Surgery subject Guide LRC@TCC
Scope: find books, articles, and more information about surgery.
Browse TCC library shelves in this areas:
Keywords to search: specific procedures (e.g. appendectomy); specific disorders (e.g. obesity); parts of the body (e.g. spine, heart, hand); surgery; surgeon; operation; cosmetic surgery; plastic surgery; anesthesiology; complications; transplant; recover
Health Databases (use MyTCC ID to login from off-campus)
Academic Search Complete
Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,990 full-text periodicals, including more than 5,030 peer-reviewed journals.
CINAHL is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing for 2,928 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.
Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Complete is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
Look for full-text peer-reviewed articles from a variety of disciplines, including health sciences. Noted journals include Annals of Occupational Hygiene, International Journal for Quality in Health Care, and Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, just to name a few.
Get access to a large number of journals in the fields of clinical medicine, life sciences, and nursing. Use Your Journals@Ovid to limit to the full-text articles.
MEDLINE (or PubMed)
Free and open to the public, PubMed includes MEDLINE. MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Full text can be requested through interlibrary loan.
Wiley Online Library
Find full-text journal articles, books, and access to the Cochrane Library of Systematic Reviews as well as EBM Guidelines: Evidence-Based Medicine.
See also the Anatomy Subject Guide.
For other health-related subject guides, see the Health Portal.
Selected resources from the Web:
American Board of Surgery
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Surgical Association
The Heart Surgery Forum Surgical Video Library
StreamOR free streaming surgical video
Surgery in MedlinePlus
WebSurg The largest collection of educations programs in laparoscopic surgery