Thursday, September 29, 2005

Telecourse: Avian Influenza

Avian Influenza, from the Network for Continuing Medical Education.
    Global concern about the potential for pandemic avian influenza is rooted in the pathogenicity of avian influenza virus strains in humans and the lack of immunity to these highly mutable viruses in the general population. Dr. Alan Sanders provides timely, practical advice on how to improve clinical awareness and implement strategies for diagnosing, treating, and preventing avian influenza.
    This 50 minute video is now available in DVD and VHS formats in the Health Sciences Library.

Monday, September 19, 2005

NLM Mobile

The National Library of Medicine has collected a number of resources for handheld devices on the PubMed sidebar. The NLM Mobile link connects the user to:
  • PubMed for Mobiles, with text-only search options for any handheld web browser
  • Downloadable books from the NCBI Bookshelf using the free MobiPocket Reader
  • MD on Tap for Palm or Pocket PC
  • Wireless System for Emergency Responders (WISER) for Palm or Pocket PC