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January 2010

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E-Books in 2009

The following online books provided by STAT!Ref were used 300 or more times by MD Anderson students, faculty and staff in 2009.

Holland-Frei Cancer Medicine - 7th Ed. (2006)
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine - 17th Ed. (2008)
Basic & Clinical Pharmacology - 11th Ed. (2009)
ACP PIER & AHFS DI Essentials
Schwartz's Principles of Surgery - 8th Ed. (2005)
ACP Medicine
ACS Surgery: Principles & Practice
Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment - 48th Ed. (2009)
Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics - 11th Ed. (2006)
Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology - 6th Ed. (2009)
Sherris Medical Microbiology - 4th Ed. (2004)

The Research Medical Library purchases and provides access to over 80 online books from STAT!Ref healthcare reference. A brief tutorial about the STAT!Ref interface is available here:

Also included in the STAT!Ref collection is the MedCalc3000, a tool set containing dose converters and medical equations such as BMI, risk calculations for cancer, and an absolute lymphocyte count calculator.

To access STAT!Ref, select the "Search an Online Book Collection" option from the Library's web site. book collection.

STAT!Ref books can be linked directly to online courses or training materials. If you have questions about using e-books, please contact the librarians at the Research Medical Library by phone 713-792-2282 or email

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