PAST Subject Gateway
An abstracted index to all areas of medicine and the health sciences including clinical medicine, nursing, psychiatry, dentistry, pathology, toxicology, nutrition, exercise science, health care planning and administration, medical education, etc.
This database is a comprehensive source of full text health/biomedical journal articles. This database also contains author affiliations, searchable cited references, research instruments, and evidence-based care sheets.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides more than 500 scholarly full text journals focusing on many health disciplines including physician assistant studies, health care administration, community, school, and public health.
PsycINFO from the American Psychological Association is a renowned resource for citations and abstracts for scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations. This is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral and social sciences. It provides systematic coverage of the psychological literature from the 1800's to the the present.
A comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods, including full text coverage for nearly 400 journals.
An e-book database covering more than 220 academic disciplines, including medicine and health. Search - evidence based medicine or evidence based practice.
Produced the Centers for Disease Control, this website contains a wealth of statistical information on a variety of health topics.
From the Federal Interagency Forum on Child & Family Statisitics, which includes federal agencies and international organizations, this website provides access to statistics and reports on children and families.
© 2004 by Michael J. Stahl, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Combines multiple perspectives to offer readers a more accurate and complete picture of the aging process and elder health. Includes a historical and demographic overview of aging in America, a guide to biological changes accompanying aging, an analysis of the diversity of the U.S. elder population, legal issues commonly affecting older adults, and the ethics of using cognitively impaired elders in research.
Describes numerous drugs of abuse, including both pharmaceutical and natural products. Begins with a discussion of federal drug scheduling and drug categories. Individual drug descriptions include: correct pronunciation, nicknames or street names, legal status, historical and present uses and misuses, abuse factors, interactions with other drugs, and findings of cancer risks and birth defects.
Presents current, unbiased information on alternative and complementary medical practices, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda, and osteopathy. Information on recommended therapies for specific disorders and diseases, medicinal uses for plants and herbs, are balanced by conclusions of studies on efficacy and analysis of current levels of acceptance by traditional scientists and doctors.
The implementation timeline reflects the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which President Obama signed on March 23, 2010, as well as provisions in the Health Care & Education Reconciliation Act, which was signed on March 30, 2010.