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Clinical Essentials: Alerts

Get alerts of new clinical recommendations and research publications

Alert Options



Search Alerts

Journal Content Alerts

Find new clinical recommendations and publications suggested by professional PEERS.

Receive EMAIL ALERTS of new publications meeting your SEARCH CRITERIA.

Receive alerts of NEW CONTENT in a preferred JOURNAL publication.




See updates to their clinical recommendations.


Find recommended publications by peer-nominated clinicians and scientists.

Get alerts

  1. Visit F1000Prime.

  2. Follow directions to set up personalized recommendations and alerts.

Browse recommended articles

Professional networking sites

Follow colleagues for recommendations.


Search Alerts

PubMed email alerts for biomedical literature

  1. Register for an NCBI account, or sign in with an existing account.

  2. Visit PubMed @ UC San Diego.

  3. Run your search.

  4. Click the Create alert link beneath the search box.

  5. Sign in (if required).

  6. Choose your alert settings.

  7. Click Save.

CINAHL email alerts for nursing and allied health literature

  1. Register for an EBSCOhost account → Visit CINAHL and click Sign In.

  2. Run your search in CINAHL.

  3. Click the Share button above the search results.

  4. Click E-mail Alert.

  5. Choose your alert settings and enter your email address in the E-mail to box.

  6. Click Save Alert.


Journal Content Alerts

Table of contents email alerts

Get the table of contents of new issues delivered by email.

  1. Find the journal’s website.

  2. Look for a link to Alerts, Email subscriptions, Create an account, or the like.

  3. Register for email updates.

Read by QxMD alerts

Read is a journal reading app for following new content and recommendations.

  1. Install the Read by QxMD app (see directions).

  2. Follow directions in the app to personalize your account.

BrowZine alerts

A journal reading app with alerts of new content.

  1. Install the BrowZine app for iOS/Android (see directions).

  2. Save a journal to your bookshelf in the app.

  3. Periodically, launch BrowZine and review your bookshelf for notifications.