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The Medical Library at Lee Memorial Health System provides remote access to its electronic resources to LMHS employees and to physicians on staff. Some of the databases require passwords. Contact any of our branches to obtain your IDs and passwords. (No passwords are needed when using library computers or accessing databases via IntraLee or Citrix connection.)

  • DynaMed Plus- created by physician for physicians and other health-care providers clinical reference tool for use primary at the "point-of-care".  Truly evidence-based database updated daily answers most clinical questions during practice. Requires password. Available as a mobile application.  Offers CMEs.

  • Clinical Key - provides comprehensive and fast answers using intuitive search method. A single search retrieves relevant information from 1,000+ full-text books, 500+ full-text journals, videos, graphs, guidelines, patient education library, drug publications, and Medline abstracts.  Provides CME credits.

    Requires User ID and a Password to open/save book chapters and journal articles in PDF format, to earn CME credit hours, and to use other customized services.  Register on the Clinical Key home page on IntraLee.

    First time visitors to Clinical Key via Athens need to complete these 4 steps:

    Sign into MyAthens with your Athens user name and password

    Select Clinical Key from the All Resources menu
    On Clinical Key,

    click the Activate Personalization link in the upper-right corner of the web page

    Complete the brief Registration

    Second time visitors to Clinical Key via Athens only need to sign into Athens and then go to Clinical Key:

    Sign into MyAthens with your Athens user name and password
    Select Clinical Key from the All Resources menu

    Note: Clinical Key does have a mobile-optimized site, so you may access it from your mobile devices.

    Offers CMEs.

    How to register for and use Clinical Key - Quick Reference Card

    Clinical Key - Complete User Guide


  • CINAHL Complete - Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature offers fast and easy access to top nursing and allied health journals, evidence-based care sheets and quick lessons. Besides bibliographic citations, abstracts and full-text articles from more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL, it also contains continuing education modules; evidence-based sheets; quick lessons providing overviews of disease and conditions, and research instruments.
  • BoardVitals - NCLEX-RN - the interactive tool allows for decreased study time, with everything organized under one platform and the best questions to study listed up front. With BoardVitals, you have the ability to create customized practice tests using many options including number of questions, subjects and more. Also included are detailed, up-to-date explanations with each answer, with references and links to applicable sources. When using it for the first time, you need to register on IntraLee.

    NOTE: for optimal performance, this resource is best used with Firefox or Chrome.

    Your account will be active for six (6) month, after which you need to register again.
  • Cochrane Collection Plus - comprehensive collection of evidence-based databases from the Cochrane Library includes:
    • NHS Economic Evaluation - information on the costs and effects of drugs, treatments, procedures, the cost-benefit analysis of two or more different medical treatments
    • Health Technology Assessments - provides details of completed and ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical and economic implications of healthcare interventions) from around the world
    • Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials - bibliography of controlled trials includes reports published in conference proceedings and in many other sources not currently listed in MEDLINE® or other bibliographic databases
    • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - full-text articles and protocols on effects of healthcare - updated quarterly
    • Cochrane Methodology Register - bibliography of publications which report on methods used in the conduct of controlled trials contains studies of methods used in reviews and more general methodological studies which could be relevant to anyone preparing systematic reviews
    • Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects - abstracts of published systematic reviews on the effects of health care from around the world
  •  ACP Smart Medicine & AHFS DI Essentials (formerly, ACP PIER & AHFS DI Essentials) - Physicians Information and Education Resource, the evidence-based medicine point-of-care tool from The American College of Physicians. A pre-appraised, evidence-based clinical tool that defines the standard of care, including value-added abstracts of original journal articles and drug treatment information. •Updated Monthly •Combined with AHFS Essentials, the drug resource that provides quick access to dosage, interaction and other pharmacy information. (StatRef) - requires password.

  • Natural Medicines - (evidence-based databases of alternative therapies, herbs, vitamins, and supplements) - requires password.

    Mobile application:
    Download from the Apple App Store or visit Google play.
    Open the App and log in with your CE ID. (Your CE ID # is your password)
    To create your CE ID:
    From your work computer, go to and click "I Don't Have a CE ID#" in the yellow CE Login box.

  • Natural Medicines Newsletter - sign up to receive the free subscription here

  • PubMed - (Indexes articles in medical, dental, nursing, veterinary journals) links to Full-Text available from "abstract" page of citations.
    PubMed Tutorial

  • Stat!Ref - (full-text medical, nursing, coding, laboratory diagnosis interpretation books) - requires password. Accessible from mobile devices with same password. Includes BoardVitals - NCLEX-RN, which requires separate registration on IntraLee.

  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source - full-text medical and nursing journals and video programs - requires password.
    Printable User's Guide


  • OVID - (full-text journals, books,  Medline, HealthStar) - requires password.
    Literature Searching Tutorials


  • Statdx - (imaging point-of-care, diagnostic clinical decision support system covering 4,000 diagnoses, over 10,000 patient case examples of these diagnosis, over 100,000 radiological images and color graphic illustrations). Contact the librarian to request your password.

  • MedlinePlus - in English and in over 40 other languages (enables access to consumer health information). Accessible from mobile devices.

  • MedlinePlus - Spanish (access to consumer health information in Spanish). Accessible from mobile devices.

  • Drug Information Portal - (National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health database of information about over 12,000 selected drugs, dietary supplements and herbs, drugs of abuse, investigational drugs, over-the-counter drugs, and clinical trials for clinicians and consumers).

  • National Cancer Institute - Cancer-related health information for professionals and for consumers in English and in Spanish.

  • Free Medial Journals - (access to selected full-text medical journals, as supplied by publishers).

  • PubMed Central - (access to selected full-text medical journals - also linkable from PubMed, ProQuest and from OVID), (view the list of journals available in PubMed Central)

  • R-2 Digital Library (full-text e-books from Rittenhouse.) 

  • FirstSearch - (14 databases including medical with some full-text) - available at LMHS libraries only.

updated: October 14, 2015


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