HOME | Health Sciences Division | Stritch School of Medicine | Graduate School | Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing | LUC Libraries | Loyola University Chicago | Ecampus | Loyola University Health System | LUMC Application Portal

Family Medicine Subject Guide


Background Reading to Learn More About Family Medicine

CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Family Medicine
Access comprehensive information on common conditions seen in ambulatory and family practice. Features include evidence-based recommendations, conservative and pharmacologic therapies and complementary and alternative therapies.
CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2015
Find diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, medication dosage with trade names and costs, and specific disease prevention information.
CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Pediatrics
Find practical information by system and disorder to diagnose and treat children from birth to adolescence.
Textbook of Family Medicine By Robert E. Rakel and David P. Rakel
Mostly written by family physicians, this text highlights diagnosis of potentially serious problems that would be dangerous if missed and a resource for recent advances in medicine for family practice.

Background Reading about Evidence-Based Medicine

JAMAevidence
This online resource provides tools to evaluate, interpret and apply medical literature to any area.

Learning Clinical Reasoning
Discover the principles underlying diagnosis and treatment through carefully chosen example scenarios.


Finding Answers at the Point of Care



UpToDate
Access clinical recommendations from expert physicians, drug information and drug interactions.


DynaMed
This tool supports clinical decision-making with the best evidence available when and where you need it.


PubMed@Loyola Clinical Queries
Created for busy clinicians, Clinical Queries immediately filters to evidence-based literature to answer your patient care questions and includes access to the library's licensed resources.

Need a book or journal article not owned by the library?
We can get it for you from our wide net of international libraries who partner with us to connect you to needed texts and journal articles. Place your request here.

Still Searching?


Call us: (708) 216-9192
Email us: HSL@luc.edu
Chat with us using the chat widget.
Stop by our Service Desk. We look forward to working with you!

We would appreciate your feedback on this toolkit. Please send comments to: HSL@luc.edu.

Vincent J. Galante, M.D. Information Commons: Open 24/7

Library staff available: Mon-Thurs: 8:30am-7:00pm
Fri: 8:30am-5:00pm


Chat with Us

Email Us: hsl@luc.edu

Facebook