PHYSICAL EXAMINATION AND MEDICAL HISTORY: A GUIDE TO INFORMATION RESOURCES

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Useful MeSH SUBJECT HEADINGS for this topic:

  Ausculation
Blood pressure determination
Body temperature
Diagnosis
Diagnostic techniques and procedures
Diagnostic tests routine
Geriatric assessment
Medical history taking
Physical examination
  Physical Examination adolescent
Physical examination adult
Physical examination and diagnosis geriatric
Physical examination child
Laboratory techniques and procedures
Neurologic examination
Palpatation
Percussion
Pulse
 

Useful NLM CALL NUMBERS on this subject:

  WB 205 Techniques of Physical Examination
  WB 270 Temperature
  WB 275 Inspection. Palpation
  WB 278 Ausculation. Percussion
  WB 280 Blood Pressure
  WB 282 Pulse
  WB 284 Respiration
  WB 286 Body weights and measures
  WB 290 Medical History Taking
  WE 141 Examination of the Musculoskeletal System
  WF 141 Examination of the Respiratory System
  WG 141 Examination of the Cardiovascular System
  WI 141 Examination of the Digestive System
  WJ 141 Examination of the Urogential System
  WL 141 Neurologic Examination
  WM 141 Psychiatric Examination
  WP 141 Gynecology Examination
  WR 141 Dermatology Examination
  WS 141 Physical Examination of the Infant or Child
  WT 141 Physical Examination of the Aged

 

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REFERENCE RESOURCES

  R WB 200 D3194 Degowin's Diagnostic Examination

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PERIODICAL INDEXES/DATABASES

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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.
 
MEDLINE
International index to journals in medicine
 
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
 
CINAHL (Nursing and Allied Health)
Index to over 1000 nursing and health publications
 
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
 
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

 
The Clinical Advisor : For Physician Assistants
Clinician Reviews
JAAPA: Official Journal Of The American Academy Of Physician Assistants
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association
New England Journal of Medicine
PA Professional

 

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Periodicals available through the Electronic Journal Center 
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The American Journal Of Medicine
American Journal Of Preventive Medicine
Archives Of Medical Research
Integrative Medicine
Intensive Care Medicine
Preventive Medicine

INTERNET RESOURCES ON THIS TOPIC
Below are some related sites on the World Wide Web:

Screening Physical Exam
http://www.meddean.luc.edu/lumen/MedEd/medicine/pulmonar/pdself/menu_f.htm
The Screening Physical Exams are targeted at medical students and have been produced by Arcot J Chandrasekhar, MD, FRCP, FACP, FCCP of the Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University, Chicago. Requires Real Player.
 
Physical Examination Study Guides
http://faculty.mu.edu.sa/public/uploads/1331302627.864physical%20assessment%20guide.pdf
Physical examination study guides form the University of Florida School of Medicine
 
McGill Virtual Stethescope Project
http://www.webcitation.org/getfile?fileid=bd095f9fa3de76ec4337427542232b181c4e54de
a tutorial on the physical exam with emphasis on auscultation from McGill University.
 
A Practical Guide to Clinical Medicine
http://meded.ucsd.edu/clinicalmed/
A comprehensive physical examination and clinical education site for medical students and other health care professionals from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine
 
Interactive Guide to Physical Examination
http://familymedicine.osu.edu/9911.cfm
The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health's Department of Family Medicine has developed an interactive web-based learning center designed to teach medical students the fundamental principles of physical examination