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AccessSurgery: User Resources

Searching

The search feature in AccessSurgery is simple and easy to use. You can learn more about the search feature at this link.

Search:

  • In AccessSurgery, you can search for resources across all content types
  • Auto-suggest appears as you type (can be disabled)
  • You can "phrase search" using quotations
  • Get the same search results by combining terms together or by using AND
    • e.g., asthma pediatrics = asthma AND pediatrics

Search Builder:

To the left of your search results, search builder allows you to:

  • Focus the search by modifying your terms (keyword, title, author, ISBN)
  • Filter results by format (chapter, tables, cases, images, multimedia, etc.)
  • Select textbooks to see results by specific titles 
  • Narrow results by topics

Federated Search:

A federated search expands your results from AccessSurgery to include results from other McGraw Hill Access Medical sites. 

  • Use the dropdown menu to the left of the search bar to select federated search
  • Search builder elements above apply
  • Green dot indicates the item is available in your subscription 

Renaming Quizzes

In AccessSurgery, you can rename review quizzes you have completed. In your MyAccess profile (upper-right sign in, AccessSurgery), under the "My Review Questions" tab, you can select the "Rename" pen tool beside any quiz you wish to rename. This is useful for sharing quiz results.

Click the link below to view a tutorial on how to rename quizzes in your MyAccess profile in AccessSurgery or visit the Access User Center at this link.

MARC Records / KBART Title Lists

For more information about McGraw Hill MARC Records and KBART Title lists, including how to receive updates and download records, visit the Access User Center at this link.

Content Maps

With our content maps, our digital medical resources are matched with academic curriculum or professional specialty needs for a specific audience (i.e., medical students, advanced practice nursing students, emergency medicine students, practicing clinicians, etc.). Resources highlighted in content maps include entire books, book chapters, quick references, multimedia, cases, and question banks. General content maps for faculty and students pair key MH resources with curriculum accreditation standards for specialty clinical education (i.e., undergraduate medical, family nurse practitioner, nurse midwifery, clinical nurse specialist, etc.). Customized content maps can be created on a case-by-case basis and are specific to an institution’s educational program or professional needs.

Explore our dynamic list of content maps on the Access User Center.

AccessSurgery Intro Video

What Is AccessSurgery?

AccessSurgery from McGraw-Hill Medical introduces a whole new dimension to surgical education and clinical practice. Updated regularly, this comprehensive online surgery resource enhances medical knowledge and delivers quick answers to surgical inquiries – all in one place.

Optimized for viewing on any mobile device and guided by a preeminent advisory board that includes two top academic experts, Gerard M. Doherty, MD, and F. Charles Brunicardi, MD, AccessSurgery is the field’s most trusted surgery resource.

AccessSurgery provides medical students with a variety of resources needed to excel in their surgery clerkship; assists residents in gaining instant access to videos, self-assessment, and leading surgical textbooks that will establish an important foundation for learning; and allows practicing surgeons to brush up on their medical knowledge when studying for their Maintenance of Certification Exam.

Why is AccessSurgery unique?

AccessSurgery provides unique benefits that deliver indispensable support in resident education and clinical practice through these exclusive interactive features:

  • Leading surgical textbooks – Fully-searchable surgical references including the world’s leading texts, Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery and Zollinger’s Atlas of Surgical Operations.
  • Instructional videos – A unique collection of surgical videos and animations goes inside the anatomy to show step-by-step how to perform basic and advanced surgical procedures – as demonstrated by the world’s preeminent surgeons.
  • 16,000+ high quality full-color images – An extensive collection of images to assist in visual diagnosis, and step-by-step procedures.
  • Interactive Board Review – More than 3,000 ABSITE-style review Q&A designed to help residents and clerks prepare for exams.
  • Integrated Drug Database – Look up dosing, indications, and adverse reactions quickly for generic and brand-name drugs, and print out patient handouts available in both English and Spanish.
  • Clerkship Corner – An invaluable resource that brings together all clerkship specific resources, including text references, case files, and videos on essential concepts and procedures clerks may observe or assist in during their rotation.

CME

CME in AccessSurgery is designed for the practicing physician.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association (IPMA) and McGraw-Hill Companies. The IPMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

To learn more about earning CME credits in AccessSurgery, select the CME Flyer link below or watch a tutorial on the Access User Center at this link.

Contact Us

For help, please reach out to User Services at McGraw Hill at userservices@mheducation.com

For institutional accounts:

  • Please reach out to User Services for help with a technical issue, an existing institutional subscription, a trial subscription, marketing materials, setting up a training session and more.

For individual subscribers:

  • For help with an individual subscription, please email Online Customer service (OnlineCustomer_Service@mheducation.com) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST. You may also call 1-888-307-5984 (toll free within the United States).

Feedback:

MyAccess Profile

To engage with AccessSurgery and its content and resources, users need to create a free MyAccess profile (upper-right sign in dropdown menu) in AccessSurgery. Users are encouraged to login each time they use the site.

  • Create a MyAccess Profile: To learn more about how to create a free MyAccess profile, select the PDF link below or visit the Access User Center at this link
  • Reset Your Password: To learn how to reset your MyAccess profile password, watch this tutorial on the Access User Center

Usage Reports

For more information on how to pull usage statistics for your institution, please visit our page on the Access User Center at this link.

Hypothes.is

Hypothes.is is a free platform annotation tool in AccessSurgery. To learn more, select the PDF guide link below or watch a tutorial on the Access User Center at this link

Linking to Content

Instructors can link to content in AccessSurgery through their LMS using the durable URLs found in the browser of all text and chapter content, multimedia, cases, study tools, and clerkship content. For a tutorial on how to link to content in AccessSurgery via durable URLs, please visit the Access User Center at this link.

Training

Webinar Series

  • General Overview Webinars:
    • Sign up to attend an upcoming webinar. The session provides an overview of site features and available content.
  • Archived Webinars:
    • Browse our list of past webinars and register to view a recorded session. 
  • To request live custom training for your institution, email User Services at userservices@mheducation.com