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Resource Guide:
Health Pre-Professionals

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
History of MedicineR131-687
Medical Education. Medical Schools. ResearchR735-854
Public Health. Hygiene. Preventive MedicineRA421-790.95
Emergency Medical ServicesRA645.5-645.9
Infectious and Parasitic diseasesRC109-216
Sports MedicineRC1200-1245
Diseases of Children and AdolescentsRJ370-550
Therapeutics. PharmacologyRM1-950

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Clinical Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Pediatrics
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Medical Education
  • Health Occupations Schools
  • Dentistry
  • Diseases
  • Pharmacy
  • Medical Sciences
  • Medicine and Society
  • Paramedical Education
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Surgery
  • Physicians
  • Medicine – United States
  • Premedical Education

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
The demography of health and health caree-Book
Designing and conducting health systems research projectse-Book
Drugs in sportRC 1230 .D786 1988
Healing words : the power of prayer and the practice of medicineBL 65 .M4 D67 1993
Health professions education a bridge to qualitye-Book
Introduction to EMS systemse-Book
Introduction to the health professionsR 690 .S727 2009
MCAT Secrets : your key to MCAT successREF R 838.5 .M34 2005
Medicine PreTest self-assessment and reviewe-Book
Opportunities for medical research in the 21st centuryR 690 .N11 2001
PDR for herbal medicinesRM 666 .P37 2000
Alternative medicine a medical dictionary, bibliography…e-Book

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Medical Education Online
  • Medical History
  • Medical Industry Employment Opportunities
  • Medical Letter on the CDC
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Week
  • Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Nursing Education Perspectives
  • Dentistry On-Line: International Dental Forum
  • Dental Research Journal
  • Pharmacy Education
  • Journal of Veterinary Medical Education (online)
  • Journal of Nursing Education (online)
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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