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20 years of The Cochrane Collaboration: Looking back on the search for evidence

Watch the video of a retrospective of The Cochrane Collaboration’s beginnings and achievements of the past two decades.

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Hidden Treasure: A weird and wonderful collection

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a collection of more than 17 million items and their new book, Hidden Treasure, showcases a collection of rare and surprising pieces found in the collection. Michael Sappol is the editor of this fascinating collection and a curator-historian at NLM. Among […]

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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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New initiative to support academic progression in nursing

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation launches new initiative to help raise the educational level of nursing professionals so that 80% have a baccalaureate degree by 2020.

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Another Eccles success: our first book signing event

Recap of the library’s first book signing and presentation on the topic of healthcare disparities.

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Exploring healthcare disparities from a historical perspective

Eccles Library is hosting its first lecture-and-book-signing on the topic of “Exploring healthcare disparities from a historical perspective” Friday, 1/27/12, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Public is welcome, and refreshments are included.

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Clinical Team Experience registration open

Registration for the Clinical Team Experience (CTE), an interdisciplinary project that demonstrates the importance of a team approach to health care delivery, is now open.

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Medical caregivers amidst religious diversity

From May 2008 through December 2009 Creighton University Health Sciences Library in Omaha, NE partnered with Project Interfaith and the Respite Resource Center to provide medical caregivers training that promoted awareness of religious diversity and its effects on healthcare. During two days of seminars and workshops participants were encouraged to reflect on their own religious […]

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More new e-books

Another title in the ten new e-books purchased for our library is Cardiac Nursing by Susan L. Woods, with contributions by Erika S. Sivarajan and Sandra Adams Motzer. From the publisher’s summary: A classic in the field of cardiac nursing, this well-recognized text and clinical reference has earned the reputation as “The Red Reference Book” […]

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