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Resource Guide

Resources Guide for Public Health

The Area Resource File is a large collection of data compiled from over 50 sources, including the American Medical Association and several government agencies. National, state and county-level health resource information. May be searched online, or downloaded without charge in ASCII file or as a MS Access database.

Multi-disciplinary academic database including full-text for more than 2,000 journals. Covers virtually every area of study.

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Link to OU-Tulsa's online catalog of locally-held books, journals, maps, and visual materials. Links to electronic materials available through the Health Sciences Center.

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Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Wide variety of public health reports and topics.

Dynamed Plus is an evidence-based clinical reference tool. Content is written by a world-class team of physicians and researchers who synthesize the evidence and provide objective analysis. DynaMed Plus topics are always based on clinical evidence and the content is updated multiple times each day to ensure physicians have the information they need to make decisions at the point of care. It includes robust features like overviews and recommendations, graphics and images, precise search results every time, expert reviewers, specialty content and mobile access.

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Brings together for analysis and comparison standardized data and statistics for infectious diseases at country, regional, and global levels. The analysis and interpretation of data are further supported through information on demography, socioeconomic conditions, and environmental factors

Offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world’s leading journals. Journal performance metrics, including Impact Factors and rankings.

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Need something special? This link takes you to a complete list of over 100 databases available through OU Schusterman Library and Bird Health Sciences Library. From 'Ageline' to 'Worldcat'--you should find a resource here. Select the 'Resources by All' button to see everything available.

Suite of primarily medical databases including Evidence-based Medicine resources, Ovid Medline, Embase, and alternative and complementary medicine. Links to full-text journals and e-books.

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About 20 million citations for biomedical literature in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, health care systems, and preclinical sciences.

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VisualDx provides access to over 16,000 images. These images are designed to help diagnose more than 900 visually identifiable diseases, drug reactions, or infections.

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Access the world’s leading scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities and examine proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions. No full text, but comprehensive coverage.

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An international, multi-disciplinary catalog of books, Internet resources, audio visual materials, manuscripts, maps, sound recordings and other materials held by over 20,000 OCLC libraries. It contains materials representing 400 languages.

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Hogan, D. 2nd ed (2007) Collects scientific and clinically useful elements of the practice of disaster medicine into a single volume. As disasters are continually changing, so do the challenges associated with mitigation of the human impact of those disasters.

List of full-text e-books for public health students at OU-Tulsa

Encyclopedia of Public Health, Wilhelm Kirch (ed.) 2008. Short essays and definitions in 23 disciplines dealing with prevention and health promotion.

National Academies Press (1999) Considers performance measures in ten areas, which are clearly a subset of the
full range of traditional public health concerns: chronic diseases; sexually transmitted
diseases (STDs), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, and tuberculosis;
mental health; immunization; substance abuse; and three areas of prevention
of special interest to DHHS—sexual assault, disabilities, and emergency
medical services.

Full-text medical and drug reference books for healthcare professionals.

Official journal of the American College of Preventive Medicine. Articles in the areas of prevention research, teaching, practice and policy.

Dedicated to publication of original work in research, research methods, and program evaluation in the field of public health. Official journal of the American Public Health Association.

Full text electronic journals for public health students.

Family & Community Health provides practical information that addresses the common goals of health care practitioners, regardless of area of practice, in teaching the essentials of self-care, family and community health care, and health promotion and maintenance.

Health Affairs is the leading journal of health policy thought and research. The peer-reviewed journal explores health policy issues of current concern in both domestic and international spheres.

Official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Full-text articles 1980, 1988, 1991, and 1995-current.