Trial Databases

Database trials allow us to test out new databases for a brief time and are limited to access via campus computers only, unless otherwise noted.


Physician Assistant/Nursing Database Trials

AccessMedicine:  http://accessmedicine.mhmedical.com
For off-campus access:  Username= wagnerc  Password= medicine
Trial ends April 30
AccessMedicine from McGraw Hill Medical provides a comprehensive set of online medical resources.  Includes access to over 85 leading medical textbooks, including Harrison’s Online, CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, and Principles of Critical Care.  AccessMedicine also provides an extensive audio/video library including instructional videos on examination procedures, patient safety, etc.

Clinical Access  http://clinicalaccess.mhmedical.com
For off-campus access: Username= wagnerc  Password= medicine
Trial ends April 30
Clinical Access is a clinical decision support tool, designed to quickly and authoritatively answer point-of-care questions.  Over 120,000 questions and answers ranging from common to rare conditions are included.

PA Easy  http://paeasy.com
For off-campus access: Username= wagnerc Password= medicine
Trial ends April 30
PAEasy is an online tool designed to help physician assistant students prepare for the PA certification exam (PANCE). Includes over 1,200 questions and answers that simulate the PANCE exam, with full explanations.

UpToDate  http://uptodate.com/online/
Available from on-campus computers only
Trial ends April 30
UpToDate is the premier evidence-based clinical decision support resource, trusted worldwide by healthcare practitioners to help them make the right decisions at the point of care. UpToDate sythesizes the latest research with the full body of existing information, and makes recommendations about how the evidence should be applied at the point of care.

Bates’ Visual Guide   http://www.batesvisualguide.com
Available from on-campus computers only
Trial ends May 10
Bates' Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for the Advanced Assessment or Introduction to Clinical Medicine course. The site features more than 8 hours of video content.  Lynn Bickley, MD, author of Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking,serves as advisor to the project, ensuring the clinical content and its evidence-based origins are maintained. Dr. Bickley also worked with the professionals and actors herein to present a “patient-first” approach to the physical exam.  When paired with the Bates’ text, the Bates' Visual Guide serves as a complete learning solution for assessment instruction and student preparedness for the boards and the patient encounter.

LWW Health Library http://www.lwwhealthlibrary.com
Available from on-campus computers only
Trial ends May 10
LWW Health Library is an online collection of popular medical textbooks from Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, supplemented with multimedia content.  Includes titles on anatomy, clinical medicine, and also the digital version of the standard reference Bates' Guide to Physical Examination.