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New Look for VisualDx

New Look for VisualDx

Starting March 1st, the VisualDx database will have a new look, new search functionality, and content that includes more diagnoses, more images, and radiographs. The intent is to make it easier for clinicians to view symptoms and determine a diagnosis by adding the ability to search any chief complaint directly from the home page.

To view a tutorial of how to type in and follow a chief complaint guided workup within the new VisualDx:

To sign up for a 10-minute webinar aimed at introducing the new VisualDx to clinical staff:

Posted February 2, 2016

New AccessMedicine editions

New books in ClinicalKey November

New books in ClinicalKey November

Atlas of Pelvic Anatomy and Gynecologic Surgery (Baggish) 4th ed;

Autopsy Pathology (Connolly) 3rd ed;

Basic Immunology: Functions and Disorders of the Immune System (Abbas) 5th ed;

Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession (Lawrence) 8th ed;

Brenner and Rector’s The Kidney (Skorecki) 10th ed;

Cardiac Imaging: The Requisites (Boxt) 4th ed;

Ciottone’s Disaster Medicine (Ciottone) 2nd ed;

Dermatology Secrets Plus (Fitzpatrick) 5th ed;

Dorfman and Czerniak’s Bone Tumors (Czerniak) 2nd ed;

Dorland’s Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (formerly: Jablonski’s Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations) (Dorland) 7th ed;

Gray’s Anatomy: The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice (Standring) 41st ed;

Hacker and Moore’s Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Hacker) 6th ed;

Hurwitz Clinical Pediatric Dermatology (Paller) 5th ed;

Medical Genetics (Jorde) 5th ed;

Netter’s Essential Physiology (Mulroney) 2nd ed;

Neuromuscular Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence (Darras) 2nd ed;

Pediatric Allergy: Principles and Practice (Leung) 3rd ed;

Physical Diagnosis of Pain: An Atlas of Signs and Symptoms (Waldman) 3rd ed;

Principles and Practice of Lymphedema Surgery (Cheng) 1st ed;

Sabiston and Spencer’s Surgery of the Chest (Sellke) 9th ed;

Stroke: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management (Grotta) 6th ed;

Textbook of Interventional Cardiology (Topol) 7th ed;


Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) Academic

Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) Academic

The Health Sciences Library is pleased to announce that we now subscribe to the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) Academic database which is recognized as the global leader in evidence based healthcare. JBI Academic includes a comprehensive range of resources across seven publication types:

  1. Systematic Reviews
  2. Systematic Review Protocols
  3. Best Practice Information Sheets
  4. Technical Reports
  5. Evidence Summaries
  6. Evidence-Based Recommended Practices
  7. Consumer Information Sheets

The JBI Academic package also includes resources with an emphasis in the following areas:

  • Aged Care
  • Burns Care
  • Cancer Care
  • Chronic Disease
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Emergency & Trauma
  • General Medicine
  • Health Management & Assessment
  • Infection Control
  • Mental Health
  • Midwifery Care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgical Services
  • Wound Healing and Management
Posted November 12, 2015

Clinical Pharmacology Mobile App

Clinical Pharmacology Mobile App

Clinical Pharmacology has released a new version of their mobile app for iOS and Android devices. In addition to the drug monographs, the new version adds an interaction checker and identification tool. To unlock the free app from the Apple Store or Google Play you need to create a free account in the Clinical Pharmacology web site. Let us know if you need help creating the account or getting the app.

Posted September 30, 2015 access licensed access licensed

The Reinert Alumni Library has licensed access for Creighton University faculty, staff and students to and the NYTimes smart phone apps for iOS, Android, Blackberry, and Windows Phone. Each user must register from a Creighton Jaynet address. The login and password you choose at registration unlocks the website and the app for use from anywhere. The license provides unlimited access to from 1851-1922, 5 free downloads a month from 1923 to 1980 (we have another vendor if you need more), unlimited use from 1981 - present. The license does not include ereader editions, tablet apps, premium crosswords, or the crossword app.

Posted September 13, 2015

CINAHL Complete available

CINAHL Complete available

The Health Sciences Library and CHI Health now provide access to CINAHL Complete. CINAHL Complete adds access to about 1000 more journals and backfiles to 1937 for select titles. The database adds 10 ebooks, 100+ CEU's, research instrument descriptions, evidence based care sheets, and quick disease lessons. Read more about CINAHL Complete.

Posted June 29, 2015

UpToDate access changes

UpToDate access changes

UpToDate has informed us we need to make changes to stay in compliance with our license agreement.

CHI physicians and Creighton University faculty should use this link or the link in the EHR to go directly to UpToDate from CHI or Creighton network addresses:

For access from off-campus or away from the hospital or clinic, please register with UpToDate to create a login and password. Use the link near the top right of the page. The login will expire within 30 days if not used from the CHI or Creighton network to keep it activated. The login also unlocks the UpToDate app for iOS or Android.

Students may continue to use the link below:


Students may also register to create a login and password for the iOS or Android app. The login must be used every 30 days from a Creighton network address to remain activated.

February 1, 2015

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