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Library Research Guides

Radiation Oncology

Relevant resources for clinical and research faculty in the Department of Radiation Oncology.

Clinical Resources

For AccessMedicine, first create a personal profile from a university computer here.

AccessMedicine--Quick Answers: Quick and easy access to clinical information derived from Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment (CMDT).

Access Medicine--Diagnosaurus:  Differential diagnosis tool based on Current Consult.  Download Diagnosaurus for your handheld here.

Access Medicine--Dx Tests: Content from Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests, 5th ed.

AHRQ ePSS: Download instructions for iPhone/iPod Touch, Blackberry, Palm OS, and Windows mobile can be found at this link.

AIDSInfo:  Information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and research from DHHS

Clinical Guidelines from ACP:  Instructions for use and downloading free eReader.

DynaMed: Evidence-based, clinical point-of-care reference tool that you can download to your mobile device. This link provides instructions or check the device-specific page in this guide.

JAMAevidence: First create an account here.  The content available in the mobile view includes:

  • "Quick Reference" pocket cards from Users' Guides to the Medical Literature
  • "Make the Diagnosis" sections from The Rational Clinical Examination

Pocket Guide to Selected Preventive Serivces for Adults: Access through web browsers in smart phones.


Pharmaceutical Resources

Epocrates Rx: Free mobile drug reference for download to your mobile device.

  •  For help on installing Epocrates on your iPhone or iPod Touch, watch this video tutorial from the Yale Cushing/Whitney Medical Library.

Facts & Comparisons  For instructions on registering your device, click here.

Medscape from WebMD: Drug reference, dosing, and interactions. Download the app for iPhone/iPod Touch only.

Literature Searching

FDAble: Search FDA databases.

PubMed Mobile Resources:  Includes  PICO search, askMEDLINE, MEDLINE/PubMed search, journal abstracts, and Disease Associations

For more information on National Library of Medicine Mobile Projects, click here.

Statistical Resources


Toxicology and environmental health databases: Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB®); TOXLINE®; ChemIDplus®; TOXMAP®; WISER®; and Haz-Map®

Kaiser State Health Facts

Provides free, up-to-date, and easy-to-use health data on all states and more than 700 health topics.

Links to Resources by Device

Mobile Books

MD Consult: To use mobile MD Consult, first create a personal account at using a university computer.

NCBI Bookshelf:  Some books can be downloaded using the MobiPocket Reader  on Palm and Windows Mobile devices.

Stat!Ref:  To use mobile Stat!Ref, first create an account here from a university computer, using the "Preferences" link to create an account.