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Job Opening: Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian

The faculty and staff of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) at the University of Utah invite applications for an Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian. Continue reading »

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Life and Limb: The toll of the American Civil War

lifeandlimbbanner The Eccles Library is hosting the NLM traveling exhibit, Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War.

The exhibit will be on display until Saturday, January 30, 2016, in the portrait area on the Main Level . More information about the exhibit can be found on the NLM exhibit website.

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#AskSolve

Ask and solve daily problems!

How can you participate?

  • Ask: Identify a problem by using #asksolve on Twitter.
  • Ask: See a problem or design flaw? Tweet it and use #asksolve.
  • Solve: If you have a solution, simply reply to another person’s #asksolve tweet.

We hope that this hashtag will spark ideas for new solutions, especially in the clinical setting. You can view all the questions and solutions on Twitter by searching #asksolve or following @asksolve.

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Hope Fox Eccles Health Library January 2016 Health Lecture

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NEW at the U: Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination

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Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination, the online version of the classic textbook on physical examination and history taking, is now available.

The Eccles Library is pleased to offer access to this collection of streaming videos consisting of lessons organized by body systems. Each lesson provides detailed explanations of examination procedures and video demonstrations of specific techniques for basic and advanced patient assessment.

Also included are the OSCE Clinical Skills videos for testing your clinical reasoning skills. Each OSCE video includes a clinical encounter and provides an opportunity to develop an assessment, or differential diagnosis, and generate an appropriate diagnostic workup.

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Class Matters: Book Discussions

class matters book discussionThe Office of Health Equity and Inclusion and the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library invite you to the first annual UUHS Community Read. As we explore various aspects of difference, please join us as we critically examine the impact of class on health by reading Class Matters. Sessions will be facilitated by faculty topic experts.

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January Appy Hour Recap

On Wednesday, January 6, 2016, Appy Hour traveled to the University Hospital’s Pharmacy conference room. Erin Fox, the Director of Drug Information Services, demoed both the web-based and app versions of Micromedex and LexiComp. Continue reading »

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December Holiday Hours

Please take note of our holiday hours, beginning tomorrow!

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Appy Hour- January 6, 2016, 2-3pm

Appy Hour IconCollege of Pharmacy Grand Rounds

Wednesday, January 6, 2016, 2:00-3:00 PM

Hospital Pharmacy Conference room (A-050)

Relax and chat with your College of Pharmacy colleagues for a mid-afternoon coffee and cookie break! Drug-related apps and a few other apps will be shared.

For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/UAppyHour.

Special thanks to our partner – the Office of the Associate Vice President for Faculty and Academic Affairs – for funding Appy Hour refreshments.

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December Appy Hour Education Recap

On Wednesday, December 16, Appy Hour Education attendees learned about Apple’s ResearchKit. ResearchKit is an open source software framework for researchers to create new apps for their research projects. The apps can reach a broader audience and engage more patients in health studies. Patients can learn about the study, sign consent forms, and participant in the study all on their mobile device.

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