Anne Ross Library Blog
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
This new 'Clerkship Topics' section is found under the 'Study Tools' tab. Each main subject area contains numerous modules with activities organized under key topics of importance to that field.
This study tool helps focus the student's attention on the key aspects of each topic and provides targeted readings, cases and other activities to aid the learning process and mastery of the information.
The link for AccessMedicine is provided in the left-side bar of the Library Home Page as well as the right-side bar of this Library Blog. Logins for UMHS students were emailed to each of you during your first semester. If you need further assistance with your login and/or navigating this valuable resource, please contact us at the UMHS Anne Ross Library. I also encourage you, while you are in the site, to take some time and check out further some of the other cool resources available to you in the AccessMedicine database.
Friday, April 10, 2015
The Anne Ross Library is pleased to announce the addition of eBook collections from EBSCOHost, providing hundreds of thousands of titles, available across all major academic subject areas. Users can access the full text of eBooks from their computer, or can download titles to most popular portable devices.
There are more than 140,000 eBooks in this package, including titles from leading university presses such as Oxford University Press, MIT Press, State University of New York Press, Cambridge University Press, University of California Press, McGill-Queen's University Press, Harvard University Press and many others. Additional academic publishers include Elsevier, Ashgate, Taylor & Francis, Sage, and Wiley.
Subject coverage includes:
- Business & Economics
- Language Arts & Discipline
- Literary Criticism
- Performing Arts
- Political Science
- Social Science
- Technology & Engineering
- And other academic fields
- ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach
- Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery: Endocrine, Neuro-ophthalmologic, and Surgical Management
- Dimensions of Long-term Care Management: An Introduction
- Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology
- Evidence-based Practice in Audiology: Evaluating Interventions for Children and Adults with Hearing Impairment
- Healthcare Strategic Planning
- Guide to Board Certification in Clinical Psychology
View a video on "How to Search for an eBook ". All titles in these collections are available with unlimited user access, and new titles are regularly added to the collection.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
"Powered by leading online clinical resources - AccessMedicine, Access Emergency Medicine, AccessPediatrics, and AccessSurgery - ClinicalAccess delivers trusted information, essential to effective patient care, based on hand-selected answers drawn from landmark references such as Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine, CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, and other essential texts."
Labels: Clinical Access, clinical decision making, clinical medicine, clinical point-of-care tools, clinical resources, ClinicalAccess, decision support, library resources, McGraw Hill, new online resource
Monday, December 03, 2012
"CPGs are evidence-based recommendations that help health care professionals make better clinical decisions. When designed and used properly, CPGs can play an important role in the Canadian health care system."
Understanding Clinical Practice Guidelines: A Video Series Primer
Video 1: What are CPGs?
Video 2: Challenges for CPGs.
Video 3: Integration of CPGs at the system level.
Video 4: Opportunities and future considerations for CPGs.
Monday, December 07, 2009
CCO inPractice allows you to simultaneously search an original, comprehensive oncology etextbook as well as 5 additional databases for HIV/AIDS and hematology/oncology resources [including databases of drug information, treatment guidelines, and PubMed].
CCO inPractice is free to use with registration.
Textbook edited by Ramaswamy Govindan, MD
from Washington University School of Medicine
Friday, November 27, 2009
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Check out this new evidence-based digital resource from JAMA and McGraw Hill. JAMAevidence, designed for medical students, residents, educators, and clinicians, provides the fundamental learning tools required for understanding and applying the medical literature and making clinical diagnoses.
JAMAevidence provides full-text access to both the second edition of The User's Guides to the Medical Literature and the newly published The Rational Clinical Examination. On JAMAevidence, these etitles are combined with teaching tools, media, and interactive features to convey the best practices of evidence-based medicine – including the careful assessment and interpretation of medical research.
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
DynaMed available on your PDAAttention students and faculty ~
Please let us know at the Library if you would like access to the DynaMed point-of-care database via your PDA. I will be putting in the request early next week [by May 20, 2008] ~ so if you desire access in this format PLEASE let us know ASAP
Labels: clinical medicine, DynaMed, International University of Nursing, IUON, mobile applications, mobile medical information, mobile medicine, PDA software, UMHS-SK, University of Medicine and Health Sciences
Friday, April 04, 2008
"The Protein Structure Initiative (PSI), an effort supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched an online resource that will enable scientists from across biomedical disciplines to easily access a wealth of information about proteins."
"The Protein Structure Initiative Structural Genomics Knowledgebase (PSI SGKB) is designed to turn the products of the Protein Structure Initiative effort into knowledge that is important for understanding living systems and disease. The PSI SGKB is a key resource in the advancement of biology, biochemistry, functional genomics, pharmacology, bioinformatics, education and clinical medicine."
Another interesting and interactive component of this new web portal is Functional Sleuth. Here are presented "PSI structures which lack full functional annotation. Explore these protein structures and add your input about the possible functions."
Click on the title to visit this new online resource!