Bruce Abbott

Librarian
Research Support Services
Blaisdell Medical Library

Bruce provides in-depth reference support and collection services to the Sacramento Campus. He is an experienced medical librarian with expertise in online searching, collection development, and electronic resources. He has experience in many aspects of library work, although all related to medical libraries. Currently he is the liaison to the School of Nursing and the UC Davis Hospital’s Patient Care Services Department.

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Mobile Websites for Health Resources
March 25, 2017

This guide offers apps and web-based resources for smartphones and mobile devices to support clinicians at the point-of-care.

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Health Statistics
March 17, 2017

Welcome to Health Statistics Research Guide: The Health Statistics Guide provides links to national as well as international health data on health care, diseases and statistical resources of interest to health professionals.

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Systematic Reviews
March 15, 2017

This guide provides an overview of the systematic review process, definitions, best practices related to database selection, developing and documenting the search strategy, and managing publication citation data. Resources and strategies for…

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Nursing / Physician Assistant Resources
March 15, 2017

This guide offers guidance on information resources for nursing and physician assistant (PA) clinicians and graduate students, covering clinical and research search strategies.

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Clinical Resources Center (CRC)
March 15, 2017

The Clinical Resources Center (CRC) is the portal to information resources for clinicians at UC Davis Health. A collaboration of the UC Davis Center for Health Technology and the UC…

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Health Sciences Libraries: Tutorials
March 15, 2017

This guide points to short tutorials about health sciences information resources for faculty, students, researchers, clinicians, and staff. Key databases are covered, as well as the steps necessary to access information from the UC Davis Library.

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Evidence-Based Practice Resources
March 15, 2017

This guide provides an overview of evidence-based practice resources, using the levels of evidence pyramid as a  framework. Includes: point of care resources, systematic reviews, clinical practice guidelines, literature databases,…

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Health Science Library Favorites
March 15, 2017

This guide provides links to popular health sciences databases, key subject guides, research help, and library services. Information is provided about the two UC Davis Health Sciences Libraries, Carlson Health Sciences Library in Davis and Blaisdell Medical Library in Sacramento.

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Health Sciences eBooks
January 11, 2017

The UC Davis Library licenses thousands of health science eBooks. This guide describes how to find eBooks in the library catalog and by using links to publishers' eBook platforms. A select list of human health science eBooks that are available from the UC Davis Library is provided, organized by specialty.

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