Characteristics of Project Management at Institutions Sponsoring National Library of Medicine Medlineplus Go Local (Report)

Characteristics of Project Management at Institutions Sponsoring National Library of Medicine Medlineplus Go Local (Report)

INTRODUCTION The National Library of Medicine’s (NLM’s) MedlinePlus Go Local [1] provides statewide or regional databases of health-related services linked to health topics in MedlinePlus, NLM’s consumer health website. Links between MedlinePlus and Go Local allow users to move easily between researching a health topic and searching for a health service related to the topic. […]

Characteristics and Content of Medical Library Tutorials: A Review (EC) (BRIEF Communications) (Report)

Characteristics and Content of Medical Library Tutorials: A Review (EC) (BRIEF Communications) (Report)

INTRODUCTION/BACKGROUND Online tutorials can be a useful facet of a library’s instructional strategies. According to the Instructional Technologies Committee of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), web tutorials should include interactive exercises such as simulations or quizzes [1]. These activities encourage active learning and allow students to respond to what is taught, while […]

Study of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Characteristics, Risk Factors and Outcome (Original Work) (Report)

Study of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Characteristics, Risk Factors and Outcome (Original Work) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Intensive care units have come to represent the most frequently identifiable source of nosocomial infections within the hospital, with the infection rates and rate of antimicrobial resistance several fold greater than the general hospital settings. Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is defined as nosocomial pneumonia in mechanically ventilated patients that develops more than 48 hours after […]

Presentation, Characteristics, And Management of Dysphagia in Patients with Ludwig's Angina.

Presentation, Characteristics, And Management of Dysphagia in Patients with Ludwig’s Angina.

Ludwig’s angina is a rare clinical condition characterized by bilateral swelling of the sublingual and submandibular spaces. Although dysphagia is reported to occur in 44% to 83% of patients with this condition, there are no reports in the literature describing the nature of the dysphagia or its management. Therefore, the aim of this study was […]