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The Library now subscribes to three McGraw-Hill's databases: Access Emergency Medicine, Access Medicine and Access Surgery. Each of these provides access to full-text books, as well as point-of-care clinical information. All three databases are available on and off campus(link removed).
AccessEmergency Medicine(link removed) allows users to quickly research the diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of emergency cases. Answers can be found for a broad spectrum of complaints encountered in the ER, ranging from obstetrical emergencies to orthopedic emergencies to poisoning to trauma. Online books include:
Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine A Comprehensive Study Guide, 6th Ed.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2nd Ed.
Emergency Orthopedics, 5th Ed.
Obstetrics and Gynecologic Emergencies
Emergency Medicine Procedures
Goldfrank's manual of Toxicologic Emergencies
Procedures (some in video) are also covered with need to know-indications, contraindications, approaches, materials and complications. The complete text of Reichman's Emergency Medicine Procedures is supplemented with clear illustrations of anatomy. Additionally, AccessEmergency Medicine includes a library of images with common and uncommon clinical presentations and imaging studies of children and adults which allows for quick diagnosis. Finally, it also offers drug information which includes complete chemical structure and dosing information, adverse reactions, indications and contraindications, as well as patient education in English and Spanish and full-color photos of all formulations.
AccessMedicine.com(link removed) provides access to clinical information with a digital collection of tools including web-based, PDA, iPod, and MP3. The Clinical Library and the LANGE Education Library, online book resources, provide information needed for clinical decision making and review guides; these libraries include the following titles:
Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment
Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine
Levitzky's Pulmonary Physiology.
AccessSurgery.com(link removed) is an integrated online resource that provides access to quick answers regarding surgical inquiries. It offers the following:Board Review tests from Surgery Review Illustrated and Schwartz's Principles of Surgery: Self-Assessment and Board Review with emailed results.
View Surgical Videos on your iPod from the Schwartz editorial team.
Look up a symptom or disease in the Differential Diagnosis (DDx) tool.
Download the free PDA diagnostic tool from CURRENT Consult Surgery.
Assess the extent of disease through Cancer Staging Tables.
Discover related Government Guidelines by clicking a pre-populated search box.
Launch a Customized Search for just videos, just images, or view full-site results.
Research medication indications, dosages, and contraindications through an integrated Drug Database provided by Gold Standard.
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Surgical Animations Adapted from Zollinger's Atlas of Surgical Operations, 8th Ed.
Textbooks Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, 8th Ed.
CURRENT Surgical Diagnosis & Treatment, 12th Ed.
Maingot's Abdominal Operations, 11th Ed.
Principles of Critical Care, 3rd Ed.
Special features include:
For assistance with any of the Libraries' resources, please contact a Reference(link removed) Librarian at the Isché Library (504) 568-6102 / (504) 568-8339, or at the Dental Library(link removed) (504) 941-8158.
-- Hanna Kwasik(link removed)