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Useful MeSH SUBJECT HEADINGS for this topic:

Clinical medicine
Clinical medicine-handbooks
Internal medicine
Internal medicine-handbooks

Diagnostic tests routine
Laboratory techniques and procedu
disease by name*
organism by name*

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Useful NLM CALL NUMBERS on this subject:

  QV Pharmacology
  QV 39 Drug handbooks
  QY 4 Clinical Pathology
  QY 25 Laboratory manuals
  QY 39 Laboratory test handbooks
  WB 13 Medical encyclopedias
  WB 39 Medicine. Handbooks
  WB 115 Internal Medicine
  WB 141 General diagnosis
  WB 141.5 Differential Diagnosis
  WB 143 Signs and symptoms
  WB 200 Physical Diagnosis
  WB 205 Techniques of Physical Examination
  WB 300 Therapeutics
  WB 330 Drug therapy

OhioLINK Central Catalog

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Provides access to a collection of medical reference books including a medical dictionary.


Drug Therapy
R QV4 G6532   Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis Of Therapeutics
R QV735 V423d   Davis's Drug Guide For Nurses
R QV 772 P578   Physicians' Desk Reference
Diseases: Diagnostic Tests
R QY 25 F528m   A Manual Of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests
History and Pathophysiology of Disease
R QZ 17 A8803 2010   Atlas of Pathophysiology
R QZ 140 P9647   Professional Guide to Pathophysiology
Medical Dictionaries
R W13 S814   Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Disease: Etiology, Signs and Symptoms,Diagnosis, and Therapy
E-Book   Emerging Biological Threats: A Reference Guide
E-Book   The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer
E-Book   The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: Infancy through Adolescence
E-Book   The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders
E-Book   The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
E-Book   The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health
E-Book   The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders
E-Book   Human Diseases and Conditions
E-Book   Infectious Diseases in Context
R WB 39 F394f   Ferri's Clinical Advisor : Instant Diagnosis And Treatment
R WB 39 H2358   Handbook Of Diseases
R WB 102 F565   The 5-Minute Clinical Consult
R WB 115 H322   Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine
R WB 200 D3194   Degowin's Diagnostic Examination
R WB 300 C752   Conn's Current Therapy


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BioMed Central
Full-text access to peer-reviewed journals in the biomedical sciences, published electronically.
Note: Not all journals can be freely accessed, some require a subscription.
Cochran Library
Contains high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. It includes reliable evidence from Cochrane and other systematic reviews, clinical trials, and more
International index to journals in medicine
Full-text access to a peer reviewed medical journal published electronically by Medscape
Medscape Reference
offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools
Science Citation Index
Covers 6,000 major journals in over 150 scientific disciplines
An evidence-based, peer reviewed source of medical information
Electronic Journals Center
Full-text indexing service for over 2000 online scholarly and research journals including many in the medical field
Health Source (Nursing/Academic)
Provides access to nearly 590 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 627 journals
Alt-Health Watch
Full text articles from 170+ peer-reviewed and professional journals, magazines, reports, proceedings, association & consumer newsletters on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care
Academic Search Complete
Provides full text for more than 3,430 scholarly publications covering a wide variety of academic areas of study

Periodicals available in the KC library

An extensive collection of medical journals is available in the Medical Library. Check the Medical Library Journal Holdings for a list of titles.

Periodicals available through the Electronic Journal Center

Below are some related selected web sites on diseases:

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Makes available a wealth of public health education information intended to inform the public about and to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. The site includes a publications segment with access to brochures, proceedings and symposia, although not all are full-text; Clinical Updates with reports on current pharmaceutical company supported research; recommend web-sites with links to information on infectious diseases.


CDC: Diseases and Conditions
Disease information from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention


SUMSearch is a meta-search engine designed to locate high quality medical informtion on the Internet.


Science.gov: Diseases and Medical Conditions
Science.gov: Diseases and Medical Conditions is a government science gateway. This section provides information about diseases and medical contitions.