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Medical Images and Videos

An extensive guide to medical image and video databases licensed by Rutgers University Libraries as well as a variety of open-access medical image and video resources

Surgery Image/Video Resources

  • Before downloading images or video clips, you should always consult the website's copyright policy. Click on the Home button of this guide for information on citing images and videos.
  • Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences users: Please also check out the Image/Video Databases @ Rutgers tab for Rutgers Libraries licensed resources covering surgery.

Medical Videos -- is an online library of videos, movies, sounds, audio clips, pictures, images, illustrations and other media related to medicine and surgery to provide one easy place to find whatever a doctor, medical student, nurse, health care worker or any individual involved in medicine may be looking for. With a simple broadband connection you can enjoy the high quality medical videos either to learn new techniques or to be updated with the latest advances in medicine.



Open-heart surgery, NIH, 1955

Open-heart surgery, NIH, 1955. Photo by R. Perry. From National Library of Medicine, Images from the History of Medicine (NLM).


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