Welcome. This guide will help you find resources which will help you succeed in your studies and research. We hope this will help you find your way to specialised family medicine information and learning tools. There are links to core books, journals, databases, and websites.
Please refer to other WHSL subject and content guides for additional help.
Keep up to date with changes to WHSL's electronic resources by using the links below. The newest information is at the top of the list
- International Ebola Emergency ( 19 Aug 2014)
Article published on the NEJM site
- Searching Drugs on PubMed: New Tutorial
PubMed has a new tutorial to make searching for drugs, or other substances easier.
- Free Study Content: Best Practice
Check out resources to help you with your studies.
- New Case Files Resource (23 April 2014)
Use Physical Therapy Case Files: Neurological Rehabilitation by Annie Burke-Doe to sharpen your critical thinking skills and prepare for real-world practice with clinical cases
- Symptom-Based Diagnosis in Pediatrics
New Paediatrics Book (23 Apr 2014)
AccessPediatrics has a new case-based guide to paediatric diagnosis, conveniently organized by presenting symptoms. It is the 2nd edition of Shah and Ludwig’s Symptom-Based Diagnosis in Pediatrics
- UpToDate Enhanced (17 April 2014)
Learn more about the enhanced search results and updated user interface:
Watch a brief video demonstrating the changes.
- New edition: Textbook of Psychiatry (20 Mar 2014)
From the publisher's blurb:
With its sixth edition, The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry, the definitive reference for students, residents, and clinicians, introduces a new generation of textbooks for the field. The only comprehensive psychiatry textbook to integrate all the new DSM-5® criteria, this acclaimed gold standard has been revised, updated, and restructured to serve as a practical, authoritative guide for a new era in psychiatric education and practice.
- BMJ Best Practice app is available (28th Jan 2014)
Download as part of your institutional subscription.
For remote access to The Best Practice APP
• Users should register for the first time on a Wits-networked PC – after this they can access the information remotely with their newly created user name and password.
• If a user has previously used a BMJ Product they will need to log in with their existing user name and password, within the IP range, to refresh the account. If you cannot remember your password please click the forgotten password link on the website.
- New: ACP Smart Medicine - Mobile access available (17 Jan 2014)
This is a new decision support tool for point of care evidence. It is available on STAT!Ref mobile app.
- Using social media: practical and ethical guidance for doctors and medical students.
Click to open is a useful document from the British Medical Association.
Remember that the Guide will change regularly as more and more resources are added, and outdated resources are removed. Be prepared for changes every time you open the LibGuide as improvements are made.
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