Friday, April 28, 2017

JoVE Science Education. Essentials of Physical Examinations

Two new video series on clinical examination skills are now available at the JoVE Science Education Database.

Essentials of Physical Examinations Part I provides the foundation for performing physical examinations. It introduces several universal concepts such as inspection, palpation, percussion, auscultation, together with pulmonary and cardiovascular physical exam techniques.  

Essentials of Physical Examinations Part II provides more specialized examination techniques. It covers HEENT exams, abdominal exams and male & female specific structure exams.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Science Immunology

The Library has subscribed to the new e-journal Science Immunology.

Science Immunology will publish original, peer-reviewed, science-based research articles that report critical advances in all areas of immunological research, including important new tools and techniques. Areas covered range from basic studies into the biology of innate and adaptive immunity (immune cell development and differentiation, immunogenomics, systems immunology, structural immunology, antigen presentation, immunometabolism, and mucosal immunology) to immune contributions to health and disease (host defense, inflammation, cancer immunology, autoimmunity, allergy, transplantation, and immunodeficiency).

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Closing of the Medical Library on 24 April

The Li Ping Medical Library will be temporarily closed for electricity inspection and air-conditioning maintenance during the following time period: 

Date:    24 April 2017 (Monday)

Time:   8:30 am – 8:00 pm 

The Library will re-open at 8:00 pm or earlier upon accomplishment of the exercise. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Henry Stewart Talks: Biomedical & Life Science Collection

The Library has subscribed to the new online biomedical multimedia resource Henry Stewart Talks. Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection. This database contains  over  2,100  specially  prepared,  animated,  seminar-style, online   lectures   by   world   leading   authorities  for  universities,  research  centres, medical  schools  and  pharmaceutical/biotech companies, including Nobel, Breakthrough and Lasker Prize winners.

You can find the lecture by Prof. Dennis Lo of Department of Chemical Pathology in the collection:

Non-invasive prenatal diagnostics 
Prof. Y. M. Dennis LoThe Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

AccessMedicine HemOnc Collection

The Library's subscription to AccessMedicine now includes the new HemOnc Collection

Updated regularly, this comprehensive online HemOnc resource covers the entire spectrum of hematology-oncology from the basics to specialty-specific content. The HemOnc Collection provides online edition of the world’s leading hematology-oncology references, including Williams Hematology, Hematology-Oncology Therapy, and The MD Anderson Manual of Oncology. Each text is featured in its most current edition, and all references are fully searchable.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Nature Microbiology
The Library has subscribed to the new journal Nature Microbiology
This new Nature journal is concerned with all aspects of microorganisms be it their evolution, physiology and cell biology, their interactions with each other, with a host, with an environment, or their societal significance.

Publishing monthly, the journal is committed to publishing primary research into infectious disease and pathogenesis, antimicrobials, symbiosis, microbiomes, ecology, cell biology and physiology. It will also address areas where microorganisms impact on society and vice versa.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

New BMJ Best Practice App

A new BMJ Best Practice app is now available for download.
The new app takes up less space on your mobile devices, has a new user interface and an enhanced search available online and offline.

Please see the Medical Mobile Apps Library Guide for instruction details.