Free Trial Electronic Resources

Evidence-Based Complementary Medicine (EBSCOhost)
(Trial period: until 15 April 2006)

Evidence-Based Complementary Medicine contains evidence-based information on herbs and natural remedies, and the conditions they may be used to treat. Some known or suspected drug interactions are also included. The guide addresses the amount and type of evidence to support use of these herbs and supplements, as well as how patients may be using them regardless of current evidence.

Natural & Alternative Treatments (EBSCOhost)
(Trial period: until 15 April 2006)

Natural & Alternative Treatments contains detailed information on more than 180 different conditions and the conventional and natural treatments used to treat them. Over 200 herbs and supplements, and more than 75 drug categories of drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions are mentioned.

Alt HealthWatch (EBSCOhost)
(Trial period: until 15 April 2006)

Alt HealthWatch focuses on many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. This database provides full text for articles from more than 180 international and often peer-reviewed journals, reports, proceedings, association and consumer newsletters, pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research, and book excerpts. It covers both complementary and alternative medicine.

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DynaMed (Dynamic Medical Information System) is a medical reference system designed for use by health care professionals and physicians at the point of care. It is also useful for the educational and research setting. DynaMed contains clinically organized summaries of nearly 1,800 topics and is updated daily from review of major research journals and literature.

Health Library
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Health Library contains health care information for health conscious consumers, patients, and professionals. Its content is evidence-based and is developed using a number of medical sources, such as newswire reports, professional journals, Government health agencies, academic departments, and national healthcare associations. Both proprietary and licensed sources of information are included.

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