Werner Medical Library recently subscribed to ClinicalKey which includes the full text of over 1000 books. From September 2014 through January 2015, the five most popular e-books accessed through ClinicalKey were:
(1) McKee’s Pathology of the Skin is an in-depth resource for dermatopathologists and general pathologists. The e-book covers etiology, pathogenesis, disease mechanisms, differential diagnosis and more. The resource contains over 5,000 images.
(2) Ferri’s Clinical Advisor 2015 provides quick access to information on more than 700 common medical conditions for physicians and allied health professionals. It is divided into five sections: diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis/etiology, clinical algorithms, laboratory tests/values, and preventive medicine.
(3) The Harriet Lane Handbook is a point-of-care clinical information for diagnosis and treatment of pediatric patients. The resource provides quick access to a variety of topics such as dermatology, gastroenterology, microbiology and infectious diseases and many more.
(4) Goldman’s Cecil Medicine is a comprehensive internal medicine resource to guide diagnosis and therapy. The sections for each organ system include approach to patients and associated symptoms, signs and laboratory abnormalities.
(5) Rosen’s Emergency Medicine provides guidance on emergency medicine topics. The resource includes emergency medicine techniques, approach to clinical presentations, differential diagnosis and more.
Looking for e-books on other topics? ClinicalKey includes over 1,000 books in medicine and related specialties. For more detailed information about the ClinicalKey online database, see http://elsevierresources.com/clinicalkey/files/2014/09/CK_UserGuide_Version2.0.pdf, or http://www.elsevier.com/elsevier-products/clinicalkey.
Karen Sampone, MLS, Librarian