Now in its Fifth Edition and featuring completely re-shot content and new clinical skills videos, Bates’ Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for the (Advanced) Assessment or Introduction to Clinical Medicine course.
Students and faculty in medical, nursing, and related programs will appreciate the careful attention to clinical accuracy, as well as the range of patient types profiled in the series.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. It includes the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), a leading resource for peer-reviewed systematic reviews in health care. (Articles in CDSR published after January 2013 are available full-text, with a 12 month embargo.)
Environmental Research Letters is an open-access, interdisciplinary journal that is "intended to be the meeting place of the research and policy communities concerned with environmental change and management." Here, readers will find a plethora of high-quality research and review articles covering all aspects of environmental science. Recent articles include "Introducing the urban wind island effect" and "Disproportionate magnitude of climate change in United States national parks," which has been featured in numerous news articles. Readers may view published articles online or download them as PDFs or as ePubs, and this journal also allows readers to view accepted manuscripts prior to their official publication. Launched in 2006 as a quarterly publication, this journal has been publishing new issues on a monthly basis since 2014, and interested readers may subscribe to its RSS feed. Environmental Research Letters is published by IOP (Institute of Physics) Publishing. Its editor-in-chief is Daniel Kammen, Professor of Energy at the University of California, Berkeley and it boasts an interdisciplinary editorial board composed of researchers and experts from distinguished universities and institutions around the world.
This free research database provides scholarly, government and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts. Subjects covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture renewable energy and recycling.
Content includes indexing and abstracts for more than 880,000 records and open access full-text for more than 13,00 records. Subjects covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture renewable energy and recycling.
PLOS One is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal published by the Public Library of Science since 2006. The journal covers primary research from any discipline within science and medicine. (en.wikipedia.org) PLOS ONE features reports of original research from the natural sciences, medical research, engineering, as well as the related social sciences and humanities that will contribute to the base of scientific knowledge. By not excluding research on the basis of subject area, PLOS ONE facilitates the discovery of connections between research whether within or between disciplines.