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Information Resources

Information Resources



The items on the Information Resources page are databases available to Downstate users to assist in their research.

The ones that are of particular interest to you may include:

AccessMedicine and Clinical Key are collections of textbooks that provide background information as well as images and patient education materials.

BMJ Best Practice is a hybrid resource that provides background information as well as up-to-date research, clinical guidelines, and patient education materials.

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's version of Medline. It indexes clinical and biomedical literature. It indexes some journals in the area of nursing and allied health as well as complementary and alternative therapies. Searching PubMed is covered in detail in another section.

NetAnatomy is a visual catalogs.

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination is a series of videows detailing how to perform a physical examination of a patient.