Wednesday, September 13, 2017

New PubMed Interactive Tutorials Available


New PubMed Interactive Tutorials Available. NLM Tech Bull. 2017 Sep-Oct;(418):b2.

Eleven new or revised interactive tutorials on using PubMed are now available from the PubMed Online Training page. These tutorials were conceived and developed by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) PubMed Working Group and produced by the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Health Communication and Technical Training Group.

The tutorials are available to use on the Web and also freely available in SCORM format for download and incorporation into learning management systems.

The tutorials are:

Please send your comments and suggestions to the NLM Training Team using our Customer Support portal.

Content reprinted from The NLM Technical Bulletin who encourages us to spread the word about their programs and resources.  Original post appeared here on 1 Sept 2017.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Nurses Choice Recommended Reading - September 2017



September, 2017

Hospice-Appropriate Universal Precautions for Opioid Safety
Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, June 2017

The “As-If” World of Nursing Practice: Nurses, Marketing, and Decision Making
Advances in Nursing Science, April/June 2017

Heart Failure: Self-care to Success: Development and evaluation of a program toolkit
The Nurse Practitioner, August 2017

Nurse communication's effect on CMS Star Ratings
Nursing Management, August 2017

Establishing a Classification System for High Fall-Risk Among Inpatients Using Support Vector Machines
CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, August 2017

Decreasing Falls in Acute Care Medical Patients: An Integrative Review
Journal of Nursing Care Quality, October/December 2017

Evidence-based approaches to breaking down language barriers
Nursing, September 2017

Can Your Older Patients Drive Safely?
AJN The American Journal of Nursing, September 2017

CMS MDS 3.0 Section M Skin Conditions in Long-term Care: Pressure Ulcers, Skin Tears, and Moisture-Associated Skin Damage Data Update
Advances in Skin & Wound Care, September 2017

Choice of Fluids for Resuscitation of the Critically Ill: What Nurses Need to Know
Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, October/December 2017 


* List and links courtesy of Anne Chaney at Wolters-Kluwer/Ovid.

* Questions about access, contact Your Ascension Wisconsin Librarians : 


Michele Matucheski        Mary Pat Gage         Elissa Kinzelman-Vesely      Kellee Selden


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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Emailed Table of Contents Service (eTOCs)



What, you ask, are eTOCs?  It is the Ascension Wisconsin Libraries’ Emailed Table of Contents Service.  As hospital librarians, we understand that you’re busy with patient care; keeping up with the current literature in your field is difficult, time consuming, and possibly expensive.  We’ve developed a way of delivering table of contents from your favorite professional journals to your email box.  eTOCs are free, easy, and convenient!

1.    Look for eTOC sign-up sheets at the Ascension Wisconsin Libraries LibGuides  http://ascension-wi.libguides.com/libraryservices/etocs.
2.    Select either the Clin eTOC, Med eTOC, or Lead eTOC form.
3.    Review the journal titles available for eTOC service.
4.    Select the journal titles for which you’d like to receive current table of contents.  Mark your selections on the form.
5.    Return the form to your Ascension Wisconsin Librarian in person, via email, or by fax.
6.    As new issues of the journals you selected are released, you will receive a link to the table of contents in your Ascension email box.
7.    Click on the link to view the full table of contents, and click on the articles you would like to read.

Comments, questions, requests or suggestions, please contact your favorite Ascension Wisconsin Librarian :