A list of resources for physician assistants and students in the physician assistants program.
Know of a great resource that is not on this list? Let us know!
Attached are the handouts from the May 2012 and August 2012 Library sessions.
These resources are designed to be use at "the point of care" and are quick to search and often summarized. They make wonderful resources for background information as well.
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]
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 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.
- First Consult
First Consult is an authoritative evidence-based and continuously updated clinical information resource for healthcare professionals. Designed for use at the point-of-care, it provides instant, user-friendly access to the latest information on evaluation, diagnosis, clinical management, prognosis, and prevention.
This is an ebook aggregator. You can search all the books at once or pick out specific titles.
- MD Consult
This is another ebook aggregator. It allows you to search across books or just pick one book to look at. It also searches article resources and has a built in "point of care" tool called First Consult.
This is a list of medical dictionaries available from Hardin Library.
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Contact the Hardin Library reference desk