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PA Exam Prep (formerly PAeasy)
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Practice questions with answers to prepared for PANCE and PANRE.  Customization features allow users to select topic coverage and number of questions and to annotate exam questions/answers.  Instructions: Access PA Exam Prep then create personal account or sign in to existing account.

PAIS International

Political, social, and public policy database.  Includes journal articles and information about websites, publications, and organizations.  Coverage: 1972 - Present.

PDQ (Cancer Information)

Contains peer-reviewed summaries on cancer treatment, screening, prevention, genetics, and supportive care; a registry of approximately 1,800 open and 10,300 closed cancer clinical trials from around the world; and directories of physicians, professionals who provide genetics services, and organizations that provide cancer care. Produced by the National Cancer Institute.

PEDro: Physiotherapy Evidence Database

Provides access to more than 30,000 randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. For each item, PEDro provides the citation details, the abstract and a link to the full text, where possible. All trials on PEDro are independently assessed for quality. Produced by the Centre for Evidence-Based Physiotherapy at The George Institute for Global Health.

Pivot
Access from on-campus and via VPN only

Database designed to identify and connect funding opportunities to researchers at their institution. Use your GW Email to create a personal login. Accessible from off-campus locations via VPN.

PolicyFile

Public policy research and analysis from think tanks, university research programs, research organizations, and publishers.  Selected full-text links.

PolicyMap

Customizable geographical mapping with data on demographics, health, income, housing, jobs and more in communities across the US.  Users can create custom geographic boundaries and layered maps, and download data and reports.

POPLINE

Population, family planning, and related health issues database. Produced by  the INFO Project at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Center for Communication Programs.

Proquest Ebook Central
ProQuest Environmental Science Collection

Environmental science related articles, environmental impact statements, and the entire range of bibliographic records from Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management (ESPM) which provides comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences drawn from over 10,000 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications. Coverage: 1960 - current

Proquest Research Library Plus

Multi-disciplinary database covering general and academic periodicals.  Full-text available for many titles.

Proquest Statistical Insight

Formerly Lexis-Nexis Statistical Insight.  Access to statistics produced by Federal agencies, states, and intergovernmental organizations.  Statistics can be accessed as originally published, as well as in interactive datasets.

PsychiatryOnline

Full-text access to the DSM-V, APA textbooks and journals, guidelines, and patient education materials. Content sections can be downloaded to a PDA; create a 'My PsychiatryOnline' account to use 'PDA Download' function.

PsycINFO

Psychology professional and academic literature including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, and other areas. Coverage: 1806 - Present.  Produced by the American Psychological Association.

 

PubChem

Freely accessible open chemistry database.  Search chemicals by name, molecular formula, structure, and other identifiers; find chemical and physical properties, biological activities, safety and toxicity information, patents, literature citations and more.  Integrated content from multiple data sources including resource previously available via ToxNet including HSDB (Hazardous Substances Data Bank), ChemIDplus, CCRIS (Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System), and GENE-TOX.

PubMed (MEDLINE) with GW full-text links
PubMed Labs

Test site of redesigned PubMed interface set to debut fall 2019.  Health sciences articles including clinical, basic sciences, and public health information.  Interface incorporates Himmelfarb Library's search filters to support evidence-based practice.  Coverage: 1950 - Present including corrections and daily updates. Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.