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Geriatrics and Gerontology: Start Here!

A guide to library resources and research in geriatrics and gerontology

Key Gerontology Databases

Welcome! For additional options, visit our comprehensive list of resources
Looking for a specific journal? Search by journal title in the E-Journals A to Z list. For background information, try the Encyclopedia of Gerontology. Need books? Try Scholar OneSearch

Please note:  Use of databases from off-campus requires logging in with your myNortheastern account user name and password.

Clinical Tools

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination offers more than 8 hours of video content providing head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques. Includes OSCE Clinical Skills interactive videos which allow viewers to observe and participate in the clinical encounter.

Bates' User Guide

Bates' Visual Guide Video URLs

Expanded Access to Resources During COVID-19

Publishers have made the following resources available to the NU community temporarily. Northeastern University credentials are required for access.

COVID-19 Key Websites

DSM-5 Online

DSM 5 book cover

   The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5 (DSM-5) is the handbook used by health care professionals in the United States and much of the world as the authoritative guide to the diagnosis of mental disorders. DSM contains descriptions, symptoms, and other criteria for diagnosing mental disorders.  The DSM-5 is part of the recently purchased package called PsychiatryOnline Premium.  Connect to DSM-5

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