Friday, March 21, 2014

Slipping Specs in Surgery?

A new article in Acta Orthopaedica proposes a quick and free solution to the problem of eyeglasses slipping when a surgeon is already scrubbed.

Can you push back my glasses?”–a repeated request while operating. Is there an easy solution? Abhimanyu Ved and Annabel Greenwood. Acta Orthopaedica April 2014, Vol. 85, No. 2, April 2014: 210-210.

Open Access - This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License which permits any noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the source is credited.
DOI 10.3109/17453674.2014.893499

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Friday, March 7, 2014

Want to Learn a Foreign Language? MANGO!

MANGO is a foreign-language learning system now offered by many area public libraries.
MANGO focuses on practical conversational skills. Over 50 languages and ESL course are potentially available, depending on your public library. Log in anonymously or create a personal account to track progress through the course, maybe even on a free app for iPhone®, iPod touch® and Android™.

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ICD-10 Resources Online

An ICD-10 book and workbook are available for staff through our STAT!Ref online book collections. You must be on campus to use them, but remote access is also available by contacting the Medical Library, and a mobile app is available (initial setup needs to be done while at the hospital).

ICD-10 CM & PCS (2014 PDF version) from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the National Center for Health Statistics.

Understanding ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding: A Worktext by Bowie and Schaffer.

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