Allied Health

Databases for Allied Health

View databases and apps recommended for Allied Health professionals. Scroll down to see the entire list. Log in with your Monash Health ID and password.

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BMJ Best Practice


  • An electronic bookshelf you can use to access the Monash Health Library’s journal collection.
  • BrowZine user guide


Clinical Key (CK)

  • Elsevier platform of eBooks, Journals and clinical support tools including guidelines and monographs.
  • ClinicalKey user guide

Clinicians Health Channel (CHC)

  • Victorian Health Department resources for public hospitals.
  • Register for an account with your Monash Health email address.

Cochrane Library (CENTRAL)

  • Collection of Cochrane databases that contain high-quality, independent evidence including reviews and RCTs.
  • Cochrane Library user guide



  • Conference Proceedings, Journal Articles-Citations/Abstracts/Systematic Reviews, Pharmacy, drug and medical device coverage.
  • Embase user guide


  • Premium nursing and allied health database and search tool, ideal for practice, research, or education.
  • Emcare user guide



  • An extensive database of peer-reviewed literature provided by the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
  • Medline user guide

Natural Medicines

  • Dietary supplements, natural medicines and complementary, alternative and integrative therapies.

NeuroBite (formerly: PsychBite)

  • A database relating to psychological problems and issues due to acquired brain impairment (ABI).


OTseeker (Occupational Therapy Systematic Evaluation of Medicine)

  • Occupational therapy database with abstracts of systematic reviews, RCTs and occupational therapy interventions. For search guidance click here.

PEDro (Physiotherapy Evidence Database)

  • Physiotherapy evidence based database for RCTs, systematic reviews and guidelines.
  • For search help click here.

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health 

PsycINFO (APA PsycInfo)

  • Database of peer reviewed literature in the psychological, social, behavioural and health sciences.
  • PsycINFO user guide

PubMed (PubMed MEDLINE)

  • Freely available database from the US National Library of Medicine (NLM).
  • PubMed user guide


Read by QxMD

  • Read by QxMD is a mobile app and email alerting service you can use to track research and journal articles as they are published
  • Read by QxMD user guide



  • Database of studies across the scope of speech pathology practice.

Stockley’s Interactions Checker

  • Information about therapeutic medicines, herbal medicines, foodstuffs, drinks, pesticides and drugs of abuse.


Therapeutic Guidelines

TRIP (Turning Research and Practice, Trip Medical Database)

  • A database that aggregates international clinical guidelines and evidence based synopses.


UpToDate (UTD)

  • Evidence-based point of care tool for decision support with continuously updated expert opinion.
  • UpToDate user guide

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