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Physician Assistant Resources

Recommended Resources

In addition to the research resources listed below, Mount Union offers a number of recommended resources that will have additional information in your field of study.

Physician Assistant Research Databases

Biosis Previews 1969 - Present

CINAHL Plus w/ Full Text 

Consumer Health Complete

Health Source:Consumer Edition

Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health is available. The source includes or has links to full text.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

An index, abstracts, and full text focusing on many medical disciplines are available. The source includes or has links to full text.


MedicLatina provides medical research and investigative journal articles in Spanish.

MEDLINE w/ Full Text

Some full text is available.


PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s.

Health Information Sources

Alt HealthWatch
Alt HealthWatch provides an index, abstracts, and full text covering complementary, holistic,and integrated approaches to healthcare and wellness.

McGoogan Library of Medicine 

Access the University of Nebraska Medical Center McGoogan Library web page of medical links. Some links may be for paid subscriptions not available to Mount Union.

This source provides health topics, drugs and supplements, a medical encyclopedia, news, and directories from the National Library of Medicine and NIH.

Natural and Alternative Treatments
Natural and Alternative Treatments contains detailed information on more than 180 different conditions and the conventional and natural treatments used to treat them, over 200 herbs and supplements, plus drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions for more than 75 drug categories.

Medical Practice Tools

This is an online resource that provides students, residents, clinicians, and researchers with instant answers to clinical questions. AccessMedicine delivers the latest medical advances and knowledge from recognized physicians delivered in a digital aggregation with online desktop, PDA, iPod, and MP3 compatible device solutions.

The Cochrane Library

Gross Anatomy Dissector

Online Guided Gross Anatomy Dissector provides the anatomy as a first-year medical student would encounter and use it in an online teaching and learning environment. PLEASE GO TO THE SECTION “SITE LICENSE ACCESS FOR UNIVERSITY OF MOUNT UNION” TO FIND THE LINK FOR ACCESS TO THE DATABASE.

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision 

This resource provides a study aid for the PANCE and the PANRE.

Primal 3D Anatomy -

Access is available for five users at one time. Please remember to logoff when done so others may have access.

UpToDate Access

Users need to create an account when using this resource. Olease use your Mount Union email address. Once the account has been created, please use that login information for future access. Click here for mobile access. When off-campus, you will be prompted to authenticate using your last name and barcode from your Purple Plu$ Card. Once you create an account, you are required to access this resource from the Library website a minimum of every 90 dates to confirm  you are still a valid user.

Drug Guides

Merck Manuals

PDR Health