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Recommended Electronic Resources by User Type: In Brief

Student Resources

Student Resources

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Here are just a few resources that students may find useful for learning new material and studying for exams.

The types of resources we compare include:

  • Textbooks
  • Practice Cases
  • Study Tools
  • Test Review Material
  • Streaming Video
  • Images
     

Instructor Resources

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These are time-saving resources like re-usable case scenarios, videos, and images that instructors can use in their lectures.

The types of resources we compare include:

  • Pre-made, re-usable case studies to use in your classes
  • Exportable images with automatic attribution that you can download with automatically generated attribution
  • Videos you can embed in your lectures or Canvas
  • Medical education journals where you can learn what other instructors like you are doing
  • Test banks

Researcher Resources

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You don't have to be a seasoned researcher to use the following resources.  Here are bibliographic databases we recommend for anyone (students included) performing a literature review.

The types of resources we compare include:

  • Premier Bibliographic Databases
  • Federated Search Engines (for simultaneously searching multiple databases at one time)
  • Evidence-Based Resources
  • Health and Psychological Instruments
  • E-Books and monographs on specific medical topcs

Clinician Resources

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Here are some powerful point-of-care/ bedside tools that anyone (including 3rd and 4th year clerking students, FIU affiliated residents, College of Medicine faculty, and Community-Based Faculty) can use in the clinic or at the bedside.

The types of resources we compare include:

  • Mobile Point-of-Care Apps with clinical summaries about diagnoses and treatment options for thousands of conditions
  • Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • Drug Reference Apps
  • Health Calculators
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