ClinicalKey streamlines access to consistent, evidence-based information. From quick answers at the point of care to leading full-text reference material, it delivers trusted content to help clinicians.

Why you'll love ClinicalKey

Deep Insights You Need

Your access to the most in-depth and latest advances in clinical knowledge from Elsevier’s Journals and reference books

Quick, credible answers at point of care

Quickly confirm diagnosis and treatment information

Specialized clinical content

Specialty-specific medical coverage with authoritative content for medical and surgical specialties.

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Variety of Formats

A single solution for all clinical needs. From quick answers to deep understanding.

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Clinical flow interface

An improved, intuitive user interface.

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Advanced Search Technology

Supports fast answers to critical questions.

Check out what’s included in every ClinicalKey Subscription

Core Resources include medical topic summaries, full-text books/journals, videos and more:

  • Clinical Overviews: Easy-to-scan, clinically focused medical topic synopses paired with links to in-depth, full-text references and related drug information.


  • Drug Monographs: Comprehensive information about U.S. prescription drugs, herbal supplements, nutritional, vitamin and OTC products


  • Full-Text Books: Elsevier’s world-renowned reference books include:

  1. Fordney's Medical Insurance and Billing
    Fordney's Medical Insurance and Billing
  2. Fenichel's Clinical Pediatric Neurology
    Fenichel's Clinical Pediatric Neurology
  3. Handbook of Otolaryngology
    Handbook of Otolaryngology
  4. Sociological Approaches to Health, Healthcare and Nursing
    Sociological Approaches to Health, Healthcare and Nursing
Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs

Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs

Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures

Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures

Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2023

Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2023

Goldman-Cecil Medicine, 2-Volume Set, 26th Edition

Goldman-Cecil Medicine, 2-Volume Set, 26th Edition

Conn's Current Therapy 2023

Conn's Current Therapy 2023

  • Step-by-step procedural videos and articles:  to teach techniques or simply help clinicians refresh their skills
  • Clinical calculators
  • Image collections
  • Practice guidelines
  • Customizable Patient education handouts
  • MEDLINE abstracts
  • Clinical trials

Looking for more advanced specialty content?

Upgrade to an advanced specialty package & gain access to much more:

  • The latest research and findings updated continually in specialty specific full-text Journals such as The Lancet & Mayo Clinic Proceedings
  • A world-class collection of reference books for every specialty like Sabiston Textbook

Compare Subscription Plans

Find the right subscription for you.

Essentials Package

Experience all ClinicalKey has to offer with Core Resources including full-text books, clinical overviews & practice guidelines authored by medical experts.

Specialty Package

In addition to all Core Resources, get in-depth specialty content and tools to improve your clinical practice and improve patient outcomes. ​

Extended Specialty Package

ClinicalKey offers 6 Extended Packages with all Core Resources, more journals, clinics & the books needed to master your sub-specialization within your chosen field.


Essentials Package

Specialty Package

Extended Specialty Package

Monthly Subscription


$60 - $125​

$125 - $200

Yearly Subscription


$500 - $750

$1040 - $1250