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Heart & Vascular Resources   Tags: cardiology, cardiovascular, heart, vascular  

A collection of Sladen Library resources on the subject of Heart & Vascular.
Last Updated: Oct 16, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Guide Overview

This guide is provided to assist in locating library resources and other information on heart and vascular topics. If you would like to speak to a librarian, please contact the Sladen Information Desk.

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Ask A Librarian!

Need help locating information? Ask a medical librarian!  A Sladen librarian will work with you to research your topic and find the right information in a timely manner. 

A librarian is available Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm on K-17 in Henry Ford Hospital. You may also reach us by phone 313-916-2550, or email Literature search requests can also be submitted via the Literature Search Request form. 

Search the Literature - Key Databases & Resources

The following is a list of Sladen Library databases that will be helpful in locating articles and information on heart and vascular topics. If you would like search help or research assistance from a Sladen librarian, please contact the library or fill out the Literature Search Request form.

  • PubMed
    Provided by the National Library of Medicine, the PubMed database searches over 21 million biomedical citations from the MEDLINE database and select life science journals.
  • Ovid MEDLINE
    Ovid MEDLINE provides an alternative interface for searching the MEDLINE database.
  • CardioSource Plus
    CardioSource Plus provides full access to the American College of Cardiology's self-assessment programs, teaching programs, and practice support tools. It also includes access to ACC Meetings on Demand, the JACC, Heart Songs, and ACCIS. Henry Ford Health System provides institutional access to this resource, however, in addition users need to register individually.
  • UpToDate
    UpToDate is a comprehensive evidence-based clinical information resource and is designed to provide concise, practical answers quickly at the point of care. Access to UpToDate is only available from Henry Ford facilities.
  • Access Medicine
    AccessMedicine is an online resource that provides access to more than 60 medical textbooks, updated content, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, and diagnostic tools.
  • ClinicalKey
    ClinicalKey is a clinical insight search engine that delivers access to authoritative medical and surgical content from Elsevier. ClinicalKey provides over 500 full text journals, over 1000 reference books, Procedures Consult videos, and more. Watch this short mini-tour for tips on getting started.
  • Cochrane Library
    The Cochrane Library provides access to high quality, evidence-based medical literature. The database searches Cochrane systematic reviews, clinical trials, and other resources.
  • DynaMed
    A premier point-of-care, evidence-based clinical reference tool which regularly scans more than 500 medical journals and is updated daily.
  • Web of Science
    This database provides access to the Science Citation Index Expanded which indexes over 6,650 scientific journals including meeting abstracts. Official journal impact factors from the Journal Citation Reports are also accessible from this resource.
  • Listing of all Sladen Databases


Sladen databases and electronic resources are available for HFHS employees and students.  If you are using a computer at a HFHS facility you will not need an ID/password. 

For offsite access at home or another location, you will need to sign in.  Please visit our web page Sladen Remote Access for further information.  If you are having trouble connecting to the Sladen Library resources, please visit our Troubleshooting Instructions.

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