Category: New Resource

Shell-Shock and Medical Culture in First World War Britain

by on November 16, 2017 5:52 pm
In honor of Lane Library’s new exhibit on Stanford Medicine in WWI we feature a new e-book by Tracey Loughran. The 20th century saw the first instance of men serving in a combat zone for prolonged periods of time and the new psychological effects afflicted hundreds of thousands of survivors at a time when psychology… Read more Shell-Shock and Medical Culture in First World War Britain

Handbook of laboratory animal anesthesia and pain management

by on October 27, 2017 6:41 pm
Lane gratefully acknowledges the gift from the editor, Cholawat Pacharinsak, Director of Anesthesia, Pain Management, and Surgery Department of Comparative Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine … [S]erves as a quick reference source for investigators, veterinarians, technicians, and other animal caretakers charged with the care and use of rodents in a research setting. Presents practical… Read more Handbook of laboratory animal anesthesia and pain management

Board Review in Preventive Medicine and Public Health

by on October 13, 2017 3:08 pm
… prepares physicians for their initial and recertification board exams in the related specialties of preventive, occupational and aerospace medicine. Over 640 questions/answers that imitate material on specialty exams, each question is linked to a detailed answer. general public health, health management, health law community health, infectious disease occupational, aerospace, environmental, correctional (prison), clinical preventive… Read more Board Review in Preventive Medicine and Public Health

The Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Preparation Book

by on September 27, 2017 10:35 pm
Thieme produces wonderful medical e-books with very high quality graphics, such as The Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Preparation Book. Copiously illustrated, this set of exam review questions will also interest people in Critical Care, Pathology and Ophthalmology. This e-book provides a full-length practice exam that you can take with the same time constraints as the actual… Read more The Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Preparation Book

Palliative care for older people: A public health perspective

by on September 7, 2017 5:11 pm
Palliative care for older people: A public health perspective also provides an international perspective as the authors and editors come mostly from The Netherlands.The 26 chapters in this e-book cover all manner of challenges affecting patients and care-givers as well as examination of possible public policy solutions. Recommended for anyone who works with elderly and/or… Read more Palliative care for older people: A public health perspective

Emerging and Re-Emerging Viral Infections

by on August 11, 2017 7:37 am
In the last decades, several viruses emerged, as the consequence of cross-species passage from animal reservoirs to human being. Emerging infections always represent a significant challenge for public health system because knowledge about specific pathogens are generally little while at the same time we have few or no effective interventions. Emerging and Re-Emerging Viral Infections… Read more Emerging and Re-Emerging Viral Infections

Strategizing national health in the 21st century

by on July 28, 2017 6:50 am
Strategizing national health in the 21st century: a handbook Gerard Schmets, Dheepa Rajan, Sowmya Kadandale, editors• Up-to-date and practical guidance on national health planning and strategizing for health• A set of best practices to support strategic plans for health and represents the wealth of experience accumulated by WHO on national health policies, strategies and plans… Read more Strategizing national health in the 21st century

The Manga Guide to Statistics

by on July 21, 2017 2:03 pm
As more research at SUMC involves bioinformatics, more researchers need to learn about statistics. Are you one of those just starting out with statistical analysis? Lane has acquired print and digital copies of The Manga Guide to Statistics, one of the most popular introductory books on statistics. • Exercises and answers at the end of… Read more The Manga Guide to Statistics

An American Sickness

by on July 13, 2017 10:25 am
An American Sickness : how healthcare became big business and how you can take it backby Elisabeth RosenthalSummarizes the history of the health insurance industry in the US, charting its evolution from the non-profit Blue Cross and Blue Shield to the for-profit companies. Health insurance in the U.S. started in an era when “given the… Read more An American Sickness