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Towards greater reproducibility for life-sciences research in Nature

by on June 5, 2017 7:11 am
Nature and Nature Research journals announced that alongside every life-sciences manuscript will now be an author provided reporting-summary document which includes details of experimental design, reagents, and analysis. See the document and read about Nature’s commitment to reproducibility of published results. Photocredit: “Laboratory Science” by Bill Dickinson on Flickr (2012) CC BY NC ND 2.0

Tracking Science Migration with ORCID

by on May 22, 2017 11:38 am
Science recently had an issue focused on human migrations.  John Bohannon and Kirk Doran decided to use the ORCID dataset to track the migration of researchers and they share these tracks through flowing visualizations. Don’t have an ORCID?  Register in 3 easy steps.

500 Cities Project: Local Data for Better Health

by on May 11, 2017 12:52 pm
The 500 Cities project is a collaboration between the CDC, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the CDC Foundation. It’s purpose is to provide city and census-tract-level small area estimates for chronic disease risk factors, health outcomes, and clinical preventive service use for the largest 500 cities in the United States. At least one city… Read more 500 Cities Project: Local Data for Better Health

Repeal & Replace Watch

by on March 14, 2017 2:44 pm
Repeal & Replace Watch from the Kaiser Health News site tracks “the new administration’s plans to revamp the health care system. With analysis, explanation, investigation and data, Repeal & Replace Watch follows the new politics of health care.” For a non-partisan, fact-based primer on the most recent legislative effort see the post: Say What? Fact-Checking… Read more Repeal & Replace Watch

Guidance for managing ethical issues in infectious disease outbreaks

by on February 16, 2017 5:16 pm
Guidance for managing ethical issues in infectious disease outbreaks by the World Health Organization. Previous guidance from the WHO focused on the specific pathogen. This document started with the work of ad-hoc ethics working groups that met in Geneva, Switzerland to provide guidance on the use of untested interventions during the 2014-2015 Ebola outbreak in… Read more Guidance for managing ethical issues in infectious disease outbreaks

New Book by Stanford Author - Drug dealer, MD.

by on February 9, 2017 10:00 am
New print book, gift of the author: Drug dealer, MD: how doctors were duped, patients got hooked, and why it’s so hard to stop. Dr. Anna Lembke, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, has had more than 20 years of experience working with patients who are misusing or addicted to prescription drugs. Her new… Read more New Book by Stanford Author - Drug dealer, MD.

Zolinger's in and Skandalakis’ out: AccessSurgery

by on January 26, 2017 11:26 am
Due to a copyright dispute McGraw-Hill has removed the title Skandalakis’ Surgical Anatomy from AccessSurgery. McGraw-Hill recommends Zollinger’s Atlas of Surgical Operations 10th edition, “…which details all the critical anatomy for the vast majority of general surgical operations.”

New at Lane USMLE First Aid

by on December 20, 2016 3:24 pm
We have initiated a one-year subscription  to the popular  USMLE First Aid ebook collection. We will monitor the usage of this collection and would like to know what you think of these. Please email us your story of how you use these ebooks or why you consider them better than other resources. Your feedback helps us… Read more New at Lane USMLE First Aid

New Electronic Resource - VisualDX

by on October 6, 2016 12:04 pm
Stanford has licensed access to VisualDx, a diagnostic decision support tool, augmenting sound clinical judgement. It employs visual pattern-recognition to assist in expanding the differential diagnosis. Lane activated UpToDate integration. Look for the orange VisualDx icon in the UpToDate search results or references section. Before using images, please consult Using Images from VisualDX. VisualDx operates… Read more New Electronic Resource - VisualDX

You asked for these: New resources you requested

by on March 14, 2016 5:00 am
This month we initiated a subscription to Sanford Guides, web edition.   We would like to thank all you who sent us feedback during the trial for this resource.   We purchased these e-books by request of members of the School of Medicine : MAR MARKEREb Harris & Harris’ Radiology of Emergency Medicine 5th ed.… Read more You asked for these: New resources you requested