Resources for Health Professionals
Literature Searches provided by the ACH Medical Library Staff
ACH Library Catalog: The UAMS Library Catalog, Koha, is also a catalog of the ACH Library collection of books, journals and videos as well as the UAMS holdings. Searches can be limited to show the ACH library titles.
UpToDate**: The database of reviews of published evidence with recommendations for patient care. Includes Lexi-Interact drug interactions analysis tool.
ACH eJournals and eBooks.Your ACH or UAMS login id and password will provide off-campus access to most ebooks and journals from the online portal.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text: CINAHL Plus with fulltext, is the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature with over 770 fulltext E- journals.
The Cochrane Library: Systematic reviews of primary research in human health care and health policy contains full text articles, as well as protocols.
PEMSoft: PEMSoft is an interactive clinical library and decision support system for pediatric emergency, critical care and primary care practitioners. PEMSoft provides extensive graphic support, multimedia features, and unique information delivery tools that help safeguard clinical practice and reduce errors. The vast database behind PEMSoft is completely integrated and organized by either assessment categories, diagnostic categories or special interactive modules so that critical information from thousands of linked content areas is available to the user in seconds via an intuitive graphic interface.
Interlibrary Loan Service: ACH and UAMS Peds staff can order articles and books through UAMS library inter-library loan system, ILLiad, after registration.
PubMed: PubMed Medline indexes clinical literature from 1947 to present, with some fulltext journals.
NORD Rare Diseases Database: Pamphlets on genetic and rare diseases with links to national organization and support groups. Access available on all ACH networked computers.
Google Scholar: Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources on the web.
Instruction to Authors: Instructions on how to submit articles to over 2,000 journals in the health sciences.
National Guidelines Clearinghouse: Comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.