Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
Tag: e-books

New SmartSearch Interface
Posted On: Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 11:06 by Jesse Akman

Beginning this month, the SmartSearch metasearch engine has moved to a new platform. This interface offers a new look, a different feel, and improved functionality.

SmartSearch fully indexes content from top biomedical journals and databases, providing a fast, streamlined search through a single search box. It now has the capability to also search the vast print book collections of the Duke Libraries.

Searches can be limited by peer-reviewed content, full-text online, publication date, resources available in the Duke libraries, content type, and many other facets. Information can be exported to citation management programs like EndNote and permalinks can be copied for future reference. The new SmartSearch interface...

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Categories: Explore Tools, Resource Updates

Tags: catalog, e-journals, e-books, smartsearch

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; patient education materials; as well as other...

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Categories: Databases

Tags: e-books

Time Again for Summer Reading
Posted On: Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 03:13 by Jamie Conklin

As you plan vacations and downtime this summer, don't forget to drop by our Library and other libraries in Durham and the surrounding areas for some reading materials. No matter what your reading interests are, you're covered!

For nonfiction health and science, stop by and browse our Engel Collection for titles like these:

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Tags: e-books

Keeping up with Changes to ClinicalKey Content
Posted On: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 09:50 by Erica Brody

ClinicalKey is an online search tool for e-books, journals, Procedures Consult, First Consult, surgical Vitals and other clinical information. ClinicalKey provides access to more than 1,000 e-books in medicine and surgery and evidence-based content to help nurses find answers to clinical questions at the point of care.

Over time, the content of ClinicalKey changes. Books and journals are added and removed from the database. Here are two easy ways to keep up with changes to ClinicalKey content:

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Categories: Databases

Tags: clinicalkey, e-books, e-journals

Guidelines for Perioperative Practice 2017
Posted On: Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 00:11 by Beverly Murphy

Guidelines for Perioperative Practice 2017

Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN)

Previously titled Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices, AORN’s Guidelines for Perioperative Practice provide guidance in perioperative patient care and workplace safety. This collection of 32 evidence-based guidelines is intended for use by all perioperative professionals to promote safety and optimal patient outcomes.

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Categories: Resource Updates

Tags: e-books, nursing

Nurse Burnout: Combating Stress in Nursing
Posted On: Monday, July 18, 2016 - 00:36 by Beverly Murphy

Nurse Burnout: Combating Stress in Nursing
Suzanne Waddill-Goad

Nurse Burnout: Overcoming Stress in Nursing explores the stress-fatigue-burnout connection and the risks involved, and defines the health concerns and practice considerations for how to move the profession forward. By providing the tools needed to set boundaries and combat compassion fatigue, author Suzanne Waddill-Goad offers nurses a renewed energy to be at their personal and professional best.

Suggestions for purchases? Complete our online Recommend a Purchase...

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Quick Guide for E-Books
Posted On: Monday, July 4, 2016 - 20:30 by Jamie Conklin

Can't figure out how to download a chapter from ClinicalKey? Wondering why you can't view a particular e-book? Finding answers to your e-book questions just got easier with our new Finding and Using E-Books Guide.

In this comprehensive guide you will find:

    • A Quick Comparison Chart that lists the downloadable content and available formats for each collection, as well as options for a mobile app or to export to a reference manager
    • Tips and examples for citing e-books in APA and AMA format
    • Information and screenshots that indicate viewing, downloading, and other functionalities for each collection

You can access the...

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Tags: e-books

Download Book Chapters in PDF in Clinical Key
Posted On: Monday, August 17, 2015 - 22:40 by Megan von Isenburg

ClinicalKey offers hundreds of online textbooks, journals, Procedures Consult, First Consult, surgical Vitals and other clinical information with one convenient search. Unlike some e-book sites, you can even download chapters of books to read offline.

In order to download PDFs, you need to create a separate ClinicalKey account. Simply go to ClinicalKey and click on the "Register" link in the top right corner of the main screen. Create a username and password that is easy to remember. It will work as long as you are affiliated with Duke.

For more information about ClinicalKey...

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Categories: Databases

Tags: e-books

Biostatistics: The Bare Essentials
Posted On: Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 16:21 by Beverly Murphy

Biostatistics: The Bare Essentials
Geoffrey R. Norman and David L. Sreiner

New for 2014, this edition includes updated information on robust estimators of the mean, the problems of multiple hypothesis testing, bootstrapping and resampling and non-parametric stats. In addition, an entirely new chapter discusses measures of incidence and prevalence, risk, morbidity and fatality rates, and more.

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Fundamentals of The Physical Therapy Examination
Posted On: Monday, July 27, 2015 - 01:53 by Beverly Murphy

Fundamentals of The Physical Therapy Examination: Patient Interview And Tests & Measures
Stacie J. Fruth

This resource introduces physical therapy students to essential screening and examination techniques that form the foundation of their practice, across all body systems. Building on the foundational knowledge, it helps students develop clinical decision-making skills.

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Tags: e-books, physical therarpy

E-Books Expanded with Clinical Key
Posted On: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 01:59 by Beverly Murphy

The following electronic books are part of CllinicalKey, which has replaced MD Consult. There are more than 1000 e-books in ClinicalKey as compared to 61 in MD Consult. We hope that this expanded access will support your work and learning at Duke. These reviews are excerpted from Amazon.com.

Diagnostic Histopathology of Tumors
Christopher D. M. Fletcher

Dr. Christopher Fletcher's renowned reference provides the advanced, expert guidance needed to evaluate and interpret even the most challenging histopathology specimens more quickly and accurately. It provides diagnostic flow charts, correlations of...

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