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LIBRARY GUIDE TO MDM2 9318 - Musculoskeletal, Connective Tissue, and Skin

Anatomy Required: Moore, Agur, Dalley. Essential Clinical Anatomy. 6th ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2019. Print copies are  available in the OUWB Medical Library Quiet Study Room (KL102): Call Number: QM 23.2 .M673 2019.
Biochemistry Recommended: Lieberman, Marks. Marks' Basic Medical Biochemistry: A Clinical Approach. 5th Ed. Wolters Kluwer; 2017.
Dermatology  Required: James, et al. Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Atlas. 2nd Ed. Elsevier; 2023.
Embryology Required: NEW EDITION -- Sadler. Langman's Medical Embryology. 14th ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2019.
Histology Required: NEW EDITION -- Mescher. Junqueira's Basic Histology Text and Atlas. 16th Ed. McGraw-Hill; 2021.
Immunology Recommended: NEW EDITION -- Abbas, Lichtman, Pillai. Basic Immunology: Functions and Disorders of the Immune System. 6th Ed. Elsevier/Mosby; 2020.
Medical Genetics Recommended: Nussbeaum, McInnes, Willard. Thompson and Thompson Medical Genetics. 8th Ed. Elsevier; 2016.
Microbiology Recommended: NEW EDITION -- Murray, Rosenthal, Pfaller. Medical Microbiology. 9th Ed. Mosby Elsevier; 2021.
Neurology Required: Blumenfeld. Neuroanatomy through Clinical Cases. 3rd Ed. Sinauer Associates, Oxford Press. 2021.  Library Quiet Study Room (KL102).  Call number:  QM 451 .B68 2021
Pathology Recommended: NEW EDITION -- Kumar, Abbas, Aster. Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease.  10th Ed. Sanders, Elsevier. 2021.
Pharmacology Recommended: Katzung, Masters, Trevor. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 15th ed. McGraw Hill/Lange. 2021.
Physiology Recommended: Hall, Guyton. Guyton and Hall Textbook of Physiology. 14th ed. Saunders. 2021.
Radiology Recommended: Essentials of Radiology. 4th ed. Elsevier. 2019

NOTE: 2 print copies of all electronic textbooks are also available in the Medical Library Study Room
Connective Tissue Resources
Dermatology Resources
  • VisualDX - Image-based clinical support tool with point-of-care information to aid in the identification of visually identifiable diseases including dermatologic, infectious, genetic, metabolic, drug-induced conditions, and occupational injuries.
  • Interactive Dermatology Atlas - Free from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Musculoskeletal Resources
Library Contact
Misa Mi, PhD, MLIS, Professor and Medical Librarian
Office Hours: 9:00AM -5:00PM
Phone: (248) 370-3774
Location: Room #130, Kresge Library
Research Assistance
  • by phone at 248-370-3772
  • via email at medref@oakland.edu
  • via text message at 248-266-0484
  • fill out our online request form
  • in person in the Medical Library Office

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Call us or use our online calendar to schedule a Zoom meeting with a medical librarian to discuss in-depth information needs such as the literature search for your Capstone project or other research project.
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Anatomy Resources
Test Prep & Review

Board Vitals - a question bank with USMLE-format questions for Steps 1-3,  as well as shelf exams in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Surgery (registration required for access). How to get started? (user's guide). You must use this registration URL to set-up an account.

EXAM Master OnLine - a question bank containing thousands of practice questions covering content in basic sciences and USMLE-format questions for medical subject review and board review (registration required for access). To learn how to use Exam Master, check out their user's guides.

USMLE Easy - a question bank of review questions covering all disciplines and organ systems included in the USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3 (registration required for access).

Self Assessment in Rheumatology, by Yousaf Ali, 2018. (SpringerLink)

Additional course and board review resources
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