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Barwon Health Library Service: Featured eResource

Evidence for Excellence

Access Medicine

Our featured resource this month is AccessMedicine. A comprehensive online medical resource featuring access to leading medical textbooks, plus multimedia, self-assessment, algorithms, and case studies.

Please Contact the library if you require any further information or assistance in using our featured resource

Accessing Lippincott Advisor


AccessMedicine is a comprehensive online medical resource for residents and health professionals and students

AccessMedicine content includes:

Publication types:

  • Medical Textbooks - more than 100 eBooks including titles as Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine, Harrisons Principles of Internal Medicine, and Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology,
  • Extensive Multimedia Library - a collection of examination and proceduaral videos, patient safety modules audio files and animations
  • Differential Diagnosis Tool -  Connect to more than 1,000 diagnoses through Diagnosaurus®, allowing searching by symptom, disease, or organ system at the point of care.

Study Tools

  • Self-Assessment. - Q&A from leading references such as Harrison’s Self-Assessment and Board Review and the LANGE textbooks to assist students and residents in exam preparation
  • 2 minute Medicine® - Concise and curated reviews and summaries of new medical studies. Studies are rated for the appraisal of evidence-based medicine.
  • Customizable Patient Education -Comprehensive healthcare information for adults, paediatrics, and medicines, to help you help your patients understand their care
  • Downloadable Images - Tens of thousands of photos and illustrations to aid in visual diagnosis are available to save and download to presentations for educational purposes.
  • Cases - A selection of cases from across the popular Case Files series and Pathophysiology of Disease helps better understand and evaluate real world experiences by offering questions to frame the case and the approach to the patient.
  • CME - Receive CME credit for searches and prepare for in-services, certification, and recertification with content that covers a broad area of medicine.

New Additions on AccessMedicine

AccessMedicine - BioDigital Focused Anatomy Modules

Content: This is a collection of over 300+ interactice, 3-D modules that cover 17 specialties. they were designed to deliver a focused learning experience, while also offering a deep-dice into the core foundation textbooks you can find on AccessMedicine.

Access: You can access AccessMedicine via the icon on the Library webpage. The Focused Anatomy Modules are found within the Human Anatamy Modules section under the Multimedia tab on the AccessMedicine webpage

AccessMedicine - Infographic Guide to Medicine

Content: This is a collection of 600+ one-page medical infographics are high-yield summaries that span 16 specialty areas. They also serve as a point of entry into the core foundational content found all across the AccessMedicine platform.

Access: You can access AccessMedicine via the icon on the Library webpage. The Infographics are found under the Infographics tab on the AccessMedicine webpage.

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 21e

The 21st edition of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine will release in 2022, but AccessMedicine subscribers can access Online Only chapters early.

The first 5 chapters of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 21e are now live! See them all here

Searching AccessMedicine

Create a free MyAccess profile (upper-right sign in dropdown menu) in AccessMedicine to:

  • Save favourite content
  • Download images Annotate and
  • highlight chapters

If you are accessing the database from home you will need to log in with your library membership login. Click here to register for a Library Membership

AccessMedicine Overview