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Appy Hour Recap- November

On November 14, Minna Wang, presented an app that her Bench-2-Bedside team created. The app is called CHIMP which stands for “Cultural Health Intelligence for Medical Personnel”. We were really excited for their team to present at Appy Hour because they won the Library’s sponsored award for Bench-2-Bedside, the “Sex and Gender Differences Award”. To […]

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Appy Hour Recap- June

On June 6 at Appy Hour, Wayne Hendrix, a third year medical student in the School of Medicine at the University of Utah, presented two medical calculation apps. The apps are MedCalc and ABG Acid-Base Eval. Wayne uses both of these medical calculator apps in rotations. MedCalc (picture on the left) is a board calculator […]

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Appy Hour- Friday, June 6, 4:00-5:30pm

Join Us. Drop In. Come on Over. Friday, June 6, 2014, 4-5:30 PM Main Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Relax and chat with your colleagues before heading home for the weekend. Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app. An APP (or two) will be highlighted. The featured app is ABG […]

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Appy Hour Recap- March

On March 7 at Appy Hour, Carrie L. Byington, M.D., Associate Vice President, Faculty and Academic Affairs, Health Sciences, presented an app about Group B Strep. The app is called Prevent Group B Strep and is available on Android and iOS. Dr. Byington worked with a team of professionals to move the 2010 Guidelines for […]

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Cases Database from BioMed Central

Cases Database is a freely accessible and continuously updated tool, developed by BioMed Central, which allows clinicians, researchers, teachers and patients to explore thousands of peer-reviewed medical case reports from multiple journal publishers

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UpToDate expanded access

UpToDate is now available both on and off campus.  Health practitioners are encouraged to register to gain continuing education (CME/CE/CPD ) credit and other benefits. However, users can skip registration and use UpToDate anonymously. NOTE:  uptodate.com/online continues to work from devices connected to the university network and  does not prompt for user registration. NOTE to Mobile […]

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LIVERTOX – free database from NIH of drugs associated with liver injury

“A free source of evidence-based information for health care professionals and for researchers studying liver injury associated with prescription and over-the-counter drugs, herbals, and dietary supplements … LIVERTOX also includes a case registry that will enable scientific analysis and better characterization of the clinical patterns of liver injury.” NIH news release.

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