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Apps for Clinical Care Support
This is a guide to resources for Pediatrics clerkship resources available through the University of Florida Libraries. Tabs above provide links to resources to assist with your information needs. Please contact the library or one of your two liaison librarians (Ariel or Mary) if you need extra help in your search or have suggestions for other resources or information to be added.
Exam Master and Other Study Guides
The HSC Libraries offers ExamMaster for Pediatric Shelf Exam preparation and self-study. If you are off-campus,be sure that you're signed in to off-campus access.
To create a pediatric exam in ExamMaster, you will need to:
- Register for a free ExamMaster account
- Go to "Create Exams" on the left-hand menu
- Select "Clinical Sciences" as your Outline
- Select "Pediatric MS" as your Topic, then select sub-topics
UF students need to register through the Exam Master URL in order to access exams. ORL students need to select GNV and also use VPN/Proxy
History & Physical Exam Resources
Smith's Patient Centered Interviewing: an Evidence-Based Method, Fourth Edition by
Publication Date: 2018
A comprehensive, evidence-based introduction to the principles and practices of patient communication in a clinical setting Smith's Patient-Centered Interviewing, Fourth Edition presents a step-by-step methodology for mastering every aspect of the medical interview. Readers will learn how to confidently obtain from patients accurate biomedical facts, as well as critical personal, social, and emotional information, allowing them to make a precise diagnosis, develop effective treatment plans, and forge strong clinician-patient relationships.
CHAPTER 7 features techniques for pediatric patient history and physical examination.
Some databases, journals and resources are free for anyone to access and some are only accessible to UF affiliates through the libraries' subscription. To access subscription resources while off campus, you must be logged in to the VPN or EZproxy. Note that some computers in Shands may require remote access.
You can also access library resources when you're logged into the HSC VPN.
If UF does not have the article you need in either print or electronic form, request a free copy via Interlibrary Loan. Articles ordered through ILL are usually available within 3 days and will be delivered electronically. Articles requested as "Rush" (needed for clinical emergencies) can be delivered in 4 hrs or less.
Do NOT pay to order articles without consulting with one of your liaison librarians!
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