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Basic Medical Sciences
For further assistance on research or use of library resources, please feel free to contact our staff at the Circulation Counter or email us at lb@twc.edu.hk or whatsapp us at 5575-1564.
Quick start
Search the TWC Search using the subject headings below to locate library materials or simply follow the call number on the shelves to find books on:
Subject Keywords
Call Number
Subject Keywords
Call Number
Human Anatomy
Human Physiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Medical Informatics
Clinical Diagnosis/ Molecular Diagnosis
Human Genetics
Communicable Diseases
Medical Microbiology
Neuroscience (General works)
Physiology, Pathological/ Clinical Physiology
Alternative Medicine
Chinese Medicine
Search for terminology or basic ideas of the subject by using Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Handbooks
Call Number
Clinical applications of human neuroscience : a laboratory guide
Clinical handbook of Chinese medicine
RB113 .S52713 2016
The dictionary of cell and molecular biology
RA651 .D53 2014
RM301.12 .D78 2015
RB38.2 .F57 2018
Genetics : a guide for students and practitioners of nursing and health care
R733 .K68 2011
Handbook of biochemistry and molecular biology
Illustrated dictionary of microbiology
QR182.55 .M35 2014
Mastering informatics : a healthcare handbook for success
Medical encyclopedia : Medline Plus
QP35 .P385 2014
R121 .M889 2013
RB38.2 .C37 2017
RC112 .T67 2017
RC78.7.D53 O94 2012
RA1193 .T68 2014
Featured e-Books
*Tip: To find more e-books, search the TWC Search. See Library Website > Guides & Tutorials > Library Guides & Tutorials > Find e-books via TWC Search
Warning: Excessive downloading is prohibited.
Use SFX to find the fulltext articles on Basic Medical Sciences.
Use the Library e-Databases to find journal articles from popular and scholarly journals, newspapers, conference papers and other publications and collections.
Find more in Library Website > E-Resources > A-Z List or Subject List
Warning: Excessive downloading is prohibited.
Major e-databases are listed below.
Academic Search Premier [Access via EBSCOhost]
Multi-disciplinary database including medical science journals.
An interactive online human anatomy educational resource, with 3D models of human anatomy that can be rotated, sectioned and stripped to different layers. Users can study various body regions and test themselves by using the customizable quiz maker.
CINAHL Complete [Access via EBSCOhost]
A comprehensive source of full text nursing & allied health journals.
Cochrane Library
A collection of several databases with high-quality, independent evidence for healthcare decision-making. 
The database provides high-quality example images, selected by experts, representing normal pathology as well as over 4,000 diseases.
Grant's Dissection Videos
A collection of approximately 80 high-resolution videos, totaling more than 13 hours, demonstrate the Grant's method of cadaver dissection sequences, as described in Grant’s Dissector.
Informit Health Collection
The Collection is a mutli-disciplinary information resource in nursing and allied health education, training and research. Suitable for the nursing profession and other allied health disciplines including health informatics, physiotherapy and rehabilitation…etc.
JoVE Science Education Video
A video library dedicated to teaching the practice and theory of scientific experiments through engaging and easy-to-understand visual demonstrations.
Medline Complete [Access via EBSCOhost]
Provides full text for academic journals on authoritative medical information on medicine, dentistry, nursing, radiology, the health care system and pre-clinical sciences
Internet Resources
General Resources
  • Anatomy Atlases
    Anatomy Atlases is an anatomy digital health sciences library for patients, healthcare providers, and students in a free and anonymous manner.
  • Literacy in Science
    The website consists of a comprehensive support system to help provide a stimulating learning environment for students, content and language teachers.It also aims to help teachers become conversant with disciplinary genres and the linguistic and pedagogical resources suitable in a second language learning environment.
  • Mayo Clinic
    This website provides professional knowldege, research, education and various information for experts, students and patients.
  • Medline Plus
    MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site offering reliable and up-to-date health information for patients, their families and friends.
  • PubMed
    PubMed comprises more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
  • Trip
    Trip is a 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.
Open access Journals/Reports/Books
Associations & Professional Organizations
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