Resources For Medical Students

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Subject Librarian Rebecca Graves

Rebecca Graves
(573) 882-0469
GravesR@health.missouri.edu

Resources For Medical Students

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Citing Resources for PBL



Core Resources

AccessMedicine Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
http://proxy.mul.missouri.edu/login?url=http://www.accessmedicine.com
Includes recommended books for PBL: Harrison’s Online, Goodman & Gilman’s Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology, Harper’s Illustrated Biochemistry, Behavioral Medicine

Clinical Key Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: MDconsult ; md consult ; firstconsult ; first consult ; procedures consult
Contains all the of the content formerly found in MDConsult, plus: Over 1000 additional clinical books; Instructional videos for over 300 procedures, including Lumbar puncture, central line insertion, splinting, and much more; Concise, point-of-care information (formerly known as FirstConsult)

DynaMed Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
http://proxy.mul.missouri.edu/login?eou=aHR0cDovL3NlYXJjaC5lYnNjb2hvc3QuY29tL2xvZ2luLmFzcHg_YXV0aHR5cGU9aXAmYW1wO2N1c3RpZD1zODk0NjEzNCZhbXA7cHJvZmlsZT1keW5hbWVkPEJSPjxCUj5UaGlzIFVSTCB3aWxsIGhhdmUgdGhlIHVzZXIgbG9nIGludG8gdGhlIG1haW4gcHJveHkgYnV0IHJlZGlyZWN0IHRoZSB1c2VyIHRvIHRoZSBIZWFsdGggU2NpZW5jZXMgTGlicmFyeSBmb3IgYWNjZXNzIHRvIER5bmFtZWQuIDxCUj48QlI-UGxlYXNlIA**&url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip&custid=s8946134&profile=dynamed
An evidence-based clinical reference tool. Recommended for PBL. [more]

MDConsult Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
http://proxy.mul.missouri.edu/login?url=http://www.mdconsult.com
Also Known as: MD Consult ; md-consult
Includes recommended books for PBL: Cellular and Molecular Immunology, Pollard’s Cell Biology, Epidemiology (Gordis), Fundamental Neuroscience for Basic and Clinical Applications, Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology, Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, Developing Human, Textbook of Physical Diagnosis, Braunwald’s Heart Disease, Harriet Lane Handbook, Essentials of Radiology [more]

Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics Available only from within the Health Sciences Library.
http://proxy.mul.missouri.edu/login?url=http://www.medicalletter.org/
Also Known as: medical letter ; medical letter treatment guidelines
Offers unbiased critical evaluations of drugs, with special emphasis on new drugs, to physicians and other members of the health professions. The Medical Letter is an independent, peer-reviewed, nonprofit publication that accepts no advertising, grants or donations. Recommended for School of Medicine PBL Block 1.

MEDLINE (Ovid) Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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[more]

PubMed Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?myncbishare=umochsclib&dr=abstract
[more]

The rational clinical examination : evidence-based clinical diagnosis Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
http://proxy.mul.missouri.edu/login?url=http://site.ebrary.com/lib/umcolumbia/Doc?id=10257254
Also Known as: rational clinical exam jama


STAT!-REF Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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STAT!-REF is a library of textbooks and drug compendia. Drug information, psychiatry, and obstetrics are especially well represented. [more]

Stedman’s Medical Dictionary Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Can’t access Stedman’s? Try this dictionary

UpToDate Available only from within the Health Sciences Library.
http://library.muhealth.org/mainSearch/UpToDate/UTD_IPcheck.php
A convenient starting point for learning objectives and open-book exams; don’t let this be your only source. Recommended for PBL.

Users’ guides to the medical literature : a manual for evidence-based clinical practice Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
http://proxy.mul.missouri.edu/login?url=http://site.ebrary.com/lib/umcolumbia/Doc?id=10246365
Also Known as: users guide to the medical literature ; user guide to the medical literature


Other Resources

Other Resources

Clinical Evidence Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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A compendium of evidence on the effects of common clinical interventions in a variety of medical specialties, from the publishers of the British Medical Journal. Summarizes the current state of knowledge, ignorance, and uncertainty about the prevention and treatment of a wide range of clinical conditions based on thorough searches and appraisal of the literature. Updated monthly.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (EBM Reviews) Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: Cochrane
Includes the full text of the regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by The Cochrane Collaboration. The reviews are presented in two types: includes both completed reviews and protocols for reviews in progress. EBM Reviews is integrated with Ovid MEDLINE. When browsing MEDLINE results, click on “Topic Review” to see the related Cochrane review. [more]

Diagnosaurus Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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A differential diagnosis tool from McGraw-Hill and CogniQ, included with AccessMedicine. [more]

A Guide to Utilization of the Microbiology Laboratory for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: 2013 Recommendations by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/06/24/cid.cit278.full
Also Known as: IDSA lab tests
A reference guide showing which laboratory tests are valuable in diagnosing infectious diseases — and which are not. Includes best practices for gathering and labeling specimens. Organized by body system. From the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Society of Microbiology.

Human Body Measurements through Wolfram Alpha
http://www.wolframalpha.com/examples/HumanBodyMeasurements.html
Enter age, gender, height and weight to calculate BMI, body surface area, growth percentiles, metabolic rate, and more.

Lexicomp Available only from within the Health Sciences Library.
http://proxy.mul.missouri.edu/login?url=http://online.lexi.com/lco/action/home/switch
Comprehensive drug information resource

mdcalc
http://www.mdcalc.com
Also Known as: md+calc ; md calc
Clinical calculators for a variety of medical specialties. Created and maintained by a resident in New York City.

Medscape Reference: Drugs, Diseases, Procedures
http://emedicine.medscape.com/
Also Known as: emedicine
Clinical knowledge base of more than 7,000 diseases and disorders, formerly known as emedicine. Free registration required. An iPhone download version is available.

Scopus Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Search 33 million journal articles, cited references, and patents. Cover-to-cover indexing 1996-date for 14,000 (mostly scientific) journals, with some retrospective coverage compiled from cited references and free web sources. Compile a table of citation counts for a given author showing cited references by year. Discover the h-index for a given author. Search for all cited references for a given author, just a combination of selected references, or a single reference, with an option to exclude self-citations. Locate an article to see Findit@Mu links to all its cited references. [more]

Stanford Medicine 25
http://stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu/the25/
Outline notes and review of 25 bedside diagnosis procedures from Stanford University School of Medicine’s course on physical examination and diagnosis.

VH Dissector
mailto:neffp@health.missouri.edu
Available the M148 anatomy lab and from the M1 medical student labs. Students can buy their own copy for about the price of a textbook. Contact Dr. Carol Ward in Anatomy.

Videos in Clinical Medicine Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
http://proxy.mul.missouri.edu/login?url=http://www.nejm.org/multimedia/medical-videos?emp=marcomtr
Also Known as: nejm videos ; new englande journal of medicine videos
Videos showing common medical procedures from the New England Journal of Medicine. Can also be viewed on mobile devices.

Books/E-books

Books/E-books

Electronic textbooks by subject

 

Textbooks on Reserve (behind Circulation Desk); *Search/preview many of these reserve textbooks*

MERLIN Catalog

Find a specific book

 

Faculty Recommended PBL Textbooks

Basic and Clinical Pharmacology Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Behavioral Medicine : A Guide for Clinical Practice Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Braunwald’s Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine


Cellular and Molecular Immunology, 7th edition Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
http://proxy.mul.missouri.edu/login?url=https://www.clinicalkey.com/dura/browse/bookChapter/3-s2.0-C20090349727
Also Known as: Abbas’ Immunology


Developing Human Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: The Developing Human


endotext
http://www.endotext.org/
Also Known as: endotext.org ; endo text ;
Recommended for PBL Block 7. Free registration required.

Epidemiology Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Essentials of Radiology Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: Mettler ; Mettler’s Radiology


Fundamental Neuroscience for Basic and Clinical Applications Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: Review of Medical Physiology


Goodman & Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: Goodman & Gilman’s Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics


Handbook of Antimicrobial Therapy Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Selected articles from the Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics, a recommended resource for PBL.

Harper’s Illustrated Biochemistry Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: Harper’s Biochemistry


Harriet Lane Handbook Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: Harriet Lane Pediatrics; The Harriet Lane Handbook


Harrisons Online Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine
[more]

The Human Brain: An Introduction to Its Functional Anatomy Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: Nolte
Recommended for PBL Block 3.

Kumar & Clark’s Clinical Medicine Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: Kumar’s Clinical Medicine; Kumar Clinical Medicine
Recommended for PBL Block 6.

Learning Radiology: Recognizing The Basics
http://proxy.mul.missouri.edu/login?url=https://www.clinicalkey.com/dura/browse/bookChapter/3-s2.0-C2009061103X
Also Known as: learning radiology the basics ; herring ; learning radiology ; herring
Recommended for IPC Block 5.

Physiology in Medicine – review articles from the American Physiological Society
http://guides.library.muhealth.org/physiologyinmedicine
Also Known as: APS physiology in medicine
A series of review articles from the American Physiological Society designed to promote physiological understanding of disease with the proper application of new molecular models and tools. Use CTRL-F (Find in Page) to search the titles and abstracts of all articles in the series from 1998-2011 and link to the complete articles. From 1998-2001, the reviews were published in the American Journal of Medicine. From 2001-2011, these articles were published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Note: as of 2011, the APS Publications Committee has launched an initiative to continue the series. Future PIM articles will be published in the various APS journals, with each journal soliciting PIM articles in their area of focus. [more]

Practice Guidelines: American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
http://www.aasld.org/practiceguidelines/Pages/default.aspx
Also Known as: aasld guidelines ; liver guidelines
Recommended for PBL Block 7.

Practice Guidelines: American College of Gastroenterology
http://gi.org/clinical-guidelines/clinical-guidelines-sortable-list/
Also Known as: ACG guidelines
Recommended for PBL Block 7

Practice Guidelines: American Gastroenterological Association
http://www.gastro.org/practice/medical-position-statements
Also Known as: AGA guidelines
Recommended for PBL Block 7

Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, 9th edition Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: Pathologic Basis of Disease


Textbook of Medical Physiology Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Also Known as: Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology


Textbook of Physical Diagnosis Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Webster’s New World Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=13334
Also Known as: websters medical dictionary


Journal Articles

Journal Articles

Looking for a specific article? Try Article Finder

Looking for articles by topic?  Try Databases such as MEDLINE or PubMed

Tip: Click on FindIt@MU links to check for article availability.

 

MEDLINE training access for M1 orientation classes