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Medicine

Develop Your Understanding

Specialist dictionaries, encyclopedias, patient information and other reference material can provide you with a succinct explanation of core information and concepts.

Better Health Channel
Provided by the Victorian State Government, this is an excellent source of patient level health information.

MedlinePlus
This is the US National Library of Medicine's source of health information for patients and their families.

Medscape
Compiled and edited by medical professionals, Medscape provides quick access to reference material, education tools and current medical news. Requires registration (free).

Year 3 and 4 students

Medical students in years 3 and 4 have access to the Library's delivery service:

  • Request items from Deakin University Library and have them posted out to you.
  • Find an item in Library search, click ‘Request It’ and select ‘Postal Delivery’ as the pick-up location.
  • Please ensure we have your correct postal address by checking ‘My Account

The hospitals attached to the Clinical Schools also have libraries and welcome student access:

New Health and Medical Books

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