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ClinicalKey Guide: ClinicalKey

Quick Reference Guide to Using ClinicalKey

What is ClinicalKey & Why Use It?

ClinicalKey: Access the world's first Clinical Insight Engine

Laupus Health Sciences Library now provides access to ClinicalKey.  Replacing MD Consult and Procedures Consult, this new Clinical Insight Engine is designed to be used at the point of care and includes:

  • over 1,000 textbooks, medical and surgical reference books
  • over 500 medical/surgical journals
  • Procedures Consult's procedural videos
  • First Consult's Point-of-Care clinical monographs
  • patient education handouts
  • additional videos and images, practice guidelines, patient handouts, and drug information
  • CME credits via the Cleveland Clinic

This resource is specifically designed to support physicians in evidence-based clinical care and clinical education.  It also supports researchers and instructors with the included presentation builder for use with ClinicalKey's multimedia collection.

Filter/Refine Results

You can use ClinicalKey to FILTER by study type, date, specialty, or content type to get answers more immediately. 

  You can find the filters in the left panel of the search results page.

Presentation Maker

Presentation Maker allows you to use images from ClinicalKey in your personal PowerPoint presentations. Drag and drop images into the Presentation box at the top of the right panel. 

You can click on the Presentation box or select the Presentation Maker from My ClinicalKey.  Organize your images, then click Export to PowerPoint.

Create your personal ClinicalKey account to access this feature!

Reading List

You can add items to the Reading List to build your own collection of books and articles to read at your leisure.  If you see a result that interests you, but don't have time to read it right away, you can drag it to the box labeled Reading List at the top of the right panel.


Create your personal ClinicalKey account to access this feature!

Saved Searches

Saved Searches allows you to store frequently used search terms for fast, easy access later.  Click on the Saved Searches plus sign at the top of the left panel.

Create your personal ClinicalKey account to access this feature!