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Learning resources for medical students

Elsevier is here to support your learning as we have for generations of students.  To help you achieve your goals as medical students we have compiled our best resources to help you succeed, from free educational apps to innovative digital learning tools and must-have books:

Medical students

Educational Apps for every student

Get the FREE SurviveMed App

  • Learn with our full medical dictionary, basic and interactive anatomy

  • Test yourself with anatomy tests and flashcards and free MCQ questions!

  • Tips and advice from medical students help you to choose the best study-techniques

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SurviveMed app

Get the FREE NurseGuide App

  • Learn with our full medical dictionary to help you grasp medical jargon

  • Nursing principles and procedures

  • Test yourself with our free MCQ questions!

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NurseGuide app

First Year Essential Books

You may already be familiar some of our books Like Gray's Anatomy For Studentsopens in new tab/window  and Ross & Wilson's Anatomy & Physiology in Health and Illness opens in new tab/window Well, we've got more great books like these for you to discover covering the subjects and the skills that you will need to get through your first year and onwards successfully.

Our books are available to purchase through our website, major book retailers and other online sellers.

Discover resources

Download our student survival guides, drug calculations cards, and posters to support your learning.

Discover resources

Digital learning tools

Complete Anatomy

Experience the world's most advanced 3D anatomy platform. Complete Anatomyopens in new tab/window combines award-winning 3D technology with the most advanced 3D anatomy platform, including a new full female model and model customisation with new diverse skin tones and facial characteristics. With over 700 dissections and prosections, 1,500 videos, over 100 lectures, and interactive radiology images, Complete Anatomy provides you with the tools you need when just starting out in anatomy and to continue to deepen and improve your understanding.

ClinicalKey Student

ClinicalKey Student is a multi-purpose medical learning environment that enables students like yourselves to test, review and study to build knowledge, confidence and the skills you need to excel at your course. ClinicalKey Student gives you access to leading medical and nursing content; renowned textbooks, videos, self - assessment questions and powerful study tools all designed to help you study smarter.

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Osmosisopens in new tab/window  is learning made simple, with unique tools to make complex subjects easier to learn. Combing whiteboard style animated video's with high yield notes, exam style assessment questions and evidence based learning science; Osmosis really helps to maximise your learning potential. Take a free trial in medicine or nursing to experience first hand.

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Student Voices

"Medicine is huge and the biggest challenge for me is thinking I need to cover every single aspect of medicine, and have all of the knowledge in each area" (Octavi, ClinicalKey Student Global Challenge participant)

At Elsevier we believe that listening to student voices is crucial to help develop ground-breaking learning solutions. Read student accounts of their university experience and get tips and advice on how to thrive on your own medical and nursing journeys.

This way to hear what our students are saying