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Physician Assistant: A Guide to Library Research


Research for Physician Assistant students primarily means searching for journal articles, which you will mostly find in the databases CINAHL (the index for nursing and allied health professionals) and PubMed (the largest biomedical research database in the world).  You will find links to these databases and other help with medical research on this research guide.

Frequently Used Databases for Medicine

Start your search in the databases listed below.  Other helpful databases may be found in the A to Z list in this guide.

Additional databases for medicine may be found under the A - Z Database tab in the column on the left.