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Installation Instructions for the New Color Printer

A heavier duty color printer will be available in the EVMS Library Computer lab for students beginning on Tuesday, April 1st.  The existing color printer in the Student Lounge will be decommissioned at approximately 4p.m. Friday, April 4th. All EVMS … Continue reading

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Remembering David Brown

Outside the Brickell Medical Sciences Library is a display case containing David Brown’s blue jumpsuit.  You’ve probably walked past it dozens, if not hundreds, of times. Today, take a moment to look at some of the items in the case; … Continue reading

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Epocrates Essentials Free for Medical Students during August

Epocrates is offering their $159 Essentials version free to medical students during the month of August. Go to this link to download the product to your mobile device- http://www.epocrates.com/e/FreeforMedicalStudents2012. Epocrates Essentials‘ “all-in-one clinical reference suite provides you with drug & … Continue reading

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The Origins of AIDS

Most histories of AIDS start about 1981 when the first published case studies of this “new” disease appeared in the medical literature.  Dr. Jacques Pepin, in the Origins of AIDS recently published by Cambridge, traces it back to the jungles … Continue reading

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DynaMed is the most current Clinical Point-of-Care database

An article published recently in BMJ1 identifies DynaMed as the most up-to-date clinical point-of-care database - by quite a margin.  The reviewers chose five *summary type databases based on their breadth of coverage, editorial quality, and evidence based methodology and checked … Continue reading

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