Guidelines for environmental infection control in health-care facilities

by on November 13, 2017 7:00 am
Guidelines for environmental infection control in health-care facilities; recommendations of CDC and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC). Originally published in 2003, revised in 2017 with the revisions noted by yellow triangle alert icons in the text. Adherence to these guidelines “… will decrease the risk of health-care associated infections among patients, especially… Read more Guidelines for environmental infection control in health-care facilities

GIS Day 2017 Workshops!

by on November 9, 2017 9:47 pm
Join Stanford Libraries in preparing for GIS Day ( Wednesday, November 15th) by attending a workshop next Monday or Tuesday on Skynet or CARTO. Deep Learning + Satellite Imagery Tutorial with Drew Bollinger of Development SeedMONDAY, NOV 131:00-5:00 PM (PST)Branner Earth Sciences Library | 397 Panama Mall | Stanford, CA 94305 Skynet is optimized for… Read more GIS Day 2017 Workshops!

New Exhibit on Display in the Library

by on November 7, 2017 8:45 pm
A new exhibit about the role of the Stanford University School of Medicine in WWI is now on view in Lane Library, marking the 100th anniversary of the US entry into the war. The exhibit examines the split that occurred within the university and the country over the proper role of the US when war… Read more New Exhibit on Display in the Library

Cuba outperforms U.S. healthcare in cost-effectiveness – by a large margin

by on November 6, 2017 4:28 pm
Cuba achieves nearly the same outcomes in 4 key indicators while spending 15 times less per capita, according to statistics gathered from the World Health Organization. A RAND blog post by Melody Harvey and Claire E. O’Hanlon, Doing more with less: Lessons from Cuba’s Healthcare system, summarizes the key differences, including medical education, between the… Read more Cuba outperforms U.S. healthcare in cost-effectiveness – by a large margin

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

AHRQ Releases First Public Database on Nation’s Health Systems

by on October 18, 2017 9:17 pm
In 2015, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) created the Comparative Health System Performance (CHSP) Initiative to study how health care systems promote evidence-based practices in delivering care. AHRQ’s goal is to understand the factors that affect health systems’ use of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) and to identify best practices in disseminating and… Read more AHRQ Releases First Public Database on Nation’s Health Systems

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

Architectural History Walking Tour

by on September 25, 2017 5:40 pm
Join Drew Bourn, PhD, the Historical Curator of the Stanford Medical History Center in Lane Library, for a monthly walking tour of the architectural history of the Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Bourn discusses the School’s built environment within the context of its history, which stretches back to 1850s San Francisco. Tours are free… Read more Architectural History Walking Tour

NVivo 11 Free to Stanford Researchers

by on September 11, 2017 2:51 pm
Through June 2018, Stanford Libraries, in partnership with Software Licensing, is pleased to announce that the qualitative data analysis software NVivo is available for free to all Stanford students, faculty, and staff.  You can request your copy of NVivo through the Software Licensing web store (SUNetID required). Select your preferred platform (Windows or Mac) Add… Read more NVivo 11 Free to Stanford Researchers