August is National Immunization Awareness Month – Related Resources

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The CDC Vaccine and Immunization web site has has a number of links and resources

	Group of healthcare professionals

  • Healthcare providers/professionals with
    • Clinical resources as recommendations, schedules, and adverse event reporting
    • Administration tools as  protocols and statements
    • Patient education materials

immunization program managers working on laptop

  • Immunization managers with links to guidelines, publications, price lists, vaccine codes, coverage rates/data, and more

Specific groups of people

Looking for additional resources/publicity tools? Try the National Immunization Awareness Month web site. It includes a toolkit and links to additional resources.

 

 

 

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FDA medical device information about approved devices

Devices@FDA is a catalog of cleared and approved medical device information from fda. it includes links to the device summary information, manufacturer, approval date, user instructions, and other consumer information. Devices@FDA searches the following databases: PMN-510(k) Premarket Notification , PMA-Premarket Approval

Below is a screenshot from the Web site
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AccessSurgery – A newly acquired online resource

AccessSurgery

Get Started with Access Surgery     see more–>

Turn to Trusted Surgical References
More than 15 leading textbooks, including the most current Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery, Maingot’s Abdominal Operations, and Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Surgery and updates.

Watch Multimedia to See Medicine in Action
A collection of more than 160 videos and animations including procedures from Zollinger’s Atlas of Surgical Operations.\

Consult an Image Library for Visual Diagnosis
A library of clinical photographs and illustrations available for educational use.

Search for Drugs and Patient Handouts
Integrated drug database provides critical information as well as patient handouts.

Test Yourself on Key Concepts and Prepare for the Boards
Thousands of Q&A to help you ace the boards.

Utilize Point-of-Care Tools for the Busy Professional
Treatment answers are available for rapid access!

Clerkship Corner
Textbooks, cases, and Q&A selected with medical students in mind.

AccessSurgery Resource Center    see more–>
Visit the AccessSurgery Resource Center to find:

My Access Account       see more–>
Unlock A Higher Level Of Functionality With A My Access Personal Account

  • Gain remote access to your subscribed site(s) using just your My Access account credentials. No extra log-ins or VPNs required!**
  • Access Self-Assessment to create and save practice tests
  • Use the Cases to evaluate real-world patient scenarios
  • View evidence-based Guidelines for primary care
  • Set up alerts for new book content
  • Save and download images
  • Print full chapters
  • Access Custom Curriculum (if it’s being used by your program)

 

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**All UT affiliates  have access to those resources allowed through our subscriptions, included the McGraw-Hill Access titles

1) Always go through the library’s homepage first: 
     http://www.utoledo.edu/library/mulford

2) When you click a link to a database, or a link to a full-text article, you will be prompted to enter the following information:

  • First name and last name
  • Rocket ID number
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Access Anesthesiology – A newly added online resource

AccessAnesthesiology

AccessAnesthesiology is now available to all students, residents, and faculty

AccessAnesthesiologyTM from McGraw-Hill  includes these reference tools :  medical resources with exclusive procedural videos, Custom Curriculum, advanced search functions, and  tables and charts  for quick reference.

Get Started with AccessAnesthesiology    See more >>
AccessAnesthesiology
offers multiple tools for certification and recertification in pain management, critical care, and perioperative medicine.

Turn to Trusted Anesthesiology References
More than 10 leading textbooks, including the most current Longnecker’s Anesthesiology, Hadzic’s Textbook of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management, and Morgan’s & Mikhail’s Clinical Anesthesiology and updates.

Watch Multimedia to See Medicine in Action
Hundreds of videos and animations provide interactive demonstrations of medical topics.

Search for Drugs and Patient Handouts
Integrated drug database provides critical information as well as patient handouts.

Test Yourself on Key Concepts and Prepare for the Boards
More than 1,800 Q&A to help you ace the boards.

Utilize Point-of-Care Tools for the Busy Professional
Treatment answers are available for rapid access!

Search the Latest Guidelines in the Field
Features practice guidelines with easy-to-use summary tables.

Access Anesthesiology Resource Center    See more >>
Visit the AccessAnesthesiology Resource Center to find:

At-A-Glance Guides
Web Training Sessions
Promotional Materials and More!

Custom Curriculum See more >>
Custom Curriculum on AccessAnesthesiology:

The Custom Curriculum tool enables program directors and faculty to create and manage their residency curricula, creating interactive learning modules for their learners to meet the unique needs of their programs, making it a perfect tool for education and remediation.

·  Create and populate assignments, including textbooks, videos, and case files

·  Include Q&A tests, either drawing from the existing question bank or by authoring their own questions

·  Assign specific learners to each assignment and report on their progress and quiz scores

To utilize this free feature, Custom Curriculum instructor needs to be activated on your My Access account. To have instructor privileges added to your My Access account, please email us at customcurriculum@mhprofessional.com.

My Access Account    See more >>
Unlock A Higher Level Of Functionality With A My Access Personal Account

·  Gain remote access to your subscribed site(s) using just your My Access account credentials. No extra log-ins or VPNs required!**

·  Access Self-Assessment to create and save practice tests

·  Use the Cases to evaluate real-world patient scenarios

·  View evidence-based Guidelines for primary care

·  Set up alerts for new book content

·  Save and download images

·  Print full chapters

·  Access Custom Curriculum (if it’s being used by your program

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**All UT affiliates  have access to those resources allowed through our subscriptions, included the McGraw-Hill Access titles

1) Always go through the library’s homepage first: 
     http://www.utoledo.edu/library/mulford

2) When you click a link to a database, or a link to a full-text article, you will be prompted to enter the following information:

  • First name and last name
  • Rocket ID number
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UT Library affiliates now have access to Access Anesthesiology and Access Surgery

Access Anesthesiology and Access Surgery are similar to other McGraw-Hill products available through UT subscriptions – Access Medicine, Access Pharmacy, and Access Surgery. The first title’s subscription cost is shared by UT Libraries and UTMC Department of Anesthesiology. The second title is a complimentary subscription for 1 year starting July 1, 2016.

All titles are designed for medical students, residents and educators.  They all contain relevant select McGraw-Hill textbooks, multimedia files, case studies or case files, practice guidelines, and exam review questions. Each title also contains additional discipline related resources noted in the links above.

 

AccessAnesthesiologyAccess Anesthesiology additionally contains multimedia collection of animations, lectures, and procedural videos, and an integrated drug database.

 

AccessSurgeryAccess Surgery additionally contains an integrated drug database.

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Learning Resource Databaase by the National Library of Medicine (NLM)

The Learning Resource Database includes animated tours, tutorials and other online training material for NLM products and services including PubMed and specific NLM biomedical areas as clinical trials, bioinformatics, cancer, drugs and chemicals, and toxicology.
However, remember that Mulford librarians are at the ready for consultations with your information and research needs!

LRD

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Proxmity searching available at many databases through UT libraries

Have you ever wanted to search for two or more words near each other in a title or abstract? Especially when search phrases or entering two words with AND yielded few or little results?  This may be proved especially frustrating with PubMed, which does not have the option for proximity searching.
Proximity searching is especially useful when searching for concepts containing two or more words that may not necessarily always be found as a single phrase.
Unsure on how proximity searching best works with a particular database? Please do not hesitate to consult with a Mulford reference librarian!

Ebscohost
At least 10 of the 80 Ebscohost research databases may yield good proximity searching .  These databases, freely available to UT affiliates,  include CINAHL, Medline, HealthSource (Nursing Editon), PsychInfo, Risk Management Resource Center, and SocIndex.

The proximity operators are composed of a letter (N or W) and a number (to specify the number of words).

Near Operator (N) – N5 finds the words if they are within five words of one another regardless of the order in which they appear.

Example: television n2 violence would find television violence or violence on television,  but not television may be the culprit in recent high school violence.

Within Operator (W) – In the following example, W8 finds the words if they are within eight words of one another and in the order in which you entered them

Example: James w2 Watson would find James Watson or James Dewey Watson but not Watson James.

In addition, multiple terms can be used on either side of the operator. See the following examples:

  • (cardiopulmonary OR cardiovascular) n2 coagulation 
    Ebscohost Medline retrievals include

    • Impact of retransfusion of blood processed in cell-saver on coagulation versus cardiopulmonary bypass
    • State of cardiovascular and blood coagulation systems during prolonged exposure to extreme stimuli
  • zika w8 (outcomes OR “treatment failure”)
    CINAHL retrievals include

    • Zika Virus and Birth Defects–Reviewing the Evidence for Causality.  (abstract…Prenatal Zika virus infection has been linked to adverse pregnancy and birth outcomes, )
    • Zika Virus and Pregnancy
      (abstract..,.maternal Zika virus infection is associated with adverse neonatal outcomes,)

Web of Science

NEAR/x (More at their help page)

Use NEAR/x to find records where the terms joined by the operator are within a specified number of words of each other. This is true even when the words are across different fields (as title and abstract).
Replace the x with a number to specify the maximum number of words that separate the terms.
If you use NEAR without /x, the system will find records where the terms joined by NEAR are within 15 words of each other. For example, these searches are equivalent:

  • salmon NEAR virus
  • salmon NEAR/15 virus

Embase
NEAR/n
requests terms that are within ‘n’ words of each other in either direction.

NEXT/n requests terms that are within ‘n’ words of each other in the order specified.

Example:
cancer* NEXT/4 cell* NEXT/6 therapy retrieves:
“Interplay between ROS and autophagy in cancer cells, from tumor initiation to cancer therapy”

blood NEXT/2 cardio* NEAR/5 system* retrieves:
”…and vegetative nervous system, disorders of blood coagulation, cardio haemodynamics…”

pneumonia NEXT/2 outcome* NEXT/2 research NEXT/2 team* retrieves:
“pneumonia severity index ≥91, Pneumonia Patient Outcomes Research Team score IV-V or bacteraemic pneumonia…”

(clinical NEXT/2 (application* OR trial) NEXT/10 biomarker* NEXT/10 (treatment OR disease)):ab,ti retrieves:
“studies suggest that MPs may have clinical applications including utility as biomarkers, use in improving cardiovascular disease risk prediction

More examples at http://lib.colostate.edu/howto/others/trunc.html

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Independence Day Hours

Mulford’s hours for this weekend:

Saturday, July 2 –  9:00 am – 9:00 pm (our normal hours)
Sunday, July 3 –    9:00 am – midnight (our normal hours)
Monday, July 4 –    Closed
Tuesday, July 5 –   7:30 am – midnight (our normal hours, continuing to end of July)

Have a relaxing and safe holiday!

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Health Services Research Information Central (HSRIC) – A health services research portal

hsricHSRIC is a valuable resource for those in health services research, behavioral and social sciences, and public health.

General resource include

Topics include

 

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Somatosphere -an interdisciplinary collaborative website covering the intersections of medical anthropology, science and technology studies, cultural psychiatry, psychology, and bioethics

somatosphere

Somatosphere describes itself as “a collaborative website covering the intersections of medical anthropology, science and technology studies, cultural psychiatry, psychology, and bioethics.” Authored by an international group of scholars, Somatosphere articles examine the connections between cultural and social phenomena and scientific, technological, and medical issues. Readers can browse for articles by subject tags, and the site has an especially rich collection of musings on neuroscience, epidemiology, technology, and the pharmaceutical industry. In contrast to many internet blogs, which tend to publish exclusively bite-sized pieces, Somatosphere includes numerous long-reads and a handful of serialized articles. This format allows for in depth explorations on topics including the rise of drug resistant tuberculosis and issues related to neo-natal care. Somatosphere regularly publishes summaries of new journal articles and “web round-ups” to keep readers abreast of recent articles, both scholarly and popular, that are related to the intersections of social science, technology, and science. In addition, the site includes Book Reviews and an occasional Book Forum, in which multiple scholars discuss a new publication. [MMB]

[with permission]
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