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Access and use of electronic resources made available by the Becker Medical Library are governed by license agreements between the School of Medicine and publishers or third parties. Several of the electronic resources carry some restriction on their use. Access may be restricted by user location, number of concurrent users, and/or password.

In short, most people experience access limitations based on the network to which their computer is connected. Below is a quick breakdown of what can be accessed from various networks.

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UpToDate Online
American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
Applied Clinical Informatics
Harriet Lane Handbook
Red Book Online
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Office of Faculty Affairs Topics Series, "Tools for Clinicians" presented by Becker Medical Library

Becker Medical Library is offering a series of presentations, Tools for Clinicians, for the Office of Faculty Affairs Thursday Topics Series in October, held in the Schwarz Auditorium in the Maternity Building (main floor), Noon to 1:00 pm. The Library will provide free pizza and drinks.

Thurs., October 7
Evidence Based Practice Resources
Speaker: Susan Fowler

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Evidence-based practice is increasingly important for students, clinicians, faculty, health care payers, and accrediting agencies in order to stay current with treatment methods and therapies. This presentation will review resources and methods for locating the best evidence.
Thurs., October 14
Health Information Resources for Patients
Speaker: Will Olmstadt

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More than 80% of Americans use the Internet to search for health information but fewer than 15% check the date or the source on what they find. Half of patients admit they don't understand what their doctor told them during an office visit. This presentation will review free, credible sources of health information on the Internet, plus specific sites for the health of children and aging patients. Strategies for locating material for low-literacy and Limited English Proficiency (LEP) patients and guides to best practices for creating your own materials will also be reviewed.
Thurs., October 21
Mobile Resources for Clinicians
Speaker: Susan Fowler

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Did you know that there are nearly 1,000 medical and healthcare applications designed to deliver quality health information to mobile devices? A review of medical information resources available for mobile devices that are useful in daily clinical practice will be presented along with a selection of mobile applications of interest to the WU community.
Thurs., October 28
Genomic Resources: From Bench to Bedside
Speaker: Kristi Holmes

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This presentation will review select genomic resources which are helpful for the researcher, clinician and consumer. Basic science resources such as Entrez Gene and other NCBI resources such as Genes and Disease, a collection of articles at NCBI that discuss the genetic foundation of many diseases, will be introduced. Other resources that will be reviewed include GeneTests and GeneReviews as well as relevant consumer health, and advocacy and policy resources.

For more information about the Becker Medical Library presentations, please contact Bob Engeszer.


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The Office of Faculty Affairs free weekly lunchtime brownbag workshop series, Thursday Topics, is offered during the academic year (September through June). Topics focus on communications, mentoring, and teaching as well as other issues that enhance faculty career development. Contact the Office of Faculty Affairs for more information about its programs and services.

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