Library Resources for the Case of Mr. Frost
AccessMedicine is an online system licensed by the UIC Library which
includes the online full-text of 10 major medical reference books such as
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine.
Part 2 addresses disease presentation and manifestation, and part 12 addresses disorders of the
kidney and urinary tract. These and other related chapters from this text may be useful for this
case. You may also want to explore the range of titles available in the
LANGE Educational Library.
ACP Medicine provides authoritative clinical information across the 15
sub-specialties of internal medicine including Nephrology. Once
you select ACP Medicine, click on the Titles tab at the top.
Then click on the arrow to the left of
which will expand the contents for browsing (you'll find chapter 10 deals with nephrology). You can also search across the contents through
the search box at the top of the screen. For example, try searching for obstructive uropathy.
MD Consult is an online system licensed by the UIC Library which offers over 50 online full-text
medical reference books. For example, you can browse
You may find section XI particularly useful. The books can be browsed individually by title,
table of contents, or the back-of-the-book indexes. Topic searches can also be performed across all titles.
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
American Urological Association
American Cancer Society
Resources in Print
Below are some resources which may be of use for the Mr. Frost Case.
Renal Physiology, 4th edition, 2007.
WJ301 K78r 2007
Campbell-Walsh Urology, 9th edition, 2007.
WJ100 C192 2007
Also available through
Diseases of the Kidney & Urinary Tract, 8th edition, 2007.
WJ300 D6115 2007
Brenner & Rector's The Kidney, 7th edition, 2004.
WJ300 B8375 2004
The 8th edition is available through
The Doctor's In, But is He Listening?
National Public Radio, March 16, 2007.
How to Cite Your Sources
IHD Citation Guide
A guide to research resources for the IHD class includes
some sample citations in the AMA format. You can use this as a guide from
which to model your citation format.
RefWorks is a Web-based bibliography and database manager, also licensed
by the UIC Library for your use. You can create your own personal
database by importing references from text files or exporting directly
from online databases. You can use these references in writing papers and
automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds.
Citation and Style Guides
This page is from the UIC Library's Electronic Reference Shelf and offers
a list of links to resources on citation and style guides.
Where to go for Help with IHD
Information Services staff
offers reference assistance to students during regularly
scheduled reference hours or as available. We also offer individual
appointments for training on any of our online systems. The Reference
phone number is: 244-0607. The Library email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org