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Definition: Health Disparities
Definition: Social Determinants of Health
Health Disparities & Social Determinants of Health Resources
A comprehensive, multipurpose, and up-to-date database covering over 29 million indexed records from international biomedical literature, from 1947 (including Embase Classic) to the present day.
"The Finding Answers Intervention Research Database is a searchable tool containing 388 journal article summaries, distilled from 11 systematic reviews of the published health disparities literature."
LGBTQ+ Source Database
A database that provides full-text coverage for the most important and historically significant literature on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.
Native Health Database
Bibliographic information and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys, and other resource documents pertaining to the health and health care of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Nations.
Note: Currently under construction. No new items are being added until April 2021.
Comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
Database of citations and abstracts from scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings.
VisualDx is a clinical tool that provides access to over 23,000 peer-reviewed images and concise information for over 1200 diagnoses. Click on the Dermatology Skin of Color icon to filter by skin pigmentation.
AHA Disparities Toolkit
"The Toolkit is a Web-based tool that provides hospitals, health systems, clinics, and health plans information and resources for systematically collecting race, ethnicity, and primary language data from patients."
Aquifer Social Determinants of Health Course
A course that provide students with an introduction to the topic of social determinants of health. Case 1 provides an overview of what constitutes a social determinant of health and the effects on patients. Cases 2 and 3 present clinical scenarios to explore language and poverty as social determinants of health. Access to the Aquifer platform required.
Health Disparities Calculator (HD*Calc)
Statistical software designed to generate multiple summary measures to evaluate and monitor health disparities (HD). HD*Calc was created as an extension of SEER*Stat. Created by the National Cancer Institute.
NIH Library of Medicine, Health Services Research Information Central, Health Disparities
Click on the Health Education Tools and Toolkits for "tools and toolkits that can be used to educate, provide guidance and framework for, and engage healthcare professionals on health disparities, population health, and the social determinants of health."
A tool for teams to observe, understand, and analyze an intervention with regard to social inequalities in health. This discussion tool is not intended to measure the impact or the effectiveness of an intervention in reducing SIH; rather, its main objective is to open up dialogue on SIH.
Social Determinants of Health Curriculum Collection
An indexed database of curricula and assessment materials - including courses, simulation, SP cases, and experimental learning opportunities. Part of the Anti-Racism Curriculum Collection. Provided by Northwestern University.
Tools for Putting Social Determinants of Health into Action
CDC tools and resources that can help practitioners take action to address SDOH.
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