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PubMed Subject Filter Strategies Updated for 2017

Posted by on February 28th, 2017

PubMed subject filter strategies are reviewed each year to determine if modifications are necessary. Modifications may include revisions due to changes in Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) vocabulary or MEDLINE journals, adding or deleting terms, and changing parts of a strategy to optimize retrieval. The following subset strategies were recently revised: AIDS Bioethics Cancer Complementary Medicine… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

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Resources for Finding and Visualizing Health Data and Statistics

Posted by on February 28th, 2017

Health outreach professionals often need to locate health statistics and data, to learn what kinds of health issues affect specific populations. The data may need to be visualized in chart, graph, or map format, to include in reports for policy makers and for the general public. Where can you find the raw data related to… Read More »

Posted in: Data, Environmental Health and Toxicology, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Feb

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New DOCLINE and Loansome Doc Banner Notice

Posted by on February 28th, 2017

On February 27th, both the DOCLINE and Loansome Doc login pages were updated to display a new banner to comply with Department of Health and Human Services IT guidelines. DOCLINE Banner Notice The banner provides privacy and security notices consistent with federal laws, directives, and other federal guidance for accessing government systems, particularly “Security and… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, DOCLINE

Feb

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Upcoming NN/LM PSR Webinar: “Big Data 2 Knowledge: Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science”

Posted by on February 24th, 2017

Register now for our March 22 webinar, Big Data 2 Knowledge: Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science, coordinated by Nathalie Reid, Data Services and Technology Librarian! All librarians and health professionals interested in data science are encourage to enroll. This event will be a watching party of the video: Introduction to Big Data and… Read More »

Posted in: Data, Education & Training

Feb

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What’s New on NLM’s Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) Resource

Posted by on February 23rd, 2017

Since the last REMM update in August, 2016, the following important US government document have been incorporated into the resource. Additional information is available by visiting What’s New on REMM? PAG Manual: Protective Action Guides and Planning Guidance for Radiological Incidents, EPA-400/R-17/001 (PDF – 1.48 MB) (EPA, January 2017) EPA released the final version of… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health

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