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Feb

28

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New Tools Available for First Responders Involved with Mass Decontamination

Posted by on February 28th, 2019

First responders and emergency managers in the United States now have a science-based chemical decontamination decision tool and updated guidance on how best to decontaminate a massive number of people after chemical exposure. This second edition of the guidance, called Primary Response Incident Scene Management or PRISM, incorporates new scientific evidence on emergency self-decontamination, hair… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Feb

22

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NLM Launches “Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM”

Posted by on February 22nd, 2019

The National Library of Medicine has announced the launch of Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM, which replaces Medical Movies on the Web, which debuted in 2013, to expand NLM’s engagement with researchers from a variety of disciplines who use the medium of film and video to study the human condition. Responding to… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Events, NLM Resources

Feb

20

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Changes Coming to NCBI My Bibliography Interface in 2019!

Posted by on February 20th, 2019

As previously announced in October, a new NCBI My Bibliography is coming soon! All users are encouraged to preview the new service and submit feedback. It is safe to try out this new version without affecting anything in existing My Bibliography accounts. The clean, new interface will make managing collections a breeze, and the new… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Healthcare Professionals, NCBI, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

Jan

31

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NLM Webinar on March 7: Introduction to the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)

Posted by on January 31st, 2019

Register now to Join David Anderson from NLM on Thursday, March 7, at 11 a.m. PST for a brief overview of how researchers and organizations can use the rich collection of terminology data in the UMLS to enhance interoperability and discoverability in research and clinical applications. The Unified Medical Language System is a set of files… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Education & Training, Electronic Health Records, Informatics, NLM Resources, Search Tools

Jan

31

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NLM Informatics and Data Science Lecture Series Continues on March 6

Posted by on January 31st, 2019

On Wednesday, March 6, 1:00-2:00 PM PST, Samantha Kleinberg, PhD, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stevens Institute of Technology, will deliver the presentation From Data to Decisions: Large-Scale Causal Inference in Biomedicine, part of the NLM Informatics and Data Science Lecture Series, at the Lister Hill Center Auditorium. The event will be broadcast live… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Data, Education & Training, Electronic Health Records, Events, Informatics, Public Health

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