ Open Quality
    OPEN ACCESS Searchable repository of global quality improvement evidence and best practice.
  • Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
    OPEN ACCESS Economic evaluations, technology assessments and systematic reviews.
  • Cochrane Library
    OPEN ACCESS Evidence-based information on the effectiveness of healthcare interventions, including systematic reviews by the Cochrane Collaboration and controlled trials.
  • Evidence Search (NICE)
    OPEN ACCESS Evidence-based information on health and social care for a wide range of conditions. Includes extensive medicines and prescribing information. Produced by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the UK.
  • Genetics Home Reference
    OPEN ACCESS National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes or chromosomes related to those conditions.
  • Grey Matter newsletter
    OPEN ACCESS A selection of recent NGO, Think Tank, and International Government reports from the NZ Ministry of Health Library.
  • Health Ed
    OPEN ACCESS Public health resources from the Health Promotion Agency and NZ Ministry of Health.
  • Health Improvement and Innovation Resource Centre (HIIRC)
    OPEN ACCESS Provides healthcare managers and clinical staff with resources and tools to support NZ healthcare innovation and quality improvement.
  • Health Navigator
    OPEN ACCESS Trusted health and self-help information for all New Zealanders developed by health professionals and volunteers.
  • Healthpoint
    OPEN ACCESS Current information about New Zealand healthcare providers, referral expectations, services offered and common treatments.
  • Kidshealth
    OPEN ACCESS Reliable information about children's health for New Zealand parents and caregivers. A joint initiative of Starship Foundation and the Paediatric Society of New Zealand.
  • MedlinePlus
    OPEN ACCESS Patient information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues from the US National Institute of Health and National Library of Medicine.
  • Medsafe
    OPEN ACCESS Information on the regulation and safe use of medicines and medical devices in New Zealand.
  • New Zealand Health Statistics
    OPEN ACCESS New Zealand health data and health statistics collected and produced by the Ministry of Health and wider health sector.
  • New Zealand Libraries' Catalogue
    OPEN ACCESS Search items held in all New Zealand libraries. Available to the general public.
  • NHS Choices: Health A-Z
    OPEN ACCESS Patient information for a range of common conditions and treatments. From the NHS in the UK.
  • NICE Pathways
    Topics presented as interactive flowcharts.
  • NZResearch
    OPEN ACCESS Research documents from academic and research institutions throughout New Zealand.
  • OMIM
    OPEN ACCESS Authoritative compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes that is freely available and updated daily.
  • OTseeker
    OPEN ACCESS Quality ratings of a selection of randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews relevant to occupational therapy. Developed by a team of five occupational therapists from two Australian universities.
  • Patient
    OPEN ACCESS For patients and health professionals. Includes health information leaflets, a wellbeing centre, a free health check, and thousands of discussion forums. Independently run by Patient information Publications and Egton Medical Information Systems Ltd.
  • PEDro
    OPEN ACCESS Randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. All trials on PEDro are independently quality rated.
  • PsycBITE
    OPEN ACCESS Studies of cognitive, behavioural and other treatments for psychological issues resulting from acquired brain impairment. Studies are rated for methodological quality and scientific rigour.
  • ResearchSpace
    OPEN ACCESS University of Auckland institutional repository.
  • Research Review
    OPEN ACCESS Regular updates from worldwide medical journals; includes commentary from NZ specialists.
  • Social Care Online
    OPEN ACCESS Includes abstracts and some full text of social care literature, and is updated daily. Produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence in the UK.
  • speechBITE
    OPEN ACCESS Speech pathology treatment evidence and intervention studies. Developed by the University of Sydney and Speech Pathology Australia.
  • The King's Fund (UK)
    OPEN ACCESS An independent charity shaping policy and practice through research, analysis and development.
  • TRIP
    OPEN ACCESS Quickly and easily find high-quality research evidence to support clinical practice and patient care.
  • Trove
    OPEN ACCESS Research from Australian university and government research repositories.
  • Weight Management FAB
    OPEN ACCESS Online database of New Zealand research and evaluation on nutrition, physical activity, obesity, exercise science, physical recreation and sport, from the year 2000 onwards. Ministry of Health’s strategic approach to improving nutrition, increasing physical activity and achieving healthy weight for all New Zealanders.
  • Your Health
    OPEN ACCESS Topics on conditions and treatments, healthy living and support services from the NZ Ministry of Health.
  • BMJ Learning
    A continual professional development e-learning resource aimed at doctors. Note: access is only to ADHB Associate Members from a Philson Library computer.
  • Journals@Ovid
    Access the table of contents and full text of articles in journals from Ovid. Browse journals by title or subject.
  • NICE Evidence Search
    OPEN ACCESS Evidence-based information on health and social care for a wide range of conditions. Includes extensive medicines and prescribing information. Produced by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the UK.
  • Evidence Search (NICE)
    OPEN ACCESS Evidence-based information on health and social care for a wide range of conditions. Includes extensive medicines and prescribing information. Produced by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the UK.
  • Medsafe
    OPEN ACCESS Information on the regulation and safe use of medicines and medical devices in New Zealand.
  • New Zealand Formulary
    Clinically validated medicines information and guidance on best practice for healthcare professionals.
  • Pharmacy
    [ADHB Intranet access only]The ADHB Pharmacy intranet site. Includes information on medicines, medication safety and administration guidelines.
  • Genetics Home Reference
    OPEN ACCESS National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes or chromosomes related to those conditions.
  • Health Ed
    OPEN ACCESS Public health resources from the Health Promotion Agency and NZ Ministry of Health.
  • Health Navigator
    OPEN ACCESS Trusted health and self-help information for all New Zealanders developed by health professionals and volunteers.
  • Healthpoint
    OPEN ACCESS Current information about New Zealand healthcare providers, referral expectations, services offered and common treatments.
  • Kidshealth
    OPEN ACCESS Reliable information about children's health for New Zealand parents and caregivers. A joint initiative of Starship Foundation and the Paediatric Society of New Zealand.
  • MedlinePlus
    OPEN ACCESS Patient information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues from the US National Institute of Health and National Library of Medicine.
  • Medsafe
    OPEN ACCESS Information on the regulation and safe use of medicines and medical devices in New Zealand.
  • NHS Choices: Health A-Z
    OPEN ACCESS Patient information for a range of common conditions and treatments. From the NHS in the UK.
  • Patient
    OPEN ACCESS For patients and health professionals. Includes health information leaflets, a wellbeing centre, a free health check, and thousands of discussion forums. Independently run by Patient information Publications and Egton Medical Information Systems Ltd.
  • Your Health
    OPEN ACCESS Topics on conditions and treatments, healthy living and support services from the NZ Ministry of Health.
  • LegislationNZ
    OPEN ACCESS A browsable collection of New Zealand Acts.
  • PsycBITE
    OPEN ACCESS Studies of cognitive, behavioural and other treatments for psychological issues resulting from acquired brain impairment. Studies are rated for methodological quality and scientific rigour.
  • PsychiatryOnline
    Journals, textbooks, handbooks and the DSM Library from the American Psychiatric Association.
  • PsycINFO
    Journal articles, book chapters and book reviews in psychology and the behavioural sciences as well as relevant coverage from medicine, education, anthropology and sociology. Produced by the American Psychological Association.