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Dental Hygiene (BSDH): Drug Resources

Government Protocols

Clinical trials in the U.S. are conducted following protocols of the National Institutes of Health. Understanding these protocols can help understand research methodology. Researchers can submit their studies to this site. Also, patients seeking inclusion in research trials can find more information here.


These library eBooks offer great information about drugs for healthcare professionals and effective communication about drugs with patients.

Online Databases

Several of the databases offer information about drugs, both prescription and over-the-counter. Likewise, the databases also offer information about natural or homeopathic medicine as well as traditional medicine. Both healthcare professionals and patients benefit from knowledge that can be gained from this information, particularly any potential drug interactions or other precautions that can affect patient conditions. The databases below offer information from evidence-based research:

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