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Jazz Musician Tony Bennett Awarded Gershwin Prize - AARP
1 day ago ... No singer has ever aged better than Tony Bennett, 90, who on June 20 became the first noncomposer to win the Library of Congress Gershwin  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - June 23, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

REDCap
(Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases.  Originally created in 2004 by a small group of researchers at Vanderbilt University who needed a HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliant data collection tool, it has evolved into a free, consortium-based secure web application specifically geared to support online and offline data capture for research studies and operations. With over 2000 partner sites across the globe, REDCap is capable of collecting any type of data for any purpose. Each partner site maintains its ow...
Source: Dragonfly - June 22, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Ann Madhavan Tags: Blog Data Technology Source Type: news

Using Participation to Improve Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Emergencies: IFRC (International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies)'s MHM Kit
Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action. 02/11/2016 This 33-page case study, published with the Humanitarian Innovation Fund, explores the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies'innovation process in developing and testing a comprehensive relief item to meet more effectively and appropriately the menstrual hygiene needs of women and girls in emergencies. To address the multifaceted nature of menstrual hygiene management (MHM), grantees used a kit-based approach, including appropriate sanitary and hygiene items along with training for staff and information ...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Advancing the Evidence Base of the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for Reproductive Health: Using a Quality Improvement Approach in the DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo)
Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance. 04/25/2016 This 18-page baseline evaluation provides information about a research project to bridge the gap between evidence and practice by integrating a quality improvement approach in the implementation of the maternal and newborn health components of the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) and comprehensive sexual and reproductive health in the North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo, among internally displaced and local populations. The research study period is over two years from July 2015 to June 2017. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Gui...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Evaluation of Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) in Emergencies: A Longitudinal Study of CFS Impact in Zarqa, Jordan
World Vision. 09/16/2016 This six-page summary document provides an overview of the major findings from conducting follow-up data collection from children and caregivers in Zarqa, Jordan, who participated in the previous short-term evaluation of Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) from February 2014 to June 2014. It suggests interpretations and reflections on these findings to support practice development. The CFS appeared to play a role in supporting and promoting the psychosocial well-being of younger children. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Longer-Term Mental Health, Developmental and Systems Impacts of Child Friendly Space Interventions in Humanitarian Emergencies
World Vision. 10/03/2016 This 16-page document reports on a three-year collaborative project to document the outcomes and impacts of Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) and develop capacity for rigorous evaluation. The project examined the longer-term impact of CFS in three locations: Uganda, Jordan, and Nepal. These longitudinal studies examined the trajectory of children's mental health, well-being, protection, and development, as well as the sustained impact of CFS on strengthening formal and informal systems essential for children's support and protection. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Understanding the Performance of Emergency Feeding Programmes: Save the Children's CMAM (Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition) Report
This report discusses the innovation process involved, and emerging lessons for best practices in innovation. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Community-Based Disaster Mental Health Intervention (CBDMHI): Curriculum Manual for Use with Communities Affected by Natural Disasters in Haiti
University of Colorado at Boulder, Natural Hazards Center. 11/2016 This 74-page document is a curriculum manual for use with communities affected by natural disasters in Haiti to support their mental health. Its intervention objectives are to increase functioning; increase use of coping skills; reduce mental health stigma; increase mental health knowledge/literacy; increase disaster preparedness knowledge and behaviors; increase help-giving behaviors (social support) for disasters generally, and mental health specifically; and increase help-seeking behavior (informal and formal resources) for disasters generally, and menta...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

What Potential Is There for Container Based Sanitation and the Social Enterprise in Urban Emergencies?
Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance. 12/2016 This 13-page report discusses the serious challenges to humanitarian response agencies posed by sanitation response for urban emergencies. Urban environments present their own unique setting and often add multiple constraints that can confound response strategies. The report highlights that there are possibilities for new technologies for refugee settings, and recommends further study to build evidence and learning before they can be considered when making technology choices. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Understanding Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Against Refugees with a Communication Disability and Challenges to Accessing Appropriate Support
Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance. 01/01/2017 This 27-page literature review describes, synthesizes, and summarizes contributions made to the literature in the fields of disability, communication disability, and sexual and gender-based violence, in both humanitarian and non-humanitarian contexts. It discusses the risk of exposure to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) for people with disabilities, SGBV and communication disability, and barriers to accessing services and support. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Review of Evidence Supporting the Sphere Standards
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. 03/22/2017 This 42-page review, a collaboration between Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Sphere Project, examines the evidence supporting the Sphere standards. It contributes to the 2018 revision of the Sphere Handbook by providing rigorous analysis of existing evidence and supporting the production of new empirical evidence where appropriate. Its objectives were to analyze and classify Sphere indicators from the water, sanitation, and hygience (WASH), food security, and health action chapters; an...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Celebrating World Refugee Day: Understanding Refugee Experiences and Improving Services
National Child Traumatic Stress Network. 06/20/2017 This one-hour course provides current information about refugee arrivals in the U.S., refugee mental health needs, and best practices. Presenters discuss how host communities/service providers need to take trauma and loss into consideration as they support refugees. They also discuss refugee core stressors; highlight the importance of creating trauma-informed, culturally accessible services; and utilize Trauma Systems Therapy for Refugees (TST-R) as an example of an intervention specifically tailored to address the needs of refugees. (Video or Multimedia) Site requires fr...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

DataScience@NIH News: Patti Brennan Promotes 10 Advances in Data Science
The 2015 report from the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director regarding the future of the National Library of Medicine recommended that “NLM should be the intellectual and programmatic epicenter for data science at NIH and stimulate its advancement throughout biomedical research and application.” Read summaries about NLM’s efforts from the past two years and learn about their plans for the future.  jb (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - June 22, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: Community College/Academic Libraries Data Science Health Sciences Source Type: news

Moodle Class Announcement: Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles
Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles is designed to help health sciences librarians better understand the issues of big data in clinical outcomes, and what roles health sciences librarians can take on in this service area. Course content comes from information shared by the presenters at the March 7, 2016 NNLM Using Data to Improve Clinical Patient Outcomes Forum, top selections from the NNLM MCR Data Curation/Management Journal Club and NNLM PSR Data Curation/Management Journal Club’s articles, NINR’s Nursing Research Boot Camp, recommended readings from previous cohorts, and Big Data University&rs...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - June 22, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Data Science Education Source Type: news

NIH Data Commons Webinar: Tomorrow – Friday 6/23 12-2PM ET
The NIH Common Fund and the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) program cordially invite you to view an informational webinar for the NIH Data Commons Pilot Phase Research Opportunity Announcement RM-17-026 on Friday, June 23, 2017 from 12-2 PM US EDT. The purpose of the announcement is to invite applications from applicants who have an interest in performing high impact, cutting-edge scientific and computing activities necessary to establish an NIH Data Commons. The goal of the NIH Data Commons is to accelerate new biomedical discoveries by providing a cloud-based platform where investigators can store, share, access, and comput...
Source: MCR News - June 22, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: Community College/Academic Libraries Data Science Health Sciences Webinars and Training Source Type: news

Moodle Course Offering Now Open – (Registration is limited) Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles
Discussions within each Module. These submissions can be used to help support the student’s views expressed in the final essay assignment. Objectives: Students who successfully complete the course will: Explain the role big data plays in clinical patient outcomes. Explain current/potential roles in which librarians are supporting big data initiatives Illustrate the fundamentals of big data from a systems perspective Articulate their views/options on the role health sciences sector librarians is in supporting big data initiatives NOTE: Participants will articulate their views on why health sciences librarians should...
Source: MCR News - June 22, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: Community College/Academic Libraries Data Science Health Sciences Webinars and Training Source Type: news

Erbium Laser Technology vs Traditional Drilling for Caries Removal: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis
Journal of Evidence Based Dental PracticeAvailable online 18 May 2017In Press, Corrected Proof—Note to usersAbstractObjectiveThe study aimed to assess the efficacy of erbium laser technology compared with traditional drilling for caries removal.MethodsA systematic search was conducted through Medline via PubMed, Embase, Cochrane databases, CNKI till December 2016. Randomised controlled trials, quasi-randomized controlled trials, or controlled clinical trials with data comparing the efficacy of erbium laser technology versus traditional drilling for caries removal were included.ResultsFourteen studies were selected in...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 22, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Thinking Machines: From Magic to Normal
“Technology made large populations possible; large populations now make technology indispensable.”                – Joseph Krutch (Writer)Since the 19th century, we have undergone several stages of machine revolutions.The first stage was mechanisation. The advent of modern production methods eased and sped up manufacturing, massively increasing output and ushering in the Industrial Revolution.The late 60s brought the age of the working computer. In 1967, an IBM infomercial, ‘The Paperwork Explosion’, predicted a dystopi...
Source: EyeForPharma - June 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jacqui Sanders Source Type: news

Jazz-Musician Tony Bennett Awarded Gershwin Prize - AARP
8 hours ago ... No singer has ever aged better than Tony Bennett, 90, who on June 20 became the first noncomposer to win the Library of Congress Gershwin  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - June 22, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

HRSA: Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Information Collection Request Title: Rural Health Network Development Planning Performance Improvement and Measurement System Database, OMB No. 0915-0384-Extension
Notice of intent from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to continue collecting information as part of the Rural Health Network Development Planning Performance Improvement and Measurement System Database. Collected information is used to quantify and convey the successes and challenges associated with the grant award, and measure objectives across the following areas: network infrastructure, network collaboration, sustainability, and network assessment. Comments regarding the proposed information collection must be submitted no later than July 24, 2017. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - June 22, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

RURO Announces the Release of Limfinity Version 6.5
The latest version of Limfinity® includes enhanced database performance, additional search and import capabilities, and multiple flexible barcode label printing features.(PRWeb June 22, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14442527.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hill fort hotspots in UK and Ireland mapped for first time in online atlas
Scotland is home to majority of 4,000 sites on database – but many are not on hills and are not really forts, say researchersSome soar out of the landscape and have impressed tourists and inspired historians and artists for centuries, while others are tiny gems, tucked away on mountain or moor and are rarely visited.Related:First world war training tunnels and trenches discovered in WiltshireContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 21, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Steven Morris Tags: Archaeology Science UK news Ireland Europe World news Maps Geology Scotland Source Type: news

Pilot Program for Developing Research Data Management Services
Interested in launching research data management services at your library but don’t know how to get started? NNLM MAR has funded a pilot to provide training, tools and strategies for medical libraries seeking to develop research data management services. This program provides a holistic approach to developing data services that focuses on building the required knowledge base, understanding and connecting with researchers, promoting effective outreach strategies, and integrating with the broader institutional data community. The program consists of online training modules for librarians, and three components to assist...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - June 21, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Data Science Education Funding Source Type: news

Upcoming course: Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles
Discussions within each Module. These submissions can be used to help support the student’s views expressed in the final essay assignment. Objectives: Students who successfully complete the course will: Explain the role big data plays in clinical patient outcomes. Explain current/potential roles in which librarians are supporting big data initiatives Illustrate the fundamentals of big data from a systems perspective Articulate their views/options on the role health sciences sector librarians is in supporting big data initiatives NOTE: Participants will articulate their views on why health sciences librarians should...
Source: The Cornflower - June 21, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Derek Johnson Tags: Training Big Data Data Sciences Source Type: news

'Ghostbusters II' Actor Henry Deutschendorf, Who Played Baby Oscar, Dead At 28
Henry “Hank” Deutschendorf, one of two twins who played baby Oscar in 1989′s “Ghostbusters II,” has died. He was 28. Henry’s brother William Deutschendorf announced the tragic news via a website dedicated to raising funds to fight schizoaffective disorder, which Henry suffered from.  Henry reportedly took his own life at his home in Escondido, California, last Wednesday, according to TMZ. In 2008, he was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, a chronic mental health condition characterized by a combination of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and depression.  “H...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, May-Jun 2017, Creation of MEDLINE Citations Moving Completely to Publisher-Supplied Data
Scholarly communication standards have evolved to Web-based publishing for biomedical research journals. The National Library of Medicine strives to efficiently support this electronic environment as we create and maintain MEDLINE/PubMed. (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - June 21, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, May-Jun 2017, MeSH URIs Added to NLM Catalog Records in July 2017
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) will be adding Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs) to the MeSH subject fields in its catalog records from July 1-4, 2017. (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - June 21, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Associations between suicidal behavior and childhood abuse and neglect: a meta-analysis - Liu J, Fang Y, Gong J, Cui X, Meng T, Xiao B, He Y, Shen Y, Luo X.
BACKGROUND: Relationships of some types of childhood maltreatment and suicidal behavior remain controversial and inconclusive. METHODS: Medline, Embase, PsycINFO and Cochrane library were searched for eligible studies, and the results were synthesi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

NIHSeniorHealth.gov to be retired in August 2017
On August 1, 2017, the NIHSeniorHealth.gov Web site will be retired. NIHSeniorHealth.gov, the first government Web site designed for older adults, was launched in 2003 by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM). The site provided evidence-based health information to millions of older adults in a format geared to their cognitive and visual needs. Beginning in August, NIHSeniorHealth.gov will redirect visitors to the Health and Aging section of NIA Web site. The NIA Go4Life website, NIHSeniorHealth YouTube Channel, and MedlinePlus are additional resources for older adults and their fa...
Source: MCR News - June 21, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: All Members Community College/Academic Libraries Health Sciences K-12 Public Libraries Source Type: news

Healthier, Fairer, Safer: The Global Health Journey 2007-2017
World Health Organization. 05/2017 This 72-page report reflects on the trends, achievements, and challenges in global health over the past decade. It discusses the role of the World Health Organization (WHO) in dealing with such issues as the rise of noncommunicable diseases, leaps in life expectancy, and emerging threats like climate change and antimicrobial resistance. The section topics include Microbes: Old and New; Good Health Services for All; and Emergencies: Protect and Mitigate. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Recommended Specimens for Microbiology and Pathology for Diagnosis of Anthrax
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 01/30/2017 This Web page discusses cutaneous, gastrointestinal, inhalation, injection, and meningeal anthrax that can be diagnosed using a combination of microbiology and pathology testing methods. It makes recommendations about specimens that should be collected for any patient with symptoms compatible with anthrax, with or without a confirmed epidemiological link to a known or high risk exposure. It discusses recommended specimens by clinical presentation, and recommended specimens by specimen type. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Review of R2HC (Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises)-Funded Ebola Research Projects: Executive Summary
Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance. 11/2016 This 24-page document is the executive summary of an independent review of the Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) emergency Ebola Call for Proposals, with the objective of assessing the value of conducting research during a serious health epidemic. The review documented the incentives and challenges of undertaking research during the height of the 2014-2015 Ebola crisis in West Africa; reviewed the outputs of the eight R2HC-funded research projects; and documented key achievements of the initiative, including the utility of the research dur...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Cabells to feature Altmetric data in Journal Whitelist Analytics
Cabells, an industry leader in connecting researchers, librarians, administrators, and institutions to the journal titles they need, today announced the integration of Altmetric data into the redesigned Journal Whitelist database, which provides journal quality metrics on over 11,000 journals spanning 18 disciplines. The data, which includes mentions of published research from sources such as news sites and social media, public policy documents, online reference managers, post-publication peer-review forums and other online platforms, is displayed in an Altmetric report on the journal’s associated metrics p...
Source: News from STM - June 21, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Digital Featured Source Type: news

Latest health evidence shows that making changes to diet, physical activity and behaviour may reduce obesity in children and adolescents
Two new Cochrane Reviews arethe last in a series of related systematic reviews summarizing evidence on the effects of different interventions for treating obesity and overweight in childhood and adolescence.The reviews summarize the results of 114 studies which involved more than 13,000 children and young people. They show that a combination of diet, physical activity, and behavioural change interventions may reduce weight in children aged six to 11 years and in adolescents aged 12 to 17, but there are limitations in the studies and variation in the results.Childhood and adolescent obesity is one of the leading global publ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 21, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: nowens at cochrane.org Source Type: news

Public Inspection: HRSA: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Rural Health Network Development Planning Performance Improvement and Measurement System Database
Pre-publication notice of intent from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to continue collecting information as part of the Rural Health Network Development Planning Performance Improvement and Measurement System Database. Collected information is used to quantify and convey the successes and challenges associated with the grant award, and measure objectives across the following areas: network infrastructure, network collaboration, sustainability, and network assessment. Comments regarding the proposed information collection must be submitted within 30 days of final publication in the Federal Register, ...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - June 21, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

What are trends in emergency department utilization, costs for shingles?
(The JAMA Network Journals) A new article published by JAMA Dermatology uses a nationwide database of emergency department (ED) visits to examine herpes zoster (HZ, shingles)-related ED utilization and costs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 21, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, May-Jun 2017, NIHSeniorHealth.gov to be retired in August 2017
On August 1, 2017, the NIHSeniorHealth.gov Web site will be retired. NIHSeniorHealth.gov, the first government Web site designed for older adults, was launched in 2003 by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM). (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - June 20, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

IET announce significant increases in impact factors across journal portfolio
Latest JCR reports show ratings have increased on average by 45%  The IET is delighted to announce that titles in its journal portfolio have seen a significant increase in their impact factor rating in the latest Journal Citation Reports (JCR). On average, impact factors across all eligible titles have increased by 45%. Of particular note are:  IET Power Electronics, which has achieved its highest ever rating of 3.547 and is in the top quartile for the Engineering, Electrical and Electronic category;  Journals IET Optoelectronics, IET Circuits, Devices & Systems and IET Biometrics, which have seen ratin...
Source: News from STM - June 20, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Editorial Featured Source Type: news

Evidence Summary: School-Based Violence Prevention Programs
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 06/19/2017 This eight-page document discusses what is meant by school-based violence, how often it occurs, which individuals are involved, and what outcomes result from these behaviors. Topics include the scope of the problem, risk factors for youth violence, impacts of school violence, and evidence-based, school-based violence prevention programs. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan for Libya Water and Sanitation Institutions
United Nations Children's Fund. 01/2017 This 13-page report provides a common and shared understanding of emergency preparedness and response planning processes to help prepare a first draft of a water, sanitation, and health (WASH) emergency preparedness and response plan for Libya. The methodology of developing the plan includes understanding the response essentials; needs assessment and analysis; strategic planning for the top identified hazards; important cross-cutting considerations; and advocacy. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Evidence Summary: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 06/19/2017 This 12-page document provides information about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and a table of PTSD diagnostic criteria. It discusses its prevalence, risk factors, outcomes and associations with other conditions, and evidence-based treatments for PTSD, including existing therapies to prevent its onset, relieve the symptoms, and lessen the disorder's duration. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

2017 FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Science Forum Webcast
U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 06/19/2017 This Web page provides videos and materials from the 2017 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Science Forum Webcast, held on May 31-June 1, 2017. Topics included FDA Response to Urgent Public Health Needs, Identification and Evaluation of New Biomarkers, and Patient and Consumer Engagement and Communication. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

WHO (World Health Organization) Toolkit for the Care and Support of People Affected by Complications Associated with Zika Virus
World Health Organization. 06/2017 This 264-page toolkit has been developed to serve as a model guide, with the goal of enhancing country preparedness for Zika virus outbreaks. It is intended to provide a systems approach involving public health planners and managers, as well as technical and practical guidance for healthcare professionals and community workers. The toolkit includes three manuals to provide countries with tools to effectively recognize people affected by Zika virus and deliver comprehensive care and support: a manual for public health planners and managers, manual for healthcare professionals, and manual f...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Learning from the Development of a Cross-Sectoral Toolkit For Improving Menstrual Hygiene Management During Humanitarian Emergencies
Imperial College London. 05/17/2017 These presentation slides are from a webinar, sponsored by the Partnership for Child Development at Imperial College London, which discussed the Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Emergencies Toolkit. The toolkit provides guidance on the assessment and interventions for a cross-sectoral MHM response in emergency contexts. It also discusses the MHM response to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, in particular on the recovery period of the disaster in the school sector; lessons learned from the response; and how these insights could be used to improve MHM programming in schools in develo...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Pandemic Influenza: Guidance to the NHS (National Health Service) on Current and Future Preparedness for An Influenza Pandemic
NHS (National Health Service) England. 01/30/2017 This 10-page document informs readers of key documentation from NHS (National Health Service) England, Public Health England (PHE), and the Department of Health (DH) related to pandemic influenza preparedness and response. It describes the current status of relevant guidance, frameworks, and strategies; and provides a strategic overview of work that will be carried out by these organizations. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Rural and Urban Utilization of the Emergency Department for Mental Health and Substance Abuse (June 2017)
This policy brief uses HCUP State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD) to explore the use of the emergency department for mental health or substance use among urban, large rural, small rural, and isolated small rural communities. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Recruitment Information Session - Philadelphia, PA
July 26, 2017All prospective medical and non-medical aid workers: join us for a presentation and question& answer session to learn more about how you can become part of Doctors Without Borders' field work. A Human Resources Officer will be on hand to discuss requirements and the recruitment process and a Doctors Without Borders aid worker from the local area will share their stories of life in the field.SPACE IS LIMITED. PLEASE REGISTER.Location: Parkway Central Library (Free Library of Philadelphia)Philadelphia  (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Douglas Mercer Source Type: news

CereScan shows updated CereMetrix at SNMMI 2017
Neurodiagnostic firm CereScan showcased new features on its CereMetrix database...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 19, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

DataScience@NIH News: Beta Testing Begins for NIH ’s All of Us Research Program
06.15.17 Eric Dishman, director of the All of Us Research Program, recently announced they have started enrolling beta testers for the All of Us Research Program. Dishman reports this is a major milestone in progress to date with several more to be to come. (Full Announcement) (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - June 19, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: Community College/Academic Libraries Data Science Health Sciences Source Type: news