Proprietary Databases

 EBSCO A-to-Z: ALL of the library’s ONLINE RESOURCES (journals, books, EBM) can be found here from A to Z.

DATABASES  (Journals, eBooks, digital images, patient handouts)

Access Medicine: O’Connor Hospital no longer subscribes to Access Medicine content.

Try our newest database at* when you are at the hospital or within the hospital’s IP range to get access to:

  • Over 500 full-text journals in 40 clinical specialties
  • Over 1,000 full-text clinical books
  • Over 4,500 Practice Guidelines
  • Over 9,000 patient education handouts
  • Over 3.5 million images
  • Over 15,000 videos

**MEDICAL STAFF: Contact Suzie Bahmanyar to get a registration code in order to access Clinical Key remotely from home or office. Her e-mail is:

UpToDate: UpToDate, a widely used clinical resource tool, is available through the hospital’s Intranet or by Googling UpToDate while onsite. It is listed under the Quick Launch tab on the right sidebar on the Intranet. UpToDate provides point of care, precise, timely clinical reviews on 6,000 + topics.

DynaMED: The medical library has discontinued this resource. 

Mastery of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery: The site provides a text for minimally invasive procedures in general surgery.

MD Consult: 53 full-text journals, books in 31 medical specialties, pharmaceutical information, 50,000 high-quality medical images, Practice Guidelines, patient education. Set up a personal account on MD Consult while at the hospital in order to access this database remotely.

Medicity: Patient face sheet, laboratory results, transcription and more.
To access request password call (877) 212-0333

Natural Standard: The medical library has discontinued this resource. 

Nursing eBooks on EBSCOhost: 30 recently published eBooks for nursing staff such as Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-based Practice Model and GuidelinesSheehy’s Emergency NursingInfusion Nursing Standards of PracticeDrain’s Perianesthesia NursingCore Curriculum for Ambulatory Care Nursing, Nursing Care Plans: Diagnoses, Interventions, and Outcomes, and Compact Clinical Guide to Critical Care, Trauma and Emergency Pain Management: An Evidence-Based Approach for Nurses.

Ovid: full text for current issues of Anesthesia & Analgesia, Annals of Surgery, Circulation, Advances in Skin & Wound Care, Clinical Journal of Pain, Critical Care Medicine, Current Opinion in Critical Care, Journal of Patient Safety, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Stroke.

PubMed: Provides text-based search and retrieval system used by NCBI.

R2 Digital Library: The site provides full-text eBooks in categories of Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health.  Create an account while onsite in order to access this library from home or office. Some of the nursing eBooks includeAWHONN’s PERINATAL NURSINGCLINICAL GUIDE TO SKIN & WOUND CAREESSENTIALS OF NURSING RESEARCH: APPRAISING EVIDENCE FOR NURSING PRACTICE, and LIPPINCOTT’S NURSING PROCEDURES.

Red Book Online: Provides current information on Pediatric Infectious Disease and includes summary of AAP recommendations.

ONLINE JOURNALS  (Some are IP authenticated; others require username & password.)

American Journal of Sports Medicine



Health Affairs

Journal of the American College of Cardiology (*now available on – see above.)

Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)**Now available via institutional access.**

Journal of Clinical Oncology

Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine

Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (*now available on – see above.)

New England Journal of Medicine**

OCH Medical Staff:  For research assistance and to obtain journal articles, please contact Evelyn Walker, medical librarian at Saint Vincent Medical Center, at Office phone: (213) 484-5530. Thank you.