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ClinicalKey content update for August 2017

Updates: August 7, 2017

Books Added – CK Global

Books Removed – CK Global

  • Facial Rejuvenation Surgery(Jones, Barry) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780323048309; Package/Collection: Dermatology; Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Azizzadeh: Master Techniques in Facial Rejuvenation.
  • Handbook of Dialysis Therapy(Nissenson, Allen) 4th ed; ISBN: 9781416041979; Package/Collection: Nephrology; Title phased out of ClinicalKey. Recommended alternative – Himmelfarb: Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Transplantation, 3e.
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology(Liacouras, Chris) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780323032803; Package/Collection: Pediatrics; Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Wyllie: Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease, 5e.
  • Rapid Diagnosis in Ophthalmology: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus(Strominger, Mitchell) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780323051682; Package/Collection: Flex Only; Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Lambert: Taylor and Hoyt’s Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 5e.
  • Techniques in Wrist and Hand Arthroscopy(Slutsky, David) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780443066979; Package/Collection: Orthopedics Extended; Title phased out of ClinicalKey. Recommended alternative – Miller: Primer of Arthroscopy.

 

Fall Workshops – Systematic Review, ORCid, PubMed Search Alerts, History of Medicine, Citation Metrics

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It’s not just EndNote!   A wide variety of workshops are being offered this semester.  Register now n the UB Libraries’ Workshops registration page .  NEW offerings include an introduction to our fantastic History of Medicine Collection, how to manage your scholarly identity with ORCiD, and team collaboration using EndNote.

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Featured Resource: JAMAevidence

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JAMAevidence provides guidance for the systematic consideration of the validity, importance, and applicability of claims in the assessment of health problems and the outcomes of health care.   Access JAMAevidence through HSL’s description page – it is full-text, and UB only.

JAMAevidence uses a foundation of three texts:

  • Users’ Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, 3rd ed, focuses on the fundamental concepts of evidence-based medicine (EBM)
  • The Rational Clinical Examination: Evidence-Based Clinical Diagnosis covers cases and statistics associated to those cases
  • Care at the Close of Life: Evidence and Experience describes patient cases in the use of palliative care

JAMAevidence also provides the following to support the learning and understanding of EBM concepts:

  • Powerpoint slides with greater detail on various concepts
  • Calculators to assist with understanding statistical concepts seen in case studies
  • Monthly podcasts that go into greater detail about concepts found in core text material
  • Custom learning tools for critical appraisal and synthesizing information

To access the critical appraisal worksheets, it is necessary to create a free account within JAMAevidence.

A brief tutorial for new users is available at: JAMAevidence Demo – check it out!

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Biomedical & Life Sciences Lectures, Henry Stewart Talks – Updates August 2017

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All University at Buffalo members can view the complete collection of Biomedical & Life Sciences Lectures at https://hstalks.com/biosci/

Authentication should be automatic. If needed, you may use the login credentials:  Username: BUFFALO Password: MEMBER

In format, each lecture is similar to one provided by a guest speaker and ideally should be promoted as such. Lectures are easy to integrate and embed in courses to further enrich the teaching and learning experience.  They are all compatible with Moodle, Blackboard, and other online learning management systems.

Recent releases:

In Immunotherapy of Cancer:

Immunotherapy of hepatocellular carcinoma
Dr. Md. Tim Greten – Bethesda, USA

In Statistical Genetics:

An introduction to statistics for statistical genetics: general statistical concepts
An introduction to statistics for statistical genetics: models and techniques common in statistical genetics
Dr. Paul O’Reilly – King’s College London, UK

In Gene-drives and active genetics/Topical Talks:

Gene-drives and active genetics: introduction to gene-drives and their implications for health and society
Prof. Ethan Bier – University of California, San Diego, USA

In Drug Metabolizing Enzymes:

General factors affecting drug metabolism: effect of physiological factors and disease 1
General factors affecting drug metabolism: effect of physiological factors and disease 2Prof. Edward T. Morgan – Department of Pharmacology, Emory University of Medicine, USA

In Protein Epidemiology:

Perspectives on biological catalysis
Prof. Stephen Benkovic – The Pennsylvania State University, USA

In Aging:

DNA damage, mutations and aging 1

DNA damage, mutations and aging 2
Prof. Jan Vijg – Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA

In Speech Dysfluency:

What makes a good therapist?
Prof. Walt Manning – The University of Memphis, USA

In Oral & Maxillofacial Medicine:

Chronic orofacial pain (COPF) disease or symptom? 1
Chronic orofacial pain (COPF) disease or symptom? 2Dr. Theresa Gonzales – The Medical University of South Carolina, USA
White lesions – oral leukoplakia, a premalignant lesion
White lesions – oral lichen planus, a premalignant conditionProf. Palle Holmstrup – University of Copenhagen, Denmark

 

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Summer Hours through August 27

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Paper copies of the Libraries’ Summer Schedule of Hours are available at the Information Desk on the first floor.     You can always check the hours online for HSL  and APL for any changes.

Enjoy the Summer!

 

 

 

 

July 1 – August 27

Mon – Thu     8a-9p
Friday           8a-5p
Saturday      12a-5p
Sunday        12a-8p

Exceptions

8/19 Saturday      Closed
8/20 Sunday        Closed

 

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Quickly and easily cite your sources with Explore in Google Docs

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googlelogo_colorFor anyone looking to credit their sources while searching Google, you now have the ability to insert citations as footnotes with the click of a button in Explore in Docs on the web.  You can even change the format of your citation, switching between the MLA, APA, and Chicago styles. For more information on how to use citations in Docs Explore, check out the Help Center.

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Patient Safety Awareness Week

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The National Patient Safety Foundation initiative to increase awareness about patient safety among health professionals and the public (because everyone is a patient at some point) is ongoing, but culminates in Patient Safety Awareness Week March 12-18.   Health care consumers can get involved by spreading the word, advocating for patients that are friends and family, or sharing a memorial of someone who was harmed or died as a result of medical error.   Health care professionals can advocate at their institutions and use campaign materials to educate colleagues.

The Center for Patient Safety also has a handy toolkit of templates and materials to use in the patient care facilities.

AccessMedicine (for UB HUBNET patrons) offers some links with related content:

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Pick Your Poison: new exhibit in the HSL Lobby

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Mind-altering drugs have been used throughout the history of America. While some remain socially acceptable, others are outlawed because of their toxic, and intoxicating, characteristics. These classifications have shifted at different times in history, and will continue to change. The six banner traveling exhibition Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures & Medical Prescriptions explores the factors that have shaped the changing definitions of some of our most potent drugs, from medical miracle to social menace.

A “Digital Gallery” offering a selection of digitized, historical texts from the History of Medicine Division’s diverse collections can be found as part of the online version of the exhibition.

Stop by and view the six panels through March 18, 2017.

This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health and the National Museum of American History.

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Spring Workshops

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February 7th is the kickoff date for HSL’s Spring 2017 series of workshops, with the popular No Experience EndNote for Health Sciences.  We’re also offering the popular Prezi, and new this semester,  an Introduction to Systematic Review Methodology and Creating and Using Infographics for Education.  

Check out our entire schedule of HSL Workshops, and register for the one that fits your schedule.  Note we have a nifty new calendar based registration system that shows how many seats remain in each class.

Hope to see you at one of our instruction sessions!  All workshops take place downstairs in room B2C, inside our lower level silent study area.

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Opoid Abuse and Addiction Resource

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medlinepluslogoOpoid or narcotic addiction is a nationwide epidemic.  MedlinePlus, the National Library of Medicine’s Consumer Health resource, has a new page on Opoid Abuse and Addiction.     Read the Basics, including a summary of the problem, treatments, resources, clinical trials, research, statistics, and news for all age groups.  Patient handouts are available in English and Spanish.

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