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This LibGuide connects you to the information resources you need to be successful in nursing research and evidence-based practice

Online Resources for Patient Case Review


Provides access to head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination patient simulation scenarios. Clinical video content is evidence-based. 

  1. Connect to Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination (if off-campus, you'll be prompted to enter your UTAD username and password)
  2. Click on Bates' Visual Examination Videos at the top of the screen to explore video content (*please note: access to the OSCE Clinical Skills Videos is not available with the library's subscription to this product)

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) not only provides access to journal articles, but other online content including multimedia (interactive patient case review, videos, images, and audio). 

  1. Connect to NEJM (you may be prompted to enter your UTAD username and password; if you are already signed in to Blackboard, UToledo e-mail, or myUT, you will not be asked to re-enter your username/password)
  2. Click Multimedia at the top of the page
  3. To browse for specific types of multimedia (by specialty, media type, and date) scroll down and click on Filter (under Latest in Multimedia)
  4. When viewing Multimedia (such as Interactive Patient Cases), you will have an option to create a free account to save your progress and resume later. The free account is required in order to save answers to questions in the patient cases. 
  5. Multimedia content is best viewed on a laptop or desktop. Some content in NEJM will not play on smartphones or other mobile devices due to the small size of the device screen. 

Provides access to a variety of e-books for patient case review and Q&A. Specific e-books of relevance in AccessMedicine for Family Nurse Practitioner students include Family Medicine Board Review and Internal Medicine Cases. Follow the instructions below for access. 

  1. Connect to AccessMedicine (if off-campus, you'll be prompted to enter your UTAD username and password)
  2. Click on Sign In in the top upper right corner and choose Sign In or Create a Free MyAccess Profile
  3. If you already have a MyAccess Profile, sign in with your username and password; if not, click on the blue box labeled Create a Free MyAccess Profile to establish your account
  4. Access cases by clicking on Cases at the top of the page


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