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PubMed PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's Medline Interface, the premier index for health related clinical and research literature. Much of the LRC's full text journal content is directly accessible from the citations retrieved in a PubMed search.
UptoDate UpToDate® is an evidence-based knowledge system authored by physicians to help clinicians make the right decisions at the point of care.
ClinicalKey

ClinicalKey is produced by Elsevier to pull together much of its medical digital content in one search interface to provide both immediate, point of care and more comprehenvie, indepth information on clinically relevant medicine topics. It contains the full content of both First Consult and MDConsult and over 500 Elsevier medical journals, over 800 of their medical E-Books, over 11,000 medically related videos and over 1,750,000 images.

AccessMedicine

AccessMedicine features many major McGraw-Hill textbooks such as Harrison's Online, Tinitalli's Emergency Medicine, Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, Nelson Pediatrics, and Williams Gynecology and Obstetrics. It also includes the Lexicomp Drug database (under Drugs), Case Files, Dx Tests, and Current Practice Guidelines.

Medline 1996 -
Medline 1996 -
Ovid's interface for MedLine, the premier index for health related clinical and research literature, enables searchers to easily perform precise topic based searches. Much of the LRC's full text journal content is directly accessible from the citations retrieved in an Ovid search.

CINAHL
CINAHL

CINAHL -- Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature Database Guide -is an index to the literature of nursing and allied health. Journals indexed cover nursing, allied health, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and health sciences librarianship.

StatRef

with ACP SMART MEDICINE

StatRef with ACP SMARTMEDICINE is a cross-searchable, healthcare reference that integrates core titles with evidence-based resources and innovative tools in one site.

ACP SMARTMEDICINE is a pre-appraised, evidence-based clinical tool that defines the standard of care, including value-added abstracts of original journal articles and drug treatment information.

Anatomy TV

AAnatomy.tv ALL REGIONAL begins with the very highly detailed interactive
anatomy of the whole body shown as 9 regional models: Head & Neck, Spine,
Shoulder, Hand, Thorax & Abdomen, Pelvis & Perineum, Hip, Knee and Foot &
Ankle. This collection also includes Interactive Functional Anatomy, 3D Head
& Neck Anatomy for Dentistry, Sports Injury Series, Speech Language
Pathology, and much more.

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination
(Note: only works in the Internet Explorer browser)

Each module of the Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination shows step-by-step examinations with rationales for the clinician's actions and contains expanded discussions of health history taking, interviewing, and describing findings.  Graphics throughout the series illustrate key components of anatomy and physiology.  Patients and actual expert clinicians represent diverse age groups and cultures to reflect realistic practice settings.

This classic assessment video series is based on the book titled Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking

Essential Evidence Plus

Essential Evidence Plus combines InfoPoems - an EBM content alerting service and Infotriever - a search interface with their EBM evaluated clinical information resources. It also includes EBM Guidelines, EBM guidelines and summaries produced by the Danish Medical Society Duodecim.

The Medical Letter The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics and Treatment Guidelines from The Medical Letter publishes critical appraisals of new prescription drugs and comparative reviews of previously approved drugs in its newsletters. They are intended specifically to meet the needs of busy healthcare professionals who want unbiased, reliable and timely drug information.
Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care 4th edition Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care, 4th ed. (2010) contains what physicians need to know to evaluate and manage common musculoskeletal conditions. This text is used for immediate, point-of-care guidance in decision making and intervention. Tthe images in this text are used to educate students, doctors and patients regarding conditions and treatments. Essentials also helps physicians decide which cases to treat themselves and which to refer.
2014 Current CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2014 is the 53rd edition of this single-source reference for practitioners in both hospital and ambulatory settings. The book emphasizes the practical features of clinical diagnosis and patient management in all fields of internal medicine and in specialties of interest to primary care practitioners and to subspecialists who provide general care.
statref This second edition of Primary Care for Physician Assistants is designed for the practicing physician assistant and physician assistant student. The book is divided into 18 sections covering major primary care systems. Within each section are carefully selected topics that one may encounter in a primary care clinical setting.

stedmans

Stedman's Medical Dictionary via StatRef

Professional Web Sites

AAPA web site The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) is the only national organization that represents physician assistants (PAs) in all specialties and all employment settings. Its membership also includes physician assistant students and supporters of the profession.
PAEA web site

PAEA is the only national organization in the United States representing physician assistant (PA) educational programs. Its mission is to pursue excellence, foster faculty development, advance the body of knowledge that defines quality education and patient-centered care, and promote diversity in all aspects of physician assistant education.

NCCPA web site NCCPA is the only credentialing organization for physician assistants in the United States.
PA Forum web site PA Forum is a site with discussion boards on PA related topics for practioners and students
PALink web site PALinx is designed to provide PAs with a comprehensive one-stop site in their specialty, that delivers the focused information needed to stay current, deliver better care, and stay ahead of their patients.
SEMPA web site The Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants is the national organization representative of emergency medicine physician assistants.

Disclaimer: These links have been chosen for educational and professional purposes. ATSU does not endorse or guarantee any information contained in these sites but provides them as a service for ATSU faulty, staff and students.
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