Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Notable NEJM Papers by CUHK Researchers


Two research papers by CUHK faculties are selected as “Most Notable” in 2017 by the New England Journal of Medicine:


Mok, T. S. et al. Osimertinib or Platinum–Pemetrexed in EGFR T790M–Positive Lung Cancer. N Engl J Med 2017; 376:629-640.

Chan, K. C. A. et al. Analysis of Plasma Epstein–Barr Virus DNA to Screen for Nasopharyngeal Cancer. N Engl J Med 2017; 377:513-522.

Full list of the notable papers available at
http://cdn.nejm.org/pdf/NEJM-Notable-Articles-2017.pdf

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Temporary closing of the Li Ping Medical Library (Dec 17)

The Li Ping Medical Library will be temporarily closed at the time below for carpet cleaning.

Date: 17 December, 2017 (Sunday)
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Library will re-open after 5:00 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

AccessCardiology

 A new e-resource of Cardiology is now available at the Library. AccessCardiology addresses the most current standards of care, research, and clinical trials through references from leading experts in the field of cardiology in areas such as interventional cardiology and electrophysiology.

AccessCardiology provides benefits that deliver innovative solutions for the education and practice of cardiology with the features:
  • Leading cardiology textbooks, topic updates
  • Heart Sounds Collection
  • Quick Reference
  • Extensive Multimedia Library
  • Downloadable High-Quality Images
  • 2 Minute Medicine
  • Hurst's Imaging Cases
  • Continuing Medical Education
  • Integrated Drug Database
  • Patient Education

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Temporary Suspension of Air-Conditioning Services in the Li Ping Medical Library

For urgent maintenance, the air-conditioning services of the Li Ping Medical Library will be temporarily suspended on 11 November 2017 (Saturday) from 9am to 5pm.


We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Library Workshop on ExpertPath & STATdx Image Databases

The Medical Library has arranged with Elsevier to provide a training workshop on two Medical Image Databases. 

ExpertPath, written by renowned pathologists in each specialty, provides comprehensive anatomic and clinical pathology decision support for pathologists. This image database includes 51,000 searchable, high-quality annotated pathology images on over 4,000 topics covering all areas of anatomic and clinical pathology. The images are annotated by experts and are included with key information such as differential lists, ancillary tests, image galleries, and specimen-handling protocols. 

STATdx is a diagnostic decision support tool for radiologists. This comprehensive imaging database includes over 200,000 images, including x-ray, CT, MR and ultrasound images. STATdx provides more than 4,300 diagnoses written by the world’s leading experts in radiology. Each diagnosis module contains key facts, terminology, imaging findings, differential diagnosis, pathology, clinical issues, diagnostic checklist, and selected references.

Date:           16 November 2017 (Thu) 
Time:            15:00 - 16:00 
Venue:         Computer Lab, Li Ping Medical Library 
Speaker:      Ms. Sharon Soon, Clinical Solutions Product Manager, Elsevier Health Solution 
Language:    English 

Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form


Monday, September 25, 2017

Temporary Suspension of Electricity & Computer Services in the Li Ping Medical Library



Due to electricity maintenance, power supply and computer services in the Li Ping Medical Library will be temporarily suspended during the following time period: 

Date:    30 September 2017 (Saturday)
Time:   9:45 am – 10:30 am 

Date:    3 October 2017 (Tuesday)
Time:   9:45 am – 10:30 am 


We apologize for any inconvenience caused.


New Gerontology e-Reources On Trial

Two databases on Gerontology are now available for trial use till 31 Oct 2017. Users are welcome to send their comments to the Library through the evaluation survey.

Ageline 
This database focuses exclusively on issues of aging and the population of people aged 50 years and older. Updated on a weekly basis, AgeLine is the premier online resource for social gerontology research. Subjects include:


  • Health sciences
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Social work
  • Economics
  • Public policy 
(Evaluation survey)


Abstracts in Social Gerontology
This bibliographic database indexes essential age-related content for gerontology research. Those interested in the field of geriatrics will benefit from this resource, which includes records covering key areas relevant to geriatric studies. Subjects include:

  • The biology of aging
  • The politics of aging
  • The medicalization of aging
  • The elderly and their families
  • Aging and the economy
  • Aging and the workplace
 (Evaluation survey)