Doctor's papers on a variety of subjects
A metasearch engine. Covers PubMed, Meta Search, research journals,
and TRiP Cochrane
Public Library. Health and Medical Sciences
Directory Project. Health. Professions: Physician Assistant
Health. General Health
National Library of Medicine
World Health Organization
Subject Guides-Physician Assistants
Michigan University Libraries. Physician Assistants
Michigan University. Libraries. Physician Assistant
University Libraries. Subject Guide: Physician's Assistant
A. Grziano Memorial Library. Resource Links
University. Libraries. Physician Assistant Resources
Washington University Medical Center. Himmelfarb Health Science
Library. Internet Resources
College. Information Services. Subject Guide: Medicine and Health
Databases & Indexes
Access to JAMA, and other specialty journals in medicine, as well
as links to science journals. If the link under patient information
is followed to the AMA Library, then to the Medical Resource Center,
links will be found to free electronic journals and electronic books.
CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health) (WMU
Indexes over 1,000 journals in nursing and related fields with abstracts
from 1986 to the present and indexing from 1982 to the present.
Clinical Pharmacology (WMU University Libraries)
Database for drug information including product comparisons, a newsletter, quick reference guide and the ability to create handouts for patient information and reports on drug interaction. Downloads to a PDA available from on campus computers.
Evidence-based medicine databases including systematic reviews and
a controlled trials register on the effects of health care.
Reference Center - Academic (WMU
Indexes articles with abstracts and selected full text from medical
journals and other publications about medicine, nutrition, and related
subjects. Coverage: 1980-present.
Health and Wellness Resource Center restricted
An index to articles as well as information from a variety of reference
sources. Includes links to medical encyclopedias, a dictionary,
drug and herb finder, health organization directory, and some newspapers.
Coverage 1980-present. Updated daily.
Indexes thousands of domestic and foreign newspapers, as well as
journals, and other publications in News, Business, Legal Research,
Medical and Reference. The legal research category includes law
reviews, law news, federal and state laws and cases. Mostly full
text. Coverage dates vary.
Librarian's Comment: Full text articles available under the heading
For general access, click the "Open Generic Account."
Allied health, nursing and physical assistant students should use
the Personal Account. Select "Get Personal Account" from
the initial page. MD Consult includes 49 medical reference texts,
full-text articles from 70 journals, MEDLINE and other sources,
clinical practice guidelines, patient education handouts, drug information
and current medical information.
One time registration required. Free access to Medline, and access
to full-text medical articles.
The major index to medical research, from clinical medicine to cellular
and biomolecular biology. Produced by the US National Library of
Medicine. Coverage: 1965 - present. Updated daily.
Nursing Collection (WMU
Indexes hundreds of nursing journals and provides full text access
to over forty of these journals. Searches can be limited just to
full text or review articles. Updated daily.
Full-text access to over 40 major peer-reviewed psychology journals.
Coverage: 1988-date. Updated weekly.
Psychological Abstracts BF 1 .P65 (General Stacks)
Covers world-wide literature in psychology and related disciplines.
Journal articles, technical reports, books, book chapters, and dissertations
are included. Coverage: 1887-present. Updated weekly.
Use the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms for subject words:
BF1 .P65x 2001 (Education Lib. and Waldo Ref.)
PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's interface for searching
MEDLINE, the major index to medical research, from clinical medicine
to cellular and biomolecular biology. Provides free citations and
abstracts, but limited full text. Coverage: 1966 - present. Updated
Tips for using PubMed effectively are found in the NLM PubMed tutorial
and UFL PubMed tutorial.
Citation Index (WMU
(Web of Science) Science Citation Index indexes articles published
in the major scholarly journals for science, medicine and engineering.
Search by topic, author, journal, affiliation, or use the Cited
Ref. search to find articles that have cited a specific author or
publication. The reference list for each article can also be viewed.
Coverage: 1955 - present. Please LOGOFF, so others may use the database.
Database for scientific research that contains the citations and
abstracts of more than 1,800 Elsevier journals in the life, physical,
medical, technical, and social sciences as well as selected full
text articles. Science Direct can be searched as a database or browsed
by individual title. Coverage varies.
Work Abstracts (WMU
Index of over 45,000 citations to journal articles in social work
and related fields produced by the National Association of Social
Workers. Also includes the latest edition of the NASW Clinical Register.
Coverage is from 1977 to the present.
Print: HV 1 .N3x (Ref) 1977-1993
Journal of Academic Physician Assistants
JAAPA (Official Journal of the
American Academy of Physician Assistants)
JAMA and Archives
Evidence Based Practice
Evidence-Based Internet Resources (American Academy of Family
American Academy of Physician Assistants
AMA (American Medical Association)
Michigan Academy of Physician
Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance
Agency for Healthcare Research
for Disease Control and Prevention
Food and Drug Administration
HRSA Bureau of Health Professions
National Center for Complementary
and Alternative Medicine
National Institutes of Health
National Library of Medline
National Women's Health Information
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
United States Department of Health
and Human Services
of the Physician Assistant Profession
Physician Assistant History Center