Comics aren’t just for teens! Graphic medicine explores healthcare and medicine while using the comic format as a medium for learning.
Graphic novels can be helpful tools for practitioners and patients to further the discussion about healthcare in the United States. These books are in fact tools that help bridge the health literacy gap.
To highlight this genre, we have a variety of titles available for check out that explore Alzheimer ’s disease, disabilities, abuse, and mental disorders.
So, come by and check out our new books on the 3rd Floor!
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What happens when health-related issues and cartoons merge? A National Library of Medicine exhibit called, “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!”. The exhibit opens this week at the Dental Campus for the following dates of June 13th-29th. Learn about the latest medical oriented graphic novels and their contribution to societal learning. So, check out the National Library of Medicine exhibition; “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!”.
The Exhibition Program at the National Library of Medicine strives to promote greater understanding and awareness of how the past informs the present and can shape the future by creating lively and informative exhibitions and educational resources that enhance awareness of and appreciation for the collections of the National Library of Medicine. These exhibitions and educational resources engage diverse audiences and explore a variety of topics in the history of medicine.
What happens when health-related issues and cartoons merge? A National Library of Medicine exhibit called, “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!”. The exhibit will open next week, May 21st-June 8th, in the John P. Isché Library Commons. Learn about the latest medical oriented graphic novels and where to find them. After a three week run in the Commons, the display will then arrive at the Dental Campus for the following dates of June 13th-29th. So, check out the National Library of Medicine exhibition; “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!”.
It was dark as the wind and the rain tapped on her window in 1816. It was on that night that Mary Shelly acclaimed author of gothic fiction penned Frankenstein. To commemorate that evening, the National Library of Medicine online exhibition, Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature explores the applied discipline of biomedical engineering and its attempt to challenge the understanding of what it means to human. So, check out the National Library of Medicine online exhibition; Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature.
It can take the lives of both women and men. It does not favor a race or ethnicity. It’s breast cancer, and it affects us all.
The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. It is our time to celebrate the lives taken by this disease and to fight with the survivors and caregivers to find a cure.
So, don’t forget to wear pink, participate in an awareness walk, donate, and show your support toward a disease that affects so many.
For more information about early detection and prevention contact The American Cancer Society and the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
This summer the LSU Health Sciences Center Library upgraded from DynaMed, a clinical information resource to DynaMed Plus. The new, visually appealing database offers information in bullet points, topic overviews on drugs, diseases, and therapies. Due to the ease of the resource, it is often compared to UpToDate. Topics included in the user interface update daily. Operators automatically receive practice changing updates. The amazing tool links to 2,500 full-text articles; handlers get answers quickly and efficiently. Most importantly, consumers can easily download the DynaMed Plus app to use on their phones or tablets.