Elsevier Provides Free Clinical Information Support for Earthquake Relief Efforts in Italy
Philadelphia, PA, August 31, 2016
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is providing free access to its primary online clinical information and reference tool, ClinicalKey, to support healthcare professionals across Regione Lazio, Italy. The region was struck by a devastating earthquake on Aug. 24, 2016. Italy has declared a state of emergency in the areas worst hit by Wednesday’s quake.
Emergency medical responders and other healthcare professionals in the affected region will be able to access ClinicalKey for free. ClinicalKey provides searchable, evidence-based clinical content and other medical information that empowers professionals in treating victims of the earthquake.
Starting Wednesday, Aug. 31, and for 60 days after, access to ClinicalKey will be granted to all Internet Protocol (IP) addresses originating from the affected region in Italy, including healthcare professionals, hospitals and other healthcare institutions, and institutional medical libraries.
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps scientists and clinicians to find new answers, reshape human knowledge, and tackle the most urgent human crises. For 140 years, we have partnered with the research world to curate and verify scientific knowledge. Today, we’re committed to bringing that rigor to a new generation of platforms. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, 39,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. www.elsevier.com
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