Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Open Shelves New Book Area
Dr. Mayo's Boy: a Century of American Medicine by Dr. Rob Tennery. A very readable memoir by a doctor about growing up as the son and grandson of a doctor, starting to go on rounds at the age of 5. Much of it is set in the Dallas area. Dr. Tennery is the brother in law of Dr. Carter.
Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World by Tracy Kidder. 2004.
Culturally Competent Care Guidebook and Cultural Competency Challenge CD-rom. from AAOS. 2007.
Orthopedic physical assessment. 2008.
Pediatric Nutrition Handbook. 2009.
Pediatric Nutrition in Practice. 2008.
Locked Case New Book Area (do not remove for long):
Adult and Pediatric Spine. Frymoyer. 2004.
Children's Orthopaedics in North America. 2006.
Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 9. 2008.
Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Spine 3. 2006.
Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Musculoskeletal Infection. 2009.
Surgery of the Pediatric Spine. Kim. 2008.
Surgical Atlas of the Musculoskeletal System (Manual y atlas fotografico de anatomia del aparato locomotor -- in English). 2008.
Surgical Exposures in Orthopaedics. Hoppenfeld. 2009.
We've recently added two online titles from Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. Access these via the link on the "online catalog" page of the library website:
The Conservative Scoliosis Treatment - 1st SOSORT Instructional Course Lectures Book (v.135, 2008)
Research into Spinal Deformities 6 (v.140, 2008)
Monday, December 21, 2009
Saturday, December 12, 2009
1. National Do Not Call Registry http://www.donotcall.gov/ Register your home or mobile phone number for free to cut down on telemarketing calls. You can also call 1-888-382-1222.
2. DMAchoice -- a mail preference service offered by the Direct Marketing Association. www.dmachoice.org This service divides direct mail into four categories: credit offers, catalogs, magazine offers (including subscription offers, newsletters, periodicals and other promotional mailings) and other mail offers (this includes donation requests, bank offers, retail promotions and more). For each of these categories, you can choose whether or not you want to receive mail from companies one at a time. Or, if you prefer, you can choose to stop receiving mail for all companies you haven't purchased from or donated to within an entire category. Any choices you make will be effective for three years from the date you make them. 212-768-7277, x1500
3. OptOut PreScreen www.optoutprescreen.com
The official Consumer Credit Reporting Industry website to accept and process requests from consumers to Opt-In or Opt-Out of firm offers of credit or insurance. You can also call 1-888-567-8688.
Thursday, December 10, 2009
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
This website APAstyle.org is a good supplemental source of information on APA style, which is a standard adopted by many nursing publications.
You can find more information about writing via the Medical Library “Links” page under “Editorial Writing Style.”
It was made at Providence St. Vincent Hospital in Portland, Oregon, together with a medical supply company called Medline to support breast cancer awareness.
This is a great example of a teamwork project. They already have over 2 million hits.