New Books 2016!

The Isché Library is featuring 17 recently published books on display near the 3rd floor elevator. Subjects include physiology, epidemiology, respiratory care, nursing, psychology, speech-language pathology, audiology, cardiology, physical therapy, and more.

These books are now available for check-out.

Featured titles:

  1. Netter’s Essential Physiology, 2nd ed., by Susan E. Mulroney (Call no.: QS 4 M26 2016)
  2. Teaching Epidemiology : A Guide for Teachers in Epidemiology, Public Health, and Clinical Medicine, 4th ed.edited by Jørn Olsen, Naomi Greene, Rodolfo Saracci, Dimitrios Trichopoulos (Call no.: WA 18 OL8t 2015)
  3. Disaster Medicine, 2nd ed.edited by Gregory R. Ciottone (Call no.:  WA 295 C49 2016)
  4. Foundations of Epidemiology, 4th ed., by Dona Schneider, David E. Lilienfeld (Call no.: WA 950 L627 2015)
  5. Rau’s Respiratory Care Pharmacology, 9th Douglas S. Gardenhire (Call no.: WB 342 R239r 2016)
  6. Braddom’s Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 5th Randall L. Braddom (Call no.: WB 460 B72p 2016)
  7. Physical Therapy Case Files: Pediatricsby Eric S. Pelletier (Call no.: WB 460 P36 2016)
  8. A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine: Assessment, Diagnosis, Treatment, 4th ed., by Elaine Atkins (Call no.: WE 103 At5 2016)
  9. Textbook of Interventional Cardiology, 7th ed., by Eric J. Topol (Call no.: WG 168 T62t 2016)
  10. Management of Swallowing and Feeding Disorders in Schools, by Emily M. Homer (Call no.: WI 250 H75 2016)
  11. Supporting Family Caregivers of Adults with Communication Disorders: A Resource Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologistsby Joan C. Payne (Call no.: WL 340.2 P34 2015)
  12. Clinical Dermatology: A Color Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy, 6th Thomas P. Habif (Call no.: WR 17 H11c 2016E-book also available.
  13. Avery’s Neonatology: Pathophysiology and Management of the Newborn, 7th Gordon Bennett Avery (Call no.: WS 420 Av3n 2016)
  14. Innovations in Nursing Education, Volume 3: Building the Future of Nursingby Linda Caputi (Call no.: WY 18 C175b 2016)
  15. The NLN Jeffries Simulation Theoryedited by Pamela R. Jeffries (Call no.: WY 18 J38n 2016)
  16. Manual of Critical Care Nursing: Nursing Interventions and Collaborative Management, 7th ed.(Call no.: WY 154 Sw3m 2016)  E-book also available.
  17. A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing: Incorporating Forensic Principles Into Nursing Practiceedited by Angela Amar and L. Kathleen Sekula (Call no.: WY 170 Am3 2016)

Book request form now available online!

The Collection Development Department is pleased to offer a new web page for its services:á Collection Development is primarily responsible for ordering books,?ámanaging?áreserves, and processing donations.?á Patrons can now submit book requests online and find important information regarding?áreserves and donations.?á We hope you will find?áthese features?áto be helpful!

Friday fun: It came from the stacks, groovy shorthand edition

The Medical Secretary's Manual, 1966

Dig that cover.

Before dictation machines, tape recorders or speech recognition software, there was shorthand, an abbreviated writing method that increases speed of writing. When The Medical Secretary’s Manual?áburst onto the scene in 1966, it differed from other medical shorthand books by offering clinically oriented material to accompany the dashes and swoops that encompass stenography. A 1967 JAMA review observed:

Each section is devoted to a particular system or organ of the body. Before confronting the reader with definitions and shorthand symbols for each specific term or phrase, Miss Eshom provides a simplified description of the system under discussion and frequently includes helpful schematic drawings. This background information distinguishes her book from the usual text of medical shorthand.

For avid note-takers with an aversion to technology medical shorthand can still be useful, and indeed, those in need of a simplified overview of anatomy and medical terminology may find the clinical information interesting as well. I suppose that is why this book is still up in the library stacks, keeping the Sixities alive.





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