New Titles at DML

April 24, 2012

DML has new subscriptions to announce:

eBooks:
Achieving Cultural Competency: A Case-Based Approach to Training Health Professionals
via Books@Ovid
This book provides the necessary tools to meet the ever-growing need for culturally competent practitioners and trainees. Twenty-five self-study cases cover a variety of medical topics, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurology, oncology, hematology, immunology, and pediatric disorders. Actual scenarios that occurred in clinical settings help the user gain direct insight into the realities of practice today. Cultural factors covered within the cases include cultural diversity plus gender, language, folk beliefs, socioeconomic status, religion, and sexual orientation.

Studying a Study & Testing a Test: How to Read the Medical Evidence
via Books@Ovid
This book, recommended in the SoM EBM curriculum, will help you evaluate clinical studies, identify flaws in study design, interpret statistics, and apply evidence from clinical research to your practice. Also available in print at DML.

Journals:
Hospital Medicine Clinics
Starting with the first issue (January 2012), via ScienceDirect.
Hospital Medicine Clinics is the first and only review journal in the field where the majority of authors are hospitalists. Presented in a highly visual, concisely worded format, this growing online database provides practicing hospitalists with evidence-based answers to their clinical questions exactly when they need them. This quarterly series covers a wide range of internal medicine, as well as addressing quality, patient safety, and healthcare systems issues.

Interventional Cardiology Clinics
Starting with the first issue (January 2012), via ScienceDirect.
Interventional Cardiology Clinics is a comprehensive review source for deeper coverage of interventional procedures. Written by key opinion leaders in the field and published quarterly, these clinical reviews help interventionalists apply the latest advances to their practice. It includes systematic coverage of all of the major subject areas in the field and articles are formatted to help physicians find information quickly. Interventional Cardiology Clinics is a great aid for sharpening clinical decision-making skills and improving patient outcomes.

Topics include: Percutaneous heart valves; Coronary interventions in women; Chronic total occlusions; STEMI intervention; Congenital and structural heart disease; Bypass graft lesions and thrombectomy; Percutaneous ventricular support devices and more!