What: If you’re involved in research and publishing, using EndNote can make your life much easier. In this introductory class, we’ll cover the basics of creating and managing your own bibliographic database, including importing search results from online resources, such as PubMed, and Medline (OVID), and generating formatted bibliographies. In addition, you’ll learn to use EndNote’s … Continue reading Workshop! EndNote Basics for Researchers
From the New York Times: For decades, mice have been the species of choice in the study of human diseases. But now, researchers report evidence that the mouse model has been totally misleading for at least three major killers — sepsis, burns and trauma. As a result, years and billions of dollars have been wasted following … Continue reading Are Mice the Best Test Subjects?
What: In this class, we’ll focus on the skills needed most for support staff managing EndNote libraries. We’ll begin by discussing citation management programs, how they’re used, & the library resources that you’ll be using in your work. We’ll then move on to entering references manually, finding and importing known references from online databases such as PubMed, … Continue reading Workshop: EndNote Basics for Support Staff
We've waxed poetic about 3D printers before, and now this piece of health News from NPR: An ear, unsurprisingly, is difficult to make from scratch. Ear cartilage is uniquely flexible and strong and has been impossible for scientists to reproduce with synthetic prostheses. If a child is born without one, doctors typically carve a replacement … Continue reading Insta-ear: 3-D printed body parts
You might be thinking, what is Open Education Week? Well, it is nothing less than a week of events, online and live local, aimed at raising awareness of the open education movement. And what is the open education movement, you query? It's about sharing, reducing barriers, and increasing access to education. In honor of Open … Continue reading Open Education Week events
From the AHRQ The benefits of electronic health records (EHRs) may become more widely available to children through an EHR format for children's health care announced today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Growing use of EHRs … Continue reading Children’s EHR Format: Kids are not little adults!
Along the same lines of last Monday's post. From iMedical Apps: Last year I gave my brother an iPad for his birthday since he was starting his rotations as a 3rd year medical student and I knew he would be doing more mobile learning since most of his time would be spent in the wards. … Continue reading Stigma associated with mobile device use?
Description: Five important services and resources provided by the Taubman Health Sciences Library (1:42). Video Plugs is a new series of blog posts focused on videos produced by the Taubman Health Sciences Library (THL) as well as recommendations of other informative or instructional videos. In this first post of the series, we are highlighting … Continue reading Video Plugs: 5 Things to Know about the Taubman Health Sciences Library
Health News from NPR: Is it OK for your doctor to tweet a drunken photo? What if the photo shows the doctor drinking, say, at a staff holiday party, but not noticeably under the influence? Or what if the festive physician is wearing scrubs in the photo, which might imply he was drinking on the … Continue reading Online Dos and Don’ts for Doctors
From the New York Times: The monitoring and analysis of electronic medical records, some scientists say, have the potential to make every patient a participant in a vast, ongoing clinical trial, pinpointing treatments and side effects that would be hard to discern from anecdotal case reports or expensive clinical trials. “Medical discoveries have always been … Continue reading EHRs a gold mine for medical research?