Provider: Duke University Medical Center
Contents: brief records, images, index, summaries
Access Level: Free, Open Access
Descriptions: This web-based instructional database is the product of a felicitous partnership between two professors, a pathologist and an ophthalmologist, at Duke University Medical Center. Designed as a teaching and reference tool for health professionals, from first-year medical students to ophthalmic pathologists, The Eye Pathologist presents more than 5,000 diseases affecting the eye and related tissues, is illustrated with several thousand high-quality images, and also includes dynamic links to a glossary of over 6,000 definitions. Overview pages on all diseases are accessible without registration, but to see all pages and take full advantage of the program's features, free registration is required. The developers encourage user feedback via a form available from the program's menu. Note: Mac users may need to use FireFox browser with this database.
Keywords: diseases, eye, genetics, medical students, ophthalmology, parasitology, pathogenesis, physicians, syndromes
Contents: brief records, full text, links to full text, textbooks
Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User
Descriptions: This is a differential diagnosis tool within AccessMedicine. Drawing on the texts from the main database, it draws in material on over a thousand diseases and disorders to assist the student or physician in formulating correct diagnoses.
Keywords: clinical decision-making, differential diagnosis, medical students, physicians