There is a wide range of free and open access resources available to support clinicians and health care professionals. Included in this guide are a selection of some of the more useful resources.
An increasing percentage of journal articles in health and medicine are being published open access,which means that they are available for everyone to read. PubMed and Google Scholar are both excellent search options for finding journal literature.
If the article you wish to view is behind a paywall, try searching for the article in Google - the article you need may be available on a university research repository or on another open access source.
Check your alma mata - some universities offer alumni memberships that include access to a range of their online resources.
Check your college or professional association - some may have a library or provide discounted or free access to resources as part of your membership.
OTseeker (Occupational Therapy Systematic Evaluation of Evidence) is a database that contains abstracts of systematic reviews, randomised controlled trials and other resources relevant to occupational therapy interventions
palliAGED is the palliative care evidence and practice information resource for the Australian aged care sector. Providing support for health and care practitioners as well as resource developers, the website also provides trustworthy information for older Australians, their families and friends.