Bates’ Visual Guidedelivers 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.
Students and faculty will appreciate the careful attention to clinical accuracy, as well as the range of patient types profiled in the series.
PolicyMap is a mapping and analytics platform with a data warehouse of over 50,000 indicators. This massive amount of data allows you to layer statistics based on geographic regions. You can research not only diabetes diagnosis rates, but also potential food deserts, income level of the area, and more.
Alexander Street’s collection provides award-winning films, documentaries, interviews, and archival footage exploring the social, cultural, and political evolution of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present day.
PCOM is closely monitoring the national and local monkeypox (MPX) outbreak and will adjust PCOM operations as needed to respond to any cases within the PCOM community and surrounding areas. In an effort to identify potential spikes in cases within our community we ask that you notify MPXnotice@pcom.edu if you are diagnosed with or develop symptoms consistent with MPX.
We strongly encourage employees and students to learn about MPX and take steps to protect themselves.
The World Health Organization has declared monkeypox a global health emergency. As cases continue to rise, we are constantly reviewing and updating both public resources as well as VisualDx content to keep clinicians as informed as possible.
Are you a visual learner? VisualDX is an award-winning diagnostic clinical decision support system that is easy to navigate and operate. It contains one of the world’s premier medical image libraries, smart search functions for diagnosis and drug reactions, and diagnosis builders. Users can utilize VisualDX’s Quick Start Differential Builder to construct searches bases on general symptoms, dermatology by skin types, drug reactions, and more.
VisualDX also has three-tier COVID response resource focused on Public Health, updated regularly, Virtual Care for telehealth assistance, and Medical Education.
VisualDX can be access from the Library’s A-Z Database list.
An overview of VisualDX can be found on their YouTube channel here
Diagnosaurus® is a valuable quick reference tool that contains over 1,000 differential diagnoses. Available for iOS and Android, this application helps healthcare professionals reach accurate diagnoses with speed and confidence at the point of care. Check it out by clicking here, or find it in our Library A-Z Database.
SportDiscus is the leading bibliographical database for sports and sports medicine research. Includes a growing collection of 148 global open-access journals. Click here for access (please select “Institutional Login” if prompted)!
The embedding function allows you to embed interactive content from Anatomy.tv in Blackboard. The embedded content retains its original dynamic nature and functionality, for example a 3D interactive view will retain its layering, rotational and labelling functions. Try it out by visiting https://libguides.pcom.edu/db/anatomytv or ask one of our amazing Library Liaisons for assistance.
UpToDate: Simply open the browser on your mobile device, go to www.uptodate.com and click Log in from the upper right corner. Then link in with your PCOM credentials.
VisualDx: From the VisualDx page, click “Get the Mobile App,” then select “Create a Personal VisualDx Account.” After you have created your account, download the app from your app store, and log in using your VisualDx username and password.