Access to MDConsult now matches most of the Libraries’ other online resources. Instead of logging in, users on campus are validated by IP address. Off campus users will use the Libraries’ standard remote access method, WAM.
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Patrons can then opt to create a personal account within MDConsult; a personal account allows for customization and other benefits.
A new study from Australian Family Physician found “no clear ‘winner’” between DynaMed, MD Consult and UpToDate when it came to answering clinical questions.
You can read the full report free online here:
Honestly, I’m happy if you just use an evidence-based clinical resource instead of Google.
MD Consult: http://www.lsuhsc.edu/no/library/ss&d/data/mdconsult.html
DID YOU NOTICE
MDConsult got a makeover last month: check it out!
MORE MDC NEWS
MD Consult was recently named one of “24 Tools No Doctor Should Be Without” by MD Net Guide. According to the Web site, “We consulted several MDNG editorial board members to determine which tools and resources they rely on and compiled this list of the top tools every physician should at least be familiar with, if not use in his or her everyday practice.” The full list is at available here (free registration required). Wow! MicroMedex, PubMed, Cochrane & Ovid also made the list!
BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS
Rakel: Conn’s Current Therapy 2007 has been added to MD Consult Core Collection. It replaces Rakel: Conn’s Current Therapy 2006.
Yeo: Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 6th ed., has been added to the MD Consult Choice Collection-Surgery. It replaces Zuidema: Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 5th ed.
Burg: Current Pediatric Therapy, 18th ed., has been added to the MD Consult Choice Collection-Pediatrics, replacing the 17th edition.
LOOKING FOR MORE?
The library has oodles of e-books ready for you! MD Consult is only one of several places you can get online books. Check out these resources:
Thieme ElectronicBook Library
MDConsult has a new look!
MDConsult's new look
It’s now easier to browse books, journals and the Clinics Series
. Drugs, Patient Handouts and Practice Guidelines are just a click away. A smarter search engine gets you better results, quicker.
MDConsult is available for free to all LSUHSC Students, Faculty & Staff. Click here to login with your LSUHSC username & password, and see the new look for yourself!