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Journal Databases

  • PubMed  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Provides access to bibliographic information in Medline and other sources. [Help sheet for searching PubMed - PDF]
  • CINAHL Plus  Icon  Icon  Icon
    CINAHL Plus provides indexing for 3,024 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937.
  • PsycINFO  Icon
    The PsycINFO database covers the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, and other areas.
  • ABI/INFORM Global  Icon  Icon
    Business database that's useful for health insurance type questions.
  • Google Scholar  Icon
    Click on the "UIowa InfoLink:Full Text" or click on "More" in your results list for InfoLink services including full text (when available), links to the InfoHawk Catalog, Interlibrary Loan requests and more. [additional information about Google Scholar]

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FCP II Required Texts

Mosby's Guide to Physical Examination
Hardin Library For Health Sci Course Reserve FOLIO RC76 .M63 2011 

Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Available electronically via above link.

Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary
Hardin Library For Health Sci Course Reserve R121 .D73 

Clinical Tools

  • DynaMed  Icon  Icon
    DynaMed (Dynamic Medical Information System) is a quick and easy-to-use medical reference system designed for use at the point of care. DynaMed contains clinically organized summaries of nearly 1,800 topics and is updated daily from review of the research literature. This means that the reference information is always up-to-date and does not require new editions. DynaMed is a useful resource in clinical, educational and research settings. [From: About Dynamed]
  • MedlinePlus
    the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus includes videos of common procedures, a directory of health organizations, a medical dictionary, a medical encyclopedia, a guide to drugs and supplements, and much more.
  • UpToDate  Icon
    UpToDate is a practical clinical information service designed to provide instant access to just the information you need. It is written by a recognized faculty of experts who each address a specific clinical issue. They synthesize the latest evidence and best practices and provide detailed recommendations. [Access to UpToDate is co-funded by the Carver College of Medicine, the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and Hardin Library for the Health Sciences.]
  • VisualDx  Icon  Icon
    VisualDx gives general practitioners the ability to build a differential diagnosis that provides specialist information for more than 900 diseases and offers more than 16,000 related images.
  • Micromedex  Icon
    Contains the Micromedex databases: POISINDEX, DRUGDEX, EMERGINDEX, PDR, Martindale, TOMES, and Drug-Reax, and Tomes, and the drug information tools: Martindales, PDR, Material safety data sheets prepared by the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention, and Index nominum.

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