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AccessMedicine

ebooks, examinations, ddx tools, self assesment tests, cases, drug information, video & images.

What is AccessMedicine?

AccessMedicine provides medical students with a variety of resources for their studies and clerkships.

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  • Medical textbooks – Including the latest editions of , Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine.
  • Quick Reference Tools
    • Practice Guidelines are annually updated guidelines from Current Practice Guidelines in Primary Care that assist in disease screening, prevention, and management by providing succinct digest versions of longer original guidelines.
    • Quick Medical Dx & Tx is a collection of concise evidence-based outlines of conditions and disorders most often encountered in medical practice – perfect for high-yield review or for quick reference in the clinical setting.
    • Diagnostic Tests, from Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests, is a quick reference guide to the selection and interpretation of commonly used diagnostic tests, including laboratory procedures in the clinical setting.
    • Differential Diagnosis Tool – Connect to more than 1,000 diagnoses through Diagnosaurus®, a downloadable McGraw-Hill Medical app, that saves you time by allowing you to browse by symptom, disease, or organ system at the point of care.
    • Clincal Prep: Prepare for wards with access to thousands of clinical questions and answers.
    • Clinical Calculators
    • 2Minute Medicine: Critically appraised topic; what you need to know about the latest research published in a journal article.
  • Integrated Drug Database – Look up dosing, indications, and adverse reactions quickly from more than 1,000 generic and brand-name drugs, with customizable, printable patient handouts presented in English and Spanish.
  • Multimedia
    • Examination and procedural videos, patient safety modules, audio files, and animations that feature complicated concepts presented in terms students can understand are available, including videos illustrating fundamental medical concepts drawn from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine. Clinical Pharmacology lectures are also here.
  • Cases – A selection of cases from across the popular Case Files series, which helps medical students better understand and evaluate real world experiences by offering questions to frame the case and the approach to the patient. Please note, these are not the full and complete Case Files textbooks.The library and CTL:has these materials in print form and you can search for specific titles in the library catalog.
  • Study Tools – Generate multiple choice quizzes from the ebook collection in AccessMedicine.

Switching Platforms

Both AccessMedicine and AccessSurgery have fantastic multimedia, ebook, and diagnostic tools.  You can easily "jump" between platforms by clicking on "McGraw-Hill > Medical" from the top menu. Note: The DMU Library has a license to AccessMedicine, AccessSurgery, and OMMBID only.   We do not have a license to the other resources listed on the menu of options.with this publisher.

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