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Looking for recent clinical data? Try ClinicalTrials.gov

ClinicalTrials.gov is a freely accessible federal registry of clinical studies on human volunteers maintained by the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Each record presents summary information about the disease or condition, the tested intervention, approved study protocol, participation requirements and study contact information.  Additionally, many records include study results such…

Health Care Emerging Technologies and Market Research reports available through BCC Research

From medical robotics to mobile health to digital pathology, BCC Research publishes over 250 market research reports annually. These extensive reports provide market forecasts with statistical and analytical information on applications, industry structure and dynamics, technology shifts, and international developments.  Recent reports include: Intravascular ultrasound equipment Cardiac biomarkers Computer assisted surgery In Vitro toxicity testing…

Medical Self-Study Questions available via Access Databases

AccessMedicine, AccessEmergency Medicine, and AccessSurgery all offer  a variety of self-study questions derived from core medicine textbooks such as Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine: Self-Assessment and Board Review, Williams Obstetrics Study Guide,  McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review:  Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine Examination& Board Review, Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery ABSITE and Board Review and much more.   In addition…

Where did resources such as DynaMed and AccessMedicine go?

Welcome to the new library website! Many users are still becoming acclimated to the new structure and layout.  In the library’s previous website, the Clinical Community was where resources like DynaMed, AccessMedicine, AccessEmergency Medicine, etc., resided.  On the library’s new site, these resources have been reorganized under Biomedical Resources. Under Biomedical Resources, there is a…

Check out the new Access databases

The Access databases (AccessMedicine, AccessSurgery, and AccessEmergencyMedicine) have a new look for the New Year.  Each home screen is now less cluttered and allows for quick linking to featured resources to Read (eBooks), Learn (quizzes), and Watch (videos). Click on the upper right corner of the search box for Quick Reference favorites such as guidelines,…

Calculators available on DynaMed

DynaMed offers a number of calculators and tools as one of its services.  Search by topic (Medical Equations, Statistics, etc.) or by specialty.  Click on “Calculators” in the blue bar at the top of  any DynaMed page, or click here to access it directly:  http://calculators.epnet.com.proxy.library.emory.edu/DynaMedCalcs/ For additional information on this or other point of care…

Try WHSC Library’s new mobile resource: Unbound Medicine via uCentral

Offline Access 5-Minute Emergency Consult, Bates’ Pocket Guide to Physical Examination, Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, Johns Hopkins HIV Guide, and Medline Journals. This product is compatible with iOS for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.  Also available for Android, Blackberry, and Windows Phone.  To register, visit Emory’s Unbound Medicine page and click…

Epocrates Essentials

This library funded app provides mobile access to the full version of Epocrates and includes information and features beyond the freely available version. With the licensed version of Epocrates Essentials, access not only the drugs and diseases information but treatment guidelines, lab tests and panels, reference values, formulary costs, most used ICD9s and more.  The…

New Services for Nursing Groups

The library offers two new services for nurses at Emory Healthcare and faculty and students at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing to access published evidence of best practices. The Nursing Community portal on the Health Sciences Center Library’s website expedites access to online resources, such as evidence-based textbooks, journal databases, and point-of-care resources.  The Nursing Community…

Selecting Journals for Publications: Increasing Visibility and Impact

Selecting a journal for publication is a crucial step in writing an article.  It is important to consider to what journal to submit your future article before starting the writing process.  It helps to focus the future content, and format it in this journal’s preferred way from the start. The main goal for selecting a…