Dialog Adds New Health Database

Sep 01, 2006


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Dialog, a Thomson business, has announced that it has enhanced its portfolio of healthcare information with the addition of EMCare, a new nursing and allied health database. EMCare is produced by Elsevier and provides access to scientific and professional literature that is relevant to the development of healthcare: from hospitals and educational settings, through academic and research-oriented facilities. With more than 2,700 international source titles, EMCare features a 10-year backfile, and more than 200,000 new records will be added to the database each year.

EMCare provides coverage of various aspects of the healthcare profession, including but not limited to: Biomedicine; Clinical, medical and healthcare social work; Emergency services; Evidence-based healthcare; Midwifery; Nursing development and management; Nursing education and training; Nursing specialties including coronary care; HIV/AIDS, hospice, palliative care, neonatal nursing, and others; Physical therapy; Psychiatry and mental health; Surgical technology; and Traumatology, emergency and critical care medicine. EMCare contains nearly 2 million records indexed with EMTREE, Elsevier's Life Science Thesaurus, which has been expanded with close to 1,500 nursing and allied health terms in addition to existing biomedical terms.

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