Library Resources for the Case of Mr. Gasper
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 10 of Harrison's is devoted to Disorders of the Respiratory System and contains 18
chapters on this topic. Of interest may be Chapter 253, Cystic Fibrosis.
ACP Medicine provides authoritative clinical information across the 15
sub-specialties of internal medicine including Respiratory Medicine. Once
you select ACP Medicine, click on the Table of Contents tab at the top.
Then click on the arrow to the left of ACP Medicine which will expand the
contents for browsing. You can also search across the contents through
the search box at the top of the screen. For example, try searching for
Bates Visual Guide to Physical Examination
This resource provides online video streams of the 14 volumes of the Visual Guide. You
will need RealPlayer on your workstation. There is a sidebar linkout to this resource if
you do not have it installed on your computer. Copies of the DVD are also available from
the Circulation Desk at the Library. Look at Volume 3 - Thorax and Lungs
which provides information about the physical examination as well as normal and abnormal breath sounds.
MD Consult is an online system licensed by the UIC Library which offers
over 50 online full-text medical reference books. For the case of Mr.
Gaspar, you may be interested in using MD Consult to access the full text
Murray & Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicine.
Also useful may be the well-known and highly used
Cecil Textbook of Medicine
Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics.
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
Resources in Print
Below are some resources which may be of use for the Mr. Gasper Case.
West JB. Respiratory Physiology : The Essentials. 7th ed.
Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2005.
Reserve & Open Reserve:
WF102 W518r 2005
Baum GL, Crapo JD. Baum's Textbook of Pulmonary Diseases. 7th /
editors, James D. Crapo ... et al. ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2004.
WF600 B3471 2004
Bickley LS, Szilagyi PG, Bates B. Bates' Guide to Physical
Examination and History Taking. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams
& Wilkins; 2007.
Reserve & Open Reserve:
WB205 B583b 2007
American Medical Association. Code of Medical Ethics, Current Opinions
with Annotations : Including the Principles of Medical Ethics, Fundamental
Elements of the Patient-Physician Relationship and Rules of the Council on
Ethical and Judicial Affairs. Chicago, Ill: American Medical
W50 A5313c 2004/2005
Also available online at
AMA Code of Medical Ethics
Wailoo, Keith. The troubled dream of genetic medicine : ethnicity and innovation in
Tay-Sachs, cystic fibrosis, and sickle cell disease. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press; 2006.
Available online through ebrary
Chen, Harold. Atlas of genetic diagnosis and counseling. Totowa, N.J.: Humana Press; 2006.
QZ17 C518a 2006
Communicating with Patients
Communicating a diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis to an adult: What
physicians need to know. Behavioral Medicine. 2002;28:45-52.
The bell curve. New Yorker. 2004;80:82-91.
A patient's journey: Cystic fibrosis. BMJ 2007;334(7606):1270-1.
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
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scheduled reference hours or as available. We also offer individual
appointments for training on any of our online systems. The Reference
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