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This guide provides an overview of information resources useful for students, faculty, and staff in the VCU School of Medicine and for those researching medical topics.

Summaries of Evidence

Syntheses of Evidence

Synopses of Single Studies

Single Studies

Background Information (Textbooks)

Psychiatry Online - Collection of APA textbooks and journals including the DSM.

STAT!Ref - Collection of reference texts including INFECTIOUS DISEASES: The Clinician's Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention, AHFS Drug Information, Drug Points, and ICD-10 codes.

Access Series:

  • AccessMedicine - Includes Harrison's, DeGowin's Diagnostic Exam, and Stern's Symptoms to Diagnosis. Also features physical exam and essential radiology videos, case files, diagnostic tools, and self-assessment questions.
  • AccessSurgery - Includes Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, Zollinger's Atlas of Surgical Operations, a Surgery clerkship section, a large selection of multimedia content, and self-assessment questions.
  • AccessAnesthesiology - Includes textbooks, algorithms, procedural videos, and cases.
  • AccessEmergencyMedicine - Includes Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine, Goldfrank's Toxicological Emergencies, decision rules and algorithms, procedural videos, and a clerkship section.
  • AccessPharmacy - Includes Goodman & Gilman, herbal medicine and supplement information, and other content.