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The Library & Knowledge Services offers quality information resources and knowledge services to advance patient care, research, education, community outreach and to support the administrative aspects of health care.
As Monday 3/16, entry to the library is by BADGE ACCESS ONLY. If your badge is not working, please contact Security or submit a Badge Access Request Form. For the foreseeable future, daily library staffing is still provided to assist you, but with fewer staff available on site. Most Library services are also provided electronically for your convenience. Contact the Library at 794-1865 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org . You may also submit a request from the list of forms tab on the Web site. Thanks for your cooperation.
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Updated information and resources for COVID-19, curated by Baystate Library & Knowledge Services.
The Health Sciences Library is pleased to announce a free trial for the next month of the drug information system from Elsevier, Clinical Pharmacology. Baystate clinicians are encouraged to explore Clinical Pharmacology and let the Library know of any questions or comments, or ask us about attending a short Webex online for an introductory overview and discussion with a practicing pharmacist and customer representative.
VisualDx is an award-winning diagnostic clinical decision support system designed to enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety. Clinicians can quickly build a custom differential diagnosis across general medicine or use the powerful search function to access patient-specific clinical information and the world's best medical images.
ClinicalKey for Nursing provides quick, point-of-care content on over 175 diseases and conditions, as well as in-depth, evidence-based practice information from leading journals, books, and guidelines in the nursing field. ClinicalKey for Nursing includes some of the same useful features as the larger database, ClinicalKey
Laptops for Loan
Left your mobile device at home or back at the office? No worries! Stop by the Health Sciences Library to borrow one of our fast, state-of-the-art laptops where Library staff will also assist in preparing your upcoming presentation or other task. Call the Library at ext. 41865 to reserve a laptop. Please fill out a Library registration form before requesting a laptop
Baystate Medical Center has access to BoardVitals, a high-quality, effective and powerful exam review tool. You have access to the test bank to help prepare for the Internal Medicine Board Certification Exams (ABIM and AOBIM).
Irwin and Rippe's Intensive Care Medicine by Richard S. Irwin; Craig M. Lilly; Paul H. Mayo; James M. RippeWith a focus on evidence-based, state-of-the-art information throughout, the eighth edition of Irwin and Rippe's Intensive Care Medicine offers authoritative guidance to the wide variety of specialty physicians and non-physicians practicing in the adult intensive care environment. This comprehensive textbook covers both the theoretical and practical aspects of the field, and has been completely updated to provide encyclopedic, interprofessional coverage to support practitioners in every area of this complex field. Features: Approaches intensive care from an interprofessional, collaborative perspective, encompassing anesthesia, surgery, trauma, and neurology, as well as cardiovascular and medical intensive care. Maintains a practical, clinically-oriented approach, with comprehensive sections on procedures, techniques, and ultrasound; minimally invasive monitoring; pharmacology, overdoses, and poisoning; infectious disease; transplantation; critical care consequences of agents of mass destruction; and many more. Features many new chapters, and an entirely new section on Palliative Care and Ethical Issues in the Critical Care Unit. Reflects the rising importance of point-of-care ultrasonography with five hours of expertly narrated video embedded into 23 relevant chapters, clearly depicting the ideal use of this tool for intensivists . Includes a section on ICU Design, Organization, Operation, and Outcome Measures that addresses important changes and advances regarding safety, clinical practice guidelines, decreasing the cost of care, tele-ICU, and more. Provides extensive updates reflecting advances in cardiovascular intensive care, surgical critical care, shock and trauma, and sepsis management. Includes recommendations reflecting randomized controlled clinical trials, summarized, when possible, in quick-reference tables throughout. Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time -- providing a seamless reading experience online or offline Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click