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AccessMedicine

Provides access to a wide range of medical textbooks, board review books and clinical support books. In addition, there are self-assessment modules with case studies and multiple choice questions. Good for study and review of basic medical topics.

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AccessPharmacy

Textbooks, drug monographs, quizzes, flashcards, videos, cases, and calculators, selected for relevance to Pharmacy education.

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AccessSurgery

Textbooks, handbooks, cases, drug information, study tools, board review, multimedia (videos and images). Focus on surgery, orthopedics, critical care, and trauma. Some features require a free MyAccess profile.

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Government resource including broad coverage of: health topics, Evidence-based Practice Center reports, US government programs, research tools, data and statistics, grants, consumer health.

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Books@Ovid

eBook collection with access to over 800 major medical and allied health texts and handbooks.

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CINAHL Complete

Most comprehensive database of full-text for nursing & allied health journals from 1937 to present. Includes access to scholarly journal articles, dissertations, magazines, pamphlets, evidence-based care sheets, books, and research instruments.

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ClinicalKey

Online collection of ebooks, journals, guidelines, patient education handouts, drug monographs, images, and videos focusing on clinical health care. Includes MEDLINE full-text.

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Exam Master Online

Provides timed practice tests for the NAPLEX, USMLE, PANCE and other health sciences licensure tests. Tracks progress and allows for user created exams using its questions bank. Requires individual registration with an USC e-mail address. This is good for self-testing.

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GIDEON

Database for diagnosing infectious diseases. Includes differential diagnosis tool, current information on disease outbreaks, and epidemiological data.

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Search data collected under the HealthyPeople2020 intiative with 1,200 objectives. National data with some information available at the state level.

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Lexi-Comp

Monographs, ebooks and interactive tools covering over the counter and prescription drugs.

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"Online access to reports, publications, and statistics related to public health in Los Angeles County. Instructions for obtaining birth and death certificates and finding health clinics."

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A web-based PANCE/PANRE exam prep platform with timed and untimed practice modes and simulated test that replicates the official test and its conditions.
Instructions: For full access to this resource, you must create a PA EXAM PREP account. First time users should follow this link to create a free PA EXAM PREP account. Click here

If you already have a PA EXAM PREP account use the above link and then select Already have an account? CLICK HERE.

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Consumer health information. This US-government-produced website provides free medical information and is written for a non-professional audience. Also available entirely in Spanish.

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Collection of medical and scientific ebooks and online full-color atlases with drawings, photos, and illustrations of the human body and biological processes.

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Micromedex

Brief and detailed monographs for prescription and over the counter drugs; The Red Book for drug pricing; interactive tools for interactions and compatibility; additional references on drug names, toxicology, patient education,and diseases.

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Natural Medicines

Evidence-based monographs and clinical summaries for alternative and complementary therapies, including herbs, vitamins, dietary supplements, and integrative therapies. Includes information from Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, and other holistic wellness systems.

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PsycINFO

Abstract and citation database of scholarly literature in psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. Includes journal articles, books, reports, theses, and dissertations from 1806 to present.

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PubMed@USC

PubMed provides access to millions of citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. This version is customized for USC users to find the full-text of articles.

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R2 Digital Library

Large collection of full-text online books in health sciences disciplines. Many titles allow limited simultaneous users.

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Sociological Abstracts

Abstract database of sociology and social and behavioral sciences literature from 1952 to present. Includes journal articles, conference papers, books, and dissertations.

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STAT!Ref

STAT!Ref online is a cross-searchable healthcare reference that integrates core titles with evidence-based resources and innovative tools in one site.

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Contains findings on programs and policies identified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve health and prevent disease in local communities. Includes topics, Task Force reports, and other publications.

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This clinical search engine allows users to quickly find high-quality research evidence to support practice or care. It also searches for images, videos, and patient education handouts.

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uCentral

Collection of manuals, handbooks, and clinical information tools. Also available and searchable through mobile app.

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An evidence-based resource covering multiple medical specialties. Includes topic monographs, patient education, practice updates, drug interactions, guidelines, and medical calculators. To obtain CME, create a personal profile and log in.

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Freely available patient education materials about common medical conditions and procedures.

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Visible Body

An interactive 3d anatomy tool for the study and review of human anatomy and function. This tool is broken down into different applications: Anatomy and Physiology, Human Anatomy Atlas, Anatomy and Function, Muscle Premium, Skeleton Premium, Physiology Animations, and Heart & Circulatory.

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Web of Science

Interdisciplinary collection of journal articles, conference proceedings, and books. Collection of seven online database: Conference Proceedings Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Index Chemicus, Current Chemical Reactions, and Book Citation Index. Coverage is 1900-present.

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