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Clinicians and Residents

Information for Clinicians and Residents

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Information for Clinicians and Residents

The Brickell Medical Sciences Library provides professional and research support for the EVMS community of clinicians and residents.

 

Electronic Resources & Online Catalog

 

Research Databases. Below is an abbreviated list of popular resources used by Clinicians and Residents. There are additional links on the Library's Quick Links page and a full list of resources. Off-campus users should always start searches using the unique links at the Library web page. These unique links help to fulfill licensing agreement requirements and require an EVMS credential logon when off-campus, on-campus users skip this step.

Professional Journals

 

Clinical Reference and Point of Care Databases

  • ACP Journal Club Summarizes the latest evidence-based clinical information
  • BestBETs (Best Evidence Topics)
  • ClinicalTrials.gov Database of privately and publicly funded clinical studies
  • Cochrane Library Organizes medical research findings to facilitate evidence-based choices
  • DynaMed Plus An evidence-based clinical reference resource
  • Medscape Reference  Clinical information and resources (Requires a free registration.)
  • OTSeeker (Occupational Therapy)
  • PEDro (Physiotherapy)
  • PubMed LinkOut Use clinical queries or publication type limits to limit searches to clinically relevant articles.
  • UpToDate A point-of-care medical resource

 

Practice Guidelines

 

Full-text Resources

  • Access Medicine Full-text access to current medical textbooks, study aids, and clinical tools
  • ClinicalKey Full-text access to current medical reference texts, journals, patient handouts, and drug information.
  • A-Z eBooks & eJournals
  • PubMed LinkOut Provides links to full-text electronic journals articles. Look for the "EVMS" icon.
  • STAT!Ref (E-Books) Full-text access to current medical reference texts and clinical tools.

 

Health Information for Your Patients

 

 

Clinical Medical Librarian Program

The Clinical Medical Librarian (CML) Program extends library and information services into the clinical environment. Since 1996, the Brickell Medical Sciences Library has offered trained information specialists as part of the healthcare team at the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters (CHKD) to provide case-specific information in support of patient care. 

EVMS Clinical Medical Librarians (CML) provide curriculum support, educational opportunities, and research guidance. Their expertise extends to Institutional Review Board (IRB) assistance.

You can find out more about EVMS CML professionals at Ask a Librarian.

 

Exam Hosting

The library in partnership with departments hosts professional exams.  Including American Board of Emergency Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine, American Board of Surgery, American Board of Pediatrics, American Urological Association, National Board Medical Exam and more.

 

Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan (ILL) - ​Request an Article or Book not owned by EVMS using ILLiad, the Library's interlibrary loan document delivery system.

Hint: Try Google Scholar before putting in an ILLiad request for a journal article. Look for "All versions" link after the article description.

 

Contacts

  • If you have questions about your EVMS username and password, contact the Network Information Center at (757) 446-5871 or email them at comphelp@evms.edu.
  • If you have questions about resources, please contact the Library (757) 446-5851 or e-mail the Information Desk, library@evms.edu.
  • For training information, call April Pace, Education Coordinator, at (757) 446-5846 or email at paceaa@evms.edu.
  • For Research guidance, please contact our Clinical Medical Librarians (CML) coordinator Esther Sarino, at (757) 446-5852 or email researchlibrarians@evms.edu.