Elsevier Provides Free Clinical Information Support for Earthquake Relief Efforts in Italy

Aug 31, 2016, 05:38 ET from Elsevier

PHILADELPHIA, August 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is providing free access to its primary online clinical information and reference tool, ClinicalKey, to support healthcare professionals across Regione Lazio, Italy. The region was struck by a devastating earthquake on Aug. 24, 2016. Italy has declared a state of emergency in the areas worst hit by Wednesday's quake.

Emergency medical responders and other healthcare professionals in the affected region will be able to access ClinicalKey for free. ClinicalKey provides searchable, evidence-based clinical content and other medical information that empowers professionals in treating victims of the earthquake.

Starting Wednesday, Aug. 31, and for 60 days after, access to ClinicalKey (http://www.clinicalkey.com ) will be granted to all Internet Protocol (IP) addresses originating from the affected region in Italy, including healthcare professionals, hospitals and other healthcare institutions, and institutional medical libraries.

About Elsevier 

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions - among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey - and publishes over 2,500 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 35,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. http://www.elsevier.com

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