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Embase is a biomedical literature database providing essential information for superior systematic reviews with comprehensive, current and evidence-based content that is deeply indexed for ease of discovery.

The many advanced search features in Embase allow you to dig deeper into the literature with greater efficiency—and broad coverage ensures you are able to keep up with regulatory requirements.

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How Embase helps you

Generate high-quality systematic reviews

Rapidly retrieve relevant, trustworthy information for high-quality systematic reviews and perform them on a wide range of topics, from medical devices to traditional Chinese medicine.

Support evidence-based decision-making

Embase supports the PICO process (population, intervention, comparison and outcome) with a dedicated search form, enabling a more evidence-based approach to literature searching.

Meet regulatory standards

Several regulatory authorities, health technology assessment bodies and other EBM-related agencies name Embase in their guidelines as a potential source to use.

What Embase gives you

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­ 37.2+ million records from over 8,100 journals, ‘grey literature’ from 3.6+ million conference abstracts, and unique non-English content and coverage.

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­Full-text articles that are indexed using the Emtree thesaurus, which has over 86,000 preferred terms and subheadings that identify the role of the drug, disease or device in the article.

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­Data that is available in formats for a variety of applications, and features that allow you to save searches, create automatic email alerts about new results, and export results in multiple formats.

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­Advanced limits specific to evidence-based medicine (e.g. RCTs, systematic reviews and meta-analyses), as well as results filters, including drug, disease and study type.


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