A guide to online and print resources in public health
Health Care Systems Around the World
Publication Date: 2013-01-01
This concise reference provides a one-stop point of research that examines major aspects of health care systems for over 190 countries worldwide.
Articles in journals: search Medline or CINAHL Complete, the most comprehensive databases for articles covering all aspects of public health
Authoritative biomedical and health articles from 5,600 worldwide journals in 60 languages; also including some nursing, dentistry, veterinary, health policy, pre-clinical sciences. The majority of the publications covered are scholarly journals, a small number of newspapers, magazines and newsletters are included. 1946 - present.
- CINAHL Complete
The world's most comprehensive index for nursing & allied health journals, indexes 5,300 journals; providing full text for more than 1,400 journals. Covers 1937-present. Also indexes nursing dissertations, books, systematic reviews, case studies, proceedings.
- PubMed (NU customized)
Open-access version of Medline, the health information clearinghouse from the National Library of Medicine. Includes links to full text for authorized NU affiliates.
- Social Sciences Premium Collection (Proquest)
his collection provides access to databases covering the international literature in the social sciences, including politics, sociology, social services, anthropology, criminology and education. Featured databases include IBSS, PAIS and Sociological Abstracts. Together, they provide abstracts, indexing and full text coverage of journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, working papers and more, including deep indexing and full text from over 500 important social science journals.
From the legal publisher William S. Hein. Provides full text legal documents including regulations and other government publications, reports, Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) and UN Treaty series, and over 1,600 law reviews and journals. HeinOnline is available courtesy of the Northeastern School of Law Library.
- Web of Science
Citation information and analysis, as well as author abstracts, are available in this multidisciplinary database covering 10,000 high impact research journals. Cited reference searching allows you to track prior research, see who is citing your work. Coverage: 1975 to the present.
A mapping application that enables users to develop interactive thematic maps and reports using thousands of demographic, business, health, crime, and marketing data variables including Mediamark and Simmons Consumer Data. Data from the year 2000.
- Henry Stewart Talks: Biomedical and Life Sciences
Online seminars on diseases such as asthma, economic & social costs of diabetes, pediatric vaccines, HIV, and much more. Includes audio lectures and supplemental materials such as slide and notes, by faculty members and researchers from around the world.
Mobile versions available for AccessMedicine & AccessPharmacy.
- Access Medicine
from McGraw-Hill Medical is an innovative online resource that provides access to 77 core medical texts, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, USMLE practice questions, case files, time-saving diagnostic and point-of-care tools, a comprehensive search platform, and the ability to view from and download content to a mobile device. Updated frequently and expanded continuously by world-renowned physicians.
a comprehensive full-text online learning tool, featuring 20 core physical therapy texts, 500+ videos and narrated lectures in orthopedics, neurology and sports medicine, demonstrations of examination & treatment techniques. Also includes a cadaver dissection tool, modalities & therapeutic goals, search core topics for interventions, functional limitations, goals, A & A, case studies and more.
AccessPharmacy is an online curricular resource for pharmacy education. The source includes curriculum topics, organ systems, textbooks, drug monographs, lab tests, calculators, videos, case studies, and more.