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					 Spring 2006                                                                               Vol. 4, No. 1

             PDF Access for New England                    Not sure what to read next….check out
              Journal of Medicine                          PatronBooksInPrint.com

                A full-text PDF version of the New         Library Services is pleased to announce the addition
                England Journal of Medicine is now         of a fun and informative online resource. If you are
               available at the library’s Intranet page    always looking for new and interesting titles or trying
             for use from home or office. Go to the        to find books of a certain type, you can now log on to
Intranet and choose Library Services from the              PatronBooksInPrint.com. Features include Fiction
Command Web Page Directory. Click on the New               Connection where you can enter your favorite topic,
England Journal of Medicine link. Choose the issue         genre, setting, character, timeframe, or location and
you’d like and click on an article to open it in the PDF   find related titles. The What Year Were You Born?
format. If you have trouble logging into the Intranet,     feature allows you to enter a year, from 1900-2003,
try typing charette\ before your user name.                and see the bestselling books and literary historical
                                                           highlights for that year.
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with your information needs. We
are now offering a photocopying
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requests and we will copy them
and e-mail them to your inbox.

EndNote                                                    There is a link to PatronBooksInPrint.com on the
                                                           Library Services webpage or you can go directly to
EndNote bibliographic software is now available to         www.patronbooksinprint.com. However, this resource
GME affiliated researchers. This program makes it          is IP based so it may only be used on a Command
easy to organize your references and automatically         computer.
creates reference, figure, and table lists as you write
your paper. Contact the library to obtain a copy of        Closing of the Virtual Naval Hospital
the software or for assistance in using the program.
                                                           Funding for the Virtual Naval Hospital (VNH) ended
CPT and ICD-9-CM Codes on Stat!Ref                         on January 1, 2006. Much of the content, including
                                                           the Manual of the Medical Department remains
                  The 2006 versions of ICD-9-Volumes       online. However, quite a number of links no longer
                  1, 2 & 3 and Ingenix CPT with RVUs       work. Contact Library Services if you need to obtain
                  Data File are now available from         information that is no longer available at the site.
                  Stat!Ref. The Stat!Ref version of ICD-
                  9-CM includes an alphabetic index to
diseases, alphabetic index to external causes of                               Library Services
injury and poisoning, alphabetic index to procedures,
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tabular list of diseases and external injuries, tabular
list of procedures, table of drugs and chemicals, and
official ICD-9-CM government appendixes. The CPT
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codes. Contact Library Services for the Stat!Ref               Information Desk 3-5384/Circulation Desk 3-5383
username and password. And check out the medical                    Hours: Monday-Friday 0730-1630
textbooks and drug references also available at the
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                  1980s and it is now the most             Limits tab and choose a journal group from the
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hospitalizations every year. At least half of those with   is a subset of about 120 major medical and nursing
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while others press on and become                           If you do not already have a My NCBI account you
success stories? Good to Great                             will need to register for one.
explores that question by looking at the practices of
11 companies that made the transition to become            Once you’ve saved this search you can pull it up from
outstanding organizations. The author, Jim Collins,        My NCBI whenever you want to use it and it will
demonstrates that “greatness” is a conscious choice.       appear on the search line in PubMed. Then you can
Although the companies highlighted in the book are         type AND to add other search terms on the same
from different industries, they all used similar           line. When you run the search, the results will only
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forward. Many of their commonsense principles can          Services for assistance in setting up your personal
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Congratulations to Recently Published NMCP                        Occupational Therapy Month
Authors Cited in MEDLINE
                                                        April is Occupational Therapy Month. This important
Kostic MA, Rose SR, Bebarta VS                          field emerged over a century ago with the need to
Understanding poison control and protecting its         help war veterans return to a productive life at home.
future.                                                 That role continues today as occupational therapists
Pediatr Ann. 2005 Dec;34(12):983-4, 987-8.              working in hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, and
                                                        schools helping others learn or relearn a multitude of
Kazel MD, Sekiya JK, Greene JA, Bruker CT               skills needed for daily life including cooking, dressing,
Percutaneous correction (humeroplasty) of               driving, following directions, dealing with stress,
humeral head defects (Hill-Sachs)                       hand-eye coordination, listening,
associated with anterior shoulder instability: a        memory and social interaction.
cadaveric study.                                        Occupational therapists play a vital
Arthroscopy. 2005 Dec;21(12):1473-8.                    role in improving quality of life and
                                                        lowering health care costs.
Holston AM, Miller JR
Primary lung abscess caused by multidrug-               Check out these Tips for Living offered from the
nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae in a            American Occupational Therapy Association at
child.                                                  www.aota.org/featured/area6/links/link02.asp.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2006 Feb;25(2):182-3.
                                                        Occupational therapy education includes coursework
Bastien JL, O'brien JG, Frantz FW                       in the biological and behavioral sciences plus the
Extraluminal use of the Arndt pediatric                 application of occupational therapy theory and skills.
endobronchial blocker in an infant: a case              Therapists currently enter the field with a bachelor’s
report                                                  degree, but beginning in 2007 a master’s degree will
Can J Anaesth. 2006 Feb;53(2):159-61.                   be required. Occupational therapy assistants
                                                        generally have an associate degree. Contact Library
Johnson DP, Knoop KJ                                    Services for additional information on this rewarding
Images in emergency medicine. Orbital                   career.
cellulites with subperiosteal abscess.
Ann Emerg Med. 2006 Feb;47(2):134, 166.                               Spring Cleaning
Crum NF, Riffenburgh RH, Wegner S, Agan BK,                           For many people a thorough
Tasker SA, Spooner KM, Armstrong AW, Fraser S,                       housecleaning has traditionally marked
Wallace MR; on Behalf of the Triservice AIDS Clinical              the start of Spring. Before you throw open
Consortium                                                      your windows or pick up a mop check out
Comparisons of Causes of Death and Mortality            these resources for helpful tips and important
Rates Among HIV-Infected Persons: Analysis of           information. These books are available in the library.
the Pre-, Early, and Late HAART (Highly Active
Antiretroviral Therapy) Eras.                           Talking dirty with the queen of clean
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2006 Feb 1;41(2):194-
200.                                                    10-minute housekeeping

          Looking for other NMCP Authors                The clutter-busting handbook: clean it up, clear
                Cited in PubMed?                        it out, and keep your life clutter-free

                                                        Household Product Database
Visit the Health Sciences Library’s website at
                                                        Learn more about cleaning products and other
and click on
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                                                        out their health effects and how to safely handle,
     First and Finest Authors Cited in Medline
                                                        store, and dispose of them.

Exam Study Guides                                       Fact Sheet: Safe Substitutes at Home: Non-toxic
                                                        Household Products
The library has a variety of                            http://es.epa.gov/techinfo/facts/safe-fs.html
study guides for CLEP and                               Take a household “toxins tour” to identify the toxins
                                                        in your home and view a list of non-toxic alternatives
other exams. Contact us if you
                                                        such as baking soda and white vinegar.
need help locating study materials.
A Few of Our Recent Arrivals                      Fiction

Health Sciences Library                           Adam, Paul,
                                                  The Rainaldi Quartet
Freeman, Brian                                    Location: CrewsLib Call# Fiction Adam
The ultimate guide to choosing a medical
specialty                                         Galant, Debra
Location: HS Lib Call# W 90 F855u 2004            Rattled
                                                  Location: CrewsLib Call# Fiction Galant
Hansell, David M.
Imaging of diseases of the chest                  Hannah, Kristin
Location: HS Lib Call# WF 600 I31 2005            Magic hour: a novel
                                                  Location: CrewsLib Call# Fiction Hannah
Fogo, Agnes B.
Diagnostic atlas of renal pathology: a            King, Stephen
companion to Brenner & Rector's the Kidney,       Cell: a novel
7th ed.                                           Location: CrewsLib Call# Fiction King
Location: HS Lib Call# WJ 300 F656d 2005
                                                  Pronzini, Bill
                                                  Mourners: a Nameless Detective novel
Crew’s Library                                    Location: CrewsLib Call# Fiction Pronzini

Non-fiction                                       Audiobooks
Atkinson, J. Maxwell                              Maguire, Gregory
Lend me your ears ; all you need to know about    Wicked: the life and times of the Wicked Witch
making speeches and presentations                 of the West
Location: CrewsLib Call# PN 4129.15 A85 2005      Location: AUDIOBOOKS Call# MAG

Didion, Joan                                      Parker, Robert B.
The year of magical thinking                      Sea change: a Jesse Stone novel
Location: CrewsLib Call# PS 3554 I33 Z63 2005     Location: AUDIOBOOKS Call# PAR

Noble, Derek                                      Reiner, Carl
The body Noble: 20 minutes to a hot body with     NNNNN: a novel
Hollywood's coolest trainer                       Location: AUDIOBOOKS Call# REI
Location: CrewsLib Call# RA 781 N52 2006
                                                  Emmett, Rita
Summer opportunities for kids & teenagers         The procrastinator's handbook mastering the
Location: CL Ref Call# GV 186 S85 2005            art of doing it now
                                                  Location: AUDIOBOOKS Call# BF 637 P76 E48 2001
Sansone, Kathryn
Woman first, family always: real-life wisdom      Waitley, Denis
from a mother of ten                              WordMaster improve your word power and
Location: CrewsLib Call# BF 637 S4 S25 2006       improve your life!
                                                  Location: AUDIOBOOKS Call# PE 1449 W285 2006
Naylor, Sean
Not a good day to die : the untold story of       Barry, Dave
Operation Anaconda                                Dave Barry's money secrets like, why is there a
Location: CrewsLib Call# DS 371.4123 O64 N39      giant eyeball on the dollar?
2005                                              Location: AUDIOBOOKS Call# PN 6231 F47 B37
Bergen, Peter L.
The Osama bin Laden I know : an oral history of
the making of a global terrorist
Location: CrewsLib Call# HV 6430 B55 B475 2006               Attention Audiobook Users

Linder, Bruce                                              Before you return your audiobooks
Tidewater's navy : an illustrated history               be sure that all the tapes or CDs are
Location: ref Call# VA 70 T53 L56 2005                              in the cases.