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What is ClinicalKey?


ClinicalKey is a great resource to use for background information.  For example, if you would like to learn more about a disease or condition, including the pathophysiology, typical disease progression, and different testing and/or treatment options.

ClinicalKey contains a wide variety of popular medical textbooks, such as Ferri's Clinical Advisor, Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine, Rosen's Emergency Medicine, and more.

It also contains MEDLINE articles, Clinical Overviews, Practice Guidelines and Drug Monographs.

How can I use ClinicalKey?

Find Background Information

You can search across the full text of multiple electronic medical reference and textbooks to find relevant chapters.  Simply limit the results to Books.

Find Clinical Overviews

You can limit your search to Clinical Overviews to see summaries of common diseases.

Track Citations

When viewing an item, you can use the hyperlinked citations to see the references on which the information is based.  Click on Cross Ref to view the referenced item in PubMed or wherever it might live.

Find Images

You can use images you find in ClinicalKey in your academic presentations.  Limit your search to multimedia resources to find images on your topic, or view any image you see in an ebook.  Use the Add to Presentation icon to create a powerpoint slide with all necessary credit information embedded.  Please note, you will need to create a ClinicalKey account to use this feature.