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Provide the Health Sciences and Public Health community at Drexel with up to the minute information about programs, events, and library resources.

New Books at Health Sciences Libraries

Browse new books added to the Hahnemann and Queen Lane Libraries' catalog in August 2006. http://www.library.drexel.edu/resources/hsbooklist.html

UptoDate available on Hahnemann Library computer in 24-hour room

The Libraries have purchased a subscription to UptoDate, an evidence-based clinical information resource. The database is designed to "describe current options for diagnosis, management and therapy of a wide variety of disorders and to identify optimal screening and prevention strategies." Topic reviews are written by physicians and peer-reviewed.
PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE HIGH COST ASSOCIATED WITH REMOTE ACCESS UPTODATE IS AVAILABLE ON ONE COMPUTER IN THE 24-HOUR ROOM ONLY.

Ebooks Editions Updated

Three popular ebooks are now available in new editions:

Drug Facts and Comparisons: Pocket Version 2007
Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide, 2007

Updated Physician Assistant Research Guide

The Physician Assistant Research Guide has been updated. New databases are included in addition to two new sections listing directories and ebooks related to the field. This guide can be found under the Health Sciences section of Research Guides by Subjects page.

September Health Observances

Here are selected Health Observances for September with links to the sponsoring organizations.

New Books at the Health Sciences Libraries

Browse new books added to the Hahnemann and Queen Lane Libraries' catalog in July 2006. http://www.library.drexel.edu/resources/hsbooklist.html

Cancer Education Resource

Inside Cancer is an educational resource which can be used by health professionals, patients, or students. This interactive website explains the hallmarks of cancer, causes and prevention, and how cancer is diagnosed and treated. It also includes video narratives from cancer experts. Inside Cancer was created by the Dolan DNA Learning Center of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory which has designed other useful tutorials on DNA and genetic disorders.

Updated Nursing Research Guide

The Nursing Research Guide has been updated with additional links to the Journal Title, Ebooks, and Directories sections. Additional journal titles include Nursing and Nursing Clinics of North America. Additional electronic books include Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, Essential Psychology for Nurses and Other Health Professionals, and the Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy.

New Electronic Database

Take a look at the American Hospital Directory. A new Library resource providing data from over 6,000 hospitals allows searching by hospital profile, department, financial report, or inpatient and outpatient information. Results can be exported into an Excel spreadsheet or PDF file.

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