Core textbooks listed below have been identified by clerkship directors for the family medicine clerkship.
Electronic copies of textbooks: Many textbooks are available online via the library's ebook databases, and direct links to the ebooks are provided when available.
Print copies of textbooks: Some textbooks may not be available online. A limited number of print copies are available in the library. Click on the title of a book to check availability at UTRGV library locations in Edinburg, Harlingen, and Brownsville.
Medical students are encouraged to secure individual copies of core textbooks in the format of their choice (print or electronic).
Call Number: MED WB 110 E59 2018 Aaronson Library (Edinburg) and Ramirez Library (Harlingen)
Publication Date: 2017
Case Files Family Medicine 5th Edition by Eugene C. Toy; Donald Briscoe; Bruce S. Britton; Joel John HeidelbaughREAL-LIFE CASES SHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS FOR YOUR CLERKSHIP AND THE SHELF EXAM Doody's Core Titles for 2023! Case Files: Family Medicine presents realistic clinical scenarios to enhance and hone your clinical decision-making skills. Sixty high-yield cases illustrate essential concepts in patient care. Each case begins with a vignette accompanied by relevant open-ended questions designed to teach diagnostic or therapeutic approaches relevant to family medicine. The answers that follow emphasize mechanisms and underlying principles. This sixth edition features a new format with bulleted summaries, shorter paragraphs, and clearer headings. Realistic cases are accompanied by questions that encourage you to think through the differential diagnosis and treatment options Real-life family medicine cases with high-yield discussions aligned to clerkship guidelines USMLE-style review questions and clinical pearls accompany each case Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like an experienced doctor
Call Number: MED WB 18.2 R917f 2012 Aaronson Library (Edinburg) and Ramirez Library (Harlingen)
Publication Date: 2012
Family Medicine by Martin Stephen Lipsky; Mitchell KingBlueprints Family Medicine provides a complete, yet succinct review of the key concepts and topics that students need to know for a four- to six-week family medicine clerkship. With its concise, well-organized format, it serves as an ideal rapid reference for day-to-day patient care as well as subject examinations and board review. Updates throughout reflect the most current treatment and management strategies. A new section covers the 25 drugs most commonly prescribed in the primary care setting. Case vignettes demonstrate clinical applications. 100 USMLE-style review questions, with full explanations, facilitate exam preparation. Key Points at the end of each chapter summarize important information. Clinical boxes highlight clinical manifestations, differential diagnoses, and treatment options. A helpful appendix provides easy access to evidence-based resources.
"Offers content for each of the core clerkship rotations including key texts for Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Surgery, Family Medicine, and Psychiatry. Also included are key general reference and exam preparation texts as well as over 150 case studies and 4,700 Q&A for board prep."
Questions/answers to study for the family medicine shelf exam. Features include timed exam conditions, individualized study recommendations, and exam study tips. Instructions: Create a personal account using your @utrgv.edu email account to verify your affiliation with the University.
[UTRGV app] Includes point of care solutions for clinical practice: Quick Medical Dx & Rx, Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas of Clinical Dermatology, Diagnosaurus DDx, and Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests. Note: Users must have an active My Access account and sign in to the AccessMedicine database every 90 days through UTRGV, either on-site or through a VPN.