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Electronic Resources

Literature searches can provide you with a wealth of information, or deluge you with useless information. The library can prepare a literature search for you, or you may search the literature yourself. Contact the library if you need assistance. You can reach us via email at library@sjhmc.org; phone: 973.754.3590 or fax: 973.754.3593.

Search Medline using PubMed - PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s search engine to search the Medical Literature. PubMed contains all of the citations (and abstracts when available) that have been indexed in Index Medicus. Citations from 1966 to the present are included.
PLEASE NOTE: The National Library of Medicine only supports Internet Explorer release 9 and above.  You may also use the Chrome, Firefox, or Safari browsers.

Search Medline using Ovid - The Ovid interface to search the same database as above.

Search AccessMedicine - AccessMedicine contains preclinincal and clinical textbooks, including Harrison’s Online, Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, Schwartz Surgery Online, and many other titles. AccessMedicine also contains Lange Case Files, and the Lange Self-Assessment tool powered by USMLEasy. Hospital staff may contact the library for remote access to this resource.

Search CINAHL - CINAHL is the Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature, and is searchable using EBSCOhost. Passwords for use outside the hospital are available.

Search Clinical Guidelines - The National Guidelines Clearinghouse will no longer be accessible after July 16, 2018 due to a lack of Federal funding.  For alternative access to guidelines, please use the AMA's GuidelineCentral or the TRIP database

Search Clinical Key - DEMO - Over 1000 fulltext books and journals, accessible from hospital IP addresses only.

Search Clinical Trials - The National Library of Medicine maintains this database of clinical trials. The database can be searched for information about clinical trials of interest to you or your patients.

Search Cochrane Library - The Cochrane Library is a database of evidence-based medicine. After connecting to the Cochrane Library, click on “Enter” for IP subscribers. This link will only work from the hospital’s computers.

Search EBSCOhost - EBSCOhost contains a variety of searchable databases, and includes many full-text articles in both newspapers, journals, and popular magazines.

Search Medlineplus - Medlineplus is the National Library of Medicine’s database of health information for patients, their families, and the general public. It also has videos of surgical procedures, and interactive tutorials.

Search Micromedex - Access Micromedex 2.0 and Care Notes.

Search NJ Administrative Code and NJ Register - Click on “I agree” to proceed to your choice of the NJ Administrative code, or the NJ Register for rulemaking changes and proposals.

Search Procedures Consult - Procedures Consult contains videos of common procedures.

Search ScienceDirect - ScienceDirect is a product of Elsevier Publishers. You can search their titles here, or browse the tables of contents of their journals. You may access the full-text of subscribed journals, which have a green icon next to the journal name.

Search Selected Readings in General Surgery - please contact library for username & password. Selected Readings in General Surgery is produced by the American College of Surgeons, and provides current and comprehensive surgical knowledge.

Search UpToDate - Use UpToDate to see summarized clinical information on a topic. Hospital staff may contact the library for remote access to this resource.

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