Category: New Resource

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

Physiology PreTest Self-Assessment and Review

by on June 29, 2017 7:19 am
Physiology PreTest Self-Assessment and Reviewfrom McGraw-Hill • 500 Q/A to prepare for the USMLE exam • A downloadable PDF for your mobile device • Detailed explanations for right and wrong answers • Tested and reviewed by students who recently passed their exams Have you used it for exam review? Please comment on this post to… Read more Physiology PreTest Self-Assessment and Review

Saving Lives

by on June 20, 2017 10:05 am
Saving Lives: Why the Media’s Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk Please comment on this post to let us know what you think! From the publisher’s abstract: since the late 1990s, the world has suffered from a deadly nursing shortage. Many nursing positions have been unfilled or not funded, while less skilled technicians… Read more Saving Lives

Basic Anesthesiology Examination Review

by on June 15, 2017 1:33 pm
The Basic Anesthesiology Examination Review is tailor made to cover the entire outline of the Basic Anesthesiology Examination (BAE). About the editors: George W. Williams, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Neurosurgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston Erin S. Williams, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital George… Read more Basic Anesthesiology Examination Review

Manual of Neurological Signs

by on June 5, 2017 6:59 am
Looking for videos of patients with signs of a neurological disorder? Manual of Neurological Signs, Oxford University Press • Hundreds of videos • Easy chapter linking • Chapter PDFsPlease comment on our post to let us know what you think!

MBA for Healthcare

by on May 25, 2017 2:17 pm
MBA for Healthcare, which runs on the very user-friendly Oxford Medicine Online platform, “… provide[s] healthcare providers with a modus operandi for virtually all aspects of “the business of medicine.” This educational book is a unique tool, and it has been designed with healthcare providers at all levels in mind so that they may promptly… Read more MBA for Healthcare

State of inequality: Childhood immunization

by on May 15, 2017 1:00 pm
State of inequality: Childhood immunization addresses two overarching questions: • What inequalities in childhood immunization coverage exist in low- and middle-income countries? • How have childhood immunization inequalities changed over the last 10 years? This report is accompanied by electronic interactive visuals, which facilitates thorough and customizable exploration of the data. In answering these questions,… Read more State of inequality: Childhood immunization

Writing for biomedical publication

by on May 9, 2017 11:31 am
Writing for Biomedical Publication provides practical, step-by-step approach to turning your data into a manuscript. The book includes • How to select the right journal for manuscript submission • How to respond positively to reviewer’s comments • Submission • Review • Revision • Publication The authors, Dr. David C. Morrison (co-founder of GWSW, the Grants… Read more Writing for biomedical publication

R for Data Science

by on May 1, 2017 7:46 am
On an ever popular topic, R for Data Science comes from O’Reilly, a very popular publisher of tech books for non-technical people. Well organized and with thorough explanations and numerous examples to guide readers with no previous programming experience. R for Data Science is designed to get you doing data science as quickly as possible.… Read more R for Data Science