New trial – Real Time Health

17 February, 2014

Trial is available until 14th March, 2014

The Library is currently trialling Real Time Health

RealTime Health specialises in patient narrative communication, or patient storytelling, an evidence-based practice which is rapidly gaining recognition around the world for its benefits for patients and health professionals alike.

Watching first-hand stories of those who have been diagnosed with a chronic condition complements medical knowledge and improves overall understanding of what it is like to live with and manage that condition on a day to day basis.

Go to: Real Time Health

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New Trial – ClinicalKey

10 February, 2014

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Trial is available until 30 April, 2014

The Library is currently trialling ClinicalKey

This resource is a clinical insight engine that addresses key clinical research requirements of physicians, medical librarians, CMO/CMIOs, and healthcare professionals. It is comprehensive, trustworthy, and fast.

ClinicalKey draws answers from the largest collection of clinical resources, covering every medical and surgical specialty. It also indexes more than 22 million MEDLINE abstracts, which are retrieved each day from the National Library of Medicine.

The authoritative medical and surgical content comes from Elsevier’s vast online medical portfolio.

Smart Content, powered by Elsevier Merged Medical Taxonomy (EMMeT), enables fast discovery of answers that are more relevant than those provided by conventional clinical search engines, thereby reducing search time.

First time access will require acceptance of the security options.

Go to: ClinicalKey

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New Trial – Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination

10 February, 2014

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Trial is available until 31 March, 2014

The Library is currently trialling Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Assessment

This resource delivers dynamic, clinically oriented, head-to-toe assessment videos that use interactive OSCE-style exercises to prepare students for exams and patient encounters.

The site features more than 8 hours of video content – all evidence-based and presented with a patient-first approach to the physical exam.  Students and faculty will appreciate the careful attention to clinical accuracy, as well as the range of patient types profiled in the series.

Go to: Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Assessment

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