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DMS 101 Pathology: Home

This guide is for students enrolled in DMS 101 that are working on their pathology paper.

This guide is for students enrolled in DMS 101 who are working on their pathology Research paper. Resources and content provided in this guide are related to diseases that can use ultrasound. Resources could be in relation to sign symptoms, laboratory test outcomes, methods of diagnosis, treatments, or expected outcomes.

Topics to Explore

These topics are suggested if you are still looking for a subject to explore. These are places in which a technician could do an ultrasound.

  • Reproductive organs
  • Muscles
  • Joints
  • Tendons
  • Bladder
  • Thyroid
  • Gallbladder
  • Spleen
  • Heart
  • Blood vessels
  • Pancreas

Recommended Databases

These databases are recommended based on the subject of the course. Please note that this list does not include all databases and resources. It is possible for you to find more information in some of MSJC's other databases. Please see a list of all databases All Databases (A to Z)


Cross-search content from multiple EBSCO databases. Includes eBooks and articles from scholarly journals, popular magazines, and newspapers.

Health and Medicine (Gale OneFile)

Find up-to-date information on a range of health care topics. Best for students, researchers, and health care professionals.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Provides access to scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines.


Authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more.

Nursing and Allied Health

Research full-text titles cited in CINAHL and other resources to support specialized care, treatment, and patient management.

Nursing Reference Center Plus

Evidence based resource designed for nurses. Features: disease and condition topics, drug information. care plans, continuing education modules, e-books, videos, and more.

Science Direct

Scholarly articles from a variety of journals in the health and life sciences.

Books to help with your research

Here is a list of both physical and e-books that can be found in the MSJC library. Note that some of the materials may require you coming into the library to check out the books. You are not limited to the resources listed in this guide. It is encouraged that you do further research to find specific resources that fit the needs of your assignment. You can find other books by using the OneSearch bar on the MSJC library website and select books tab.


Articles to help with your research

This list of articles is based on the suggested topics to explore. It is not a comprehensive list of all available articles. You are encouraged to explore the databases these articles were accessed from to find more information related to the subject you are working on.

Choosing Articles

There may be too many resources or not enough resources depending on the search terms you are using. There are multiple ways you can adjust your searches to increase or decrease the sources you are receiving. You can choose to look at articles printed in a particular time frame. You can choose specific types of articles or choose different search terms. Generally, you will find the options for narrowing down the number of articles on the left hand side of each database. Remember, the most important part of the research process is writing down and using keywords. See below for a list of keywords based on the suggested topics listed on this page.

Reproductive Organs

  • Genitalia

Muscles and tendons

  • Rotator Cuff

  • Tendons

  • Musculoskeletal


  • Skeletal

  • Hamstring

  • Ligament

  • Sinew

  • Tissue


  • Urine

  • Urinary Tract


  • Endocrine

  • Thyrotrophin

  • TSH

  • Thyroid Gland


  • Vesica




  • Systema lymphaticum

  • Arteria lienalis


  • Coronary Disease

  • Vascular Organ

Blood Vessels

  • Blood Circulation

  • Artery

  • Capillary

  • Vein

  • Arteriole


  • Gastrointestinal System

  • Gastroenterology

  • Duct Gland


  • Ultrasonography

  • Diagnostic Imaging

  • Ultrasonic Imaging


APA Style Resource

APA Style from the American Psychological Association is what is commonly used by nursing or those in the social sciences. This is a list of resources that can help with citing and formatting your paper correctly.

You can also locate citations for articles directly on the database. Just remember to ensure the citation is accurate. See an example for where to locate each citation button on 3 of the databases that have been recommended in this guide: EBSCO, Gale, and Science Direct.

The EBSCO citation button can be found on the right hand side of your screen. It appears as a document.

The Gale citation button can be found at the top of your screen above the article, on the right hand side. It appears as a quotation mark.

Similar to Gale, the citation button in Science Direct appears as a quotation mark. You can find this just above the article script.