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July 29, 2010

New Dentistry titles available!


The Health Sciences Library is pleased to announce the availability of several new ebooks that are available through Stat!Ref.

The new books include:

Bell's Orofacial Pains
Burket's Oral Medicine
Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry
Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature
Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygenist
Critical Thinking: Understanding and Evaluating Dental Research
Dental Materials and Their Selection
Dental Public Health and Research: Contemporary Practice for the Dental Hygienist
Diet and Nutrition in Oral Health
Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists
Essentials of Microbiology for Dental Students
Esthetics in Dentistry, Vol. 1 & 2
Ethical Questions in Dentistry
Ethics, Jurisprudence and Practice Management in Dental Hygiene
Ingle's Endodontics
Lab Manual of Normal Oral Histology
Oral & Intravenous Bisphosphonate–Induced Osteonecrosis of the Jaws
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: A Rationale for Diagnosis and Treatment
Oral Microbiology and Immunology
Peterson's Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Primary Preventive Dentistry
Seltzer and Bender's Dental Pulp
Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions
Surgical Manual of Implant Dentistry
Temporomandibular Disorders: An Evidence-Based Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment


UM affiliates also have access to MedCalc 3000, a clinical tool that provides a wide array of pertinent medical formulae, clinical criteria sets and decision tree analysis tools.

To use these resources, just find Stat!Ref. in the Quicklinks section of the Taubman Health Sciences Library home page. The ebooks can be found on the Titles tab, while MedCalc 3000 is listed on the Resources tab.

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July 14, 2010

New resource - Rehabilitation Reference Center

The UM Health Sciences Library is pleased to announce a new subscription to Rehabilitation Reference Center, an evidence-based, point-of-care reference tool for therapists and students. Specializing in physical, occupational, and speech therapy, RRC offers:

• over 350 clinical reviews of diseases and conditions, covering description, causes and risk factors, guides to examination, and plan of care;
• almost 10,000 exercise images;
• AHFS information on over 11,000 drugs;
• 1500 patient education handouts, in both English and Spanish;
• Research instruments, attitude measures, psychological tests, questionnaires, and scales.

Users can create an account to save searches and references, organize them into folders, and export directly to RefWorks or EndNote. RRC operates on the EBSCO platform and allows direct searching of both CINAHL and Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Source from the Advanced Search interface.

Rehabilitation Reference Center is available now through Search Tools.

For more information, see the helpful product description.

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July 09, 2010

Can You Put a Price on Life?

Is motherhood for sale? These and other topics are part of a fascinating series of discussions in the class "Justice" led by Michael Sandel of Harvard University. The complete series of 12 videos is available online.


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July 01, 2010

PubMed--Changes on the Clinical Queries Page

The Clinical Queries page now lets you preview the first five citations of your search results for three research areas, Clinical Study Categories, Systematic Reviews, and Medical Genetics. Clinical Study Categories and Medical Genetics now have drop-down menus for Categories, Scope, and Topic. You can make changes to these menus at any time to modify the results of your search. To see all your results, use the "See all" links under each column.

For more information, follow this link.

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