home Events and Exhibits, J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library, Resources and Services Health Sciences Library Book Display: Thyroid Awareness Month

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.

home J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library Exams in Progress at the Health Sciences Library: Dec. 4th-Dec. 8th

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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Exams in Progress: November 21st and 22nd in the Health Sciences Library

November 21-22 the first floor will be restricted to third year medical students for testing from 7am-5:30pm. Wish our M3’s luck!

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Health Sciences Library Thanksgiving Hours

Have a happy holiday!

  • November 20, Monday: 7:00AM-11:00PM
  • November 21,Tuesday: 7:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • November 22, Wednesday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • November 23, Thursday: Closed HAPPY THANKSGIVING
  • November 24, Friday: Closed
  • November 25, Saturday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • November 26, Sunday: 12:00 pm – 1:00 am

Make sure to check the hours page for all University Libraries Thanksgiving break hours.

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home J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library, Resources and Services New Health Sciences Library Book Display: Case Management

New Health Sciences Library Book Display: Case Management

Are you looking to improve your skills as a case manager? Visit our new book display to learn the nuts and bolts of case management. Learn about the case managers role as a case consultant and problem solver. Ensure you understand the complexities of integrated case management and complexity assessment grids.

Come check out the books in the new book display located on the second floor of the Health Sciences Library across from the circulation desk.

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home J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library, Resources and Services New Health Sciences Library Book Display: Health Informatics

New Health Sciences Library Book Display: Health Informatics

Have you ever wondered about the ecosystem of healthcare informatics? How do informatics, biosurveillane and disease impact each other? Learn about application, management, retrieval and analysis of informatics in healthcare by checking out our new book display

The book display is located on the 2nd floor of the Health Sciences Library, across from the information desk.

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Health Sciences Library Book Display: Crime Fiction

Did you know reading crime fiction can be beneficial? The strong narrative becomes a distraction allowing patients to relate to events from a distance, with power and control over the situation. Check out Natasha Cooper’s story about a new mom whose obstetrician is murdered. Read about an ex-military sniper who becomes enthralled in the Kennedy shooting and unravels a huge conspiracy.

Visit the second floor of the Health Sciences Library to learn more about the health benefits of crime fiction or pick a Halloween read!

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Health Sciences Library New Book Display: Nutrition

Did you know one of the biggest issues in health is nutrition? Ensure that you are advocating for patient health and make sure that you know how you should be eating by checking out our new book display today! How does the community perception of food affect community health? What impact does drinking coffee have on health?

Learn the answers to these questions and many more at our book display. Located on the second floor of the health sciences library across from the information desk.

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home Events and Exhibits, J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library, Resources and Services Health Sciences Library Book Display: Don’t Get Left in the Dark. Read!

Health Sciences Library Book Display: Don’t Get Left in the Dark. Read!

Have you ever wondered how traditional medicine has altered itself to conform to consumer capitalism? Does the shift alter our medical ethics? What impact does the health industry have on the environment?  How are psychoanalysts using rules, games and science to diagnose and treat patients? 

Check out the answers to these questions and more at the libraries new book display 'Don't Get Left in the Dark. Read!' Health care is constantly adapting to new discoveries and philosophies. Come read about some of these changes at the Health Sciences Library

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