Database by Subject: Clinical Care

Title Notes

Access Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology e-books, calculators and other resources covering pain management, critical care, and perioperative medicine.

Audio Digest

Audio CE/CME lectures and handouts covering:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Emergency medicine
  • Family medicine
  • Internal medicine

Desktop: The files will download as MP3 files. It works with Windows Media Player
Mobile: iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

For details on CME/CE: 

Bates Visual Guide to Physical Examination, 4th Edition


Windows Smooth Video Streaming using Silverlight

Technical requirements: please view the information about supported browsers and plugins after clicking the link.


BioMed Central (BMC)


free/open access resource

Note: Some titles only have research articles available in full-text.

Cleveland Clinic Disease Management Project

free/open access resource


ClinicalKey is a clinical resource from Elsevier that includes journals, books, practice guidelines, patient education, drugs, multimedia, instructional videos of medical of procedures and more. All of the information accessible via MD Consult and First Consult, plus more, is now available in ClinicalKey. 

ClinicalKey for Nursing

ClinicalKey for Nursing (formerly Nursing Consult) is a clinical resource from Elsevier that includes journals, books, practice guidelines, nursing scales, Mosby's Evidence-Based Nursing Monographs, Procedures Consult, and more.

Cochrane Library

online help
user guide (PDF)

HSL Tutorial: Using the Cochrane Library



more info


eMedicine World Medical Library

more info

free/open access resource


Step by step instructions and animations for common procedures
Click First Consult tab and then the Procedures tab

more info

FPIN Resource Database

Includes Clinical Inquiries, PURLs, HelpDesk Answers, and some eMedRef in a single database

free/open access resource

Harrison's Online

Isabel dx

Diagnosis checklist system that is also integrated into the Dynamed platform.

Journals at Ovid Full Text

Limited to four concurrent users.

MD Consult

Elsevier has retired MD Consult as of 2015. ClinicalKey replaces MD Consult and includes all content from MD Consult.

Medline (Ovid)

Limited to 20 concurrent users

Web tutorial 
HSL Tutorial: Using Ovid Medline 
Comparison to PubMed

Medscape Reference

Micromedex Healthcare Series

Micromedex® includes, CareNotes®, DRUGDEX®, DRUG-REAX®, IDENTIDEX®, IV INDEX®, Index Nominum, Martindale, NeoFax®, PDR®, POISINDEX®, REPRORISK®, USP DI®, DISEASEDEX®, TOMES®, Lab Advisor®, and Alternative Medicine databases.
NOTE: NeoFax® works best with Internet Explorer (IE). The drug list does not always load in other browsers.

NLM Gateway (National Library of Medicine)

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database

Large comprehensive database of herbs and supplements.


NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information)

Nursing Consult

online tutorial

Ovid (Medline)

Limited to 20 concurrent users

Web tutorial 
HSL Tutorial: Using Ovid Medline 
Comparison to PubMed

Procedures Consult (ClinicalKey)

Procedure reference tool that offers access to complete details on how to prepare for, perform and follow up on common procedures. Covers the procedures required by the ABIM (American Board of Internal Medicine) and conforms to ACGME standards.

NOTE: Please select "Procedures Consult" in ClinicalKey's drop down menu in the search bar.



Select institution “University of Colorado Denver AMC”  

more info


More Info, Comparison to Ovid MEDLINE

HSL Tutorial: Using PubMed

Tips: Accessing Full Text Online through PubMed



The library has now made the Advanced Version available to members of the campus. When creating a new individual account, users must be on campus, logged in with their PassportID if off campus, or connected by VPN. Registration details are on the library's blog.

Non-AMC campus members can still register for access to the Basic (free) version:

A Review of Quetzal: A Linguistic Search Engine for Biomedical Literature by C. Tobin Magle, Biomedical Sciences Research Support Specialist, Health Sciences Library

R2 Library

Limited to one concurrent user (per textbook).