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We are experiencing problems with remote access to PubMed via any of the libguides or library links. We have escalated the problem to Library Computer Services who are working on the problem. In the interim until there is a solution for remote access( not on Wits Network or Campuses ) please use the url below
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PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet].
The PDQ cancer information summaries are peer-reviewed, evidence-based summaries on topics including adult and pediatric cancer treatment, supportive and palliative care, screening, prevention, genetics, and complementary and alternative medicine. There are versions for patients and professionals. The summaries come from the National Cancer Institute's comprehensive cancer database, PDQ (Physician Data Query). [NIH]
PEDro is the Physiotherapy Evidence Database of over 18000 randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines
The pill-identification tool is under construction. It provides a quick way to identify pill from basic information such as colour, shape, etc. It is being developed by the National Library of Medicine.
Plain English Campaign
Help with English writing style and grammar
Reproductive health information - The POPLINE website retired on September 1, 2019. See alternative resources from the link.
Search here for health and medicine, as well as theses and dissertations. Includes books and conference proceedings.
The Provincial Gazettes provide access to the full text South African Provincial Gazettes. Can be limited to specific province.
Full text access to journals from the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association. Covers all aspects of the psychological and behavioural sciences and related fields such as education, nursing, business and neuroscience.
A collection of psychiatric references, including books, journals, and self-assessment tools. Includes DSM-IV; APA Practice Guidelines; textbooks, journals and self-assessment.
International literature in psychology and related behavioural and social sciences, including psychiatry, neuro-psychology, sociology, anthropology, education, pharmacology, and linguistics.
Search for tests and measures, most of which are available in full text.
A collection of video-recorded psychotherapy demonstrations. Useful tool for teaching and training in psychotherapy practice, and for education about psychology. Includes transcripts and a searchable index.
Tools for advancing Physical Therapy. Includes clinical summaries, clinical cases, and clinical tools. This is a small resource now but more information is being added.
Search for BioAssay, Compound , or Substance. A database produced by the National Library of Medicine in the US.
PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 20 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to free full text articles as well as links to WHSL's subscribed content.
We are experiencing problems with remote access to PubMed via any of the libguide or library links. We have escalated the problem to Library Computer Services who are working on the problem. In the interim until there is a solution for remote access( not on Wits Network or Campuses ) please use the url below ( this will need to be typed into or copied into the browser bar)
PubMed Central (PMC)
PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).