Clinical Resources

The clinical resources listed here were specifically developed to assist the health care professional at the point of care. Additional resources can be found under  eResourceseBookseJournals, and Mobile Devices.

AccessMedicine – 5 concurrent users. Full text and images from the most recent editions of gold standard textbooks in internal medicine, cardiology, genetics, pharmacology, diagnosis and management, basic sciences, and patient care. Some features require free account registration, including the USMLE practice from the Lange Self Assessment Tool.  

ACP PIER – Updated monthly, via STAT!-Ref. The Physicians’ Information and Education Resource provides evidence-rated guidance for point-of-care decision making. Includes structured disease modules, screening and prevention, CAM, ethical and legal issues, and procedures.  

Clin-eguide – Point-of-care tool that provides one-click access to important clinical resources recommended by physicians for physicians. Coverage in the areas of Clinical, Drug, EBM, and Guideline. Formerly known as ClinicalResource@Ovid.  

Diagnosaurus – Popular among medical students. Free for Palm, Windows Mobile, and Blackberry users. $.99 for iPhone users through the Apple iTunes Store. Includes 1000+ differential diagnoses. Search by disease, system, or organ system.  

DynaMed - Evidence-based clinical point of care tool with over 3,200 topic summaries. Also available on mobile devices. UAMS faculty, students, and staff request a serial number for use on mobile devices using UAMS email; Arkansas health professionals request mobile device access by emailing Jan Hart or contacting their local Regional Center library.  

EBM Evidence Based Medicine Reviews (Ovid) – 10 concurrent users. Includes Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, DARE, ACP Journal Club, and the Cochrane Controlled Clinical Trials Registry.  

Geriatrics At Your Fingertips (GAYF) – High-quality medical care for older adults requires a special set of knowledge, clinical skills, and attitudes. Available on Android, BlackBerry, and iPhone/iPad.  

Harrison’s Online – Internal medicine textbook with GSM’s Clinical Pharmacogy drug monographs. Part of AccessMedicine.  

Lexi-Comp – Point of care source for pharmacology and clinical information. Clinical applications include drug interactions, tablet and capsule identification, medical calculations and patient advisory leaflets. Pharmacy students should contact Dr. Kathryn Neill in the Dean’s office of the College of Pharmacy for authorization codes to the mobile device app. See Lexi-Comp tutorial.  

MedCalc - MedCalc 3000 encompasses a wide array of pertinent medical formulae, clinical criteria sets and decision tree analysis tools. Select the “Resources” tab when you enter StatREF for access.  

Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy – Free web version of popular handbook.  

National Guidelines Clearinghouse* – Comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents. Structured summaries with links to full-text guideline when available. A collaborative initiative by AHRQ, AMA, and AAHP.  

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database – Evidence-based, evidence-rated information on herbal and dietary supplements. Includes natural product/drug interaction checker. This database is merging into Natural Standard, to be completed Spring 2015.  

PsychiatryOnline – Full text access to the DSM-IV-TR, Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry with interactive study guide, American Journal of Psychiatry and 4 other psychiatry journal, APA practice guidelines, and self-assessment tools.  

Radiation Emergency Medical Management – (REMM) Provides guidance for health care providers, primarily physicians, about clinical diagnosis and treatment of radiation injury during radiological and nuclear emergencies.  

STAT!Ref – Collection of over 130 current standard textbooks for a variety of medical specialties. Includes handbooks, dictionaries, drug information, and laboratory and diagnostic tests. Limited concurrent users; please remember to logoff when finished.  

UpToDate On Campus Access (no CME) – Concise topic reviews of published evidence with recommendations for patient care. Includes Lexi-Interact drug interactions analysis tool.  

UpToDate CME and Off Campus Access – Earn CME/CE/CPD credit every time you research a clinical question using UpToDate. Log in with your UAMS domain account and then register. Use this link on and off campus for CME accrual.