1. Research Tools Weblink

Welcome to the Department of Surgery Research Tools Weblink

Please use this link to find tools to surgery books, library guides and services, journal and grant writing resources, & other important links. Some examples of the valuable resources that you will find at this link include:

  • Electronic books: Operative Surgery Manual; ACS Surgery: Principles & Practice; the Electronic Textbook of Hand Surgery; Sabiston Textbook of Surgery; Schwartz's Principles of Surgery.
  • Access Surgery includes 17 McGraw titles in Surgery.
  • Unique search engine to find upcoming surgery conferences.
  • The "Writing Aids" page has links to the UofL Writing Center, style guides, instructions to authors, and subpage on "Grant Resources."
  • The "Other Aids" page is a drop-down box that reveals pages about medical calculators, statistical information, normal values, laboratory tests, patient education, and clinical trials.
  • The "Evidence-Based Practice" page has links to EBP tools, portals, tutorials, and more.
  • The "Clinical Guidelines" page has links to guidelines from professional societies and government agencies.

We are continuing to update this link, so please email any suggestions for updates or modifications to Thank you.


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This website,, provides information on a broad range of surgery related topics. The site is designed to provide information about general aspects of surgery for students, patients and concerned persons. The information provided should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease. It is not a substitute for professional care. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, please consult your physician immediately. < Close >