eMinute News

Savitt eMinute | November 27, 2018

Volume: 5 | Issue: 2

Winter Hours

The Savitt Medical Library's winter hours are:

Monday - Friday: 7:00am - Midnight
Saturday - Sunday: 9:00am - Midnight

Starting December 24th through January 6th:

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
December 22nd - 23rd weekend: Closed
December 25th - Christmas Day: Closed
December 29th - 30th weekend: Closed
January 1st: Closed
January 5th - 6th weekend: Closed

Library resources are available 24/7 online at https://library.unr.edu/Savitt.

Procedures Consult Available Through ClinicalKey

ClinicalKey has over 200 videos of medical procedures. To access these, select ClinicalKey from the Savitt Medical Library's list of databases at: https://library.unr.edu/savitt.

Procedures Consult, an online multimedia training and reference tool is now available through ClinicalKey. Procedures Consult was the first to blend timely clinical information with text, video, animation and illustrations in a single online location. This online resources helps physicians, medical residents and students prepare for, perform and test their knowledge of top medical procedures.

From the ClinicalKey homepage, click on the three dots at the end of the menu under the search box in the upper right-hand corner. Then select the second item on the drop down menu, Procedures Consult.

Case Files Collection

The Case Files Collection is available from the Savitt Medical Library's list of databases. Case Files is a comprehensive collection of cases to assist students in learning and applying basic science and clinical medicine concepts in the context of realistic patient cases.

Clinical Cases:

Anesthesiology (53 cases)
Cardiology (30 cases)
Critical Care (42 cases)
Emergency Medicine (59 cases)
Family Medicine (60 cases)
Geriatrics (40 cases)
Gynecologic Surgery (40 cases)
High-Risk Obstetrics (44 cases)
Internal Medicine (60 cases)
Medical Ethics & Professionalism (36 cases)
Neurology (54 cases)
Obstetrics & Gynecology (60 cases)
Orthopaedic Surgery (45 cases)
Pediatrics (60 cases)
Psychiatry (60 cases)
Surgery (60 cases)

Basic Science Cases

Anatomy (58 cases)
Biochemistry (53 cases)
Microbiology (54 cases)
Neuroscience (49 cases)
Pathology (50 cases)
Pharmacology (56 cases)
Physiology (51 cases)

Each case is presented with an Approach Section that provides definitions and information needed to address the comprehensive questions at the end. The questions can be accessed and answered by establishing an individual MyAccess Profile under the Library's license.

To set up a MyAccess Profile:

  1. In the upper right-hand corner, select the University of Nevada link. From the drop-down menu, select Sign in or Create a Free My Access Profile.
  2. A pop-up screen will appear on the right of this screen. Click on the blue button called Create a Free MyAccess Profile.
  3. Fill out the registration form with your name, email address and create a username and password. At the bottom of the registration form there is a drop-down menus to select your profession and specialty.
  4. There is check box for receiving email offers, we suggest that you uncheck this.
  5. Click on the blue Create Profile button.

NOTE: Only one MyAccess Profile needs to be created for use in all Access Medicine suite products.

AMA Manual of Style is now ONLINE

This resource is available from the Savitt Medical Library's list of databases at https://library.unr.edu/savitt. The AMA Manual of Style provides information on manuscript preparation, grammar, punctuation, visual presentation of data, reference style requirements and much more.

Video Collections from the Knowledge Center

Consider refreshing your lectures with videos. Videos across a variety of disciplines are available from Academic Video Online, Films on Demand, and Kanopy. These collections can be found at the University Libraries List of Databases at https://guides.library.unr.edu/az.php.

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