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About Access Restrictions to Electronic Resources

Access and use of electronic resources made available by the Becker Medical Library are governed by license agreements between the School of Medicine and publishers or third parties. Several of the electronic resources carry some restriction on their use. Access may be restricted by user location, number of concurrent users, and/or password.

In short, most people experience access limitations based on the network to which their computer is connected. Below is a quick breakdown of what can be accessed from various networks.

BJH (Limited to) SLCH (Limited to) Proxy (Remote Access) WUSM Off Campus
UpToDate Online
American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
Applied Clinical Informatics
Harriet Lane Handbook
Red Book Online
UpToDate Online
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AccessMedicine Now Available

AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill is an innovative online resource that provides students, residents, clinicians, researchers, and all health professionals with access to more than 60 medical titles from the best minds in medicine, updated content, thousands of photos 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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AccessMedicine provides you access to:

  • More than 50 leading medical references online for on-going study, review, and reference., includes key clinical titles such as Harrison's Online, CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine, Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine, Hurst's The Heart, Williams's Gynocology, and the LANGE educational library.
  • Over 25,000 images (downloadable for presentations), as well as audio and video clips, podcasts, and online-only updates.
  • Advanced semantic search capabilities allow users to retrieve the most relevant information across multiple titles in the least amount of time.
  • Board Review Plus - Master both basic science and clinical medicine with interactive testing tools.
  • - Lite - over 3,300 USMLE-formatted questions to study and simulate the test-taking experience for Step 1, Step 2, and Step 3.
  • - Nearly 5,000 interactive Q&A from the Lange Library.
  • - Specialty Board Review from leading AccessMedicine titles, including over 800 multiple-choice questions, answers, and explanations from Harrison's Online.
  • Diagnostic Tests & Diagnosaurus - Learn more about commonly used laboratory tests from Nicoll's Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests or delve into over 1,000 differential diagnoses from Diagnosaurus.
  • Videos & Audio - Watch online Grand Rounds, molecular-level animations adapted from Goodman & Gilman's, procedural videos and animations of procedures, and listen to weekly medical updates for iPods and MP3 compatible devices.
  • Health News - Read the latest health news from The Center for the Advancement of Health, including "What Your Patients are Reading" and "Systematic Reviews in the News."
  • Drug Database - Discover more about medications through the fully integrated drug database, updated in real time, including complete dosing information, adverse reactions, indications and contraindications, as well as patient education in English and Spanish and full-color photos of all formulations.
  • Practice Guidelines - Access practice guidelines from the latest edition of Current Practice Guidelines in Primary Care for over 60 common complaints or conditions to assist in disease screening, prevention, and management.
  • Case Files - Explore 60 clinical cases from Toy's best-selling series Case Files(TM). Each case includes an extended discussion, clinical pearls, and USMLE format review questions.
  • Patient Education - Customize, print, and email nearly 100 topics from Postgraduate Medicine that summarize basic but critical information regarding disorders and treatment details for patients.
  • MyAccessMedicine - Create a personal profile to customize your homepage selection, save and download images for educational use, email content to a colleague, and bookmark favorite sections.

For assistance, call the Information Services Desk at 314-362-7085.

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