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Undergraduate Medical Education

Materials to support informatics education in UME

Where medical students actually find the answers

If you have trouble viewing the YouTube video below, it can also be viewed here: http://admin.med.utoronto.ca/streamer/index.cfm?code=GGO1n1oExuZPWmO

Resources you should know about...

Dynamed PlusA clinical reference tool where physicians have synthesized the evidence and provided objective analysis on a range of topics. Instructions for downloading and authenticating the app can be found here.

BMJ Clinical EvidenceA clinical reference tool where physicians have synthesized the evidence and provided objective analysis on a range of topics.

Nature Reviews Disease Primers - This new peer-reviewed journal publishes broad overview articles - called Primers - on diseases and disorders across all medical specialties.

Medline Plus - Produced by the National Library of Medicine in the U.S. for a general audience, this is an excellent resource for information about disease and conditions.

More information on Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) can be found in this guide.

The Physician's Assistant Libguide is found here.

Resources mentioned in the video

MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database. It broadly covers all areas of biomedicine.

ClinicalKey (previously known as MD Consult) - online clinical tool containing textbooks, videos, journals, patient handouts... - available through the CMA website.

Books@Ovid is an alternative option for finding medical textbooks.

Human Anatomy Atlases

Key Anatomy Call Numbers:

QM25 - Human Anatomy - Atlases

RC78-78.5 - Internal Medicine - General Radiography

Course Textbooks

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