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Archive for September, 2011

BioMed Central Journal Perioperative Medicine Now Accepting Submissions

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Open access publisher BioMed Central, UK, has announced a new journal – Perioperative Medicine. The journal will publish topical clinical research relating to the perioperative care of surgical patients. Its essence is the distillation, examination and application of clinical evidence to improve surgical outcome. Modern perioperative medicine is a true multidisciplinary specialty and the journal […]

New E-Books Online

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Check out these recent additions to Scott Library’s collection of electronic books!  No due dates, no standing in line at the Circulation counter. Health Care Policy & Administration Cultural Competency for Health Administration and Public Health Healing America Health Care Administration:  Managing Organized Delivery Systems Medical Law and Ethics The United States Health Care System […]

Lexicomp Adds Advanced Life Support Calculators

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Two new Advanced Life Support Calculators have been added to Lexicomp, Jefferson’s main drug database. The Advanced Life Support Neonatal Calculation provides both weight-based dosing and volumes to be administered in one easy-to-read table. Dosing is based on the Neonatal Resuscitation Program and Pediatric Advanced Life Support Guidelines. The Advanced Life Support Pediatric Calculator now estimates […]

Citation Management Webinars in October

Monday, September 26th, 2011

RefWorks offers direct web-based training for basic citation management and special features.  You can sign up for one of the live sessions, or visit the training site to view archived sessions.  Unless otherwise specified, all workshops use the RefWorks 2.0 interface. How to Teach RefWorks 2.0 in 15 Minutes While the ideal way to teach […]

Jefferson Bookclub Reads ….

Monday, September 26th, 2011

New on campus?  Consider joining the Jefferson Book Club!  The club is open to all Jeffersonians, and holds periodic meetings over the course of the academic year.  Members choose the books they will read, and discuss them over (free) lunch at the Library.  The next meeting will be November 17th, at noon, in Scott Room 200B. […]

Webinar: Health in the United States—A Review of the First Decade of the 21st Century

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Health in the US: A Review of the First Decade in the 21st Century Thursday, October 6, 2011  |  11 a.m. EST Web-only presentation, registration required. Register now for a one-hour final review of Healthy People 2010. The presentation will cover the end-of-decade assessment of progress in achieving the Healthy People 2010 goals and objectives. Hear a presentation of key […]

NIH Clinical Advisory on Combination Antiplatelet Therapy for Small Subcortical Strokes

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Clinical Advisory issued September 19, 2011: Secondary Prevention of Small Subcortical Strokes Trial: NINDS Stops Treatment with Combination Antiplatelet Therapy (Clopidogrel plus Aspirin) Due to Higher Risk of Major Hemorrhage and Death The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) has stopped the combination antiplatelet intervention in the Secondary Prevention of Small Subcortical Strokes […]

Stat!Ref’s New Interface Released

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

It’s been a long time coming, but Stat!Ref has finally released the new interface they’ve been testing all summer.  When you visit it today, you’ll see Faster and easier access e-books, images and videos Better access to Stedman’s Medical Dictionary and the medical calculator, MedCalc 3000 Easier access to tables, figures, &  images for presentations and lectures […]

Mandatory Flu Vaccine Available Starting September 22

Monday, September 12th, 2011

As of September 2011, all employees of the hospital regardless of role, as well as employees of the University and JUP who are direct patient care providers, are required to receive flu vaccinations. Students and volunteers working in areas providing direct patient care must also receive the vaccine. Learn more about the Influenza Vaccination Policy […]

Early Journal Content Published by JSTOR

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

JSTOR, the non-profit service that preserves journal collections, has announced that all of their “early” journal content is now freely available to anyone, anwhere in the world.  What constitutes “early?” published prior to 1923 in the United States, and prior to 1870 elsewhere in the world.  This “Early Journal Content” includes discourse and scholarship in the […]

New Journal Accepting Submissions: Extreme Physiology & Medicine

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Open Access publisher Biomed Central is now accepting submissions for it’s newest journal:  Extreme Physiology & Medicine. Extreme Physiology & Medicine focuses on integrative human physiology under conditions of physiological stress, including that exerted by extreme environments, exercise, and certain clinical conditions. The concept underpinning the journal is that the study of human systems under extreme stress can […]