Health Sciences Library New Books

Check out this month’s new books at the Health Sciences Library. You can use the drop down menu to see previous month’s additions.

Have a purchase recommendation? You can request a book for your teaching or research using this form.

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Spring Break Hours: J Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library

The Health Sciences Library will be open over Spring Break.

Sunday, March 25: 2:00PM-11:00PM

Monday, March 26- Thursday, March 29: 7:00AM-11:00PM

Friday, March 30: 7:00AM-6:00PM

Saturday, March 31: 10:00AM-7:00PM

Sunday, April 1: 5:00PM-12:00AM

University Libraries Hours

Have a safe and fun Spring Break!

 

 

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New Book Display: Stroke and Rehabilitation

Did you know that stoke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of long term disability? Test your knowledge of brain health and stoke prevention. Come check out the Health Sciences new book display about stroke and rehabilitation. Learn about the different types of stroke, best treatment, prevention and rehabilitation.

 

Book Display Highlights:

In Nan Unklesbay’s book Swimming Against the Tide: Strong Recovery from Stroke, you can read a detailed account of a stroke survivors determination and persistence to overcome obstacles in recovery.  Unklesbay’s book is great for patients, educators and caregivers. It details the importance of occupational, physical and speech therapists in recovery and how vital the physician and nurse relationships are with the patient.

 

Lucky that way, by Pamela Gerhardt, is a daughters memoir of her father’s last days after a debilitating stroke. For anyone who deals with ageing parents, friends or patients this is an intriguing, humorous, and eye opening read about maneuvering the complexities of human emotions, rehabilitation and decision making.

 

Check out these books and many more at the Health Sciences Library. The book display is located across from the circulation desk, to the right of the main doors.

 

 

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Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander is a graduate library assistant at the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library!

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Exams in Progress at the Health Sciences Library: March 22-23rd

From March 22-23rd, the first floor will be restricted to third year medical students for testing between the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Wish our M3’s luck!

Remember if you need to print during these days, use the Health Sciences Library Copy Room Printers located on the second floor of the library.

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Rachel Alexander is a graduate library assistant at the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library!

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Exams in Progress at the Health Sciences Library: February 26th-March 2nd

From February 26th-March 2nd, the first floor will be restricted to medical students for testing between the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Remember if you need to print, use the Health Sciences Library Copy Room Printers located on the second floor of the library.

American Heart Month Book Display

In America, one of every four people will die from heart disease. In order to raise awareness and reduce the risk of heart disease, the American Heart Association designated February American Heart Month. As the American Heart Association works to raise awareness, it is also important to increase understanding of heart diseases. Learn about good fats, and bad fats, how ethnicity factors into heart disease and the implications of alcohol and medications. Million Hearts has tools to assist in medication adherence.  Another helpful tool is the American Heart Associations guidelines for care. 

Book Display Highlights:

Heart Failure: A Colour Handbook by Michael Sosin and his associates gives a comprehensive review of heart failure. This book utilizes studies in evidence based medicine to examine causes, pathophysiology, investigation, diagnosis and treatment (both pharmacological and non-pharmacological) of heart failure. The dynamic colored illustrations, electrocardiograms, electrocardiograms and radiographic images assist in understanding and make this book an interesting read. With chapters on beta blockers, inotropes, channel blockers, antiarrhythmic therapy, and management of heart failure this book is educational and interesting.

In Recognizing and Surviving Heart Attacks and Strokes: Lifesaving Advice you Need Now by Glenn O Turner and Mark Bruce Rosin, the early warning signs of a heart attack are addressed. Turner addresses the need to educate patients on how to recognize a heart attack so they can get to a hospital in time. Further, Turner reviews methods of treatment that make the most impact when time is crucial. 

 

Check out these books and many more at the Health Sciences Library. The book display is located across from the circulation desk, to the right of the main doors. 

home J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library Exams in Progress at the Health Sciences Library: January 25th-26th

Exams in Progress at the Health Sciences Library: January 25th-26th

On January 25th-26th, the first floor will be restricted to third year medical students for testing between the hours of 7 AM to 5:30 PM. Wish our M3’s luck!

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Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander is a graduate library assistant at the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library!

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Health Sciences Library Book Display: Thyroid Awareness Month

January is thyroid awareness month! The thyroid is vitally important to the overall function of the body. Thyroid diseases are often under-diagnosed so it is important to know the symptoms. Learn about the autoimmune diseases associated with the thyroid or check out how to treat hypo and hyperthyroidism. Read the American Thyroid Association’s clinical guidelines for treatment.

Book display highlights:

Depression and your Thyroid, written by Gary Ross and Peter Bieling, looks at the psychological connection between the thyroid gland and emotions. This book, written by a medical doctor and a psychologist, demonstrates the cycle of emotions impacting health and health impacting emotions. This book will help determine if a thyroid disease is at the root of psychological issues and, if so, what treatment options are best suited for you.

Diseases of the Thyroid in Childhood and Adolescence by Gerasimos Krassas, Scott Rivkees and Wieland Kiess examines both the scientific and clinical aspects of thyroid diseases in children and teens. This book looks at how thyroid disease in the mother affects fetal development and the development of thyroid conditions as an infant. Further, the connection between thyroid and autoimmune diseases is explored with an emphasis placed on type 1 diabetes. Overall this book covers pathophysiology, clinical presentation and treatment of thyroid disease.

Check out these books and others today at the book display located across from the circulation desk in the Health Sciences Library.

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Holiday Hours: J Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library

Have a happy and safe holiday season from all of us at the Health Sciences Library! See below for our holiday hours that start December 17th.

  • Sunday, December 17: 12:00PM-5:00PM.
  • Monday, December 18: 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Tuesday, December 19: 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Wednesday, December 20: 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Thursday, December 21: 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Friday, December 22: 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Saturday, December 23: 10:00AM-7:00PM
  • Closed, December 24th-January 1st
  • Tuesday, January 2: Return to normal hours

If you need assistance while the Health Sciences Library is closed, please email asklibrary@health.missouri.edu.

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Exams in Progress at the Health Sciences Library: Dec. 4th-Dec. 8th

On December 4th-8th, the first floor will be restricted to first and second year medical students for testing. Wish our M1/M2’s luck!

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Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander is a graduate library assistant at the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library!