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Resources for Medical Students

USMLE EASY
An online question bank with thousands of questions covering all disciplines and organ systems covered on the USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3. You can customize tests to focus on the topics you need to master and bypass the topics that you already know, take practice tests that simulates the actual USMLE experience, use anatomy flash cards, watch interactive lectures, and more!

Exam Books
Visit us at our Library Service Desk to borrow copies of popular exam books that include Step 1, Step 2 and Step 3.

Exam books available online:
USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills Triage: A Guide to Honing Clinical Skills
USMLE Step 2 Triage: An Effective, No-nonsense Review of Clinical Knowledge
USMLE Step 3 Triage: An Effective, No-nonsense Review


Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy
Contains more than 300 video clips of real human anatomic specimens. The videos show moving structures--muscles, tendons, and joints--making the same movements that they make in life. The clips build complex structures step-by-step--from bone to surface anatomy--to provide a foundation for understanding anatomical structure and function.


Required Textbooks for 2014-2015
First year medical students
Second year medical students
Third year medical students
Fourth year medical students
Bookstore

Access Medicine
This online medical library connects you to the background information needed by medical students and residents. Especially good are the Current Diagnosis and Treatment textbook series that contain the most current information on a wide range of diseases, disorders and conditions and provide references to critical articles. Medical students will appreciate the Quick Answers tool that provides succinct differential diagnosis and treatment information, and access to the Lange Educational Library that offers basic sciences titles including physiology, pathophysiology, biochemistry, microbiology and anatomy.



LWW Health Library
This collection of 29 interactive textbooks includes titles like Bates Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, Moore's Clinically Oriented Anatomy, Grant's Atlas of Anatomy and Dissector, Costanzo's Physiology, and more! Some of the interactive features includes procedural videos, images, self-assessment, and case studies


Scientific American Medicine (also known as ACP Medicine)
The comprehensive reference authored by the American College of Physicians and continues the popular WebMD Scientific American Medicine offers current care guidelines for 16 internal medicine specialties.

Stedman's Medical Dictionary
An authoritative dictionary for healthcare professionals

Research Resources




DynaMed
Created for physicians, this clinical reference tool supports clinical decision-making with the best evidence that is available when and where you need it.


PubMed@Loyola
Search research and patient care questions via the National Library of Medicine's premiere search system for biomedical literature with access to our licensed resources.
PubMed tutorials from the National Library of Medicine



Refworks
This online research management tool allows you to gather, organize, store and share your research output and create bibliographies.
Refworks Tutorials

Clerkship Resources




Access Medicine - Case Files


PubMed@Loyola
Search research and patient care questions via the National Library of Medicine's premiere search system for biomedical literature with access to our licensed resources.
PubMed tutorials from the National Library of Medicine


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.

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