Allied and Complementary Medicine Database (AMED)

Produced by the Health Care Information Service of the British Library, AMED is a specialized bibliographic database designed for physicians, therapists, medical researchers, historians and clinicians looking to learn more about alternative and allied therapies and related subjects.

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Content Includes

  • Bibliographic records from more than 500 journals
  • Abstracts dating back to 1995

Subjects Include

  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Occupational therapy
  • Palliative care
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Rehabilitation
  • Speech and language therapy

Sourced with Unique, Reputable Content 

AMED provides a renowned collection of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information. The scope of coverage includes a range of International titles, including French, German, Turkish and Scandinavian material, some of which are unique to AMED. AMED is updated with new content monthly.

AMED was originally devised in 1985, and produced in house at the British Library, using the expertise gained through being the UK MEDLARS Centre. It was further developed by the Health Care Information Service, English Language Thesis and AMED within the British Library.