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Core Electronic Textbooks: Health Care Management

AccessMedicine Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Search a collection of over 50 books in clinical medicine and the basic sciences, including Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, Hurst's The Heart, and many more. Click on My AccessMedicine to register for a free password which entitles you to use the Lange self-assessment tool for board preparation, PDA chapter downloads, and podcasts. MyNCBI account holders can link to articles and ordering options via Findit@MU. Please logout when finished searching. To locate more recent articles which cite a referenced article, enter the PMID article Identifier here. [more]
CAMH Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals Available only from within the Health Sciences Library.

Accreditation manual from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Formerly known as the JCAHO Manual. Available to MU Healthcare users via the MyApps page. Call the ITS helpdesk at 884-HELP to arrange for access. [more]
Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology : Health and Illness in the World's Cultures Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Discusses health and disease from a variety of cultural perspectives. The specific needs of homeless, refugee, and indigent populations are discussed, along with over 50 distinct ethnic groups: African Americans, Amish, Argentine Toba, Badaga, Bangladeshis, Baliem Valley Dani, British, Burmese, Cree, Czechs, Datoga, Fore, French, Fulani, Garhwali, Garifuna, Greeks, The Hadza, Haitians, Han, Hausa, Hmong in Laos and the United States, Iroquois, Jamaican Maroons, Japanese, Jat, Lijiang Naxi, Malagasy, Malays, Maori, Matsigenka, Maya of Highland Mexico, Mongolia, The Nahua1, Navajo, Nepal, The Northwest Coast, Ojibwa, Oklahoma Choctaw, Roma of the United States and Europe, Samoa, Saraguros, Shipibo, Sotho, Sudanese, Thai, Tongans, Trobriand, Tuareg, Wape, Yanomamö, Yoruba. [more]
Guide to Culturally Competent Healthcare Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Much of the information here was synthesized from two printed books, Guide to culturally competent health care and Transcultural Health Care: A culturally competent approach./a>. [more]
Understanding Health Policy: A Clinical Approach Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Understanding Teamwork in Health Care Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Teamwork in Health Care

Understanding Teamwork in Health Care is a book about how to work proficiently in and with teams, both in clinical care and management settings. The book’s purpose is to enable people working in health care to improve the performance of the teams they work in, lead, or manage so that the interests of patients are better served. The book aims to offset in some measure a deficiency in the education of almost all health care professionals in the United States, namely, the lack of training about working in teams composed of people from various professions. Nearly all professionals working in health care are obliged to puzzle out interprofessional teamwork on their own. This book is intended to help health care professionals in this effort [more]



Link to some of the most popular electronic textbooks on various subjects below. Or, search all electronic books available to MU Libraries.

Alternative Medicine



Biomedical Informatics


Cardiology/Vascular Disease

Communicable Diseases

Communication Disorders

Consumer Health


Education, Medical

Emergency Medicine



Ethics, Medical

Evidence Based Medicine

Family Practice






Health Care Management


History of Medicine


Microbiology & Immunology




Nutrition & Dietetics

Occupational Therapy









Physical Therapy



Public Health

Pulmonary Disease




Tests/Lab Diagnosis


Veterinary Medicine