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Family Medicine Portal

Health care practitioners in family medicine provide continuing, comprehensive health care for the individual and family and require knowledge and/or familiarity with the biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences to provide effective health care services. All age groups and genders are served by family medicine specialists as well as each organ system and every disease entity.

This portal lists resources in the UT Southwestern Library’s collection and on the Web that are useful to faculty, staff, students, residents, and fellows of UT Southwestern Medical Center and its affiliated institutions.

Core Topics

   Acute Diarrhea in Adults & Children
   Anxiety Disorders
   Cervical Cancer Screening
   Chest Pain
   Chronic Cough in Adults
   Conjunctivitis in Children
   Dermatitis
   Diabetes Mellitus, Followup (Type 2)
   Diabetes Mellitus, New Onset (Type 2)
   Earache
   Headaches
   Hypertension
   Hypertension, Severe
   Low Back Pain
   Obesity in Adults & Children
   Osteoarthritis
   Pharyngitis
   Prevention Care in Adults
   Reflux in Adults
   Sprains and Strains
   Urinary Tract Infection

Drug Resources

   ePocrates Rx
   Lexicomp Online
   MICROMEDEX
   mobileMicromedex: Access and Download Information (All Devices)
   PDR.net

Electronic Journals

The following journals have been selected by UT Southwestern faculty as highly useful resources in family medicine. The links will take you to the journal listing in Ejournals A to Z, which includes the most current access points and coverage dates for the available content.

Many other journals in the Library’s collection may be found by searching Ejournals A to Z or the Library Catalog.

       American Family Physician
       Annals of Family Medicine
       Archives of Family Medicine
       BMC Family Practice
       Family Practice Management
       Journal of Family Practice
       Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine

Evidence Based Medicine & Practice Guidelines

   Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
   Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Wiley)
   Current Practice Guidelines in Primary Care 2016 (AccessMedicine) [Electronic Book]
   Family Physicians Inquiries Network (FPIN)
   National Guideline Clearinghouse
   Ovid MEDLINE® 1946 to the Present with Daily Update
   PubMed
   UpToDate® Online

Key Resources

   Clinical Dermatology: A Color Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy, 6th ed., 2016 (ClinicalKey) [Electronic Book]
   Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Wiley)
   Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Family Medicine, 4th ed., 2014 (AccessMedicine) [Electronic Book]
   Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Obstetrics & Gynecology, 11th ed., 2013 (AccessMedicine) [Electronic Book]
   Family Medicine Digital Resource Library
   Harrison's Online, 18th ed., 2012 (AccessMedicine) [Electronic Book]
   Harrison's Online, 19th ed., 2015 (AccessMedicine) [Electronic Book]
   Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, 19th ed., 2011 (STAT!Ref) [Electronic Book]
   Merck Manual of Geriatrics, 3rd ed., 2000 [Electronic Book]
   Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 20th ed., 2016 (ClinicalKey) [Electronic Book]
   Ovid MEDLINE® 1946 to the Present with Daily Update
   PubMed
   Roberts & Hedges' Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine, 6th ed., 2013 (ClinicalKey) [Electronic Book]
   UpToDate® Online

Online Reference Books

See Full List Here

Patient Education Resources

   Consumer Health Information in Many Languages Resources
   Easy-to-Read Health and Medical Sites
   Health Education Brochures in Multiple Languages
   MedlinePlus: Trusted Health Information for You
   Parkland Health & Hospital System Patient Education Materials

Professional Associations

   American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
   American Board of Family Medicine
   American Geriatrics Society
   American Medical Association (AMA)
   Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)
   Texas Academy of Family Physicians