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  • 1177 Vårdguiden is the official site for patient information and healthcare in Sweden. Partly available in English.
    Health Information for patients
  • AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill Medical offers hundreds of medical e-books. You can for instance access the latest editions of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Quick Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, and Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas. Medical photos, illustrations and videos are also included. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees at Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Medicine
  • AccessPediatrics from McGraw-Hill contains pediatric e-books. For instance, "Rudolph's Pediatrics, "Neonatology" and "Pediatric Infectious Diseases: Essentials for Practice". Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees at Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Medicine
  • AccessSurgery from McGraw-Hill contains medical e-books focusing on surgery. You can for instance access the latest editions of "Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery”, and “Zollinger’s Atlas of Surgical Operations”. Medical photos, illustrations and videos are also included. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees at Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Medicine
  • Contains references to journals in physiotherapy, rehabilitation, occupational therapy and alternative medicine. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Rehabilitation
  • Provides three-dimensional (3D), interactive models of human anatomy. In "3D Atlas" you can choose which part of the body you want to focus on and show different views (anatomy, dissection, MRI, films). In "3D Real-time" you can add and remove layers of muscles, nervs, joints, and organs. Use Chrome, Firefox or Edge for best functionality. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees at Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Medicine
  • Guidelines and standards for perioperative care developed by AORN - The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses - an association in the USA. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees at Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Clinical guidelines, Nursing
  • A collection of dictionaries in different languages.

    Dictionaries and Thesauruses
  • Provides quick references and information for healthcare professionals on effective and safe use of medicines. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Pharmacology/Toxicology
  • Provides quick references and information for healthcare professionals on effective and safe use of medicines for children. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Pharmacology/Toxicology
  • Provides systematic reviews within different topic areas, including social welfare, disability, crime and justice, and education.
    Education and Teaching, Sociologi
  • Contains references to scientific articles in nursing, physiotherapy, rehabilitation, and health administration. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Nursing, Rehabilitation
  • A search tool in PubMed where you can search for systematic reviews or clinical studies in therapy, diagnostics etc. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm.

    Evidence Based Medicine
  • Search for diagnosis or treatment to find research articles, medical e-books, images and treatment guides, so called Clinical Overviews. You can sort by your medical specialty. Read more about ClinicalKey. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Clinical guidelines, Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Here you will find Cochrane Reviews, systematic reviews of high scientific quality. You will also find the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL). Read more about Cochrane Library. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Evidence Based Medicine
  • DiVA portal is an institutional repository for research publications and student theses written at the majority of universities and research institutions in Sweden. Available in both Swedish and English.

    Dissertations/Reports
  • Drugline is a full-text database with evaluated drug information. The database was developed in 1984 at the Drug Information Centre (Karolic), Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. It contains questions and answers, which have been handled by the regional Drug Information Centres at departments of clinical pharmacology in Sweden, Odense (Denmark), and Turku (Finland). Partly in English.
    Pharmacology/Toxicology
  • Expert written summaries of current evidence (like UpToDate). Search for symptoms, conditions, drugs and more and get evidence-based recommendations about treatment, diagnosis and prevention. DynaMed also available as an appProxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement. 

    Clinical guidelines, Evidence Based Medicine, Medicine
  • Contains references to scientific articles in biomedicine with focus on pharmacology and toxicology including Medline citations. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska University hospital and units with library agreement.

    Pharmacology/Toxicology, Medicine
  • References to scientific literature in education, leadership and management from 1966 and onwards. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska University hospital and units with library agreement. 

    Education and Teaching
  • Information on approved medicines, only in Swedish. 

    Pharmacology/Toxicology
  • Genetics/Molecular Biology
  • Genetics/Molecular Biology
  • Administration/Statistics
  •  Searching the internat for scietific material from academic publishers, universities and colleges worldwide. Google Scholar also shows the numer of citation for each publication, using its own system Google Scholar Citations.  To access a full text articles, Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm.

    Education and Teaching, Psychiatry/Psychology, Rehabilitation, Sociologi
  • Encyclopedia with information on drug administration via enteral feeding tubes.
    Pharmacology/Toxicology
  • HTA reports evaluates new methods and techniques in Swedish medical services from the best available evidence/research.

    Evidence Based Medicine
  • Enter clinical features of your patient and get a list of possible diagnoses, as well as drugs that potentially cause the same symptoms. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Clinical guidelines, Medicine
  • Janusinfo is the official website of Region Stockholm for approved and independent evidence-based drug information for health staff. Partly in English.

    Pharmacology/Toxicology
  • Contains information on more than 8000 scientific journals. Find journals within your subject and see what Impact Factor they have. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Administration/Statistics
  • Kloka listan is a list of recommended essential medicines for common diseases in patients in Region Stockholm. The Stockholm Drug and Therapeutics Committee publishes an updated list every year. The list is based on an agreed guideline for evaluating efficacy, safety and medical suitability of medicines, considering the importance of a policy to handle conflict of interest. Only in Swedish. 

    Pharmacology/Toxicology
  • Colletions of statistics from municipalities and regions in Sweden, with the possibility to compare and analyse over 2000 key figures. Only in Swedish.

    Administration/Statistics
  • KPP, Cost Per Patient, is a method for calculating the cost for each individual patient and care contact. The KPP-database from The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) contain cost data on specialized somatic and psychiatric care over different disease and age groups. Partly in English. 

    Administration/Statistics
  • Kunskapsguiden.se is a national website for healthcare professionals. The knowledge guide gathers quality-assured knowledge from the National Board of Health and Welfare and other authorities and actors. Only in Swedish. 

    Clinical guidelines
  • The LactMed database contains reviewed and fully referenced information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. From the National Library of Medicine/National Institute of Health in USA.

    Pharmacology/Toxicology
  • Läkemedelsverket/The Swedish Medical Products Agency is the national authority responsible for regulation and surveillance of the development, manufacturing and sale of pharmaceuticals and other medicinal products. Here you find the current regulations available in Swedish, in PDF.

    Laws and Regulation
  • LIBRIS is the Swedish national catalogue for books, journals, reports and dissertations. In LIBRIS, you can find information about publications you can borrow from or read at all Swedish university libraries, most of the Swedish research and special libraries as well as some public libraries. Updated daily.
    Dissertations/Reports, Book Catalogues
  • Contains references to scientific articles in biomedicine, nursing, rehabilitation, psychiatry, dentistry and related subject areas. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Medicine
  • Contains references to scientific articles in biomedicine, nursing, rehabilitation, psychiatry, dentistry and related subject areas. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska University hospital and units with library agreement.

    Medicine
  • Information about diseases, health and drugs. From The National Institutes of Health and The National Library of Medicine.
    Health Information for patients
  • Medical dictionary.
    Dictionaries and Thesauruses, Medicine
  • Database package with drug information. Includes the databases DISEASEDEX General Medicine, DRUGDEX, MARTINDALE, PDR, REPRORISK, NeoFax and Pediatrics. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Pharmacology/Toxicology
  • The Swedish National Clinical Knowledge Support System is a national evidence-based system to support everyone working within the health care system in Sweden. It is produced by the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions and the content is produced and quality assured by experienced healthcare staff all around Sweden. Only in Swedish.

    Clinical guidelines
  • The British institute, NICE, National Institute for health and Care Excellence, provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care.
    Clinical guidelines
  • Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man - OMIN - is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. It is freely available and updated daily. OMIM is authored and edited by t the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
    Genetics/Molecular Biology
  • European database containing information on rare health conditions and their treatment.
    Pharmacology/Toxicology, Medicine
  • A database of randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy.
    Evidence Based Medicine, Rehabilitation
  • The Global Resource for Nutrition Practice. Evidence-based nutrition recommendations.  Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Evidence Based Medicine
  • The Pharmacogenomics Knowledgebase. Information on the impact of human genetic variation on drug responses and the relationships between different drugs, diseases and genes.
    Pharmacology/Toxicology
  • An internet version of the book "PM Praktisk Medicin". Mainly for healthcare staff in ambulatory care. Only in Swedish.

    Medicine
  • Scientific literature and information on DNA and protein. Entrez database from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).
    Pharmacology/Toxicology
  • Links to specimen instructions and labs across Sweden. Only in Swedish.
    Administration/Statistics
  • Contains references to literature in psychology, speech therapy and related subject areas. Published by the American Psychological Association (APA). Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Psychiatry/Psychology, Sociologi
  • Information on the molecular composition of chemical substances. Developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).
    Genetics/Molecular Biology
  • Comprises more than 30 million references to scientific articles in biomedicine, nursing, rehabilitation, psychiatry, dentistry and related subject areas. To access full text articles, Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm.

    Evidence Based Medicine, Pharmacology/Toxicology, Genetics/Molecular Biology, Medicine, Nursing, Psychiatry/Psychology, Rehabilitation, Sociologi
  • The Protein Data Bank is the single worldwide archive of structural data of biological macromolecules. For studying macromolecules and their relation to diseases etc.
    Genetics/Molecular Biology
  • A database covering retracted articles in scientific journals, i.e. articles that have been withdrawn due to faults discovered in the research or article. Produced by two scientific journalists from the USA with support from a scientific foundation. Covers many scientific journals worldwide and many academic disciplines. Open online resourse.
    Medicine
  • Rikshandboken - The National Handbook for Child Health Services - a national handbook for providing evidence-based knowledge- and methodological support in Swedish Child Health Services. Rikshandboken (RHB) aims to contribute to equal, equitable, and high quality child health services (CHS) by providing quality-assured guidelines to the CHS professionals in all Swedish counties/regions, and thereby reducing the need to develop local guidelines and routines and assure effective use of resources.
    Clinical guidelines
  • A collection of videos that cover the areas Counseling, Psychotherapy and Psychology. The videos contain tutorials, interviews and demonstrations. The videos aim towards students, academic researchers and practitioners. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees at Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Psychiatry/Psychology, Sociologi
  • The National Board of Health's knowledge database on rare health conditions. Contains information on more than 300 rare diseases and conditions. Only in Swedish.

    Medicine
  • A common search tool for the library's e-resources. Simultaneously searches both e.g. PubMed, CINAHL, AMED and PsycINFO. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Education and Teaching, Psychiatry/Psychology, Rehabilitation, Sociologi
  • SBU is an independent Swedish national authority, tasked by the government with assessing health care and social service interventions from a broad perspective, covering medical, economic, ethical and social aspects. SBU assessments are based on ‘systematic literature reviews’ of published research. You can search in English and most reports have a summary in English.

    Evidence Based Medicine, Sociologi
  • SIS participates in ISO and CEN, the global networks that create standards. Contains international standards with prefixes SS, ISO, IEC, SS-EN, SS ISO, SS IEC. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees at Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Administration/Statistics
  • Joint book catalogue for the libraries in Region Stockholm. 

    Book Catalogues
  • Swedish legislation on healthcare, social care, dentistry, public health and safety as well as forensic psychiatry. (HSLFS-FS och SOSFS). In Swedish.

    Laws and Regulation
  • Swedish statistics on abortions, cancer, deaths, births, heart disease, addiction, surgery etc. Partly in English.

    Administration/Statistics
  • Official Statistics of Sweden. Partly in English.

    Administration/Statistics
  • Bibliografic database with references to Scandinavian articles within medicin, odontology, healthcare, nursing, occupational therapy and physiotherapy. Possible to search in English. Note! No new material is added to SveMed+ since January 2020. The content covers a time period from the 1980s to 2019.

    Nursing
  • Svensk författningssamling (SFS) contains Swedish laws and regulations from the Swedish Riksdag.

    Laws and Regulation
  • Bibliografic database with references to articles, reports and policy documents published in Sweden within the medicinal field during the period 1663-1967. Only in Swedish.

    Book Catalogues
  • The licensed Swedish translation of MeSH Database from the US National Library of Medicine. Can be used as a Swedish-English/English Swedish dictionary within medicine and related subjects. Produced by the Karolinska Institutet University Library.
    Dictionaries and Thesauruses
  • Academic publications at Swedish universities. Search among scholarly articles, conference papers and dissertations etc.

    Dissertations/Reports
  • Evidenced-based clinical search engine trawling the internet for evidenced-baced clinical research and related content, including images, videos, patient information leaflets, educational courses and news.
    Evidence Based Medicine
  • Papers in fulltext from Swedish universities and colleges. Searches possible in Swedish only.

    Dissertations/Reports
  • Contains statistics on waiting times and healthcare accessibility in Sweden in relation to government goals. Only in Swedish.

    Administration/Statistics
  • Official website for information and services for healthcare providers licenced to provide care and treatment within Region Stockholm, including regional guidelines. Only in Swedish.
    Clinical guidelines
  • “The Handbook for Healthcare” is based on the Swedish Health and Medical Service Act (HSL) and Social Services Act (SOL). It is designed to help meet national goals for health and medical care in Sweden. The handbook can be used in places like hospitals, community health centres, residential or day care homes, dental surgeries and also by healthcare workers in the community. Certain sections of the handbook are also relevant to those looking after a partner, relative or friend at home. Its contents primarily concern the care of adult patients. Only in Swedish.
    Clinical guidelines
  • The official webbsite for primary care providers within the Stockholm Region, including regional guidelines. Only in Swedish. 

    Clinical guidelines
  • Web of Science is a multidisciplinary database with references to scientific journals, books, reports and conference material. It holds citation indexes covering sciences, social sciences, medicine, technology and arts & humanities. Proxy is required outside the IP-area of Region Stockholm. Only accessible for employees of Danderyd hospital, Södersjukhuset and Karolinska university hospital and units with library agreement.

    Medicine, Education and Teaching, Psychiatry/Psychology, Sociologi
  • WHOLIS is the World Health Organization library database covering WHO publications from 1948 onwards.
    Administration/Statistics