General Library Information Staffed Library Hours Monday – Friday: 7:30 am – 10 pm open for use with PBC card till midnight Saturday – Sunday: 8 am – 8 pm Printing You will receive a code for the Xerox printer/copier in the library. Contact Info Front Desk: (602) 827-2062 Location The 550 Bldg., aka Bldg 1, Room 1254 (2nd floor) AND www.ahsl.arizona.edu Security 602-478-8169
“Point-of-Care” Databases DynaMed and Micromedex (on ArizonaMed) UpToDate, MDConsult, andStat!Ref(are all available from the QuickLinks at the AHSL site) All resources updated often Evidence-based and unbiased information Some have patient information handouts Each of these has additional unique tools
What is an authoritative website? Who or what organization is the sponsor? How current is its content? Opinion? or facts? Who is the target audience? Is it an official site? Blog? http://www.mlanet.org/resources/userguide.html
Some Free and inexpensive iPhone Medical Apps Davis’s Drug Guide Diagnosaurus Epocrates Eponyms (for students) EyeChart iMurmur Living Medical Textbooks MedCalc Medical Radio Medical Radio Medical Spanish Medscape Micromedex Neuromind New England Journal of Medicine PubMed on Top Lite Radiology 2.0: One night in the ED Skyscape Medical Resources Skyscape: RxDrugs and Outlines in Clinical Medicine (OCM) Speed Bones MD Speed Muscles MD Stat ICD-9 Lite Taber’s Medical Dictionary
Searching for a specific journal article Search #3: Finding a journal: AHSL eJournals Search for the name of the Journal A friend tells you that there is a funny article about pigeons published in Animal Cognition within the last couple of years. What’s the title of this article??
Where to find what… Online Databases/indexes: MEDLINE PsycInfo Web of Science UA/AHSL Catalogs AHSL EBM Search Engine Google Scholar To find articles, books, or book chapters ABOUT a topic or a combination of topics Point of care products:
That’s all for us for now… Optional Learning Sessions to come...
Your tasks for the rest of this session Define your CBI personal learning objective(s) Brainstorm potential search terms List database(s) and/or other resources (i.e., Up-to-Date, Dynamed, etc.) are most appropriate to search Perform your search(es) Refine your search in terms of number and relevance of search returns Access abstracts and full text for articles / text from Up-to-Date, Dynamed, etc. Gauge relevance and quality of articles / text from Up-to-Date, Dynamed, etc.