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New MD Consult E-Book Title

New Edition and Title Change: Cecil Medicine–With the 23nd ed. – Cecil’s Textbook of Medicine has a new title. Print and online available to our patrons. The first edition came out in 1927 bearing the title Textbook of Medicine. The 23rd Edition is quite simply the fastest and best place to find all of the clinical answers you need! Both inside the remarkably user-friendly printed version of this Expert Consult title and on its fully searchable web site, you'll find definitive, unbiased, evidence-based guidance on the evaluation and management of every medical condition—from a veritable "who's who" of preeminent leaders in the field.

Other New MD Consult E-Book editions:

  • Comprehensive Gynecology, 5th ed. 2007
  • Braunwald’s Heart Disease, 8th ed. 2007
  • Textbook of Clinical Neurology, 3rd ed. 2007
  • Obstetrics, 5th ed, 2007
  • Practice of Geriatrics, 4th ed. 2007
  • Ferri’s Clinical Advisor 2008
Posted December 14, 2007

News From Your LRC

After the Holidays, your HSL/LRC will be featuring on trial the visual clinical decision support software called "VisualDX." Please watch for further announcements in January and try this resource to see how it can assist and augment professional decisions. Dermatology, infectious disease, ophthalmology, bioterrorism, MRSA, and other pattern-recognition-based specialties are included, as well as images of oral lesions, drug eruptions and radiation injury. Please watch for further information early January, 2008.

Posted December 14, 2007

New Electronic Book

Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, 2007 – new electronic book on the NCBI Bookshelf.

Posted November 30, 2007

New PULSE Video at Your LRC

PULSE: AHA Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Care. December 2007. This program highlights changes from the American Heart Association in regard to how rescue workers administer CPR. This DVD also includes a demonstration of how to provide treatment for a patient in cardiac distress using the new guidelines. Ask for DVD 8003 DEC 2007

Posted November 30, 2007

Christmas Food for Fines Program

Feed the hungry and eliminate library fines at the same time! You can clear your fines by donating one can per dollar owed from now until December 14th. Please note that this is for fines only, it does not include Lost Items, Photocopies, or InterLibrary Loan fees. Please bring your canned food items to the elves at the Health Sciences Library Circulation Desk. All donations will be taken to the St. Martin de Porres Food Bank. Thanks to all for your generosity, and Happy Holidays.

Posted November 16, 2007

AccessMedicine Updates

Access Medicine has updated the following titles:

  • CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2008
  • CURRENT Obstetric & Gynecologic Diagnosis & Treatment 2007
  • CURRENT Pediatric Diagnosis & Treatment 2007
  • Cardiovascular Physiology 2006
  • Endocrine Physiology 2006
  • CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Family Medicine 2007
Posted November 16, 2007

New DVD in the LRC

Confronting CJD & Other Prion Disorders. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation, Inc. c2006. This presentation addresses several issues about Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, including clinical presentation and course, pathogenesis, differential diagnosis, transmissibility, surveillance and resources available to physicians and families. Target Audience: Neurologists and other health care professionals involved in the management of patients with CJD or dementing illnesses. Ask for DVD 190

Posted November 16, 2007

New Hot Link on LRC Website

Atlas of Gastrointestinal Video Endoscopy. Julio Murra-Saca, MD. Chief of Gastrointestinal Diseases & Endoscopy. Jerusalem Medical Center, San Salvador, El Salvador. All images and video clips displayed are from real cases from the private practice of Dr. Murra-Saca. The Atlas has 2430 video clips best viewed with Windows Media Player. One can observe the videos at full screen—first wait for the complete download of the video. Each video concerns an actual event. The Atlas received the 25th Annual AV Award in 2005 from the American Association for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Posted November 16, 2007

RefWorks Training Session

Come join us on Wednesday, November 14th, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm, in the Union Pacific Room in the lower level of the Reinert Library for a RefWorks training session. RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic management tool that allows you to:
-Create and organize a personal database online
-Work with Microsoft Word to format in-text citations and bibliographies in seconds
-Import references from a variety of databases
-Share references among collaborating researchers
 
RefWorks is also one of the ways in which materials may be submitted for the Faculty Bibliography. To access RefWorks, click on the gray RefWorks tab right below the banner above. Creighton University faculty, students, and staff have access to this resource at no cost to the individual user. Questions?  Contact the Reference Desk at the Health Sciences Library (280-5138 or refdesk@creighton.edu)

Posted November 9, 2007

RefWorks Training Session

Join us on Tuesday, November 6th from 12:00 - 1:00 pm in the Thune Seminar Room at the Health Sciences Library for a RefWorks Training Session.
RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic management tool that allows users to create and organize a personal database online, work with Microsoft Word to format citations and bibliographies in seconds, import references from a variety of databases, and share references among collaborating researchers. RefWorks is also one of the ways in which materials may be submitted for the Faculty Bibliography. Creighton University faculty, students, and staff have access to this resource at no cost to the individual user. To access RefWorks, click on the gray RefWorks tab above. Questions? Contact the Reference Desk at the Health Sciences Library (280-5138 or refdesk@creighton.edu)

Haunted by Searching Fears?

This week the Health Sciences Library is offering two programs to help you find your way out alive. On Tuesday, October 30th from 3:30—4:30 p.m. there will be a demystifying session on searching Medline with PubMed and on Thursday, November 1st from 12:00—1:00 p.m. there will be an electrifying hour on consumer health resources available in other languages. Both spine tingling classes will be held in the Thune Seminar Caves. For more information on, please contact Jeanne M. Burke, HSL/LRC Education Coordinator at 280-5143 or jburke@creighton.edu

Posted October 26, 2007

Cultural Adjustment—Going from Being Majority to Minority

Beth Furlong, RN, PhD, JD, faculty member in the Creighton University School of Nursing and in the Center for Health Policy and Ethics, spent the Spring of 2006 teaching Community Health Nursing in Nyireghaza and Budapest, Hungary where she was a teaching Fulbright Fellow. The Health Sciences Library has invited Dr. Furlong to spend an hour discussing what it was like to go from being a majority member of a culture to a minority member of another culture and doing it without language skills of that culture. Please join us on Tuesday, October 23rd from 12-1 p.m. in the Health Sciences Library’s Thune Seminar Rooms. For more information contact Jeanne M. Burke, HSL/LRC Education Coordinator at 280-5143 or jburke@creighton.edu

Posted October 19, 2007

OT Search Database Now Available

The OT Search Database, an index of occupational therapy journals produced by the American Occupational Therapy association, is now available to Creighton University faculty, staff and students. On the menu to the Left, Click on Resources. Scroll down to the Occupational Therapy section, or click on the Occupational Therapy subheading on the left. There are links to OT Search both places. OT Search uses the same software as CLIC, the Creighton University libraries’online catalog, so the look is familiar, but can be deceptive. The holdings indicated in OT Search are in the AOTA library, not at Creighton; there is no connection between the database and our holdings. Online links in the records will also probably not work for access to the full text. It will be necessary to manually check any citations found in the database in CLIC and A to Z to find out if we have the material. Before searching in OT Search, view the tutorials on the OT Search web site. All five of them take only ten minutes. Please contact the Health Sciences Library Reference Desk, 280-5138 / refdesk@creighton.edu, with questions and feedback.

Posted October 19, 2007

NIH Launches Open-Access Genetic and Clinical Data

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is launching one of the most extensive collections of genetic and clinical data ever made freely available to researchers worldwide. Called SHARe (SNP Health Association Resource), the Web-based dataset enables qualified researchers to access a wealth of data from large population-based studies, starting with the landmark Framingham Heart Study. Funded by the NIH’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), SHARe will accelerate discoveries linking genes and health, thereby advancing scientists’ understanding of the causes and prevention of cardiovascular disease and other disorders.

Posted October 12, 2007

Popups in A to Z Online Journal Database

EBSCO, the company that produces the software for the Creighton Libraries’ A to Z online journal database, has made a significant change: links to journals now open in popups, not a new window. This means that popup blocking software will need to be configured to allow URLs at *.ebsco.com

Posted October 2, 2007

MD Consult now available

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The Health Sciences Library has purchased campus wide access for MD Consult. The library's subscription includes more than forty medical ebooks and dozens of journals including several of the Clinics of North America titles. Searching all of these resources is also integrated with the First Consult clinical tools. Call the reference staff at 280-5138 or email refdesk@creighton.edu if you have questions about MD Consult.

Posted October 1, 2007

New AccessMedicine Book

book cover imageAccessmedicine has published a new ebook, Current Diagnosis of Sexually Transmitted Diseases. From the publisher's website, "Featuring the trusted, practical format of the CURRENT series, this authoritative, quick-access guide delivers a top-to-bottom overview of STDs commonly encountered in clinical practice. The book begins with an insightful introduction to the field that emphasizes the patient-doctor relationship, and then explores clinical problems with STDs in terms of diagnostic, management, and treatment considerations."

Posted September 26, 2007

Biomedical Books Online

NCBI Bookshelf is a collection of selected biomedical books. Bookshelf titles cover aspects of molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, microbiology, a couple of disease states from a molecular and cellular point of view, research methods, and virology. Some of the books are online versions of previously published books, while others are written and edited by NCBI staff. Over 40 titles are available online at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=books

Posted September 21, 2007

New Program in Your LRC

The NeuroExam Video. Sinauer Associates Inc. c2001. Dr. Hal Blumenfeld, Yale University School of Medicine demonstrates how to perform a complete neurologic examination in six subdivisions: Mental Status; Cranial Nerves; Motor Exam; Reflexes; Coordination and Gait; Sensory Exam. 36 min. Ask for: VC 5071, or this program can be located at: neuroexam.com

Posted September 14, 2007

Advance Chapters of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine Now Online

Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 17th Ed. will publish a new chapter each month until the entire edition is online in March 2008. The new edition features more illustrations than ever before—almost 700 new pieces in total for a 50% increase over the previous edition! Complete atlases of microscopic and radiologic pathology: New atlases of liver biopsies, renal disease and urinary sediments, parasitic blood smears, chest imaging, neurological imaging, rashes associated with fever, clinical manifestations of metabolic disease, and much more.

Posted September 14, 2007

New Stat!Ref Title

Foundations of Nursing Research. New 5th Ed, c2008, is now available online via Stat!Ref.

Posted September 14, 2007

New Books

1. Comprehensive gynecology / Vern L. Katz ... [et al.] Presented to the Health Sciences Library by the Dr. Patrick and Linda Vetere Endowed Book Fund. WP 140 C737 2007
2. Clinical gynecologic oncology / Philip J. DiSaia, William T. Creasman. Presented to the Health Sciences Library by the Dr. Patrick and Linda Vetere Endowed Book Fund. WP 145 D611c 2007
3. Athletic training and sports medicine / Chad Starkey, Glen Johnson, editors ; American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Presented to the Health Sciences Library by the Wayne and Carol Leadbetter Endowed Book Fund. QT261 A8718 2006
4. Treatment of the postmenopausal woman : basic and clinical aspects / Rogerio Lobo, editor. Presented to the Health Sciences Library by the Robert and Elizabeth Sestero Endowed Book Fund. WP 580 T784 2007
5. Otitis media in infants and children / Charles D. Bluestone, Jerome O. Klein. Presented to the Health Sciences Library by the Alessandro Trombetta, M.D. Endowed Book Fund in Otolaryngology. WV232 B658o 2007

Posted September 14, 2007

New Books

1. Handbook of geriatric care management / Cathy Cress, editor. WT31 H236 2007
2. Principles of Clinical Pharmacology / Arthur J. Atkinson, Jr. ... [et al.] QV38 P9569 2007
3. Samter's Immunologic Diseases / edited by Karl Frank Austin, et al. WD300 S1931 2001
4. Emery and Rimoin's Principles and Practice of Medical Genetics. 5th ed. QZ50 E533 2007
5. Fields Virology / editors-in-chief, David M. Knipe, Peter M. Howley ; associate editors, Diane E. Griffin ... [et al.] QW160 F463 2007
6. Wound Care: A Collaborative Practice Manual / edited by Carrie Sussman, Barbara M. Bates-Jensen. WO700 W9384 2007

Posted September 7, 2007

Rittenhouse R2 Library

The library has trial access to this collection of ebooks in medicine, nursing and allied health until September 30, 2007. Send feedback to bryanstack@creighton.edu.

Posted August 28, 2007

Thieme ElectronicBook Library

The Health Sciences Library recently purchased access to the Thieme ElectronicBook Library. The first group of 40 books to be available online is the Flexibook Atlases and Textbooks Series, a series of popular and highly respected review textbooks, published in both the basic as well as the medical sciences. For nearly 50 years, medical students and physicians have used the illustrated flexi-books to both study basic science and for their clinical rotations.

Posted August 28, 2007.

New Books

  1. Essential Atlas of Heart Diseases / editor-in-chief, Eugene Braunwald ; with 174 contributors. Presented to the Health Sciences Library by the Edward and Leslie Goldenberg Endowed Book Fund. WG17 E78 2005
  2. Cardiovascular Therapeutics: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart disease / [edited by] Elliott M. Antman ; section editors, Michael M. Givertz ... [et al.] Presented to the Health Sciences Library by the Edward and Leslie Goldenberg Endowed Book Fund. WG166 C2671 2007
  3. Developing Cultural Competence in Physical Therapy Practice / Jill Black Lattanzi, Larry D. Purnell, [editors]. This title is part of the MHIRC: Multicultural Health Information Resource Center collection. WB460 L364d 2006
  4. Scientific Foundations and Principles of Practice in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation / editors, David J. Magee, James E. Zachazewski, William S. Quillen. J. Bradley Barr, DPT, OCS, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Creighton University, contributed to Chapter 27: Imaging Joints and Musculoskeletal Tissue: Pathoanatomic Considerations. WE140 S4167 2007
Posted August 24, 2007

Requesting Health Sciences Library Purchases

To request that the Health Sciences Library purchase new materials, whether a book, a journal, or audiovisual material, in tangible form or online, please use the form on the library’s web site.  On the home page at http://hsl.creighton.edu/, click Services, then Request a Search/Materials, then Recommend Library Purchase.  Please provide as much detail as possible as to why the item is needed, to aid the library in making selection decisions.

Requests may be submitted at any time.  Books and audiovisual items are purchased throughout the year.  New journal subscription purchases are made annually in the fall, to begin in January of the following year.  Requests need to be received by 1 October 2007 to be considered for a 2008 subscription.

For specific information:

  1. Audiovisual: Jane Romack, Head of Learning Resources Center, 280-5130, jromack@creighton.edu
  2. Books: Jane Fishkin, Acquisitions Coordinator, 280-5136, jpfish@creighton.edu
  3. Journals: Bryan Stack, Serials and Electronic Collections Librarian, 280-5137, cuhsl-serials@creighton.edu
Posted August 24, 2007

Elsevier E-Books Trial (Correction)

Creighton University has online access until September 3, 2007 (not September 30 as previously announced) to 500 books spanning all scientific disciplines, selected from among the more than 4000 titles being published online this year on ScienceDirect from imprints such as Elsevier, Academic Press and Pergamon. Titles available in the trial (as well as regularly subscribed books and journals) are indicated by a green page icon next to the title. These ebooks are integrated with other ScienceDirect materials, with cross-linking to and from other books and journal articles. They can be accessed at Books on ScienceDirect. For more information visit http://www.info.sciencedirect.com/books. Once the trial is over, we will consider individual titles for purchase. Please send your feedback to: Bryan Stack, Health Sciences Library Phone: 402.280.5137; cuhsl-serials@creighton.edu

Posted August 24, 2007

Now Online: Metabolic and Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease

Access is now available for the online version of The Metabolic and Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease. This valuable resource provides researchers, educators, students, and clinicians access to a compendium of genetic disorders and information from the entire field of genetics. Using the site's interactive tools, users can quickly obtain answers to the molecular and metabolic underpinnings of a growing list of diseases as well as retrieve updates on pathophysiology and treatment. Direct link: http://genetics.accessmedicine.com/ or via the Access Medicine Menu: http://www.accessmedicine.com/home.aspx and click on MMBID.

Posted August 17, 2007

New PULSE Title in Your LRC

PULSE: Transport of the Bariatric Patient, released August 2007. This DVD program provides EMS providers and rescue personnel information on how to care for grossly overweight patients as well as how to transport them safely, without endangering themselves and the patients in the process. DVD 8003 AUG 2007

Posted August 17, 2007

New Books From the Wayne and Carol Leadbetter Endowed Book Fund

1. OKU orthopaedic knowledge update. Sports medicine 3 / edited by James G. Garrick.  QT261 O77 2004
2. Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription / Vivian H. Heyward.  QT255 H622a 2006
3. Therapeutic Modalities / Chad Starkey.  QT261 S795t 2004
4. Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis and Medical/Surgical Management / Roland W. Moskowitz ... [et al.]  WE346 O848 2007

Posted August 17, 2007

CINAHL Only on EBSCOhost

CINAHL, the Cumulated Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature, was purchased by EBSCO Publishing. The database indexes more than 3,000 journals and currently has more than a million records. CINAHL will now be available exclusively from EBSCO. EBSCO has enhanced CINAHL with some indexing back to 1937 for selected journals. Learn to use EBSCOhost by watching a 4.5 minute introduction or an 8.5 minute in depth flash tutorial or look at the online help and the extensive user guide.

Posted August 10, 2007

MD Anderson Manual of Medical Oncology

The MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked as the world's leading institution in cancer medicine. With publication of the The MD Anderson Manual of Medical Oncology, the editorial board of this prestigious institution makes available a resource that meets the needs of clinicians for an authoritative, concise, and accessible guide to the medical management of patients with cancer and its complications.

Posted August 10, 2007

UpToDate now available on Tenet computers

UpToDate is a widely used clinical information tool. Previously, it was only available from Creighton University owned computers in the hospital and school of medicine. It should also now be available from Tenet owned computers in the hospital. Contact the reference staff at refdesk@creighton.edu if you have questions about using or accessing UpToDate.

Posted June 26, 2007

New Books

  1. Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapists : Screening for Referral / Catherine Cavallaro Goodman, Teresa E. Kelly Snyder. WB460 G653D 2007
  2. Athletic Training and Sports Medicine / Chad Starkey, Glen Johnson, editors ; American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. QT261 A8718 2006
  3. Final Exam : A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality / Pauline W. Chen. WZ100 C518F 2007
  4. Trust is Not Enough : Bringing Human Rights to Medicine / David J. Rothman and Sheila M. Rothman ; preface by Aryeh Neier. WB60 R846T 2006
  5. Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing / Kathleen B. Gaberson, Marilyn H. Oermann, [editors]. WY18 G112C 2007
  6. The Guide to Living with HIV Infection: Developed at the Johns Hopkins AIDS Clinic / John G. Bartlett, Ann K. Finkbeiner. WC503.7 B289G 2006
  7. Handbook of Geriatric Care Management / Cathy Cress, editor. WT31 H236 2007
Posted June 22, 2007

A Closer Walk Now Online

A new streaming license is available on the Streaming Video section of the LRC website called “A Closer Walk”. This film provides a definitive portrayal of humankind’s confrontation with the global AIDS epidemic. The film explores the intricate relationship between health, dignity, and human rights. The program is also available in the LRC Collection in two formats. The Call Numbers are: VC 5048 and DVD 99.

Posted June 15, 2007

New Books at HSL

  1. Emery and Rimoin's Principles and Practice of Medical Genetics / Rimoin, David L. QZ50 E533 2007
  2. Wound Care : A Collaborative Practice Manual / edited by Carrie Sussman, Barbara M. Bates-Jensen. WO700 W9384 2007
  3. Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction / editors, Mary Vining Radomski, Catherine A. Trombly Latham. WB555 O143 2008
  4. Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription / Vivian H. Heyward. QT255 H622A 2006
  5. Osteoarthritis : Diagnosis and Medical/Surgical Management / Roland W. Moskowitz ... [et al.] WE346 O848 2007
Posted June 15, 2007

Protein Lounge Now Available

Protein Lounge is a rich resource in the field of system biology. Many interactive web-based databases and software are designed to help the life-scientists understand the complexity of systems biology. Systems biology efforts focus on understanding cellular networks, protein interactions involved in cell signaling, mechanisms of cell survival and apoptosis leading to development or identification of drug candidates against a variety of diseases.  Protein Lounge has revolutionized bioinformatics by constructing the first complete siRNA target database, a complete Peptide-Antigen target database and a Kinase-Phosphatase database. Protein Lounge Databases include:

  • Pathway Database
  • Kinase-Phosphatase Database
  • GPCR Database
  • Disease Genes Database
  • Transcription Factors Database
  • Peptide Antigen Database
  • siRNA Database
  • Protein Interaction Database
  • Biochemical Compound Database
  • Protein Database
Posted June 1, 2007

HEAL Collection

The Health Education Assets Library (HEAL), is a digital library of 22,000+ freely accessible multimedia teaching materials for the Health Sciences. As a non-commercial collaborative partnership, HEAL provides materials of the highest quality that meet the needs of today's health sciences educators and learners. There are currently over 7,000 active registered users of HEAL. HEAL is made possible by grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Library of Medicine. This site is included in the LRC Hot Picks on the LRC web site. The Featured Resources/Collections available with abstracts at this point are located at: http://www.healcentral.org/services/servicesFeatures.jsp

  • Normal Chest Films (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)
  • Fish Medical Cell Biology Lectures (Marshall University)
  • Poja Histology Collection (University Medical Centre of the St. Radbound University)
  • PediNeuroLogid Exam: A Neurodevelopmental Approach (Larsen &I Stensaas)
  • Gallery of Hematology Images (Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University)
  • William F. Hoyt Neuro-Ophthalmology Collection (University of California)
  • Neurological Exam (University of Toronto)
  • Pathology Image Collection of Dr. Michael Feldman (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)
  • Reproductive Physiology  (University of Cincinnati College of Medicine)
  • Molson Medical Informatics Project Multimedia Sampler (McGill)
Posted June 1, 2007

New Books at HSL

  1. Principles of Clinical Pharmacology / Arthur J. Atkinson, Jr. ... [et al.] QV38 P9569 2007
  2. OKU orthopaedic knowledge update. Sports medicine 3 / edited by James G. Garrick. QT261 O77 2004
  3. Cardiovascular therapeutics : a companion to Braunwald's Heart disease / [edited by] Elliott M. Antman ; section editors, Michael M. Givertz ... [et al.] WG166 C2671 2007
  4. Essential Atlas of Heart Diseases editor-in-chief, Eugene Braunwald ; with 174 contributors. WG17 E78 2005
  5. Fields' Virology / editors-in-chief, David M. Knipe, Peter M. Howley ; associate editors, Diane E. Griffin ... [et al.] QW160 F463 2007
Posted June 1, 2007

New NCME Program your LRC

HCV and HIV Coinfection. Polsky, Bruce W., MD. St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center, NY, NY. Released February 28, 2007, (60 min). More than 170 million people worldwide have chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and about 40 million individuals are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Coinfection with HIV and HCV is common and affects 15% to 30% of HIV-infected individuals in the United States. This program summarizes the epidemiology and pathogenesis of HCV infection in patients with and without HIV coinfection, outlines the complications of HCV treatment in patients coinfected with HIV, offers data from recent clinical trials of patients coinfected with HCV/HIV and more.  Ask for DVD 157.

Posted May 18, 2007
  1. Health Financing for Poor People : Resource Mobilization and Risk Sharing / editors, Alexander S. Preker and Guy Carrin. WA546.1 H4343 2004
  2. Among the Healers : Stories of Spiritual and Ritual Healing Around the World / Edith Turner. WB880 T945A 2006
  3. Food Choice and Obesity in Black America : Creating a New Cultural Diet / Eric J. Bailey. WD210 B154F 2006
  4. Reaching the Poor With Health, Nutrition, and Population Services : What Works, What Doesn't, and Why / edited by Davidson R. Gwatkin, Adam Wagstaff, Abdo S. Yazbeck. WA395 R2815 2005
Posted May 18, 2007

New Resources on Hurricane Katrina

After the wind, child, after the waters gone (DVD) 2006. Sullivan's documentary gives voice to experts and stakeholders in environmental health and damage to the bayous of south Louisiana.

Voices of the storm: health care after Katrina (Internet & DVD) 2006. Judd's DVD includes two short documentaries, one six months after Katrina and the other one year later.

[Hurricane Katrina] (Journal Issue) Journal of health care for the poor and underserved, v.18, no.2, May 2007. This issue is dedicated to the public health implications of Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma.

Posted May 11, 2007

New Pulse DVD in your LRC

Geriatric Patient Down. Trinity Workplace Learning. June, 2007. Approximately 25 percent of Americans will be 65 years of age or older by the year 2030, and will represent 70 percent of all ambulance transports. The geriatric patient is at a high risk of falling, which makes this one of the most common calls EMTs will face, especially in locations with a large geriatric population. This course discusses why older adults are at increased risk of falls, common Mechanisms of Injury (MOIs), and emergency treatment modalities for older adults. 30 min. Ask for DVD 8003 JUN 2007

Posted May 11, 2007

Programs Scheduled

What Is Stereotyping? On May 10th from 12-1 p.m., Sade Kosoko-Lasaki, MD, Becky Messenger, & Reba Donahue representing Creighton’s Health Sciences Multicultural & Community Affairs Office, (HS-MACA) will explore this common human behavior and how it impacts our relationships and the world around us. Join them for this thought provoking presentation and discussion in the Thune Seminar Rooms on the main floor of the Health Sciences Library. You may bring your lunch and ideas to the session. For additional information on the program, contact Reba Donahue, HS-MACA Office at 280-2124 or Jeanne M. Burke, Education Coordinator, HSL/LRC at 280-5143 or jburke@creighton.edu.

Having healthy places to live, work, and play are important to us all and that is why the Center for Disease Control in conjunction with the University of North Carolina are offering a satellite/web cast program dealing with this topic on Friday, May 11th from 1-2 p.m. The Health Sciences Library has registered as an open viewing location. Individuals may also opt to watch the session as a web cast on their own computer. Participant registration and technology requirements are listed online at http://publichealthgrandrounds.unc.edu/places/webcast.htm. Fuller program information is now available at http://publichealthgrandrounds.unc.edu/. Anyone attending the Library’s showing should feel free to bring their lunch and a friend or two. The Thune Seminar Rooms are located in the back of the main floor of the Library. For more information on this event, contact Jeanne M. Burke, HSL/LRC Education Coordinator at 280-5143 or jburke@creighton.edu.

Posted May 4, 2007

New Programs in your LRC

Sentimental Women Need Not Apply, DVD 154

Nursing in America: A History of Social Reform, DVD 153

Understanding Addictions, c2005, DVD 144

Posted May 4, 2007

New Books

Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation edited by Michelle M. Lusardi and Caroline C. Nielsen. WE172 O77 2007

Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care by Sylvia Escott-Stump. WB39 E74N 2008

Principles and Practice of Palliative Care and Supportive Oncology editors, Ann M. Berger, John L. Shuster, Jr., and Jamie H. Von Roenn. QZ266 P957 2007

Expertise in Physical Therapy Practice edited by Gail M. Jensen, PhD., P.T., FAPTA. Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Vice President for Faculty Development in Academic Affairs, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, and Faculty Associate, Center for Health Policy and Ethics, Creighton University. ... [et al.] WB460 E965 2007

Posted May 4, 2007

Trial of Sage e-Reference Collection

We are running a trial to the Sage e-Reference collection through the end of May. Please contact refdesk@creighton.edu if you have comments about this resource or a suggestion for a new resource.

Posted April 27, 2007

Nature Launches Networking Website for Scientists

Scientific publisher Nature Publishing Group (NPG) has announced the launch of Nature Network, a new free online networking website for scientists worldwide. Nature Network also features local hubs, offering all the global tools plus area news, features, blogs, jobs and events. The first local sites are Nature Network Boston and London. View the complete press release.

Posted April 27, 2007