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SHIRP: Allied Health Professionals

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Information for Allied Professionals

SHIRP resources are embedded into the libraries at the University of Saskatchewan, University of Regina, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, and the Saskatchewan Health Authority. Allied professionals who are employees of these institutions are encouraged to use their institution’s library to access library resources and services.

Resources for Allied Health Professionals

Below are some of the databases available through SHIRP. To access all of our databases, click on SHIRP Databases A-Z


Filter for PubMed. Your search will be limited to the Complementary and Alternative Medicine subset within PubMed.

A large database containing index and full text articles on nursing and allied health topics

Selected citations from the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) MEDLINE and former HealthSTAR databases covering published literature on clinical and non-clinical aspects of health care delivery including health services, technology, administration, and research.
A major bibliographic database for clinical medicine, as well as: veterinary medicine, nursing, allied health, dentistry, and pre-clinical sciences.
A database providing abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences.
SHIRP has over 300 e-books. Use the search box at the top right of the page to search for a specific title. TIP: Use double quotation marks (" ") around two or more words from the title. e.g. "modern nutrition"

CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2015 Professional Guide to Diseases 10th ed 2013
DSM-5 ® 5th ed 2013 Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations & Techniques 6th ed 2012
Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease 11th ed 2014  
SHIRP has over 1,600 journals available in full text. Use the search box at the top right of the page to search for a specific title. TIP: Use double quotation marks (" ") around two or more words from the title. e.g. "BMJ open sport"

BMJ Quality & Safety Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine BMJ Open Respiratory Research
British Journal of Sports Medicine Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise

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