This guide is a curated list of resources for clinicians such as drug information, clinical guidelines, and evidence-based medicine resources available through the Advocate Aurora Library or freely online.
If you're short on time, try one of these highly used clinical resources:
UpToDateThis link opens in a new windowPoint-of-care clinical resource for quick and concise information to support diagnosis and treatment decisions. Clinical topic overviews for adults and pediatrics, clinical calculators, patient education materials and drug information. Resource provided by Health Information Technology (HIT). Register for a free UpToDate account while on an institutional network to get remote access, mobile app access, and CME credits.
PubMedThis link opens in a new windowFree and easy to use search engine from the National Library of Medicine. Find journal articles on medicine, pharmacology, integrative medicine, nursing and allied health topics.
LexicompThis link opens in a new windowComprehensive drug information, including interaction checkers, a drug identifier, patient education and toxicology information. Resource provided by System Clinical Pharmacy Services. Remote access to Lexicomp is available on institutional VPN.
Cochrane LibraryThis link opens in a new windowA collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. It includes the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Database of Methodology Reviews, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Methodology Register, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, Health Technology Assessment Database and NHS Economic Evaluation Database.