Emergency Resources Access

Updated May 28, 2015

Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians - http://caep.ca/

How to Access Any Journal

  1. At the University of Ottawa:
    • First you need a uOttawa email and your student number. You student number is on your uOttawa student card that you use as a name tag.
    • To get your uOttawa email call 613-562-5800 and they should give you the info on how to sign up for it.
    • the website is http://biblio.uottawa.ca/en and click on “E-Journals”.

Databases through University of Ottawa Library

Website: http://biblio.uottawa.ca/en and click on “Databases”

the following are the various databases that have many of our texts and journals that I have bolded

  • Accessmedicine – online to Tintinalli, Atlas of Emergency Medicine, principals of critical care, Harrison’s

  • Anatomy.tv – 3D interactive anatomy

  • Clinical evidence – review of evidence based medicine by the publishers of the BMJ. This is a very nice resource for evidence based medicine.

  • Cochrane library – meta-analysis database

  • Dynamed – evidence based review of large range of medical topics

  • e-Theraputics – Canadian based database of medications including an electronic version of the CPS

  • MD consult
    • access to Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America and all other “Clinics” review journals
    • Books: Rosens Emergency Medicine, Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine, Wilderness Medicine…
    • Multiple journals

  • Medline – journal abstract database

  • Micromedex - a pharmaceutical database with a complete approach to drug information, pharmacology, drug interactions and more

  • OVID
    • has Medline search engine
    • access to textbooks like Pediatric Emergency Medicine, the ICU Book, etc.
    • access to numerous journals

  • Stat!Ref
    • has Medcalc program which allows calculation of most criteria and decision rules
    • multiple textbooks (none that are really important for emergency medicine)


  • look at the “Database” links that I have provided above and I have highlighted the various important Emerg Texts

  • if you want to search for the electronic version of a specific textbook:
    • go to: http://biblio.uottawa.ca/en
    • click on “Catalogue”
    • search the title of your book
    • then once you have found your book, click on the link below “electronic access”

Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America

  • hard copy is at the Civic Campus Library
  • go to: http://biblio.uottawa.ca/en
  • search for “MD Consult”
  • once you have logged-in with your uOttawa info click on “The Clinics” and you will see it listed there.