VHA National Desktop Library
Infectious Diseases Subject Guide
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A sample of the online journals available in infectious diseases include:
- Current Opinion in Microbiology
- Drug Resistance Updates
- The Lancet Infectious Diseases
- Reviews in Medical Virology
- Trends in Microbiology
To locate all online journals available to you, search your local library.
A sample of the online books available in gastroenterology include:
Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases - John E. Bennett
Publication Date: 2020
Sande's HIV/AIDS Medicine - Paul A. Volberding
Publication Date: 2012
Hunter's Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Diseases - Alan Magill
Publication Date: 2020
To locate all online books available to you, search your local library.
- APIC Text of Infection Control and Epidemiology
More than 300 infection prevention experts have completed a text that serves as one of the most valuable tools for infection preventionists throughout the world, the APIC Text of Infection Control and Epidemiology. The 1,700-page document, now in its 4th edition, has been completely revised and is now available, offering a concise information resource containing more than 120 expanded and enhanced chapters.
- Clinical Key
This clinical search engine includes access to full text books, journals, guidelines and multimedia. Contains Elsevier published content of 521 journals, 900+ clinical texts, procedure videos and much more.
- Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Library is a systematic reviews resource and includes the following:
- Cochrane Clinical Answers
- Cochrane Library - Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
- Cochrane Library - Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL)
- NEJM Resident 360
NEJM Resident 360 is a website and discussion platform for residents featuring rotation prep materials, educational and interactive tools, and a Resident Lounge with professional growth and discussion opportunities.
PubMed provides over 23 million citations for biomedical literature, including MEDLINE, life science journals and ebooks.
- Sanford Guide
Focused, evidence-based treatment recommendations for bacterial, fungal, mycobacterial, parasitic and viral infections with comprehensive anti-infective drug information, immunization recommendations, prophylactic antimicrobial therapy and comparative tabular data. Fully searchable content and browse-able disease topic outlines, updated regularly.
- UpToDate (use if on the VA computer network)
UpToDate is a guided evidence-based, clinical decision-making solution with dynamic and interactive algorithms as well as lab monographs. UpToDate Pathways is comprised of interactive algorithms that provide clinical recommendations tailored to each patient, and address common, chronic, and sometimes complex conditions with multiple management, diagnoses, or treatment options. UpToDate Lab Interpretation contains monographs and algorithms that guide you to more quickly and accurately interpret and decide on next steps for lab results out of the normal range.
For remote access use https://www.uptodate.com with your UTD username/password. Tip Sheet for CME/Remote Access Registration
Please check with your local library for additional databases in your subject area.
- Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic Measures: Reports From a National Survey of 9,120 ICU Clinicians
- Respiratory Syncytial Virus Outbreak in a Veterans Affairs Long-term Care Facility
- Thromboelastography Profiles of Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019
- Detection of Unsuspected Coronavirus Disease 2019 Cases by Computed Tomography and Retrospective Implementation of the Radiological Society of North America/Society of Thoracic Radiology/American College of Radiology Consensus Guidelines
- AMSSM Position Statement Update: Blood-Borne Pathogens in the Context of Sports Participation