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Essential Medical Databases

CPS (formerly RxTx and eCPS) 
Canadian Content Source for Canadian drug information, fully searchable by: brand, generic name, therapeutic class and manufacturer

Medline (Ovid) or Medline (EBSCO)
National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) bibliographic database contains more than 29 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine. - Indexed with NLM Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) 

EBM Reviews (OVID) This link opens in a new window
Evidence Based Medicine Reviews provides access to current research and answers to clinical questions from professional sources.

PubMed Central Canada

This is the Canadian version of the U.S. National Institutes of Health free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. Additional articles with Canadian content have been added. All articles are free, although some might be delayed.

TOXNET®: Toxicology Data Network

TOXNET (TOXicology Data NETwork) is a cluster of databases covering toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health and related areas.


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