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Research Databases: Health & Medicine

For off-campus access, enter your 14-digit library barcode number located on the back of your college ID/ library card. No college ID or library card? Request a college ID or library card barcode number.

 

Articlesselect to expand list

  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text
    (EBSCO) Nursing and allied health, including peer-reviewed journals
  • Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine   (formerly Health Reference Center Academic)
    (Gale Cengage Learning) Sources include trade magazines and peer-reviewed journals
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    (EBSCO) Includes peer-reviewed journals
  • MEDLINE with MeSH 
    (National Library of Medicine) No full text. Link to full-text articles in other LSC databases; included in PubMed from the National Library of Medicine.
  • Nursing and Allied Health
    (ProQuest)
    This database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more.
  • OTSearch (LSC-Tomball only) 
    Citations and abstracts only -- not full text. Abstracts or summaries of articles in the field of occupational therapy; no full-text.

E-Books/ReferenceImage

  • STAT!Ref
    (Teton Data Systems) NOTE: limited concurrent users per book. 
    Apple iOS App Icon  Google Android App Icon Amazon App Store Icon
  • Micromedex Healthcare Resources
    (Truven Health Analytics) A wide range of clinical databases, including information about drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine.
  • Nursing Reference Center Plus - NEW
    (EBSCO) Provides evidence-based point-of-care resources to quickly answers nurses’ clinical questions. This expanded resource includes multimedia (e.g. videos and images), nursing management topics, care plans, leadership and management continuing education modules, additional skills, and more.
  • Credo Reference
    (Credo) Includes materials from over 650 reference books on a variety of topics in higher education, including art, business, history, languages, literature, science, criminal justice, and political science.
  • EBSCO eBook Collection
    (EBSCO) Search complete electronic books. Set up a free account to download to your device. Adobe Digital Editions
  • Ebook Central
    (ProQuest) Over 100,000 ebook titles covering a full range of academic topics. General reference works are also included.

Clinical Careselect to expand list

  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care. Cochrane Reviews are updated to reflect the findings of new evidence when it becomes available because the results of new studies can change the conclusions of a review.  
  • IBM Micromedex Healthcare Resources
    (Truven Health Analytics) Reference for drugs and drug interactions, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine; includes patient information
    • Micromedex Drug Reference App
      Open the app on your device. Enter the password 4uS7ek to begin using Micromedex Drug Reference for Internet Subscribers. Note: The password is case-sensitive. Please enter it exactly as it appears above.
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    • Micromedex Drug Interactions App
      Open the app on your device. Enter the password  4uS7ek to begin using Micromedex Drug Interactions. The password is case-sensitive. Note: Please enter it exactly as it appears above.
      Apple iOS App Icon   Google Android App Icon
    • Micromedex IV Compatibility App
      Open the app on your device. Enter the password g4NeMu to begin using Micromedex IV Compatibility. The password is case-sensitive. Note: Please enter it exactly as it appears above
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  • IBM Micromedex CareNotes
    (Truven Health Analytics) Provides evidence-based patient education materials written at a 4th-7th grade level covering conditions, lab tests, follow-up care, and more.
  • Lexicomp Online for Dentistry (LSC-Kingwood)
    (Wolters Kluwer)  A collection of clinical databases and clinical decision support tools that provides users with an extensive dental and medical reference library. It includes drug alerts and interactions, drug identification, drug dosage calculators, and patient after-care information.
  • Nursing Reference Center Plus - NEW
    (EBSCO) Provides evidence-based point-of-care resources to quickly answers nurses’ clinical questions. This expanded resource includes multimedia (e.g. videos and images), nursing management topics, care plans, leadership and management continuing education modules, additional skills, and more.

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  • Academic Video Online
    (Alexander Street Press) Includes Nursing Education in Video
    Includes Medcom-Trainex videos; share, embed videos, or copy links to use in online courses; create a login to create playlists or customized clips.
  • Films on Demand 
    (Films Media Group) Educational streaming videos on a wide range of subjects; contact a librarian to recommend videos.
  • International Clinical Educators Learning Center   (LSC-Tomball only)
    (ICE) Video library featuring actual patients and clinicians demonstrating practical and effective treatments; contact LSC-Tomball or LSC-HSB Library for login information.
  • Kanopy
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
    Apple iOS App Icon  Google Android App Icon Roku app icon
  • Nursing Reference Center Plus - NEW
    (EBSCO) Provides evidence-based point-of-care resources to quickly answers nurses’ clinical questions. This expanded resource includes multimedia (e.g. videos and images), nursing management topics, care plans, leadership and management continuing education modules, additional skills, and more.

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  • PubMed (National Center for Biotechnology Information & National Library of Medicine)
  • MedlinePlus (also en español; National Library of Medicine) 
  • Merck Veterinary Manual
    (Merck & Co., Inc.) Concise and authoritative information on diseases and management of food-producing, companion, laboratory, and exotic animals.
  • TRIP Medical Database
    (TRIP) Evidence-based search engine retrieves research article references, clinical guidelines from major countries, clinical trials, eTextbooks, and more; create an account for more features, including links to full-text from LSC databases when you select Lone Star College in your profile.
  • PubChem (National Institute of Health)
  • Public Library of Science (PLoS)
    (Public Library of Science) 

Consumer Health Topics and Alternative Treatmentsselect to expand list

Link to Databases by Title Search for magazines, newspapers, and journals by title Find Databases by Subject

  1. Search the Library Catalog. Request any circulating items not in your local library using the "Place Hold" button. Login with your 14-digit library barcode number and PIN.
  2. Looking for a specific article? Search the Full Text Finder for newspaper, magazine, or journal titles.
  3. Search WorldCat to find books and articles from libraries worldwide, then apply at your local library for a TexShare card to borrow them directly or request specific books and articles through interlibrary loan.

 

TexShare databases Selected databases are funded, in part, through TexShare, a division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, utilizing grant funds provided by the US Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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