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Unformatted text preview: An Overview of Indexes and Databases and Session 20 C507 Scientific Writing ACUBASE ACUBASE From the Bibliotheque Universitatire de Medicine From de Nimes de Database of over 11,000 French and English Database references and full text articles dedicated specifically to the discipline of acupuncture; also includes conference proceedings includes http://www.biu.univmontp1.fr/bu_sante/medecine_nimes/acubase.p hp AGRICOLA AGRICOLA Agricultural Online Database “Bibliographic database of citations to the Bibliographic agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators” Agricultural Includes citations about herbs and medicinal Includes plants and includes references from the Herb Research Foundation’s HerbalGram Research http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/ AMED AMED Allied and Complementary Medicine From the Health Care Information Service From of the British Medical Library of Provides alternatives to conventional Provides medicine, and includes references to complementary medicine, palliative care, and several professions allied to medicine and http://www.bl.uk/collections/health/amed.ht ml AltHealthWatch AltHealthWatch EBSCO Information Service Web-based fulltext database of Web-based periodicals, peer-reviewed journals, academic and professional publications, magazines, consumer newsletters and newspapers, research reports, and association association http://www.epnet.com/TitleLists/html/aw_h 1.htm Bandolier Evidence-Based Health Care Care “Print and Internet journal using evidence-based Print medicine techniques to provide advice about particular treatments or diseases for healthcare professionals and consumers. The content is 'tertiary' publishing, distilling the information from (secondary) reviews of (primary) trials and making it comprehensible." http://www.jr2.ox.ac.uk/bandolier/index.html Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature Allied CINAHL Indexes alternative medicine journals Indexes http://www.cinahl.com CISCOM Database CISCOM The Centralized Information Service for The Complementary Medicine The Research Council for Complementary The Medicine, United Kingdom: 4,000 randomized trials and over 60,000 citations and abstracts covering and arranged by the major complementary therapies including acupuncture, aromatherapy, healing, hypnotherapy, chiropractic, homoeopathy, and manipulative chiropractic, http://www.rccm.org.uk/ciscom/CISCOM_intro.as px CRISP CRISP Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects Database of federally funded biomedical research Database projects conducted at universities, hospitals, and other research institutions. These projects are funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and Office of Assistant Secretary of Health (OASH) http://crisp.cit.nih.gov/ Chinese Medicine Chinese Traditional Chinese Medicine Database System Institute of Information on Traditional Chinese Medicine, Institute China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine: 10 Chinese language and 2 English language databases available on the web. The English language database, Traditional Chinese Medicinal Literature Analysis and Retrieval System (TCMLARS) contains references and abstracts to articles on acupuncture and phytotherapies beginning in 1984. The Traditional Chinese Drug Database (TCDBASE), also in English language, contains a Chinese materia medica that includes medicinal plants, herbal drugs, animal derived drugs and mineral drugs. http://www.cintcm.com/index.htm ClinicalTrials.gov ClinicalTrials.gov Locate current information on disease treatment Locate at particular institution or by a disease, drug, modality, therapy or procedure. Does contain complementary and alternative medicine therapies [search by words: alternative (medicine or therapy) or complementary (medicine or therapy) or by particular modality: acupuncture or by a particular substance: ginko or shark cartilage http://clinicaltrials.gov/ Cochrane Collaboration Cochrane Systematic, up-to-date reviews of all Systematic, relevant Randomized Control Trials of health care includes subscribed access to The Cochrane Library and free access to The The Abstracts of Cochrane Reviews. The Search for complementary and alternative therapies (examples: acupuncture, Ginko, Chinese medicine) http://www.cochrane.org/index0.htm Database of Abstracts and Reviews of Effects of At its inception in 1994 DARE was known as a database of quality At assessed reviews. Staff at NHS CRD identified potential systematic reviews and assessed them against a set of inclusion criteria that sought to select only those of high methodological quality. Since that date, the science of systematic reviews has developed considerably. The recent changes in the inclusion critieria for DARE reflect the improved quality of reviews published today. While it would be useful to refer to DARE as a database of high quality reviews, the staff of NHS CRD do not think this entirely appropriate, as some of the older reviews on DARE, while of the highest quality at the time, would not be considered so now. Therefore we consider it a database of quality assessed reviews http://nhscrd.york.ac.uk/darehp.htm Dr. Duke’s Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases Ethnobotanical Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Agricultural Department of Agriculture. http://www.ars-grin.gov/duke/index.html Datadiwan Datadiwan A database where you can access actual information on database holistic medicine and frontier sciences holistic Secondly, the Datadiwan is as a scientific discussion Secondly, forum, where interested parties can discuss scientific topics with others like-minded people...all over the globe topics And thirdly, the Datadiwan is a network which links And research institutions and organizations world-wide research Most literature is in German http://www.datadiwan.de/index_e.htm Directory of Databases Directory Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center for Complementary Richard & Alternative Medicine, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York Compilation of established sources in the USA, Europe Compilation and Asia, designed to facilitate research by both professionals and the public. This may be clinical, biomedical, review, meta-analytical or survey research. The listing is hyperlinked to existing Web sites where available, or to brief information on the resource, such as: how to obtain further details; type of literature covered; size of the holding; and mode of access covered; http://www.healthsciences.columbia.edu/dept/rosenthal/ Databases.html EMBASE EMBASE An international database to citations An covering the biomedical, pharmacological and drug literature http://www.embase.com/ HerbMed HerbMed Herbal database – provides hyperlinked Herbal access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health. It is an evidenceuse based information resource for based professionals, researchers and general public, project of the Alternative Medicine Foundation Foundation http://www.herbmed.org/ Hom-Inform Database Hom-Inform This is a set of indexed literature This references in homoeopathy produced by British Homoeopathic Library at Glasgow H British and is searchable free online http://hominform.soutron.com/ Index to Chiropractic Literature Index Bibliographic citations produced by the Bibliographic Chiropractic Library Consortium (CLIBCON), a group of health science librarians working in chiropractic colleges throughout the world whose goal is to improve access to the chiropractic literature literature Covers 1985-2003 at present http://www.chiroindex.org/ IBIDS IBIDS International Bibliographic Information on Dietary International Supplements database Supplements Produced by the Office of Dietary Supplements, National Produced Institutes of Health, in conjunction with the Food and Nutrition Information Center, National Agricultural Library, United States Department of Agriculture. IBIDS contains bibliographic records, including abstracts published in international scientific journals on the topic of dietary supplements, including vitamins, minerals, herbal and botanical supplements. The general public, scientists, researchers, and other interested parties will be able to search the database using keywords to obtain the citations of research journal articles http://ods.od.nih.gov/showpage.aspx?pageid=48 MANTIS MANTIS Manual, Alternative and Natural Therapy Database Coverage for health care disciplines not significantly Coverage represented in the major biomedical databases, references from more than 1,000 journals, with preference given to peer-reviewed journals. Includes health promotion, & prevention, acupuncture, allopathic medicine, alternative medicine, chiropractic, herbal medicine, homeopathy, naturopathy, osteopathic medicine, physical therapy, and Chinese medicine http://www.healthindex.com/MANTISAbout.html MEDLINE MEDLINE Use MEDLINE to find bibliographic references to Use scientific-based studies in alternative and complementary medicine] the best interface is PubMed from the National Library of Medicine, PubMed Bethesda, Maryland. The MEDLINE database supports the teachings and research of the current medical system in the United States http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi MICROMEDEX Complementary and Alternative Medicine Series and An accurate and scientifically based, in-depth series of An databases covering four areas: herbal medicine and dietary supplements, clinical protocols, patient education, and herbal & dietary supplement toxicology." The AltMedDex™ System, the first in the series provides information on herbals and other dietary supplements. information The Complementary & Alternative Medicine Series from The MICROMEDEX is a comprehensive, clinically focused reference tool that is based on a thorough compilation of scientific literature. Monographs in the series present data on administration, dosing, warnings, precautions, contraindications, and interactions http://www.micromedex.com/products/healthcare/cam/ NAPRALERT NAPRALERT Natural Products Alert, from STN International Contains bibliographic and factual data on natural products, Contains including information on the pharmacology, biological activity, taxonomic distribution, ethno-medicine and chemistry of plant, microbial, and animal (including marine) extracts. In addition, the file contains data on the chemistry and pharmacology of secondary metabolites that are derived from natural sources and that have known structure. The NAPRALERT File contains more than 100,000 records from 1650 to the present. Approximately 50% of the file is from systematic survey of the literature from 1975 to the present. The remaining records were obtained by selective retrospective indexing dating back to 1650 indexing http://info.cas.org/ONLINE/DBSS/napralertss.html NCCAM NCCAM CAM on PubMed: bibliographic citations CAM PubMed bibliographic obtained from the National Library of Medicine's PubMed (Medline) database that uses a feature to locate citations with a CAM subset database search CAM http://www.nlm.nih.gov/nccam/camonpub med.html Native American Ethnobotany Database Database Dan Moerman, Professor of Anthropology, Dan University of Michigan-Dearborn: "foods, drugs, dyes, fibers and other uses of plants (a total of over 47,000 items). This represents uses by 291 Native American groups of 3,895 species from 243 different plant families." http://herb.umd.umich.edu/ Natural Medical Protocols for Doctors Doctors Fee-based service that "includes current research data Fee-based and treatment protocols for most common medical conditions and cross-linked reference material about vitamins, minerals, herbs, homeopathy and other supplements and therapies. The information was gathered and organized by a consortium of doctors from various branches of medicine. This includes MDs (conventional medical doctors), NDs (naturopathic doctors), Acupuncturists and PhDs of various kinds. The data compiled here was taken from research journals (through 2000) and medical books and the reference citations are included http://www.naturalopinion.com/ Natural Medicines Comprehensive Datatbase Datatbase Up-to-date clinical data on the natural medicines, herbal Up-to-date medicines, and dietary supplements used in the western world. This database is compiled by pharmacists and physicians who are part of the Pharmacist's Letter and Prescriber's Letter research and editorial staff" book counterpart Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database editors: Jeff M. Jellin, Forrest Batz, and Kathy Database Hitchens (Pharmacist's Letter/Prescriber's Letter), 1310 pp, $92, Web version $92, both versions $132, ISBN 0pp, 9676136-2-0, Stockton, Calif, Therapeutic Research 9676136-2-0, Faculty, 1999 http://www.naturaldatabase.com/ Natural Standard Natural An international research collaboration An synthesizes data on complementary and alternative therapies. Using a comprehensive methodology and reproducible grading scales, information is created that is evidence-based, consensus-based, and peer-reviewed, tapping into the collective expertise of a multidisciplinary Editorial Board". Register and subscription required to use. Information arranged by herbs required Information and supplements, conditions and alternative modalities http://www.naturalstandard.com/ Online Archive of American Folk Medicine Medicine For more than fifty years, folklorists associated For with the University of California, Los Angeles have systematically documented beliefs and practices relating to folk medicine and alternative healthcare. In order to make the data more readily available to the worldwide community of researchers and medical practitioners, this Archive was established in 1996 under the direction of Dr. Michael Owen Jones, a professor of folklore and history at UCLA http://www.folkmed.ucla.edu/ Patent Database Patent United States Patent and Trademark United Office: tool to locate registered patents in complementary and alternative medicine http://www.uspto.gov/patft/index.html PEDro PEDro PEDro is the Physiotherapy Evidence Database. PEDro It has been developed to give rapid access to bibliographic details and abstracts of randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. Most trials on the database have been rated for quality to help you quickly discriminate between trials which are likely to be valid and interpretable and those which are not http://www.pedro.fhs.usyd.edu.au/index.html PhytoNET PhytoNET Centre For Complementary Health Studies Centre University of Exeter: "resource for those involved in the development, manufacture, regulation and surveillance of phytomedicines and herbal drugs", contains information from the European Scientific Co-operative on Phytotherapy (ESCOP), forms to submit adverse effects of herbal medicines, development of European standards for safe use of phytomedicines http://www.escop.com/phytonet.htm Phytotherapies.org Phytotherapies.org Free service to individuals registering with the Free site, "sponsored by Herbworx Corporation, an Australian company dedicated to ensuring that practitioners are supplied not only with high quality herbal medicine, but also clinically relevant, scientifically validated technical information, and Phytomedicine, manufacturer quality herbal extracts for practitioners." Even though it is a commercial service the herbal monograph database contains indications, actions, constituents, studies & articles http://www.phytotherapies.org/ Poisonous Plant Database Poisonous United States Food & Drug Administration, United Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition, Office of Plant and Dairy Foods and Beverages http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~djw/plantox.html PsychInfo PsychInfo American Psychological Association: American source for mind-body and other complementary and alternative therapies used in mental disorders, stress reduction or psychological and behavioral processes and neuroimmunology http://www.apa.org/psycinfo/ Special Nutritionals Adverse Event Monitoring System Monitoring United States Food and Drug Administration, Center for United Food Safety & Applied Nutrition, Office of Special Nutritionals: database of adverse effects from the use of a special nutritional products: dietary supplements, infant formulas and medical foods" reported to this agency by the health professional or consumer Note: This Note: database/website has been removed. Read the information at Adverse Event Reporting Dietary Adverse Supplements, United States Department of Health and Human Services, United States Food & Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/aems.html Tropical Plant Database Tropical Authored and maintained by Ms. Leslie Authored Taylor and much of the information contained herein can be found in her book, Herbal Secrets of the Rainforest, from Prima Publishing, Inc http://rain-tree.com/plants.htm ...
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