Patient & Other Databases

Patient Information: 



UpToDate Patient Information*


National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine   


Medical News (Canadian) - scroll down to register for Email updates


Other Databases:      

Rehabilitation databases


UBC Library - accessible only to those with UBC student, faculty or staff status    


Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technology in Health at http://www.cadth.ca/  For further information contact Ann Vosilla, B.C. Liaison Officer at annv@cadth.ca


Dietary Supplements (a National Library of Medicine database)


Library Services can search additional databases to find you information on such diverse topics as:

  • business/management
  • medical devices
  • social work
  • ethics, and more