Data Banks

INSTRUCTIONS:
Data bank access is restricted to internal and affiliated users only, except for the Data Banks that are free of charge listed at the bottom of the page. To access restricted Data Banks, click on the title, type in network USER NAME and PASSWORD, these differ according to user type:
ASMN Users: Insert User Name and Password
AUSL Users: Insert User name (preceded by the dominion: master_usl\ ) and Password
Affiliated Users that work outside the health authority network: Insert User Name and Publisher Password. Fill out the Request Form in order to view the list of Publisher Passwords.
 
List of Publicher password for Affiliated Users that work outside the health authority network 

Unaffiliated External Users: may not have access


CODIFA / Pharmaceutical Informer

An electronic database with commercial information (Edimed), regional and ministerial pricelists, technical schedules (drug repertory), Pharmaceutical Informer booklets, drug interactions by specialty, drugs and medicines for human and for veterinary use, ethical products and OTC (over-the-counter) generic drugs, pharmaceuticals for human and veterinary use, and homeopathic remedies.

ELECTRA OMNIA WEB (Norme CEI)

Electra Omnia Web
Italian only, used to refer to CEI standards dealing with electrotechnics, computer science, and telecommunications. CEI are state-of-the-art standards. 
To access the data bank, click on User Name and Password.
Access is restricted to internal and affiliated users only.

Access is restricted to internal and affiliated users only.

EMBASE The Excerpta Medica Database - ELSEVIER (from 1966 to the present)

Bibliographical data banks specializing in medicine, pharmacology and toxicology. The data bank contains more than 9 million records from 1974 on, indexed from approx. 4000 mainly European journals, most of which are not found on Medline. Entries are brought up to date weekly. There is no free-of-charge version.

Access is restricted to internal and affiliated users only.


CINAHL Cumulated Index to Nursing & Allied health Literature - Cilea

The most important data bank in the field of nursing, containing more than 700,000 records from 1982 on, indexed from approx. 1,500 journals. Uploaded material comes from articles, books, "grey" literature, and audio visual material. Bibliographical references found in individual articles have been uploaded since 1994. Information is brought up to date once a month and there is no free-of-charge version.

Access is restricted to internal and affiliated users only.


THE COCHRANE LIBRARY

A computer publication that is brought up to date once every three months that collects all Systematic Reviews of the Cochrane Collaboration. It's on CD-ROM and may be found ONLINE; there is a fee for full text versions.

Cochrane Library databases:
  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
  • Database of Abstracts and Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE)
  • The Cochrane Centre Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL)
  • Health Technology Assessment Database (HTA)
  • NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EDD)

Access is restricted to internal and affiliated users only.


CLINICAL EVIDENCE

Clinical Evidence – International reference text for EBM (evidence-based medicine) with focus on the most frequently asked questions in clinical practice. Information including rigorous assessments of the methodology used in the studies, evidences found to support effectiveness in the literature, and the risk-benefit ratio is presented for all health interventions by disease. Information is ordered according to the most FAQs first. The online current edition covers 170 subjects and 400 questions.

Access is restricted to internal and affiliated users only.


IMAGES.MD online encyclopedia of medical images

An over 50,000 high quality image archive with explanatory notes. Images are subdivided into approx. 90 subject areas ranging from allergies to urology. Once registered, users can easily download images to be used in Power Point presentations; one can also obtain personalized image archives according to area of interest.

Access is restricted to internal and affiliated users only.


LA LEGGE Online edita da IPSOA

IPSOA it Data bank coordinating national and regional legislation with superior court legal interpretations/sentences relating them to individual articles, and specific paragraphs in the laws themselves. To access the data bank, click on User Name and Password.

Access is restricted to internal and affiliated users only.


Banche Dati Gratuite

List of bibliographical and factual data banks that may be accesses online free-of-charge.

Ultimo aggiornamento: 19/03/2007