Training

To Support the instructional needs of HSC Faculty, Staff, Students and other Healthcare Professionals in Kuwait. The HSC library offers training sessions on the following databases:

Access Databases
Consisting of Access Anesthesiology, Access Emergency Medicine, Access Medicine, Access Pharmacy, Access Physiotherapy and Access Surgery. Each database contains the complete text of leading reference books, board review test materials, images & Videos and an integrated drug database. Titles include: Anesthesiology, Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine, Harrison’s Online, Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, Pharmacotherapy: A pathophysiologic Approach, Dutton’s Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation and Intervention, Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery and more.

BMJ Learning offers high-quality continuing medical education for doctors and other healthcare professionals. It is designed to help improve knowledge of medical students and Doctors across a wide range of specialties. Modules are peer-reviewed and evidence-based and include many different styles of learning such as videos, audio files, images and text. The learning resources deal with everyday issues in primary care and hospital medicine.

BMJ OnExamination is the leading resource for online assessment amongst health professionals and medical students. It offers highly efficient question marking & analysis engine that helps doctors and students revise for their examinations, helping them to focus on the areas they need to improve to pass their exams such as Medical Student Years 1 to 3, Medical Student Years 4 to 5,  MRCP, FRCP, etc.

BMJ Best Practice provides healthcare professionals with fast and easy access to reliable, up-to-date information necessary for making treatment decisions. It combines the latest research evidence from Clinical Evidence with peer-reviewed expert opinion & guidelines covering diagnosis, prognosis, treatment & prevention. Best Practice represents a new advancement in information delivery at the point of care.

CINAHL Complete
CINAHL is the world’s most comprehensive nursing and allied health research database that provides full text for journals indexed in CINAHL as well as books and monographs. CINAHL is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.

Clinical Key
Clinical Key is the world’s first “Clinical Insight Engine” that provides faster and smarter access to relevant online clinical answers based on the largest collection of clinical resources including books, top journals covering every medical and surgical specialty and thousands of videos of surgical procedures & techniques. Clinical Key provides access to answers you can trust, the content is peer-reviewed and evidence-based. It also offers speed to answer, employing unique technology to deliver clinical answers that are more relevant than those provided by any other conventional clinical search engine.

The Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Library Consists of a collection of databases in medicine and other healthcare specialties that contain different types of high quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.

EMBASE: Biomedical Answers
EMBASE is the most comprehensive international biomedical database that enables medical professionals to track and retrieve precise information on drugs and diseases from pre-clinical toxicological information. With over 25 million indexed records from thousands of peer-reviewed journals, EMBASE provides the confidence and tools needed to capture the most relevant and up-to-date biomedical research.

ISI Web of Science
ISI Web of Sceince is an integrated web-based platform that provides high quality bibliographic content and the tools to access, analyze & manage research information.

Micromedex Databases
Micromedex provides a wide range of databases tailored to meet the needs of healthcare professionals, including information related to drugs, acute care, toxicology and patient education.

Off-Campus Access
Provides information on how to access library resources off-campus through Athens (VDiscovery) and VPN (Virtual Private Network).

Online Catalog
Provides information about books, journals, audiovisual material and eBooks of HSCLA collection. Learn how to locate resources and place hold requests on items.

OVID Databases
OVID offers a premier selection of the most respected online databases across a wide range of disciplines that include: Medicine, Nursing & Health Profession, Behavioral Sciences, Basic Sciences and Technologies. It assists researchers, clinicians and other healthcare professionals in finding important medical information to improve patient care, enhance ongoing research and fuel new discoveries.

Science Direct
Science Direct is a full-text scientific database that offers scientific, medical and technical journal articles and book chapters from peer-reviewed content sources. It is a search and discovery resource that includes time-saving tools to help researchers master growing volumes of information.

SciVerse Scopus:
SciVerse Scopus is the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed research literature. SciVerse Scopus offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and arts and humanities.

VDiscovery
VDiscovery is a comprehensive system that provides access to all the electronic resources available at the Health Sciences Center. It enables professors, researchers and students to search eJournals, eBooks and databases from a uniform platform.

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