Tech tip Tuesday - Beware of Crapware

by on February 21, 2017 7:00 am
Trying to save money so you buy a really cheap PC? There’s a reason that PC costs so little: software makers pay to have their software loaded on the PC in advance or on the install disc the store gives you. Uninstalling it proves time-consuming and frustrating. How to Clean Crapware From a New PC… Read more Tech tip Tuesday - Beware of Crapware

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 E-Book: Current surgical therapy

by on February 9, 2017 5:14 pm
CURRENT SURGICAL THERAPYEdited by John L. Cameron, Andrew M. Cameron. 12th edition. c2017The number of chapters has doubled since the 1st edition but the emphasis remains on concise descriptions of operative procedures with numerous figures and diagrams. Written for: surgical residents fellows fully trained surgeon Also an excellent textbook to review before taking the general… Read more New E-Book: Current surgical therapy

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.

Sonoworld and TheFetus.net

by on February 7, 2017 10:29 am
Looking for sonograms? Take a look at Sonoworld, a web site with free access to videos, cases, lectures and articles. A component part of this site is TheFetus.net. Both are easily searchable. For example, if you want to find videos of sonograms simply add the word “video” to your search – you will often find… Read more Sonoworld and TheFetus.net

New Book Autophagy networks in inflammation

by on February 1, 2017 7:00 am
Autophagy networks in inflammationedited by Maria Chiara Maiuri, Daniela De Stefano. c2016. Available in print and as an e-book. The aim of this book is to describe the state of the art about the in fieri comprehension of the interface between autophagy, immunity, and inflammation. We discuss how emerging concepts about the functions of the… Read more New Book Autophagy networks in inflammation

New Book: Pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and newborn care

by on January 29, 2017 7:44 am
Pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and newborn care a guide for essential practice / World Health Organization, 3rd edition, c2015. Available in print and as an e-book. updated to include recommendations from recently approved WHO guidelines relevant to maternal and perinatal health. … The aim of PCPNC is to provide evidence-based recommendations to guide health care professionals… Read more New Book: Pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and newborn care

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.”

Altmetric Top 100 Articles of 2016

by on January 11, 2017 2:02 pm
Altmetrics, an alternative to impact factor and traditional ranking to evaluate journals, has published its list of top 100 articles of 2016, ranked based on “conversations” about the article in social media (Twitter, FaceBook, etc.), news, YouTube, as well as post-publication reviews. Looking over this list you will find that 15 out of the top… Read more Altmetric Top 100 Articles of 2016

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