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PA EXAM PREP (formerly PAEasy)
Test prep resource with features to help students study and prepare for the PANCE and PANRE exams. Presenting more than 1,200 questions and answers covering exam topics, PA EXAM PREP offers customizable features, including multiple testing modes within which users may choose content, as well as a testing mode that simulates the actual exam interface. Questions are written and developed by practicing Physician Assistants. NOTE:¬†first-time users, click ‘sign up’ to set up an individual account.

PDB (Protein Data Bank)
Database of protein structure information.

PDQ — Physicians Data Query
NCI’s comprehensive cancer database, contains peer-reviewed summaries on cancer treatment, screening, prevention, and supportive care; a registry of thousands of open and closed cancer clinical trials from around the world; and directories of physicians, genetic counselors, and organizations that provide cancer care.

Philosopher’s Index
A database that indexes and abstracts books, contributions to anthologies, and articles from 1940 to the present for English-language sources, and from 1967 to present for non-English sources. It covers philosophy and related fields, including aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics and the philosophy of various disciplines such as education, history and law.

Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro)
PEDro was “developed to give rapid access to bibliographic details and abstracts of randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy.”

PolicyMap
“Easy-to-use online mapping with data on demographics, real estate, health, jobs and more in communities across the US.”

POPLINE
Provides worldwide coverage of population, family planning, and related health issues, including family planning technology and programs, fertility, and population law and policy. In addition, POPLINE focuses on particular developing-country issues including demography, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, maternal and child health, primary health care communication, and population and environment.

Population Index

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Database (PILOTS)
An electronic index to the worldwide literature on PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and other disorders resulting from exposure to traumatic events. Sponsored by the US Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs.

PRIDE (Proteomics Identifications Database)
Public data repository for proteomics data. Provides protein and peptide identifications together with the evidence supporting these identifications.

Probe
Probe Database is a public registry of nucleic acid reagents designed for use in a wide variety of biomedical research applications, together with information on reagent distributors, probe effectiveness, and computed sequence similarities. All records from the database UniSTS have been moved to this database.

ProjectMuse
Provides access to the full text of over 330 scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences and mathematics. Coverage varies for each journal.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global
Formerly ‘Dissertation Abstracts.’ Access to full text of dissertations and theses from multiple institutions.

ProQuest Literature Online (LION)

ProQuest Platform
Search ProQuest’s main platform for multiple databases covering a variety of subjects in the sciences, arts and humanities.

PsycARTICLES
Full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains more than 40,000 articles from 56 journals – 45 published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and 11 from allied organizations. It includes all journal articles, letters to the editor and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1985 to present.

PsycBooks
From the American Psychological Association (APA), over 30,000 chapters in PDF from nearly 2,000 books published by the APA and other publishers.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO.

PsycINFO
A bibliographic database that indexes journal articles, dissertations, books, book chapters, technical reports, and other documents in psychology and the behavioral sciences. Coverage is from 1887 to the present.

PubChem BioAssay
The PubChem BioAssay result browser allows you to examine descriptions of each assay’s parameters and readouts.

PubChem Compound
The PubChem Compound Database contains validated chemical depiction information provided to describe substances in PubChem Substance.

PubChem Substance
PubChem substance database contains chemical structures, synonyms, registration IDs, description, related urls, database cross-reference links to PubMed, protein 3D structures, and biological screening results. If the contents of a chemical sample are known, the description includes links to PubChem Compound.

Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS)
A bibliographic database of citations to public policy literature in books, journal articles and government documents. Coverage is from 1972 to the present.

PubMed Clinical Queries
Specialized PubMed EBM search filters for clinicians.

PubMed Health
Information for consumers and clinicians on prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions. PubMed Health is a service provided by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

PubMed MEDLINE
A product of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, PubMed is the premier source for bibliographic and abstract coverage of biomedical literature. MEDLINE encompasses information from Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing, as well as other sources of coverage in the areas of allied health, biological and physical sciences, humanities and information science as they relate to medicine and health care, communication disorders, population biology, and reproductive biology.

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