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Identify pertinent literature data for creating clinical evaluation report for approval of your new medical device in the market and stay up to date with reported adverse events for post marketing clinical follow-up.
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Get the essential biomedical research you need quickly and accurately
Embase is a highly versatile, multipurpose and up-to-date biomedical research and literature database. Embase allows you to build comprehensive systematic reviews so that you can thoroughly study all of the published literature on a particular topic and make the best-informed evidence-based medicine decisions. It covers the most important international biomedical literature from 1947 to the present day and all articles are indexed in depth using Elsevier's Life Science thesaurus Embase Indexing and Emtree®. Emtree provides a list of subject headings unique to Embase. Biomedical terms are organized by broader and narrower terms as Emtree subject headings will retrieve most associated synonyms for the entered term.
The entire database is also conveniently available on multiple platforms.
How Embase works
Embase delivers immediate access to a range of intuitive search tools that help researchers efficiently search and retrieve exact answers to their research questions quickly, accurately and easily. Embase supports research needs, by:
Comprehensive biomedical content coverage
- Journal coverage from 1947 to the present
- Over 32 million records, including MEDLINE titles
- Over 8,500 journals from over 95 countries, including MEDLINE titles
- Over 2,900 indexed journals unique to Embase
- Over 1.5 million records added yearly, with an average of over 6,000 each day
- Over 2.4 million conference abstracts indexed from more than 7,000 conferences dating from 2009
- Full-text indexing of drug, disease and medical device data
- Local literature modules available as add-on
What our customers say
“Performing a systematic search of peer-reviewed and grey literature using Embase is generally accepted as a best practice for evidence-based medicine."Dr. George R. Khachatryan, RosMedEx
"Embase is a must when you’re searching through medical literature. If you haven’t searched Embase, MEDLINE, and the Cochrane Library, then you haven’t done your work as a research librarian!” Edith Clausen, Research Librarian at Aarhus University Hospital"
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