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Physician Assistant Resources

Databases for Physician Assistant

AccessMedicineMedical resources including Harrison's Online, Hurst's the Heart, Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacology and the Lange Educational Library. Mobile app instructions.

PubMed (MEDLINE)PubMed search of MEDLINE, the US National Library of Medicine database of biomedical literature. Tutorials. Mobile app instructions. 

UpToDateEvidence-based, synthesized medical information for point-of-care decision-making. UpToDate training videos. Mobile app instructions. CME function requires registration for a free, personal account.

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AccessNeurologyTextbooks, case files, multimedia, drugs, review questions and more. Covers the entire spectrum of neurology.

AccessPharmacyTextbooks, including DiPiro’s Pharmacotherapy, drug-therapy cases and care plans, NAPLEX test prep questions, and more.

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical ExaminationClinical skills videos on head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques. OSCE skills videos are not included in our subscription.

BMJ Case ReportsPeer-reviewed clinical case reports across healthcare disciplines.

Case Files CollectionRealistic patient cases to help apply basic science and clinical medicine concepts. From AccessMedicine.

CINAHL CompleteThe comprehensive source for nursing and allied health journals, including physical and occupational therapy, physician assistant, public health, and more. Video tutorials.

ClinicalKeyCurrent clinical information for fast, concise answers at point-of-care. Mobile app instructions.

Clinical PharmacologyDrug information for clinicians in hospitals, pharmacies, and other settings; from ClinicalKey. Mobile app instructions.

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled TrialsReports of controlled trials from MEDLINE, Embase and other databases, trial registers, and hand searches of journals.

Cochrane Clinical AnswersA physician-focused resource for clinical questions.

Cochrane Collection PlusSearches across the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Methodology Register, and Cochrane Clinical Answers.

Cochrane Database of Systematic ReviewsLeading database and journal of systematic reviews and protocols in health care.

Coronavirus Research Database‎Health and medical research database related to COVID-19.

DynaMedEvidence-based decision tool for point-of-care use. Mobile app instructions.

EmbaseUp-to-date biomedical and pharmacological information on medical and drug-related subjects. Video tutorials.

Embodied LabsImmersive virtual reality labs giving users first-person experience of aging individuals with unique diagnoses and perspectives. Login requires UNE email account. Access is limited to specific windows of time; check the schedule.

Exam MasterCreate an individual account using your UNE email address to access practice exams for the USMLE, PANCE, NAPLEX, NBDE, board certification exams, and review medical subjects.

Google ScholarGoogle search of scholarly literature. Can be set up to recognize your UNE access. 

LexicompPoint-of-care drug information used in many hospitals; integrates with UpToDate. Training videos.

MicromedexEvidence-based clinical reference for management of medications, diseases, and toxicology, plus lab test and patient education information. Mobile app instructions.

NatMed ProEvidence-based resource on natural medicines, dietary supplements, and complementary and integrative therapies. Formerly Natural Medicines.

NEJM Resident 360Create an individual account to access blogs, podcasts, and discussion from the New England Journal of Medicine. NOTE: Does not include access to the Rotation Prep Module.

Nexis UniNews, business, and legal sources from LexisNexis® including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790. Nexis Uni tutorials. 

PsycInfoPeer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health from journals, books, dissertations, and reports. From the American Psychological Association (APA).

Public Health DatabaseCore literature public health, including biostatistics, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, and behavioral sciences.

SMART (Scientific and Medical Art) ImagebaseHigh quality medical illustrations and animations depicting anatomy, physiology, histology, surgery and other medical topics.

ScopusCitations and abstracts from scholarly research journals across the sciences. Advanced tools for citation analysis and journal ranking. Video tutorials. 

Trip Medical DatabaseClinical search engine of high-quality research evidence.

Visible Body SuiteDetailed, Interactive 3D atlas of the human body. Requires a free account. Be patient - can take up to 30 seconds to load the first time you access. Tutorial. Mobile app instructions.

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Drug Information

Clinical PharmacologyDrug information for clinicians in hospitals, pharmacies, and other settings; from ClinicalKey. Mobile app instructions.

LexiCompPoint-of-care drug information used in many hospitals; integrates with UpToDate. Training videos.

NatMed ProEvidence-based resource on natural medicines, dietary supplements, and complementary and integrative therapies.

MicromedexEvidence-based clinical reference for management of medications, diseases, and toxicology, plus lab test and patient education information. Mobile app instructions.

Evidence-Based Practice

Evidence-Based Practice (UNE)Provides tools and information in support of the EBP process, including PICO, the evidence pyramid, and study designs.

Cochrane Collection PlusSearches across the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Methodology Register, and Cochrane Clinical Answers.

Trip Medical Database

Evidence-Based Practice: Appraisal Worksheets from Duke Univ. Medical Library

Centre for Evidence Based Medicine - Oxford

Citations

Citation Style Guides

RefWorksCollect references from online databases, websites and other sources. Easily insert citations into papers and automatically format reference lists. Sharing tools for groups.

Review Material for PANCE Exam

Exam MasterCreate an individual account using your UNE email address to access practice exams for the PANCE, USMLE, NAPLEX, NBDE, board certification exams.

Sample PANCE QuestionsSample PANCE questions from The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).