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Developing News: Important FDA Safety Communication

Laparoscopic Uterine Power Morcellation in Hysterectomy and Myomectomy: FDA Safety Communication (17 April 2014)

Quantitative Assessment of the Prevalence of Unsuspected Uterine Sarcoma inWomen Undergoing Treatment of Uterine Fibroids – Summary and Key Findings (17 April 2014)

 ACOG Committee Opinion: Choosing the Route of Hysterectomy for Benign Disease (2009)

SGO: Morcellation (December 2013)

AAGL MEMBER UPDATE: Disseminated Leiomyosarcoma With Power Morcellation (2014)

 

You are Invited…

Tour the Radiology Museum!

Tour the Radiology Museum!

Thursday, May 29, from 6:30 to 9:00pm at the Health Sciences Library

The Robert L. Brown History of Medicine Collection is hosting the Spring 2014 Friends of the Health Sciences Library Program: “A View Inside: The Establishment and Contents of the UB Museum of Radiology and Medical Physics.”

Speakers: UB faculty members Daniel Bednarek, PhD, Professor of Radiology and Benjamin Kutas, RT, Radiology Instructor Emeritus. Tour the Radiology Museum and have refreshments.

Questions to Linda Lohr (lalohr@buffalo.edu)

PRISMA Flow Diagram Generator

An excellent tool you can use - PRISMA Flow Diagram Generator

Create a graphical representation of the flow of citations reviewed in the course of a Systematic Review

Hats off to THETA - Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) Collaborative, a new multidisciplinary research collaboration based at the University of Toronto.

Documenting information – 2 downloadable templates

Students and researchers,

  • A downloadable template document for you to edit and reuse for a nice visual of the flow of information through the different phases of a systematic review:

Go to http://doi.org and copy and past in this doi search string:

10.1371/journal.pmed.1000097.s001

  • A downloadable template document for you to edit and reuse for a checklist of items to include when reporting a systematic review or meta-analysis:

Go to http://doi.org and copy and paste in this doi search string:

10.1371/journal.pmed.1000097.s002

[found in  this open access article:

Moher D, Liberati A, Tetzlaff J, Altman DG; PRISMA Group. Preferred reporting
items for systematic reviews and meta-analyses: the PRISMA statement. PLoS Med.
2009 Jul 21;6(7):e1000097. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000097. Epub 2009 Jul 21.
PubMed PMID: 19621072; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2707599.]

Welcome ABS Students!

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I am delighted to welcome you on the start of your new journey. Please feel free to contact me for any library-related questions.

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A Model for Interprofessional Training

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UB medical team to deliver primary care to patients with serious mental illnesses

Lake Shore Behavioral Health will be the site for unique training opportunities to UB students in family medicine and nursing – See more at: http://www.buffalo.edu/news/releases/2014/03/040.html#sthash.9donfdku.dpuf
Lake Shore Behavioral Health will be the site for unique training opportunities to UB students in family medicine and nursing – See more at: http://www.buffalo.edu/news/releases/2014/03/040.html#sthash.9donfdku.dpuf

Lake Shore Behavioral Health will be the site for unique training opportunities for UB students in family medicine and nursing.  Primary care will be provided by Kim Griswold, MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine at UB and Diane Loomis, DNP, Clinical Associate Professor in the UB School of Nursing.

Hats off all around!

EndNote workshop

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Register for the No Experience Endnote for PC workshop here.

The workshop is scheduled for Friday, March 28, 10-11:30 at the Health Sciences Library.

EndNote is a computer program that allows you to organize your references, images and PDFs; search online bibliographic databases; and seamlessly create bibliographies in Microsoft Word. This workshop is tailored for those who have never used EndNote before and would like an introduction to this very powerful piece of software.

 

PBS Video Collection – trial available

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Get your popcorn ready!

This substantial collection is worth a visit for excellent documentary films and series.  It has several health-related items addressing issues of health policy, drugs and medicine, public health, access to health care, and death.

From today through May 17, 2014, all students, faculty, and staff may access The PBS Video Collection from Alexander St. Press from the University Libraries Free Database Trials Page:  http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/infotree/trials.asp

Our Head of Multimedia Collections and Services, Lori Widzinski, is interested in your feedback on the collection trial. (widz @ buffalo.edu)

Top Resources

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

As the gold standard in nursing research, CINAHL provides comprehensive coverage of journal literature in the nursing and allied health fields.  More Info
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Nursing Reference Center

a comprehensive reference tool designed to provide relevant clinical resources to nurses and other health care professionals  More Info
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MEDLINE

Extremely comprehensive, MEDLINE is the leading resource for locating biomedical journal articles. It contains significant nursing and nursing-related research and complements CINAHL.  More Info
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Journals@Ovid Full Text

Scientific, medical & technical-related research; full-text emphasis is biomedical, nursing, and psychology-related research.  More Info
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Evidence Based Medicine Reviews (EBMR)

Provides full-text article and topic reviews. EBMR is an excellent source for evidence based nursing research.  More Info
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PsycINFO

Comprehensively covering the professional and scholarly literature in psychology and psychiatry, PsycINFO is useful for behavioral-related research applicable to nursing.  More Info
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Web of Science Core Collection

This multidisciplinary resource searches several top tier nursing journals. It allows searching of journal articles that cite an author or work, thus, fast-forwarding your research.  More Info
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Databases

Allied & Complementary Medicine (AMED)

This resource searches a selection of journals in complementary or "alternative" medicine, palliative care, and several professions allied to medicine.  More Info
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EMBASE via Elsevier

Covers the effects, use, and administration of all current, potential and experimental drugs, side effects, manufacturers, and trade names of approved and prospective drugs.  More Info
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Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI)

Provides access to information on evaluation and measurement tools used in the health sciences.  More Info
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Journal Citation Reports

Journal Citation Reports allows you to evaluate and compare scholarly journals in all areas of the sciences and social sciences. Results can be used to determine which journals are the most important and influential in their respective disciplines.  More Info
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Journals@OVID Full Text

A collection of full-text journals in the medical and health-related fields.  More Info
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Lexi-Comp Online (HUBNET)

Contains up-to-date drug information, dosage information, natural product information and drug toxicology information.
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National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC)

Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents. Includes links to some full-text documents.  More Info
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Nursing Measurement Tools and Instruments

Cataloging / finding aid of tools used by UB School of Nursing Faculty in their research endeavors. Items may be browsed ON-SITE only in the Center for Nursing Research. Items are not digitized due to copyright restrictions.  More Info
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R2LIBRARY

Health sciences books content with browsable nursing library.  More Info
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ScienceDirect - (Elsevier)

Provides full-text access to several journals in nursing.  More Info
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Encyclopedias

ClinicalKey

Search engine and database of peer-reviewed and evidence-based clinical information resources designed to support physician patient care decisions. More Info
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Gale Virtual Reference Library

A searchable version of the Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health is contained in this resource. More Info
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HUBNET Resources - Electronic Books

Provides a multitude of online reference textbooks in medicine and related fields.
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Nursing Reference Center

A comprehensive reference tool designed to provide relevant clinical resources to nurses and other health care professionals. More Info
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UpToDate

Designed to provide practical, concise information needed at the point of care, UpToDate provides evidence-based answers to commonly asked questions in clinical practice.
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