ClinicalKey (Australian Edition) is a medical search engine and database tool offering access to the Elsevier medical library. The service includes online books, journals, videos, drug information and procedures.
User profiles can be used to download book chapter PDFs, access in-text videos, save searches, create alerts and enable mobile access for the ClinicalKey app.
It is possible to download most book chapters within ClinicalKey to read offline.
In order to download PDFs, you will need to create a separate ClinicalKey user profile [personal account] (see separate box). Once created, just log into using the link in the top-right of screen.
Note: This does not apply to journal article PDFs.
ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine that employs a single search box that utilises keyword searching. Post-search, results may be narrowed/filtered as follows:
Learn more about Searching and Browsing on ClinicalKey
Learn how to save articles, add tags and share content in ClinicalKey.
Please Note: These features require that the user have a personal account in ClinicalKey so you can access your user profile (see the Create a user profile section above for further details).
To access your Saved Content:
ClinicalKey's Presentation Maker allows you to add content as soon as you find it – without interrupting your search.
When you find images in ClinicalKey that you’d like to use in a presentation, you can save them for later use without leaving the results page. Images can be dragged and dropped from the search results list into Presentation Maker, or saved using the “Add to Presentation” button. You can also view, move and delete content within the Presentation Maker panel.
The Australian Medicines Handbook is an independent, evidence-based national drug reference. It offers concise, reliable and comprehensive information with easy-to-find comparative drug data allowing users to compare drugs and make informed prescribing choices.
ClinicalKey supports Internet Point of Care learning (IPoC), which is a certified Continuing Medical Education (CME) activity that allows physicians the opportunity to identify and research a topic relevant to their clinical practice. CME credit/time is available for the following content types: books, Clinical Overviews, and published journal articles.
We rely on your feedback to further develop and support the ANZCA library. Use the link below to provide content suggestions, as well as to make recommendations, report issues, and to give general feedback.
ANZCA acknowledges the traditional custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises their unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to society. We pay our respects to ancestors and Elders, past, present, and emerging.
ANZCA acknowledges and respects Māori as the Tangata Whenua of Aotearoa and is committed to upholding the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, fostering the college’s relationship with Māori, supporting Māori fellows and trainees, and striving to improve the health of Māori.