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January – April 2014 Library Workshops

The schedule of library workshops is now posted at http://library.ucalgary.ca/workshops. Sessions offered at the Health Sciences Library are shown in green. Select the session(s) of interest for more details and to register. New sessions include Square One Orientation, an introduction … Continue reading

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This Mobile Moment – A free app for disinfecting iPads

Do you use your iPad in the hospital on a regular basis? Are you concerned about spreading nosocomial infections with it? A recent study in JMIR¹ showed that a mobile app can effectively reduce microbial load. deBac-app  is a simple … Continue reading

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This Mobile Moment: Pacer Pedometer Plus

Looking for a reliable, free pedometer for the Walk Wholeheartedly Pedometer Challenge or just to monitor your health? Try Pacer. It is easy to use and tracks steps, calories and active time; it can also log and track blood pressure. … Continue reading

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This Mobile Moment: UpToDate in 2 Taps

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This Mobile Moment: VisualDx

VisualDx is a “visual diagnostic decision support system” now available to University of Calgary members. Covering more than 1,200 pediatric and adult conditions represented by over 25,000 images, VisualDx combines expert medical knowledge, standardized terminology, intelligent search, and high quality medical … Continue reading

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This Mobile Moment: drawMD

drawMD is a free app for the iPad to enhance doctor-patient communication by offering interactive visual guides as a tool for explaining complex issues and possible medical and surgical solutions. Select one of the detailed anatomic images from the 10 … Continue reading

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This Mobile Moment – Nature journals now offer mobile-optimized versions

Nature now has a mobile-optimized version of its website, designed for use in web browsers on “small screen” devices like smartphones and tablets. Other Nature research journals have also introduced mobile-optimized pages for all articles and news content. The mobile-optimized … Continue reading

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Important mobile DynaMed information

Skyscape now supports the installation of DynaMed on up to up to five devices of the same operating system. For example, if you have registered DynaMed on your iPhone, you can install it to your iPad using the same serial number. When you install … Continue reading

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