Saturday, October 9, 2021

Clinical Key Content Updates as of August 2021

  

The content of Clinical Key is constantly being updated.  Here are the highlights as of August 25, 2021.

Clinical Key

Clinical Key Search Tips & Tutorials


Updated Clinical Overviews – Selected Topics

 

Books Added – CK Global


Journals Added – CK Global

 

 Books Removed – CK Global

  • Gout & Other Crystal Arthropathies (Terkeltaub, Robert) 1st ed; ISBN: 9781437728644; Package/Collection: Rheumatology. Discontinued.
  • Management of Cancer in the Older Patient (Naeim, Arash) 1st ed; ISBN: 9781437713985; Package/Collection: Family Medicine. Discontinued.
  • Molecular Biology Techniques (Carson, Susan) 3rd ed; ISBN: 9780123855442; Package/Collection: Advanced Basic Science. Discontinued.
  • Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice (Lennard, Ted) 3rd ed; ISBN: 9781416037798; Package/Collection: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Discontinued.
  • Practical Management of Pediatric and Adult Brachial Plexus Palsies (Chung, Kevin) 1st ed; ISBN: 9781437705751; Package/Collection: Orthopedics Extended. Discontinued.
  • Signs and Symptoms in Family Medicine (Paulman, Paul) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780323049818; Package/Collection: Family Medicine. Discontinued.
  • Spinal Injections and Peripheral Nerve Blocks (Huntoon, Marc) 1st ed; ISBN: 9781437722192; Package/Collection: Pain Medicine. Discontinued.


Questions or comments, contact Your Ascension Wisconsin Librarians
 Michele Matucheski        Kellee Selden

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Rehab: Welcome to Ascension Wisconsin Library Services - Library Resources to Make Your Work Life Easier

 


Dear AW Rehab Professionals:


Welcome to Ascension Wisconsin Library Services!


           

Michele Matucheski, MLS, AHIP  and Kellee Selden, MLIS, MSMI


We are your Medical Librarians for Ascension Wisconsin.   

Allow us to give you a tour of Library Services.

 

Ascension Wisconsin Library Services Home [Use Chrome]

Feel free to add this link to your Favorites/Bookmarks.  This website offers the same content statewide.  

  • You will find our contact info under the Contact Your Librarians tab.
  • If you use the PubMed links on our library pages, it will tap into our full-text offerings via our subscriptions.  
  • Get Articles! If you can’t get to a full-text article, send us the citations and we’ll get them for you.  We have connections all the way up to the National Library of Medicine.  Feel free to email citations to us, or use our Request Forms.
  • Literature Searches. We are also available to search the databases on your behalf, if you don't have time or are not comfortable searching them yourself.  Just tell us what you're looking for and we'll return relevant search results with links to fulltext articles whenever possible.  

We offer a New Issue Alerts / eTOC current awareness service so you can keep up with your favorite professional journals.  Just let me know what titles you’re interested in.  For each new issue, you’ll get an email with links to the current full-text articles.  


Rehabilitation LibGuide – a LibGuide filled with tools and sources that will be most helpful to a busy Rehab Professional, including  eBooks, eJournals, patient education, professional development and more.     Consider adding this LibGuide to your Favorites.


Physician & Provider ToolBox – a LibGuide filled with tools and sources that will be most helpful to a busy Physician, including  sources for point-of-care, drug info, diagnosis tools, access to over 1400 eBooks, full-text articles, patient education, and more.     You may want to consider adding this page to your Favorites/Bookmarks as well. 


DynaMed is a physician point-of-care reference tool offering answers to clinical questions.  Content is written by a team of physicians and researchers who synthesize the evidence and provide objective analysis.  It offers clinically organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics.   Also includes drug info.             See also: The DynaMed Search Tips page.


 

Clinical Key with Clinical Overviews and Procedures Consult

There’s also a Search Tips Page for Clinical Key, filled with useful articles, tutorials and videos to help you get the most out of it.   Consider signing up for a personal account with remote access for added functionality.

                Clinical Overviews are similar to UptoDate, by offering review articles on 1400 primary care topics, including current evidence, treatment and dosing info, and more.

                ProceduresConsult is like YouTube for Medicine.  It’s great if you need to review a procedure before you have to do it.  It provides a web video, along with a complete write-up of the procedure, including coding info.

                Clinical Key includes 1100+ medical eBooks, and 500+ eJournals.  

                  > The most useful CK eBooks are called out on the Rehab LibGuide under the Books Tab.  


 

Let me or Kellee know if we can be of any help to you.  If you want an in-depth look at any of our resources, we would be happy to give you a personalized tour.  Let me know if you want to schedule something.

 

Your AW Medical Librarians,

Michele and Kellee

~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~

Michele Matucheski, MLS, AHIP

Medical Librarian

Michele.Matucheski@ascension.org

 

Kellee Selden, MLIS, MSMI

Manager & Medical Librarian

Kellee.Selden@ascension.org


Ascension Wisconsin Library Services 

       Find More Answers on our Ascension Wisconsin LibGuides   

 

If it takes you more than 10 minutes to find something, call or email the library. Finding what you need, no matter how obscure, is what we do.

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Nurses: Welcome to Ascension Wisconsin Library Services - Library Resources to Make Your Work Life Easier

 

Dear AW Nurses: 


Welcome to Ascension Wisconsin Library Services!


           

Michele Matucheski, MLS, AHIP  and Kellee Selden, MLIS, MSMI

 

We are your Medical Librarians for Ascension Wisconsin.   

We wanted to give you a tour of Library Services.

 

Ascension Wisconsin Library Services Home [Use Chrome]

Feel free to add this link to your Favorites/Bookmarks.  This website offers the same content statewide.  

  • Find our contact info under the Contact Your Librarians tab.
  • If you use the PubMed links on our library pages, it will tap into our full-text offerings.  
  • Get Articles! If you can’t get to a full-text article, send me or Kellee the citations and we’ll get them for you.  We have connections all the way up to the National Library of Medicine, and it won’t cost you a thing.  Feel free to email citations to us, or use our Request Forms.
  • Expert Literature Searches.  We are also available to search the databases on your behalf, if you don't have time or are not comfortable searching them yourself.  Just tell us what you're looking for and we'll return relevant search results with links to fulltext articles whenever possible.  

We offer a New Issue Alerts / eTOC current awareness service so you can keep up with your favorite professional journals.  Just let me know what titles you’re interested in.  For each new issue, you’ll get an email with links to the current full-text articles.  


Nursing Reference Center Plus is a nursing point-of-care tool for nurses.  It includes

  • Nursing Skills & Procedures (with Competencies)
  • Diseases & Conditions
  • Evidence-Based Care Sheets
  • Drug Info with Nursing Implications
  • Management Topics
  • Patient Education Handouts to supplement what is already in the EHRs
  • Easy Journal Search
  • Continuing Education
  • Videos & Images

NRC Plus is considered an excellent source-of-truth for current nursing skills & procedures.  After your local policies, NRC Plus should be the go-to reference that will help you provide consistent and highly reliable care across Ascension nation-wide.  


Icons / Links for NRC Plus should be on all AW desktops, and linked within the EHRs as well.  



Cinahl-FT - Find nursing articles in the professional literature.

           See also: CinahlFT Search Tips


Nursing Point-of-Care LibGuide pulls together some of the just-in-time online reference tools that are most useful for nurses in direct care of patients, including:

  • Nursing Procedure Manuals
    • (includes The Lippincott Manuals, known to be excellent nursing references for policies & procedures)
  • Diseases & Disorders
  • Drug Info
  • Lab Tests
  • Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary
  • Cinahl (Find Nursing Articles)
  • Patient Education
  • Includes links to go deeper with the Nursing Specialties LibGuide and Clinical Key.
  • Links should be included in all AW EHRs.


Nursing Specialties LIbGuide  compliments The Nursing Point-of-Care LibGuide, and goes beyond general nursing, pulling together links and resources for the different Nursing Specialty focus areas, such as :

  • Cancer Nursing
  • Emergency Room Nursing
  • Infusion Nursing
  • Maternal Newborn Nursing / OB
  • NICU Nursing
  • Nursing Admin
  • Pain Management Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Perianesthesia Nursing
  • Perioperative Nursing (YES, You'll find the AORN Guidelines there!)
  • and more ...
Resources in each nursing specialty may include:
  • relevant professional organizations
  • eJournals
  • eBooks
  • handy links to relevant databases like Cinahl, Lexicomp, or PubMed
  • and useful websites.    


Lexicomp Clinical Drug Reference - the official drug reference across Ascension Health Care.  

              Dosing info, interactions, etc.  

              LexiComp Search Tips - Includes info about the mobile app.  


If you want to dig into what the doctors are using, you are welcome to do so:


Clinical Key with Clinical Overviews and Procedures Consult

  • Don't miss the Search Tips Page for Clinical Key, filled with useful articles, tutorials and videos to help you get the most out of it. 
  • Clinical Key includes 1100+ medical eBooks, and 500+ eJournals. 
  • Patient Education Handouts.
DynaMed is a physician point-of-care reference tool offering answers to clinical questions.  Content is written by a team of physicians and researchers who synthesize the evidence and provide objective analysis.  It offers clinically organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics.   Also includes drug info.   See also: The DynaMed Search Tips page.  

Let me or Kellee know if we can be of any help to you.  If you want an in-depth look at any of our resources, we would be happy to give you a personalized tour.  Let me know if you want to schedule something.

 

Your AW Medical Librarians,

Michele and Kellee

~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~

Michele Matucheski, MLS, AHIP

Medical Librarian

Michele.Matucheski@ascension.org

 

Kellee Selden, MLIS, MSMI

Manager & Medical Librarian

Kellee.Selden@ascension.org


Ascension Wisconsin Library Services 

       Find More Answers on our Ascension Wisconsin LibGuides   

 

If it takes you more than 10 minutes to find something, call or email the library. Finding what you need, no matter how obscure, is what we do.

Monday, October 4, 2021

A Pill for Covid? Molnupiravir Explained

Promising early results for an oral therapeutic for SARS-CoV2. Here's what we know and what it may mean. Transcript, podcast, links.

Dr. Zubin Damania / ZDogg MD's 12-minute podcast helps to interpret Merck's new research data and what we know so far.    Together with the vaccines that prevent disease, this treatment in a pill could spell the end this pandemic. 

Want to know more? Read the press release on Becker's Hospital Review from October 1, 2021.

Physicians & Providers: Welcome to Ascension Library Services – Library Resources to Make Your Work Life Easier


Dear AW Physicians & Providers:


Welcome to Ascension Wisconsin Library Services!


           

Michele Matucheski, MLS, AHIP  and Kellee Selden, MLIS, MSMI


We are your Medical Librarians for Ascension Wisconsin.   

Allow us to give you a tour of Library Services.

 

Ascension Wisconsin Library Services Home  [Use Chrome]

Feel free to add this link to your Favorites/Bookmarks.  This website offers the same content statewide.  

  • You will find our contact info under the Contact Your Librarians tab.
  • If you use the PubMed links on our library pages, it will tap into our full-text offerings.  
  • Get Articles! If you can’t get to a full-text article, send me or Kellee the citations and we’ll get them for you.  We have connections all the way up to the National Library of Medicine, and it won’t cost you a thing.  Feel free to email citations to us, or use our Request Forms.
  • Expert Literature Searches.  We are also available to search the databases on your behalf, if you don't have time or are not comfortable searching them yourself.  Just tell us what you're looking for and we'll return relevant search results with links to fulltext articles whenever possible.  

We offer a New Issue Alerts / eTOC current awareness service so you can keep up with your favorite professional eJournals.  Just let me know what titles you’re interested in.  For each new issue, you’ll get an email with links to the current full-text articles.  


Physician & Provider ToolBox – a LibGuide filled with tools and sources that will be most helpful to a busy Physician, including  sources for point-of-care, drug info, diagnosis tools, access to over 1400 eBooks, full-text articles, patient education, and more.     You may want to consider adding this page to your Favorites/Bookmarks as well. 


DynaMed is a physician point-of-care reference tool offering answers to clinical questions.  Content is written by a team of physicians and researchers who synthesize the evidence and provide objective analysis.  It offers clinically organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics.   Also includes drug info.   See also: The DynaMed Search Tips page.


Lexicomp Clinical Drug Reference

              Dosing info, interactions, etc.  

              LexiComp Search Tips - Includes info about the mobile app.  

 

Clinical Key (CK) with Clinical Overviews and Procedures Consult

There’s also a Search Tips Page for Clinical Key, filled with useful articles, tutorials and videos to help you get the most out of it. 

                Clinical Overviews are similar to UptoDate, by offering review articles on 1400 primary care topics, including current evidence, treatment and dosing info, and more.

                ProceduresConsult is like YouTube for Medicine.  It’s great if you need to review a procedure before you have to do it.  It provides a web video, along with a complete write-up of the procedure, including coding info.

                Clinical Key includes 1100+ medical eBooks, and 500+ eJournals. 

Here is a sample of some of the specialty content from CK

 

                Internal Medicine eBooks in Clinical Key

                Emergency Medicine eBooks in Clinical Key

 

                Internal Medicine eBooks in Access Medicine

                Emergency Medicine eBooks in AccessMedicine

 

Let me or Kellee know if we can be of any help to you.  If you want an in-depth look at any of our resources, we would be happy to give you a personalized tour.  Let me know if you want to schedule something.

 

Your AW Medical Librarians,

Michele and Kellee

~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~

Michele Matucheski, MLS, AHIP

Medical Librarian

Michele.Matucheski@ascension.org

 

Kellee Selden, MLIS, MSMI

Manager & Medical Librarian

Kellee.Selden@ascension.org


Ascension Wisconsin Library Services 

       Find More Answers on our Ascension Wisconsin LibGuides   

 

If it takes you more than 10 minutes to find something, call or email the library. Finding what you need, no matter how obscure, is what we do.