Middlesex Community College libraries offer students in medical assisting and related disciplines access to numerous resources. Use the tabs below to locate books, articles, websites and citation help.
Why search here? Use this link to search multiple health related databases at once. This collection of databases that can be found listed individually in the A-Z Database List. Choose the databases you want to search on the next screen. This is helpful if you aren't sure which health database to search or want to search multiple places at once.
What's included? This collection includes the following databases: Biomedical Reference, eBook Academic Collection, eBook Collection, Health Source: Consumer, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, MasterFILE Premier, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection, Academic Search Complete
Why search here? An invaluable resource for health care professionals with over 59,000 entries covering today's most widely used health care terms, abbreviations, medication names, and biographies of medical pioneers.
What's included? A concise guide to the essential language of medicine. More than 35,000 entries. Pronunciations provided for all entries. Covers brand names and generic equivalents of common drugs.
Why search here? CINAHL is the world's most comprehensive nursing & allied health research database, offering coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association.
What's included? This resource includes full text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals, books, and monographs. CINAHL also includes evidence-based care sheets and quick lessons that include disease overviews and treatment options.
Why search here? General Reference is Gale's largest general-interest periodical resource, which allows researchers to find the information they want quickly. With intuitive searching that mirrors Internet searches, users can easily tap into sources that are guaranteed for quality. It includes reference, newspaper, and audio content that complements the resource's robust collection of magazines and journals. With millions of articles available, Gale General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers.
What's included? A general interest database covering business, popular culture, the arts, sports, hobbies and more. Included in this database are newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications.
Why search here? Designed for doctors, research scientists, students and clinical specialists, Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic Edition provides full-text, indexing, and abstracts for top biomedical journals.
What's included? This database provides access to a wide range of full-text journals, covering such subjects as clinical medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pre-clinical sciences, and the health care system.