This guide contains resources and guidance to help students studying Palliative Care.
This guide will help Palliative Care students locate, evaluate and use information to support their studies.
Key resources for Palliative Care
Medline (Ovid)One of the largest biomedical databases in the world. Managed by the National Library of Medicine. Medline is a sub-set of PubMed.
PubMedThis is a key database used by health professionals around the world to find the latest research. Managed by the National Library of Medicine and is one of the largest health databases in the world. Contains the content in Medline.
Cochrane LibraryThe Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.
Useful for providing an overview of a topic or issue. Contains background information and context and is very useful as a starting point for research - especially if you are new to a topic!
Contains the latest research on very specific topics and often contains in-depth analysis. Journal articles are published more quickly than books so can be used to find more up to date information.
This includes government or non-government organisation (NGO) reports, guidelines and statistics. They often contain an overview of an issue as it applies to a specific region, state, country or worldwide.