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Whether you need the answer to make a decision, a diagnosis, or a discovery, your HUBNET Databases@Ovid search results will help you decide what to do next!

AgeLine ( 1978- ) by the AARP ( American Association of Retired Persons ) provides bibliographic references and original abstracts for journal articles, books, book chapters, reports, and government documents related to aging and middle age, from an interdisciplinary perspective of psychology, economics, sociology, gerontology, public policy, business, health and health care services, and consumer issues.

BIOSIS Previews ( 1990-2007 ) encompasses the entire field of life sciences and provides comprehensive coverage of the world’s published biological and biomedical research in the traditional areas of biology, such as botany, zoology and microbiology, as well as experimental, clinical and veterinary medicine, biotechnology, environmental studies, agriculture, and the interdisciplinary fields of biochemistry, biophysics and bioengineering. More than 6,500 serials are monitored. In addition to the full-length research articles from serials, the database also indexes national and international meetings, reviews, technical letters and notes, meeting reports ( from 1989 to 2007 ), software ( 1992 to 2007 ), and books.

CINAHL ( 1982- ) The Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature ( CINAHL ) database provides authoritative, indexing coverage to nearly 2,600 journals. While online abstracts are available for citations in more than 800 of these titles, there are now more than 7,000 citations with full-text included, and 1,200 records with

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also identifies books, dissertations, selected conference proceedings, educational software, including audiovisual materials, in nursing.

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EBM Reviews: Cochrane Controlled Trials Register ( CCTR ) is a bibliographic database containing over 300,000 references to definitive controlled trials in health care. The Cochrane groups and other organizations’ specialized registers, in cooperation with the National Library of Medicine ( NLM ) in Washington, DC, producer of MEDLINE, and Reed Elsevier of Amsterdam ( the Netherlands ) producer of EMBASE, form the CCTR

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EBM Reviews: ACP Journal Club ( 1991- ) A core of material from premier sources in the burgeoning evidence-based medicine movement:

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  • full text reviews of clinically-relevant articles published in "Evidence Based Medicine," a joint publication of the ACP and the BMJ ( British Medical Journal ) Publishing Group;

  • full text topic overviews from the "Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews."

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