Friday, October 3, 2014 11:30 am– 1:00 pm
Lobby of the TMC Library – 1133 John Freeman Blvd.
Contents: Abstracts, CME, full text, links to full text, mobile access, summaries
Access Level: Free, Open Access
Descriptions: PracticeUpdate incorporates the former OncologyStat! with other modules on Primary Care, Eye Care, Cardiology, Dermatology and Urology. This resource requires free registration and the creation of a brief user profile, which enables emailed content feeds tailored to the user's own interests. There is an editorial board for each discipline. Features for which one can opt in or out by discipline include conference coverage, editors' picks, CME alerts and breaking news. For more information on this resource, read its About information.
Keywords: cancer, cardiology, clinical trials, decision support, dermatology, drugs, evidence-based medicine, eye, healthcare policy, multidisciplinary, oncology, opthalmology, physicians, quick reference
Provider: Johns Hopkins University
Descriptions: Approximately 11,000 images of dermatologic conditions. "This website was designed by Bernard A. Cohen, M.D., Division of Pediatric Dermatology and Christoph U. Lehmann, M.D., Division of Neonatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, with technical assistance of Michael Cohen, for educational use by health care professionals, parents and patients."
Keywords: dermatology, images, skin
Provider: Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education
Descriptions: The Cleveland Clinic, certified by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, provides this website with a wide selection of (text and video) online CME units in approximately 40 medical specialties. Nursing, Dentistry and Health Care Administration are included along with medical specialties from Allergy/Immunology to Women's Health. A series of fee-based, live CME conferences is also offered.
Keywords: allergy, audiology, bioengineering, cardiology, CME, conference, continuing education, courseware, dentistry, dermatology, emergency medicine, infectious disease, neurology, nursing, ophthalmology, pharmacology, physician, podcasts, psychiatry, psychology, social work, student, surgery, video
Provider: National Institutes of Health
Descriptions: The mission of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases is to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of these diseases, facilitation of training for basic and clinical scientists who carry out this research, and the dissemination of information on the progress of this research. The site includes a Health Information Index in English and Spanish.
Keywords: arthritis, bone, dermatology, disease, grants, NIH, orthopaedics, orthopedics, patient education, research, skeletal, skin, spanish
Contents: E-books, full text
Access Level: Licensed, On-Site Visitor, TMC Academic User
Descriptions: A collection of medical and life science e-books. Link to a quick guide and a training video from the ebrary home page. To make full use of ebrary, create a personal account. Go to ebrary's Help documentation for detailed information on setting up a personal account and on the features registration makes available. These include highlighting and annotation, creating a virtual bookshelf, linking out to other resources, copy and paste, printing up to 60 pages per session, sharing, and using RefWorks with this resource. Ebrary was added to the collection with funds donated by The Friends of the Texas Medical Center Library.
Keywords: alternative medicine, cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, internal medicine, nursing, ob/gyn, ophthalmology, otorhinolaryngology, pathology, pediatrics, pharmacology, pharmacy, public health, surgery