Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
Category: Databases

4 Things about Duke Apps - You Won’t Believe the Last One!
Posted On: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 17:06 by Brandi Tuttle

For those who have recently arrived to Duke, welcome! We can help you get your mobile device set up in the Duke Medicine environment. Check out our Mobile Apps Guide for more information on Duke provided apps (and more).

Did you know…

#1 Our Lexicomp app, Duke’s chosen clinical drug resource, has a new subscription code. You’ll need to update your account to continue using the app. These codes expire yearly. Click here & then click on the Mobile App Access button on the right. Follow the instructions for the new product code. If you haven't gotten started with Lexicomp yet...

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Tags: apps

Browzine Access Ended August 31st
Posted On: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 11:21 by Brandi Tuttle

Access to the handy resource, BrowZine (think "browsing"), will be ending this month. Browzine allowed you to stay current with the literature by aggregating and organizing information in one place, enabling you to browse, read, and monitor current journals in your subject areas. While access to that resource will disappear, we are here to help you make the transition (or start new habits)!

Docphin and Read by QxMD are two apps we suggest.  Both provide easy access to Duke University’s journal subscriptions, make it easy to share, and allow you to create a customized news feed so you don’t waste any time staying current.

Alternatively, we recently secured...

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Johns Hopkins Antibiotic Guide Now Available!
Posted On: Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 14:44 by Sarah Cantrell

We now provide access to the Johns Hopkins ABX (Antibiotic) Guide, an infectious disease resource intended for all healthcare personnel. The guide features frequently updated, evidence-based information on infectious diseases, including disease diagnosis; drug indications, dosing, pharmacokinetics, side effects, and interactions; pathogens; management; and vaccines.

The ABX Guide includes details of drug spectrum activity to target the right anti-infective agent at the right organism. Additionally, the ABX Guide offers annotated references with links out to articles so that clinicians can easily connect to and explore the evidence...

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Categories: Databases, Explore Tools, Resource Updates

Tags: drugs

National Guideline Clearinghouse Shutting Down July 2018
Posted On: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 10:30 by Brandi Tuttle

Due to a loss of federal funding for this AHRQ resource, the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) Website will be permanently unavailable beginning July 16, 2018. As this repository of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines has been a valuable resource for Duke health professionals, we want to make sure you can still access the information you need to provide quality patient care.

Our Guidelines section on the Clinical Tools page links to general practice and specialty guidelines.  Many other databases also provide access to guidelines including PubMed, CINAHL, DynaMed Plus...

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Tags: guidelines

AccessMedicine and AccessAnestheisiology Now Available!
Posted On: Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 14:45 by Sarah Cantrell

The Medical Center Library & Archives now subscribes to AccessMedicine, a resource which provides access to the latest electronic editions of over 95 core biomedical and health sciences textbooks, including Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Hurst's The Heart, Williams Obstetrics, and the CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment series.

Additionally, you will find an extensive multimedia library that includes examination and procedural videos and patient safety modules; Diagnosaurus, a differential diagnosis tool; practice guidelines from Current Practice Guidelines in Primary Care; diagnostic tests from Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests...

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Categories: Databases

Tags: e-books

The Cochrane Library - iPad edition
Posted On: Monday, April 2, 2018 - 13:16 by Megan Van Noord

The Cochrane Library iPad edition presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navigate format which provides you with relevant, accessible research, when you need it, from experts in evidence-informed health care. Monthly issues feature a hand-picked selection of Cochrane Systematic Reviews, specifically abridged to provide the best possible iPad reading experience. The themed sections in every issue are color-coded throughout so that you can easily find content relevant to you. The Bookmark feature allows you to create your own special collection of Cochrane Reviews across issues. Additionally, the title page for every review includes a link to the full version of the review available...

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Categories: Databases

Tags: Cochrane

EndNote X8 on Mac Now Compatible with Word 2016
Posted On: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 01:30 by Virginia Carden

The production version of EndNote X8 has now been updated to be compatible with the new version of Word (Office 2016). If you have EndNote X8, you can update to version X8.2. If you have EndNote X7, you can revert your version of Word 2016 to v15. Read more...

Categories: Alerts, Databases

Tags: endnote

No Access to Natural Medicines
Posted On: Friday, January 19, 2018 - 00:00 by Jamie Conklin

Access to Natural Medicines has been suspended temporarily while we negotiate a new contract through the Carolina Consortium. We will post an update when access is restored.

In the meantime, here are a few other available resources that may be useful:
•    Lexicomp (Wolters Kluwer Clinical Drug Information)
•    About Herbs Search (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)
•    Herbs at a Glance (National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health)

We apologize for...

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Tags: alternative medicine, Natural Medicines

Clinical Tools: A Quick Connection to the Evidence
Posted On: Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 16:42 by Sarah Cantrell

Seeking quick and reliable answers to your clinical questions? Look no further than the library’s Clinical Tools page! Here you will find a handy list of links to point-of-care resources, decision-support tools, core eBooks, guidelines, and patient education information.

Some of these include:

  • DynaMed Plus, which provides evidence-based clinical information concerning diseases, drugs, and other therapies that is highly useful when making decisions about patient care.
  • The ability to craft a single search for your patient’s problem/...
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Tags: DynaMed Plus, NNT

Importing Citations into EndNote
Posted On: Monday, November 27, 2017 - 10:55 by Jamie Conklin

Need to get references into EndNote and not sure how? Try these tips:

  • Import articles from PubMed by using the "Send to" feature. If needed, see instructions for a PC or for a Mac.
  • Import articles from Google Scholar by simply changing your Google Scholar settings. Within your settings, go to Bibliograpy Manager and select the second radio button for "Show links to import citations into" and select EndNote. Then click Save. You'll then see an...
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Categories: Databases

Tags: endnote, citation management

Altmetric Explorer for Institutions is Back!
Posted On: Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:03 by Beverly Murphy

The institutional version of Altmetic Explorer, which allows the ability to search for verified research outputs by institution, department, authors, etc., has been funded through October 2018.

To learn more about Altmetric tools, connect to our Publication Metrics: Almetrics Guide.

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Tags: altmetrics, guide

Lexicomp Mobile App Code Changed 8/31
Posted On: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 22:13 by Jesse Akman

Each year as part of the Lexicomp Online subscription, Duke receives an updated subscription to Lexi-Select, the Lexicomp mobile app. Mobile app subscriptions expired the end of August 2017.

  • Existing users:  Click here and click on the Mobile App Access button on the right. Follow the instructions for the new product code.
  • New subscribers: ...
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Tags: Lexicomp, for researchers, mobile, apps

WebMD Sold to KKR for $2.8 Billion
Posted On: Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 14:24 by Jesse Akman

On July 24, WebMD was purchased by Internet Brands, a subsidiary of KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.), for approximately $2.8 billion. WebMD is among the biggest sites in the world for health information, particularly among those outside the health professions. In June of this year alone, the site had 71.1 million unique visitors. Internet Brands is a company operating an array of business-to-business and business-to-consumer Websites for vertical markets such as the automotive and travel industries.

If you would like to read more about the sale, check out the article from TechCrunch.

Categories: Databases

Tags: WebMD

New Lippincott Nursing Resources Now Available
Posted On: Friday, June 23, 2017 - 04:17 by Beverly Murphy

As of June 1, ClinicalKey for Nursing (CKN) has been cancelled. Two new products have been purchased (Lippincott Advisor and Lippincott Procedures) which expand on the functions of CKN and offer additional resources for practicing nurses.

Lippincott Advisor

Evidence-based content for practicing nurses providing access to online references at the point of care. Content includes clinical diagnosis...

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ClinicalKey for Nursing Cancelled
Posted On: Friday, June 23, 2017 - 03:22 by Beverly Murphy

As of June 1, ClinicalKey for Nursing (including Clinical Skills)  has been cancelled. Two new products have been purchased (Lippincott Advisor and Lippincott Procedures) which expand on the functions of this database and offer additional resources for practicing nurses.

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Tags: clinicalkey, lippincott advisor, lippincott procedures

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