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Lowell General Hospital Online Medical & Business Databases

LGH Library Card (Small)Most resources are available from any internet connected computer with a Lowell General Hospital library card.

CINAHL and Pre-CINAHL (Citations Only) CINAHL is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing for over 1,700 current nursing and allied health journals and publications dating back to 1982, totaling over 1,000,000 records. Citations located in this database may be ordered by staff and affiliates through the Health Science Library. NOTE: LOGON TO THIS SERVICE OUTSIDE OF LOWELL GENERAL HOSPITAL REQUIRES A LIBRARY CARD BARCODE NUMBER FROM THE HEALTH SCIENCE LIBRARY

LGH CME BUTTONCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews This database contains full text articles as well as protocols focusing on the effects of healthcare. Data is evidence-based medicine and is often combined statistically (with meta-analysis) to increase the power of the findings of numerous studies, each too small to produce reliable results individually.

LGH CME BUTTONDatabase of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE) This database includes
abstracts of published systematic reviews on the effects of health care from around the world, which have been critically analyzed according to a high standard of criteria. Reviewers at the NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at the University of York, England conduct this appraisal. DARE's abstracts include a description of the systematic reviews methodology, results and conclusions. It provides access to quality reviews in subjects for which a Cochrane review may not yet exist.

Dynamed DynaMed™ is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use at the point-of-care. With clinically -organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics, DynaMed provides the latest content and resources with validity, relevance and convenience, making DynaMed an indispensable resource for answering most clinical questions during practice.  Updated daily, DynaMed editors monitor the content of over 500 medical journals on a daily basis. Each article is evaluated for clinical relevance and scientific validity. The new evidence is then integrated with existing content, and overall conclusions are changed as appropriate, representing a synthesis of the best available evidence. Through this process of Systematic Literature Surveillance, the best available evidence determines the content of DynaMed.

LGH CME BUTTONHealth Business Fulltext Elite (Citations and full-text) This database provides full text coverage for more than 450 well-known administrative journals. Health Business Elite provides comprehensive journal content detailing all aspects of health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management. This database is updated on a daily basis. NOTE: LOGON TO THIS SERVICE OUTSIDE OF LOWELL GENERAL HOSPITAL REQUIRES A LIBRARY CARD BARCODE NUMBER FROM THE HEALTH SCIENCE LIBRARY

Health Library  Health Library offers reliable evidence-based health and wellness information as part of an integrated solution to inform consumers and increase web traffic.

LGH CME BUTTONHealth Technology Assessments This database provides details of completed and ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the  medical, social, ethical and economic implications of healthcare interventions) from around the world. The aim of the database is to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care. In addition to systematic reviews, HTA contains ongoing and completed research based on trials, questionnaires and economic evaluations. Included are more than 3,000 descriptive abstracts and nearly 7,000 total records. When available, links to summaries, full text or the web site of the research agency are included in the abstracts. The HTA database is produced by the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) at the University of York, UK, using information obtained from members of International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment (INAHTA) and other health technology assessment organizations.

Joint Commission E-dition Release 2.0 JCA accreditation standards (Available within the Lowell General Hospital firewall only)

LGH CME BUTTONLexi-Comp A comprehensive database of drug information (Available with the Lowell General Hospital firewall only)

 

 

LGH CME BUTTONLowell General Hospital Journals  This link takes you to Lowell General Hospital  PubMed, a Federally funded database that contains the most comprehensive listing of journal citations and abstracts available, and displays Lowell General Hospital online and print listings. To search only within journals owned by Lowell General Hospital, type your term(s) in the search box, click "Go,", then click on the tab marked "MAULOWLIB" to display all relevant articles held in our online archives.

LGH CME BUTTONNHS Economic Evaluation Database This database assists decision-makers in the world of professional health care by providing information on the costs and effects of drugs, treatments and procedures. Economic evaluations - the cost-benefit analysis of two or more different medical treatments - from around the world are systematically identified, described and appraised for quality while their relative strengths and weaknesses are explored and highlighted. The database contains over 6,000 abstracts of quality-assessed economic evaluations and more than 21,000 total records. NHS EED is produced by the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) at the University of York, UK.

Nursing Reference Center-- An Evidence-Based Practice database of nursing literature and tools for Lowell General Hospital nursing personnel.  NRC is a comprehensive reference tool designed to provide relevant clinical resources to nurses and other health care professionals, directly at the point-of-care. This database offers staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, nurse faculty and hospital librarians the best available and most recent clinical evidence from thousands of full-text documents. Nursing Reference Center provides in-depth content from top publishers covering areas including conditions and diseases, patient education resources, drug information, continuing education, lab & diagnosis detail, best practice guidelines, and much more.

Popular Magazines (Citations and full-text) A comprehensive collection of citations, abstracts, and online articles from many leading magazines. A service of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. No login in required if you are working within Massachusetts.

LGH CME BUTTONPubMed Access to MEDLINE This Federally funded database contains the most comprehensive listing of journal citations and abstracts available, and displays Lowell General Hospital online and print listings. To search only within journals owned by Lowell General Hospital, type your term(s) in the search box, click "Go,", then click on the tab marked "MAULOWLIB" to display all relevant articles held in our online archives.

LGH CME BUTTONStatRef A full-text online resource containing clinical textbooks. Lowell General Hospital Staff-- You can access this resource directly within Lowell General Hospital, or from any computer with a password provided by the Lowell General Hospital Library. Contact the library for password information.

 

UpToDate in Medicine (Sections QZ, WB) (Lowell General Hospital Staff-- You can access this resource directly only within Lowell General Hospital).

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