The following core resources are widely used by clinicians and researchers. More detailed lists are found under the top row tabs on this Internal Medicine Research Guide.
Designed to provide concise answers to patient care questions that arise in daily practice. Subject-specialist physicians serve as authors and editors. Published research is reviewed and summarized, and specific recommendations are made for patient care. Mobile device access information can be obtained on the UpToDate LibGuide.
- Micromedex Healthcare Series
Summaries and detailed monographs for drugs, herbal medicines, toxicological managements, reproductive risks, and acute/emergency care. Includes access to POISINDEX Toxicologic Substance Identification, IDENTIDEX Imprint Code Identification, DRUGDEX Product Index, DRUG-REAX Interactive Drug Interactions, IV INDEX IV Compatibility, and The CareNotes System. Mobile device information is accessible via the Micromedex 2.0 mobileMicroMedex banner at the top of the home screen.
NOTE: IP access restricted to computers located within the UK Medical Center.
- PubMed (University of Kentucky)
ncludes more than 24 million citations for biomedical articles from MEDLINE and life science journals
- Procedures Consult
Resource covers the procedures required by the American Board of Internal Medicine and conforms to ACGME standards. It offers illustrations and multimedia for each procedure, is browsable and searchable, and highlights when patient "informed consent" is required.
- InfoKat (UK Libraries' Catalog)
Provides keyword, title, author, and subject searching of the system's 10 libraries' holdings, including books, journals (by title, NOT by article), and other resources. NOTE: While some electronic journals are listed in the catalog, it is best you search for electronic journals in the E-Journals Database. Search for databases on the Find Databases and Other Electronic Resources page.