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The Merck Index
The Merck Index is an encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs and biologicals with over 10,000 monographs on single substances or groups of related compounds. It also includes an appendix with monographs on organic name reactions. It is published by the United States pharmaceutical company Merck & Co. The Merck Index is also available by subscription in an electronic searchable form, commonly carried by research libraries, as well as in a web-accessible form.
The current edition is the 14th, released in October 2006.
Monographs in the Merck Index typically contain:
a CAS registry number
synonyms of the substance, such as trivial names & International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry nomenclature
a chemical formula
a structural formula
a description of the substance's appearance
melting point and boiling point
solubility in solvents commonly used in the laboratory
citations to other literature regarding the compound's
a therapeutic category, if applicable
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing & Allied Health
Who should use it:
Students, adults and professionals in nursing and allied health professions
What’s in it:
Topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, issues and theories,
techniques and practices, and devices and
Information on all major health professions
such as nursing, physical therapy, medical
lab technology, dental assistance,
pharmacology, nutrition and many others
400 photographs and illustrations
4.1. 參考工具書 (3)
A dictionary of genetics. RefC: QH427 Kin 1985
Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations. RefC: R123 Dic 2005
Dorland’s illustrated medical dictionary.
RefC: on ordering
Mosby's pocket dictionary of medicine, nursing, & allied health. RefC: R121 Mos 2002
Medicines: The comprehensive guide. RefC: RS51 Mor 1997
Stedman's medical dictionary. RefC: R121 Ste 2006
漢英醫學大詞典 . RefC: R121 Han 2004
醫學英漢對照詞典 . RefC: R121 Lux 2005
中醫大辭典 . RefC: R121 C5 Zho 2005
中西醫病名對照大辭典 . RefC: R121 Zho 2004
診斷學大辭典 . RefC: RC71 A2 Zhe 2004
Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary
The world's most trusted source on the language of medicine for over 100 years.
Over 120,000 entries (more entries and better definitions than any other medical dictionary).
More than 1500 extremely helpful illustrations.
Include the latest drugs as well as extensive coverage of complimentary and
Spell medical terms correctly using
spell-checker software and listen to
audio pronunciations for 35,000
Stedman's Medical Dictionary
One of the most reliable, must-have resource available for healthcare professionals.
More than 107,000 total terms, with more than 5,000 new to 28th edition.
Thoroughly reviewed and updated by consultants from all the major medical and health science specialities including Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, and Rheumatology.
URL http:// www.stedmans.com
4.1. 參考工具書 (4)
年鑒、手冊 (Yearbooks & Handbooks)
CRC handbook of chemistry and physics: a ready-reference book of chemical and physical data. RefC: QD65 Crc 2005
Gyn oncology handbook. RefC: RC280 G5 San 2001
Physicians' desk reference : PDR. RefC: RS75 Phy
The Year book of medicine. RefC: R101 Yea
Year book of surgery. RefC: RD 9 Yea
常用藥物手冊 . RefC: RS156 Wan 2001
臨床醫生實用手冊 = Clinician's Pocket Reference. RefC: RC55 Gom 2003
中國衛生統計年鑒 . RefC: RA527 Zho
中國藥學年鑒 . RefC: RS 1 C5 Zho
中國藥品手冊年刊 . RefC: RS356 Zho
中國衛生年鑒 . RefC: R101 Zgwsn
中國中醫葯年鑒 . RefC: R601 Zho
中華人民共和國藥典 . RefC: RS51 Zho 2005
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
Continues to provide most accurate, reliable, and current resource available on chemical data.
Provides the widest and most complete coverage of data on properties of inorganic and organic compounds.
Contains NEW as well as updated tables and references to help readers stay up-to-date with the latest developments.
Contains NEW tables on Properties of Ionic Liquids, Solubilities of Hydrocarbons in Sea Water, Solubility of Organic Compounds in Superheated Water, and Nutritive Value of Foods.
It also updates many tables including Critical
Constants, Heats of Vaporization, Aqueous
Solubility of Organic Compounds, Vapor
Pressure of Mercury, Scientific Abbreviations
and Symbols, and Bond Dissociation Energies.
Physicians' D esk R eference ( PDR )
Provide physicians with the full legally mandated information relevant to writing prescriptions.
Widely used by other medical specialists, and in significant part valuable to consumers.
Usable by determined consumers in conjunction with a medical dictionary.
The standard prescription drug reference and can be found in virtually every physician's office, hospital, and pharmacy in the United States.
The PDR material contained includes:
Comprehensive indexing (4 sections)
Products (by company's or trademarked drug name)
Category index (for example, "antihistamines")
Generic/chemical index (non-trademark common
Color images of medications
Product information, consistent with FDA labeling
Indications & Contraindications
Trial research, side effects, warnings
電子資料庫 (Subscribed Databases)
線上版期刊 (Online Version)
電子期刊 (Electronic Journals)
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
One of the most popular and widely-read peer-reviewed general medical journals in the world. It is also the oldest continuously published medical journal in the world.
Founded in 1812 as a quarterly journal and in 1828 became a weekly journal.
Publishes editorials, papers on original research, widely-cited review articles, correspondences, case reports, and has a special section called "Images in Clinical Medicine".
The journal usually has the highest impact factor of the journals of clinical medicine (including the Journal of the American Medical Association, and The Lancet); in 2005, the impact factor was 44.016, according to Journal Citation Reports.
Founded in 1823, and is one of the oldest peer-reviewed medical journals in the world.
Has a significant readership throughout the world with a high impact factor.
It publishes original research articles, review articles ("seminars" and "reviews"), editorials, book reviews, correspondences, amidst other regulars such as news features and case reports.
Considered to be one of the "core" general medical journals.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
Founded in 1883 by the American Medical Association and published continuously since then.
An international peer-reviewed general medical journal, published 48 times per year.
JAMA is the most widely circulated medical journal in the world.
Publishes original research, reviews, commentaries, editorials, essays, medical news, correspondence, and ancillary content.
In 2005, JAMAs impact factor was 23.5 placing it among the leading general medical journals.
Impact Factors for Leading Medical and Science Journals in 2005
General (internal) medicine (ranked by impact factor)
New England Journal of Medicine 44.0
Nature Medicine 28.9
The Lancet 23.4
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) 23.3
Annals of Internal Medicine 13.3
British Medical Journal (BMJ) 9.0
Public Library of Science (PLOS) Medicine 8.4
Archives of Internal Medicine 8.0
Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) 7.4
Am J Medicine 4.4
J Internal Medicine 4.0
Basic Science and Biology
EBSCOhost: ASP, MEDLINE
EBSCOhost: ASP 是 學術性跨領域綜合資料庫，提供近 4,500 種學術出版品全文，其中包括 3,600 多種同儕評鑑 (peer-reviewed) 的刊物。收錄範圍橫跨近乎每個學術研究範疇，提供的資訊可回溯至 1975 年。 ASP 提供不少 MEDLINE 所收錄的醫學期刊論文全文。