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According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, ophthalmology is the "medical specialty dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the eye."
Ophthalmology. (n.d.). Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved July 27, 2020, from https://www.britannica.com/science/ophthalmology
Below are some of the suggested databases for locating scholarly articles pertaining to ophthalmology.
If you would like to see the full list of databases available to Touro students, click here. Once there, you can narrow your database options to ones most likely to contain information about ophthalmology by choosing Health Sciences in the drop down menu.
Access MedicineAccess more than 50 leading medical texts, over 25,000 images, videos and audio, USMLE-formatted questions, a self-assessment feature, diagnostic tools, clinical cases, etc.
Anatomy.tv – Primal PicturesView 3D rotatable images for 9 anatomical areas including Interactive Head & Neck, Interactive Pelvis & Perineum, and Interactive Spines; quizzes; MRI views.
BASEProvides access to more than 100 million documents, including journals, institutional repositories, and digital collections, in most subject areas.
EBSCO multi-searchSearch articles in many EBSCO databases at once. Encompasses ERIC, Professional Development Collection, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, Newspaper Source, MasterFILE Premier, MEDLINE, Business Source Complete, Academic Search Complete.
JURNCovers open access academic articles and books on the arts and humanities, as well as science, computer science, medicine, psychology, pharmacology, and economics.
MEDLINE (EBSCO)Bibliographic database covering medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care, biology, and bio-chemistry.
ProQuest One AcademicProvides access to journals, ebooks, dissertations, video, and news from ProQuest Central, Adademic Video Online, and ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.
PubMed @ TouroAllows you to not only access PubMed but also the full-text holding at Touro. PubMed comprises over 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering.
TRIP DatabaseA clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care. Allows searching across other content types including images, videos, patient information leaflets, educational courses and news.
Books & eBooks
Touro Library Catalog
All of Touro's books and e-books can be found by searching the catalog (above, or where it says CatalogFind Books & eBooks on thelibrary homepage).
Use the advanced search to limit your results by year, campus location, orsearch just e-books by selecting "TC E-Books" under Location. If a print book you'd like is at a different campus,learn how to request it.
The items below are just a sampling of the many titles available:
Basic Sciences for Ophthalmology by Louise Bye (Editor); Neil Modi (Editor)