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

UpToDate MobileComplete Available

by on July 28, 2017 3:00 pm
You now have the option of downloading the content of UpToDate (with or without graphics) to your mobile device. It means you don’t need an internet connection to access UpToDate. However, good Wi-Fi is required for initial download and subsequent full content updates. Options for downloading: -1- All Topics and Graphics (1.1 GB/local storage req)… Read more UpToDate MobileComplete Available

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

Embase® Available to Stanford Users

by on July 14, 2017 3:17 pm
To expand Lane Library’s support for systematic reviews we have added a biomedical and pharmacological abstracting and indexing database of published literature, Embase®, by Elsevier. Embase® contains over 32 million records from over 8,500 currently published journals (1947-present) and is noteworthy for its extensive coverage of the international pharmaceutical and alternative/complementary medicine literature. Journal coverage… Read more Embase® Available to Stanford Users

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