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Clerkships & Clinical Electives Resources

Selected textbooks, study tools, and clinical information resources for School of Medicine clerkships and clinical electives.

Core Textbooks & Resources

Core textbooks listed below have been identified by clerkship directors for the OB/GYN 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).

Key Textbooks

OB/GYN Review

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Mobile Apps

The AccessMedicine App delivers indispensable support and invaluable point of care solutions for your clinical practice. For continued access, a user must have an active My Access account and sign in every 90 days through UTRGV, either on-site or through a VPN. Click here for more information.

Drug, condition and procedure information plus tools including drug interaction checker, calculators, and pill identifier.

Directions to access:

  • Download the app then create free personal login/password to access. Users may use the app as a web app (i.e. requires WiFi connection to use) or download data to device (i.e. will work regardless of WiFi connection).

Based on the U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use. Covers more than 60 characteristics or medical conditions (U.S. MEC) and numerous clinical situations (U.S. SPR).

Access to key ACOG (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) resources, including free access to patient education material, top committee opinions, and immunization recommendations.

An easy-to-use reference that combines information from the CDC's STD Treatment (Tx) Guidelines as well as MMWR updates.

Created by the ASCCP for the updated consensus guidelines for managing abnormal cervical cancer screening test and cancer precursors.