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Clinical resources

Medical Education Librarian

Erika Sevetson
Health Sciences Librarian
Champlin Memorial Library
Alpert Medical School
222 Richmond St., rm 155

or mail:
Box G-M155, Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
(401) 863-5150
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Ask Erika Sevetson

If you only have...

<5 Minutes:

DynaMed: clinical summaries
Harrison's: background info
PubMed Health: reviews of clinical effectiveness research
: systematic reviews
Clinical Pharmacology: drug info
Epocrates: drug info

5 - 30 Minutes:

UptoDate: Clinical textbook (on-campus use only)
PubMed Systematic Reviews & Clinical Queries:filtered searches
TRIP:searches multiple EBM resources clinical guidelines
eMedicine:background info
ClinicalKey:1000+ medical textbooks
AccessMedicine:40+ medical textbooks

30 - 60 Minutes:

Google Scholar
Web of Science: cited references

Brown University Medical Connections
Complete listing of health sciences resources from the Brown Library

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