The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is on the move to a new website and new interface. While they’re in process, some database links to NEJM articles may not work. As of Thursday, 7/29: PubMed links are NOT working Scopus links ARE working The journal is still available directly by using JEFFLINE’s Journals A-Z list.
Archive for July, 2010
Excerpts from the press release: The International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization (IHTSDO) has announced a collaborative arrangement with the World Health Organization (WHO) to harmonize WHO classifications and IHTSDO’s SNOMED CT for the benefit of citizens around the world. The results should support efforts to create health information standards as a common language worldwide. WHO […]
American Public Radio’s popular Marketplace program airs on WHYY in the Philadelphia area. Thursday morning’s program (7/22) featured JeffHOPE in an item titled “For Med Students, Financial Lessons Learned Outside the Lab.” A reporter visited one of JeffHOPE’s neighborhood clinics and interviewed some of the students about their experiences. See the transcript of the story, […]
Two new reports from the American Medical Association are now free online, to help physicians optimize the quality and safety of patient care. The Physician’s Guide to Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs) is intended to help physicians participate in PSOs, where physicians may voluntarily report and learn from adverse safety events. The report contains practical information, including a glossary, […]
The next time you look up journals on JEFFLINE, you may notice some changes. All of the Library’s cancellations and additions for the 2010 subscription year are now reflected in the journal list. Every year, the Library makes adjustments to its journal subscriptions, partly in response to vendor price increases and partly in response to […]
When Micromedex shifted to its new 2.0 interface recently, one database was conspicuously absent: now, POISINDEX has rejoined the family of popular drug information resources. POISINDEX is the largest and most complete resource for quickly identifying, managing, and treating toxicological exposures, covering over 350,000 products on 1,500 different topics. It is used by poison and […]
UPDATE (7/19): Service was completed and journals are functioning properly. Please contact the Reference Desk if you encounter any problems. Beginning at 9 p.m. EDT on Friday, July 16, 2010, Serials Solutions will be upgrading their network systems to increase capacity, performance, redundancy and scalability. The JEFFLINE Journals list will be unavailable until 11 p.m. […]
Psychiatry Online’s free e-book for July is the Textbook of Men’s Mental Health, edited by Jon E. Grant, MD, MPH, JD, and Marc N. Potenza, MD, PhD. Every month, Psychiatry Online offers 1 free book for download by Jeffersonians. You’ll find the free Book of the Month link in the lower left of the page […]
Jefferson’s own James Studdiford, MD, and Amber Tully, MD, of the Family and Community Medicine Department, have created “TopDoc,” an iPhone app that features medical content and quizzes designed to let medical students, residents and junior faculty practice and improve their visual diagnosis skills. They worked with medical publisher Elsevier and video game publisher Legacy […]
From the press release July 1: HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has announced the awarding of $96 million in grants to increase diversity in the health professions workforce and encourage nurses to choose careers as nurse educators. The grants will go to schools to give scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds with financial need, many of […]
The initial effort to bring together health insurance plan information for the government’s insurance reform program has resulted in the Healthcare.gov website. Though pricing information won’t be added for a few more months, and other information can still be spotty, the site is expected to grow over time. Already it can connect consumers with appropriate […]
In addition to capturing on video the full commencement ceremonies for each Jefferson School and College, AISR Medical Media Services produces short versions of highlights from the events. View the video highlights from the JMC Commencement.