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Resources Guide for Physician Assistant

Find answers for a broad spectrum of complaints encountered in the ED, ranging from neurologic and orthopedic emergencies, to poisoning and trauma. Quick and targeted treatment information, as well as presentations, diagnostic tests, procedures, and more. Optimized for mobile devices.

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More than 60 medical book titles from the best minds in medicine, updated content, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, diagnostic tools, a comprehensive search platform, and the ability to download content to a mobile device.

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An integrated online resource that provides medical students, other clinicians, and practicing pediatricians with a broad range of content that covers the entire span of pediatric practice, from neonatology through adolescent medicine. Includes textbooks, multimedia, images, calculators and more.

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Link to OU-Tulsa's online catalog of locally-held books, journals, maps, and visual materials. Links to electronic materials available through the Health Sciences Center.

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Dynamed Plus is an evidence-based clinical reference tool. Content is written by a world-class team of physicians and researchers who synthesize the evidence and provide objective analysis. DynaMed Plus topics are always based on clinical evidence and the content is updated multiple times each day to ensure physicians have the information they need to make decisions at the point of care. It includes robust features like overviews and recommendations, graphics and images, precise search results every time, expert reviewers, specialty content and mobile access.

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Review for USMLE, Medical Specialty Board Exams, and Preparation for Physician Assistant and Pharmacy Examinations. You will have to create a free account to access this resource. Click the "Not Registered Yet?" Link to get started.

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Evidence-based medicine (EBM) integrates the best available evidence with clinical experience that allows clinicians to recommend, and their patients to make, informed choices consistent with their values. JAMAevidence helps decision makers identify the best available evidence by providing guides to the systematic consideration of the validity, importance, and applicability of claims about the assessment of health problems and the outcomes of health care.

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Micromedex is a resource containing full-text drug information, including the DRUGDEX® System, POISINDEX® Managements, Interaction Checking, Imprint Codes in Identidex®, and AAPCC Codes in POISINDEX®

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Need something special? This link takes you to a complete list of over 100 databases available through OU Schusterman Library and Bird Health Sciences Library. From 'Ageline' to 'Worldcat'--you should find a resource here. Select the 'Resources by All' button to see everything available.

Suite of primarily medical databases including Evidence-based Medicine resources, Ovid Medline, Embase, and alternative and complementary medicine. Links to full-text journals and e-books.

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OvidMD, the first clinical tool from Ovid designed especially for physicians and other clinicians, provides quick answers to clinical questions based on relevant full-text content from Ovid. OvidMD is the only solution that allows physicians to link out to synoptic information from UpToDate® and the latest medical research on OvidSP, through the same, easy-to-use interface. Not just for doctors....

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 Previously called Anatomy TV. Offers a 3D model online of human anatomy. The image can be dissected layer by layer, rotated to show all sides, and offers descriptions about parts.There are also quizzes, MRIs and videos.

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About 20 million citations for biomedical literature in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, health care systems, and preclinical sciences.

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Scopus widely covers the fields of basic science, mathematics, engineering, technology, health and medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. It includes global and interdisciplinary scientific information. Content on Scopus comes from over 5,000 publishers and must be reviewed and selected by an independent Content Selection and Advisory Board (CSAB) to be, and continue to be, indexed on Scopus.

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Clinical reference tool covering over 8,300 topics in 16 medical specialties. Topic reviews are written by expert clinicians and are updated regularly. Because of licensing restrictions, this database is available only to OUHSC on-campus users not using a wireless connection.

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Visible Body®'s 3D anatomical models of the human body make learning and teaching anatomy and physiology visual and engaging.  To access Visible Body in Ovid, click or hover over the 'External Links' tab near the top of the page.  Visible Body is the second link from the top.

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VisualDx provides access to over 16,000 images. These images are designed to help diagnose more than 900 visually identifiable diseases, drug reactions, or infections.

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Access the world’s leading scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities and examine proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions. No full text, but comprehensive coverage.

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Zuber & Mayneaux (2003) This atlas is designed to provide primary care providers with a step-by-step instructional reference in 72 common office procedures. The information incorporates practical suggestions and over 700 illustrations have been added to enhance the clarity of instructions. These procedures incorporate the vast majority of skills required of primary care practitioners, and far exceed the number performed by most practicing physicians.

Link to Bird Library's list of e-books chosen as textbooks for medical school years 1&2.

The an up-to-date, easy-to-use guide to the diagnosis, understanding, and treatment of the medical problems of children from birth through adolescence.

The 2017 annual volume of this single-source reference for practitioners in both hospital and ambulatory settings. Annually updated, this 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.

Collins, 4th ed. (2008) Symptoms and signs are placed in alphabetical order with an extensive diagnostic workup under each one. Typical case histories are provided. Finally, the differential diagnoses of more symptoms and signs have been included, as well as common laboratory tests.

Lawrence, 5th ed (2012) Google Books preview of this classic surgery text. Not all pages included.

This textbook addresses patient care through evidence-based medication therapy derived from sound pharmacotherapeutic principles. Goes beyond drug indications and dosages to include the initial selection, proper administration, and monitoring of drugs.

Full-text medical and drug reference books for healthcare professionals.

Riegelman, 5th ed. (2005) Opens up the door to the practice of evidence-based medicine. Offers a framework for reading the full range of research articles encountered by students, residents and practitioners of medicine and public health. Key to the step-by-step questions-to-ask approach to efficiently reading the medical evidence.

Rakel, 8th ed. (2011) For more than 30 years, this trusted reference has guided physicians through every aspect of their practice, offering advice that has encouraged excellence, strengthened careers, and broadened patient bases.

Family Practice is an international journal aimed at practitioners, teachers, and researchers in the fields of family medicine, general practice, and primary care in both developed and developing countries.

Provides information of particular interest to physician assistants and nursing. Full-text HTML access from V.2, 2002 to present.

JAAPA is a peer-reviewed forum dedicated to education and the advancement of the PA profession. The goal of the Journal is to improve health care by publishing current information and research on clinical care, education, health policy, and professional issues. The Journal is the official scientific publication of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a PubMed-indexed video journal. Its mission is to increase the productivity of scientific research.

Comprehensive, state-of-the-art reviews by experts. Each issue focuses on a single topic, from endocrinology to headache to evidence based approaches to primary care dilemmas.