AccessEmergencyMedicine Now Available

The Department of Emergency Medicine and the library have partnered to bring AccessEmergencyMedicine to the UNMC campus.  AccessEmergency Medicine provides medical students with a variety of resources needed to excel on their clerkship; assists residents in gaining instant access to videos, self-assessment, and leading emergency textbooks that will establish an important foundation for learning; enables clinical instructors to create, track and report their students’ progress through our Custom Curriculum tool; and allows practicing physicians to brush up on their medical knowledge when studying for their recertification exam.

Why is AccessEmergency Medicine unique?

AccessEmergency Medicine provides unique benefits that deliver indispensable support in resident education and clinical practice – through these exclusive interactive features:

      • 20+ leading emergency medicine textbooks – A robust collection of the most current emergency medicine texts and pediatric references, including the world’s leading emergency medicine text, Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine.
      • Online First: View Advanced Chapters from the upcoming Eighth Edition of Tintinalli’s exclusively on AccessEmergency Medicine – providing the reader with continuous access to the most updated EM content.
      • 160+ procedural videos – The most complete collection of detailed emergency medicine and pediatric procedural videos online – designed to help users through basic and advanced skills procedures, brief interventions, and applications of decision rules.
      • More than 10,000 high-quality images – An extensive library of images that includes common and uncommon clinical presentations and imaging studies of children and adults for quick diagnosis.
      • Interactive Self-Assessment – More than 3,000 review Q&A designed to help residents, clerks, recertifying physicians and pediatricians prepare for exams.
      • Integrated Drug Database – Look up dosing, indications, and adverse reactions quickly for more than 1,000 generic and brand-name drugs, and print out patient handouts available in both English and Spanish.
      • Clerkship Corner – An invaluable resource that brings together all clerkship specific resources, including text references, case files, and videos on essential concepts and procedures clerks may observe or assist in during their rotation.
      • Custom Curriculum – This powerful online tool helps ease the workflow for program directors by customizing and managing resident training from one convenient site. It also includes curricula built by AccessEmergency Medicine’s renowned advisory board, adaptable to your curriculum needs.

AccessEmergencyMedicine can be accessed from the library home page, the library mobile page, and the library’s a-z list.  The ebooks in AccessEmergencyMedicine are available through any of these venues but will also be listed individually in the library’s ebooks a-z list and ultimately, the library catalog.

Springer 2014 Journals: Complete Package Now Available

The library is pleased to announce that it is now able to subscribe to the complete library of Springer Journal titles.  By joining the LYRASIS consortium, a group of libraries working together to find better pricing through group negotiation, McGoogan is now able to enter into this offer.  Currently the library subscribes to 15 Springer titles.  This journal package contains over 1700 titles.  A full title list and description of the package deal  can be viewed here.

The journals will be accessible through the library home page by searching in the catalog for a journal title or by searching under the ‘online journals’ tab.

VisualDX Now Available to TNMC and UNMC

Funded in partnership with the UNMC Department of Family Medicine, we bring you VisualDx – a unique mobile and desktop application for diagnostic accuracy, patient engagement, and medical education.  All UNMC and TNMC clinical faculty and staff can access this powerful tool featuring more than 30,000 medical images and specialist-level knowledge to help diagnose, treat, and manage over 1,300 visually identifiable diseases, drug reactions, and infections.

In just seconds, VisualDx allows you to visually validate a patient’s diagnosis, quickly access next steps for management and patient care, see the differential as you enter patient findings, and provide on-the-spot patient education with real medical images a patient can relate to.

For your convenience, we have established several access points to VisualDx:

Be sure to get your mobile access for iPads, iPhones, and Android devices.   To learn more about VisualDx view the product overview.