Category Archives: Journals

Promoting Health on Social Media: Way Forward

The question of how digital technologies can promote health is explored in an editorial by GW faculty Lorien C. Abroms recently published in Health Education and Behavior.  Dr. Abroms and her co-authors discuss the dominance of social media in current culture … Continue reading

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Do you want full-text faster?

Do you want full-text faster? The LibKey Nomad browser extension can connect you to articles in Himmelfarb Library’s collection wherever you find them – i.e. PubMed, publisher sites, and even Wikipedia.  LibKey Nomad immediately delivers a PDF if available, and will otherwise provide you … Continue reading

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Salem Witch Trials—Bewitchment or Ergotism ?

Salem Witch Trials—Bewitchment or Ergotism From the JAMA archives just in time for Halloween, check out The Salem Witch Trials—Bewitchment or Ergotism which presents a new theory for what caused temporary blindness, skin lesions, convulsions, and hallucinations and eventually led to the Salem witch … Continue reading

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Webinar: Quality and Safety for Nurses

The American Journal of Nursing is hosting a free webinar on QSEN in an Amazon World on Wednesday October 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm ET. More than an acronym, the specific knowledge, skills and attitudes of QSEN (Quality and Safety for … Continue reading

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Vaccine Misinformation on Social Media Platforms

GW faculty Dr. Y. Tony Yang recently published an opinion piece in JAMA Pediatrics on vaccine misinformation on social media and the government’s role in regulating its spread. He and his coauthors Dr. David Broniatowski (of the GW School of Engineering … Continue reading

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Artificial intelligence and augmented reality in gynecology

GW Faculty Dr. Gaby Moawad recently published an article in Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology on the use of artificial intelligence and augmented reality in gynecology.  In this article Dr. Moawad and co-authors Paul Tyan and Michelle Louie review clinical applications of artificial … 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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PubMed Links: Find It @ Himmelfarb

Beginning on June 10, PubMed’s full-text links to Himmelfarb Library’s collection have changed: Find It @ Himmelfarb links have been upgraded to default to PDF article delivery, if available. Find It @ Himmelfarb links connect users to full-text articles and to Documents2Go … Continue reading

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PubMed Linking: Changes

Changes are coming soon to the PubMed full-text links to Himmelfarb’s collection.  Beginning on June 10: Find It @ Himmelfarb links have been upgraded to default to PDF article delivery, if available.   Find It @ Himmelfarb links will connect users to full-text … Continue reading

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MEDedPORTAL is now available via PubMed!

MEDedPORTAL is now available via PubMed!  MedEdPORTAL is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal that promotes educational scholarship and dissemination of teaching and assessment.  MEDedPORTAL publishes teaching and learning modules which have been implemented and evaluated with medical and dental trainees or practitioners. Whereas previously, users … Continue reading

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