How to efficiently conduct a medical literature review:
1) Look for other literature reviews (Cochrane).
2) Basic article search (PubMed and Cinhal).
3) Other databases that are relevant (PsychINFO and Google Scholar).
4) Find articles that reference(d) related/similar articles (SCOPUS and Web of Science).
5) Save/share your citations (Refworks) and writing (Googledocs).
Recent Medical Literature and Clinical Trials
Description: Free database which contains MEDLINE. MEDLINE is produced by the US National Library of Medicine. MEDLINE contains over 21 million citations for biomedical literature. Over 5,000 journals accessed. Includes online literature not yet available for Scopus or Web of Science.
Special Features: 1) MeSH subject searching available 2)recent articles, clinical trials or content in smaller journal from all around the world. 3) Pacific Link to full text (top right corner).
Note: Access PubMed through the library's website, otherwise, you won't get the link to full text.