Welcome to the MBE 312 page! This page covers library resources that help you find general information and research articles for medical topics related to your homework assignment. Besides the content on this page, notice the tabs at the top of this page will take you to additional content. Links to additional key Library resources are listed in the box below this.
Additional Article Databases
To access additional article databases, or to access these through the Library's main article databases page:
Listed here are resources that can help you determine a topic and then begin searching for general information related to the disease or condition selected. Also, noting the medical terminology being used in the article will be helpful when you are searching for a research article.
This comprehensive website is created by the National Library of Medicine to provide links to authoritive information on a wide range of medical conditions, as well as definitions and current news. Browsing for a topic is easily done in this resource. Note: MedlinePlus is a different resource than Medline.
Conditions and common diseases, as well as body systems and functions, are arranged alphabetically in these two resources. They are also searchable. These encyclopedia articles may contain a description of the condition, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
This source provides some background on disease and medical conditions, as well as discussing areas of application for biomedical engineering. For example, the article on Cancer mentions skin substitutes and bone defect treatment among other topics.
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