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Medical Assisting Research Guide

Medical Assisting Research Guide

This guide is for students in the Medical Assisting Certificate program. After using this guide, students will be able to locate resources needed to support and complete coursework, find information on how to use library resources, and cite sources.

MAC Program Textbooks

Medical and Health Science Textbooks, Reference Books, and Dictionaries

Use textbooks and reference books to build basic foundational knowledge on your topic. Good for medical background information on a disease, disorder or condition. 

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Professional Journals

Find Articles

Use current scholarly, peer reviewed journals to find evidence based research studies. Consider patient diagnosis/population, interventions and outcomes of interest when searching.

Health & Medical Streaming Videos

Find Streaming Video

Health & Medical Websites

Health and medical websites may be reliable resources for general medical background knowledge of a disease, disorder or condition offering information on etiology, incidence rates, pathology, signs/symptoms, prognosis, course of the disease, medical treatments, and precautions.

Be sure to use proper guidelines for evaluating health information found on the Internet before you apply the content for professional use.

Test Preparation Books and Resources