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New on accessmedicine

Jul 6 2018

This ninth edition includes some recent, new findings as well as a newly added emphasis on cardiovascular energetics. The latter is a result of our recent realization that maximizing energy efficiency to limit the workload on the heart is an important part of the overall plan.

Atrial Fibrillation

Jun 28 2018

30th edition of Harper’s Illustrated Biochemistry

Nov 29 2017

The first edition, entitled Harper’s Biochemistry, was published in 1939 under the sole authorship of Dr Harold Harper at the University of California School of Medicine.

The Thirtieth Edition of Harper’s Illustrated Biochemistry combines outstanding full-color illustrations with authoritative integrated coverage of biochemical disease and clinical information. Using brevity and numerous medically relevant examples, Harper’s presents a review of the fundamentals of biochemistry that every student must understand in order to succeed in medical school.

AccessMedicine App now available.

Jun 22 2017


The AccessMedicine® app delivers invaluable point of care solutions for clinical practice which include:
Quick Medical Dx & Rx is a collection evidence-based outlines of conditions and disorders most often encountered in medical practice.
Differential Diagnosis Tool allows you to browse 1,000 diagnoses by symptom, disease, or organ system at the point of care.
Diagnostic Tests aids in the selection and interpretation of commonly used tests, including laboratory procedures in the clinical setting.

The AccessMedicine App is available to SJSM users. For download and continued access to the app, the user must have an active My Access account and sign in every 90 days through the library login.

Need to study Anatomy?

Mar 7 2017


The Big Picture – Gross Anatomy

The format of this book is simple. Each page-spread consists of text on the left-hand page and associated illustrations on the right-hand page. In this way, students are able to grasp the big picture of individual anatomy principles in bite-sized pieces, a concept at a time.

Opioid Withdrawal

Jan 30 2017

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Quick Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2016

Nov 28 2016


Quick Medical Diagnosis & Treatment (QMDT) provides practical, expert information on diagnosis and management when you just have a few minutes. It is a single-source reference designed for quick and easy access to the information you need in the clinical setting.

Content is derived from Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment (CMDT), the leading medicine textbook for hospital and outpatient settings.

Would you Apologize?

Oct 12 2016

More than half of primary care physicians would not apologize after a medical error, as reported in “BMJ Quality and Safety”.

Differential diagnosis of Zika

Sep 21 2016

Do you know the differential diagnosis, among
dengue, chikungunya and Zika? Check the
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Junqueira’s Basic Histology, 14th edition

Aug 4 2016


New edition, read now on Accessmedicine

For more than three decades, Junqueira’s Basic Histology has been unmatched in its ability to explain the function of cell and tissue structure in the human body. Updated to reflect the latest research in the field, and enhanced with more than 1,000 illustrations, most in full-color, the Fourteenth Edition reflects the most comprehensive and modern approach to understanding medical histology available anywhere. This well-regarded classic is distinguished by chapters focusing on the cytoplasmic and nuclear compartment of the cell, the four basic tissues that form the organs, and each organ system.