Category Archives: E-Texts

Auscultation, FDA Approvals & Best Minds in Medicine!

AccessMedicine has introduced several new features to support learning across the continuum of medical education – from undergraduate to continuing medical education.  AccessMedicine features nearly 150 full-text books including key titles such as Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine (20th ed), Basic & Clinical Biostatistics (4th ed.), … Continue reading

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How to talk about vaccines – and save lives!

How can you talk with patients about vaccines?  How can you address vaccine hesitancy, combat myths and misinformation, and save lives? Himmelfarb Library recently added Let’s Talk Vaccines: A Clinician’s Guide to Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy and Saving Lives to our online and … Continue reading

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Healthy Living Reads: Sleep, Mindfulness, & Stress

Are you interested in creating healthy sleep habits, learning more about mindfulness, or learning healthy ways to manage stress? Himmelfarb Library has the right books for you!  Do you struggle with getting enough quality sleep? Consider one of these books … Continue reading

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JAMAevidence: learn, teach, apply

Are you learning or teaching evidence-based medicine concepts?   JAMAevidence can help with full-text access to  Users’ Guides to the Medical Literature : A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice as well as The Rational Clinical Examination : Evidence-Based Clinical Diagnosis and Care at the Close of Life … Continue reading

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Genomics and clinical care

Are you interested in how genomics can be used in clinical care?  A recent review in The Lancet discusses future directions for clinical application and discusses how specific technologies can be applied including: family health history, clinically important genomic variation, SNP array genotyping, … Continue reading

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Research highlight: EGFR mutations in NSCLC

  This month, the Genetics Journal Club features a double-blind randomized clinical trial which compared the use of a third-generation irreversible EGFR-TKI (osimertinib) versus standard therapy (gefitinib or erlotinib) to treat non small-cell lung cancer.  You can read the results of this study in the New England … Continue reading

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Is a cure for hemophilia within reach?

 That is the question now being considered in light of a new research article in the New England Journal of Medicine in which a new gene therapy drug was given to men with hemophilia B.  After receiving the new drug, the patients … Continue reading

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