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Essential Elements of Wound Diagnosis

Mar 10 2021

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Essential Elements of Wound Diagnosis

The principles of evidence-based wound care are discussed in the first chapter as a guide to caring for any patient with a wound, including the recommended supplies needed for care during the first encounter. However, “clean, cut, and cover” as a treatment model does not constitute evidence-based wound care and often adjunct therapies such as compression therapy, biophysical agents, advanced dressings, nutritional counseling, exercise, or hyperbaric oxygen therapy are recommended to advance healing, prevent infection, and achieve faster closure.

Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e

Oct 16 2020

This 20th edition is a true landmark in medicine, spanning 68 years and multiple generations of trainees and practicing clinicians. While medicine and medical education have evolved, readers will appreciate how this classic textbook has retained enduring features that have distinguished it among medical texts—a sharp focus on the clinical presentation of disease, expert in-depth summaries of pathophysiology and treatment, and highlights of emerging frontiers of science and medicine.

Coronavirus articles

Feb 28 2020

Nature Research has curated a collection of relevant articles. The collection includes research into the basic biology of coronavirus infection, its detection, treatment and evolution, research into the epidemiology of emerging viral diseases, and coverage of current events.

The Big Picture: Gross Anatomy, 2e

Dec 20 2019

The purpose of this textbook, is to provide students with the necessary landmarks to accomplish their task—to understand the big picture of human anatomy in the context of health care—while bypassing the minutia. The landmarks used to accomplish this task are text and illustrations. They are complete, yet concise and both figuratively and literally provide the “Big Picture” of human anatomy.

Harrison’s Podclass

Oct 1 2019

Illuminating and engaging discussions on key principles of internal medicine, around board-style case vignettes from the acclaimed Harrison’s Self Assessment and Board Review.

New on Accessmedicine

Jul 26 2019

Exploring Essential Radiology

Exploring Essential Radiology helps medical students and residents develop their imaging interpretation skills in various modalities as well as various anatomical regions. This book offers the chance for learners to sharpen their clinical knowledge and diagnostic skills.


Pathophysiology of Disease Ebook

Mar 29 2019

The new 8th edition of Pathophysiology of Disease: An Introduction to Clinical Medicine has been extensively revised. Each chapter ends with a collection of case studies which allows readers to better understand the pathophysiology of each clinical issue. This gives readers an opportunity to test their understanding of the pathophysiology of each clinical unit discussed and to apply their knowledge to exemplar clinical situations.

The Evidence Behind the Medical Use of Cannabinoids for Pediatric Epilepsy

Feb 5 2019

In June 2018, cannabidiol (Epidiolex) was approved by the FDA for the treatment of Dravet and Lennox-Gastaut syndromes in patients at least two years old in the United States. This was shortly followed by de-scheduling of cannabidiol by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to schedule V. And it is likely that it will be available by prescription in doses specific for seizure management by the end of 2018.

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Human Anatomy modules in accessmedicine

Oct 22 2018

These interactive modules allow for visualization of the human body in an interactive, 3D format where both male and female anatomy modules can be viewed.
See a video on how to use these here:

Harrison’s Pathophys Animations

Jul 27 2018

These are brand new Harrisons High Yield Pathophysiology Animations. Each episode covers a disease mechanism tested on USMLE and rotational exams. Running time of each episode is only 4-8 minutes to appeal to the busy schedules students face. Written and narrated by nationally regarded educator Scott Stern MD from the University of Chicago.