UW Health Sciences Library

Medications

Micromedex Healthcare Series
Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide
(Ovid) Drug information for nurses; includes Nursing Considerations and Teaching Points.
Natural Medicines

Rules & Calculators

Diagnostics & Lab Tests

UW Medicine Laboratory Test Catalog
Information on collecting, handling, and processing lab tests available at the UW.

Manual of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests

Patient Education

UWMC Health On-Line
HMC Patient/Family Education Manual
Requires AMC/IRIS account
Micromedex: Patient Handouts
Requires UWNetID.
MedlinePlus
Herbs and Supplements: MedlinePlus
UpToDate: Patient Information
Click 'Patient Education' in the drop down menu of 'Contents' in the upper left corner.

Cross Cultural Issues

Culture Clues
Tool to improve communication with cultures served at UWMC.
Ethnomed
Information about cultural beliefs in medical care.
Handbook for Culturally Competent Care

Databases

CINAHL Complete
LactMed
A peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.
PubMed

PubMed comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.