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Clinical Key to Replace MD Consult

December 31, 2014
Clinical Key

Clinical Key

Clinical Key to replace MD Consult

Effective, January 5, 2015, MD Consult will cease to exist. In its place, all Rutgers faculty, students and staff have access to Clinical Key, an enhanced resource, with extensive clinical content. First Consult remains as part of the new subscription to Clinical Key.  Clinical Key’s content is continuously updated to offer a complete collection of trusted content and multimedia across medical specialties.  Check out Clinical Key from the libraries’ databases page at:  Although ClinicalKey does not have a mobile version, its new interface works well on screens of all sizes.

For more details about the transition to Clinical Key, contact the library or go to:

ClinicalKey brings together a very large number of e-books, journals and multimedia with content that reaches across many medical specialties:

  • Books - over 1,100 of Elsevier's medical and surgical reference books
  • Journals - over 600 of Elsevier's medical and surgical journals
  • Procedures Consult - all Procedures Consult content and associated procedural videos in various specialties
  • First Consult - over 850 Point-of-Care clinical monographs
  • Drug Monographs - over 2,900 clinical pharmacology drug monographs from Gold Standard
  • Patient Education - over 15,000 customizable patient education handouts
  • Clinical Trials - all clinical trials from the database
  • Practice Guidelines - over 4,500 practice guidelines
  • MEDLINE -  Fully indexed MEDLINE
  • Multimedia- over 17,000 medical and surgical videos and over 2.2 million images
  • CME is also included and is sponsored by Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing   Education.

Users who want to view a ClinicalKey “Master Content List” can download a copy from the ClinicalKey Resource Center at The spreadsheet contains tabs organized by specific source type, e.g. e-books, e-journals, etc.

 Updates are available on the ClinicalKey Blog:

We hope that you find the expanded access to e-books and other clinical resources listed above to support your clinical information needs.