Health Sciences

Very Short Introductions Online

Alternative Titles
Oxford Very Short Introductions, Very Short Introductions, VSI
Description

Launched by Oxford University Press in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Privacy to Islamic History, Economics to Literary Theory.

Since the series was launched it has continued to offer new books each year for students and scholars, and the avidly curious, offering a bridge between reference content and higher academic work. All titles provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable.

The online collection includes more than 400 individual books published from 2000-currrent year.

If you are accessing this from a mobile device, you should be sent to the mobile interface automatically.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
2000-current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31131
Mobile Version
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Foundations of AAMC History

Alternative Titles
AAMC History
Description

Digital collection includes AAMC proceedings, position statements, member institution's course catalogs, association bylaws and constitutions, and other historical documents.  The earliest of these documents dates from 1836, and the sub-collection continues through to 1998.

Type
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30608
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Anatomy. TV

Alternative Titles
Anatomy TV Anatomy Tv
Anatomy.TV
Description

This is an online version of 3D anatomy software. Access 3D anatomy images, graphics, illustrations, clinical text and more. Intuitive controls allow the user to zoom, rotate and peel away layers to educate and communicate with an ease and directness that was never possible with print. A wealth of supporting media, MRIs, X-rays, live-action movies and animations are also included to supplement Anatomy.tv's high resolution, computer-generated models.

Type
Database
Images
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30415
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Medicare Coverage Database

Alternative Titles
MCD
Description

Medicare Coverage Database (MCD) contains all National Coverage Determinations (NCDs) and Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs), local articles, and proposed NCD decisions. The database also includes several other types of National Coverage policy related documents, including National Coverage Analyses (NCAs), Coding Analyses for Labs (CALs), Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) proceedings, and Medicare coverage guidance documents.

The MCD is intended for use by Medicare contractors, providers, and other healthcare industry professionals.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30082
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Trip

Alternative Titles
Turning Research into Practice
Description

Trip is a source for evidence based healthcare information to support practitioners' clinical decisions.  Users can create personal accounts, save their search history, and citations link to MLibrary holdings.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/29657
More Information
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General’s Office

Alternative Titles
IndexCat
Index-Catalogue
Description

IndexCat is a multi-part printed bibliography of items in the Library of the Surgeon-General’s Office, U.S. Army. It contains material dated from the 1400s through 1950 and is an important resource for researchers in the history of medicine, history of science, and for clinical research.  The scope of Index-Catalogue extends beyond medicine and includes, for example, the basic sciences, scientific research, military medicine, public health, and hospital administration. Language coverage is international with citations in European and Slavic languages, Greek script, and Romanized Chinese and Japanese titles - some with English translations. The catalogue covers a wide assortment of materials including: books, journal articles, dissertations, pamphlets, reports, newspaper clippings, case studies, obituary notices, letters, portraits, as well as rare books and manuscripts.   It is a list of holdings for a specific library, it does not claim to be an index of all material published in medicine.

Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
1400s-1950
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/29345
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Influenza Encyclopedia

Description

A collection of primary source documents, images, and narratives that detail the impact of the American influenza epidemic of 1918-1919 on 50 cities in the United States. Each city has its own essay in addition to supplementary materials: time line, images, and reference list.  Four topic areas are covered: People, Places, Organizations, and Subjects. 

Type
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/29294
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

ClinicalKey

Alternative Titles
Clinical Key
Description
ClinicalKey is Elsevier's single search product for the clinical health sciences. ClinicalKey has replaced MDConsult  and it contains greater content including:
  • 900+ ebooks
  • 400+ Expert Consult titles
  • 500+ journals
  • 50 Clinics journals
  • 12,000+ videos
  • 1.8 million images
  • much more

 


 

Type
Database
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/29221
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

EthnoMed

Description

The objective of the website is to make information about culture, language, health, illness and community resources directly accessible to health care providers who see patients from different ethnic groups. EthnoMed was designed to be used in clinics by care providers in the few minutes before seeing a patient in clinic. EthnoMed is intended to be a community voice in the clinic, so user feedback is essential. Information is specific to groups in the Seattle area, but much of the cultural and health information is of interest and applicable in other geographic areas. Each cultural profile includes a description of the group's country of origin, language, interpersonal relations, and health/death issues.

Type
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/29188
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Pages

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