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AIDSinfo Website Gets an Update and Redesign!

Posted by on April 21st, 2017 0 comments

The AIDSinfo website was updated on April 15th and includes a new design and an improved look and feel. Major enhancements include: Reorganization of patient education materials: all patient education materials are now located in a new Understanding HIV/AIDS section of the website. AIDSinfo patient education materials include fact sheets, infographics, an HIV/AIDS glossary, and… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools



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RxNorm Completes the Prescribable Name (PSN) Project

Posted by on April 3rd, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine has announced that the April 2017 RxNorm monthly release contains a Prescribable Name (PSN) for all RxNorm normal forms for active human drugs sold in the United States (US) with a few exceptions. Drugs without a PSN include allergenic extracts and certain forms containing three or more ingredients. PSNs are… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Electronic Health Records, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools



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New Full Text Access Feature in PubMed: Institutional Repository LinkOut!

Posted by on March 22nd, 2017 0 comments

PubMed users can now see the icon that links to the full text deposited at an institutional repository (IR) using LinkOut. The LinkOut service provides links to full text, library holdings, and other relevant external resources from PubMed and other NCBI databases. Until this year, there were three quick ways to access full text articles… Read More »

Posted in: LinkOut, NCBI, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools



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NLM Catalog Sidebar Filters Updated

Posted by on March 14th, 2017 0 comments

The NLM Catalog left sidebar facets have been updated to improve users’ ability to combine filters when searching. For example, “Journals referenced in the NCBI DBs” (databases) now appears as its own category so that it can be combined easily with any other filter. Users are also able to customize the sidebar to display additional facets, including “PubMed/PMC… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Search Tools



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Resources for Locating Health Data, Statistics, and Data Visualization Tools

Posted by on March 8th, 2017 0 comments

Health professionals often need to locate health statistics and data and to visualize that data in chart, graph, or map format. The following resources related to health data, statistics, and data visualization tools may be useful: NLM’s MedlinePlus: The Health Statistics page provides a summary of health statistics and  links to a wide variety of… Read More »

Posted in: Data, Healthcare Professionals, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

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