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WHSC Library at Bedside Nurses Conference

On September 16th a Clinical Informationist from the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, along with a Clinical Librarian from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta attended the 2016 Evidence-Based Practice ToolKit for Bedside Nurses Conference at Kennesaw State University. The representatives from WHSCL and CHOA presented a table of library and research information, shared research tips and…

e-Anatomy Now Available

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library recently acquired a license to e-Anatomy and its app for tablets and mobile devices.  e-Anatomy is a comprehensive, full body interactive atlas that includes more than 40 modules reviewing the human body.  Images include CTs, MRI 3D, MRI in axial slices, diagrams, and various illustrations.  Go to specific body…

Changes to Emory’s Epocrates Subscription

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library’s subscription to Epocrates has expired and will not be renewed, but the Epocrates free medical app is still available.  Drug information is also available from these licensed resources: DynaMed Plus ClinicalKey Access Medicine, Access Emergency Medicine, and Access Surgery Lexicomp – available through the Emory Healthcare VDT   Please see…

WHSC Library at the Emory Clinical Nurse Research Academy

The Emory Clinical Nurse Research Academy was recently held and the WHSC Library participated with an information table and book raffle. John Nemeth, Clinical Informationist, demonstrated library resources available to Emory Healthcare. The second day’s raffle winner was Georgeta Tepei, Advanced Nurse Clinician at John’s Creek (pictured below with Mary Gullatte, Corporate Director of Nursing Innovation…

New DynaMed Plus coming to Emory!

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library  will shortly upgrade to DynaMed Plus.  Look for the new product to be available here at Emory in the next month! DynaMed Plus clinical topics will feature a section called Overview and Recommendations, providing quick background information and graded, evidence-based management recommendations.  ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes are given for…

GIDEON: Diagnosing and tracking infectious diseases

GIDEON (Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Network) is a global infectious disease knowledge management tool.  Continuously updated information includes: Clinical Build a differential diagnosis based on travel history, symptoms, and laboratory data Review a summary of clinical disease information, including incubation period, diagnostic tests, typical therapy View country-specific travel information View information on anti-infective drugs…

Clinical Procedures Videos

Want to see a video on how to do a procedure that is accompanied with detailed instructions and relevant images? The WHSC Library offers over 400 procedures videos through the Clinical Key subscription.  To access videos, log in with a valid Emory NetID and password. Once in Clinical Key, search for a topic, or limit results…

AccessMedicine Mobile App

With the AccessMedicine App, access these point of care resources: Quick Medical Dx & Rx: presents evidence based information on conditions frequently encountered in medical practice Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas of Clinical Dermatology:  aids in the diagnosis of dermatologic conditions with color images Differential Diagnosis Tool: browse 1,000 diagnoses by symptom, disease or organ systems Diagnostic…

VisualDx Leaving, Check Out These Alternatives

VisualDx, a clinical information tool, sponsored by the Georgia Department of Public Health, will no longer be available from the Emory Libraries’ websites as of July 30, 2015; the Georgia Department of Public Health has cancelled its subscription.  Here are alternative, Emory Libraries’ licensed resources that provide similar content: 1. For images of skin findings…

Now Available: DynaMed Resident Focus Newsletter

Written by medical residents, the DynaMed Resident Focus is a free e-newsletter. The Resident Focus is an outlet for residents involved in the DynaMed community to share recent evidence they find to important and relevant.   DynaMed Resident Focus consists of a brief summary of a recent article that the author finds thought-provoking or significant to…