Featured Resources for Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
Do try out its ‘Compare’ feature, which allows a comparison between many selected images, with a maximum of six images appear on the screen at one time.
STATdx is an excellent radiologist tool, and is a rich imaging reference resource for all health relating studies. It is used in 99% of all radiology academic institutions in the US and Canada.
Some of the educational videos feature the “how-to” in performing good physical examinations to collect various key biological and/or physiological data on patients; some videos devoted to reinforcing the essential nursing skills, such as important safety checks, considerations, dosage calculations, and common mistakes associated with improper medication administration. You can also learn from a wide range of procedures employed in emergency and intensive care settings in the collection.
The ScienceDirect Topics provides a quick snapshot of definitions, terms and excerpts on scientific topics, built on Elsevier’s highly relevant reference works and books. The Topics are linked to the journal articles, displayed as the hyperlinked underlined terms in the body of journal articles. These pages are useful for researchers who want to explore the concepts behind the technical terms further. A good understanding of terminologies will help researchers to assimilate recent findings in journal articles.
This is an excellent documentary investigating and questioning the trendy health intervention, Mindfulness, in helping people with mental stress and/or mental diseases.
“In a world-first experiment, journalist Shannon Harvey recruited a team of scientists to put mindful meditation to the test. But what began as a year-long self-experiment soon became a life-changing experience.” – from the webpage.
Returning to the workplace: creating a safe & healthy office environment: protect your workplace from COVID-19, emergency communication plan
"In this programme, we will learn the topics for emergency planning, the impact on employees and that no plan is complete without mandating mask wearing … To create a business emergency plan, there are three categories: 1) Employers should start by creating a COVID-19 workplace plan; 2) Employers should consider the impact on managers and employees; and 3) Employers should have directives and training on new workplace safety policies."—from this DVD container.
New Additions and Trial Databases
[Expiry: 31 Dec 2021]
It is a database created by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) covering international standards and recommendations extracted from Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry.
[Expiry: 30 Jun 2022]
To support libraries during the COVID-19 crisis, JSTOR has opened up free access to all Archive Journal Collections, Thematic Collections and Primary Sources Collections.
This evidence-based reference tool provides clinical resources to nurses, directly at point-of-care. It covers nursing skills with videos, management topics, care plans and more.