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Pharmacy Resource Portal: Orientations & Classes

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Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences Resources

  • Facts and Comparisons
  • Lexicomp

Access to Facts and Comparisons and Lexicomp is limited to the School of Pharmacy. Please contact Sarah Scoular at the School of Pharmacy for access instructions. Sarah.Scoular@ucdenver.edu

PubMed for Pharmacy

  • Create your My NCBI account
  • Go to My NCBI
    • Go to NCBI Site Preferences
      • Set Highlight color
      • Set Outside Tool to University of Colorado, Health Sciences Library
      • Set Results Display Settings to Abstract; 50; Relevance
  • Simple search & Search Details Box
  • MeSH - Medical Subject Headings | Atorvastatin Calcium or Lipitor
    • Subheadings
    • Entry Terms
    • Pharmacologic Action
    • Hierarchical Tree Structure
  • Pharmacologic Action vs. MeSH
    • Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
    • Searching a whole drug class | search class and all known individual drugs in class
  • Searching PubMed - a 3 pronged approach
    • Search the MeSH term | "Metformin"[Mesh]
    • Search the MeSH term as quoted phrase | "Metformin"
    • Search quoted Synonyms, including things like
      • Plurals
      • Verb Endings
      • Phrases
      • British Spellings
      • Trade Names
        • "Dimethylbiguanidine" OR "Dimethylguanylguanidine" OR "Glucophage"
    • Example: "Metformin"[Mesh] OR "Metformin" OR "Dimethylbiguanidine" OR "Dimethylguanylguanidine" OR "Glucophage"
  • Advanced Search | for combining or overlapping different concepts
  • Advanced Search | Show index list
  • Based on best study design to answer the type of question
    • Therapy | Broad vs. Narrow
    • Etiology | Broad vs. Narrow
    • Prognosis | Broad vs. Narrow
    • Systematic Reviews
  • Managing citations
    • Send To ...
      • Clipboard
      • Email
      • Collections
      • Citation Manager
    • Article Linker
      • Finding Full Text
      • Google Scholar
      • Interlibrary Loan
  • My NCBI Account | Create Alerts
  • My NCBI Account | Recent Activity

Google Scholar

  • Article Title Searches
    • See ALL Results
  • Cited by
  • Related Articles
  • Cite | basic citation styles
  • Text Word Searching
  • Create Alert

EMBASE

  • Browse ... Emtree
    • Plavix
    • Take this term to Drug Search
      • Go through options
    • After running search go through Facets
      • Source | choose Embase only, Embase & Medline, or Medline only
      • Floating Subheadings
      • Study Types
      • Publication Types