Fall 2004 Vol. XIX, No. 3

In this issue:

The Director's Report: Computer Education Ctr and Renovation Update

PDA Support

New Proxy Service -
EZ Proxy

Library Classes on Demand

Pubmed Update

Open Access Update and UCONN's BiomedCentral Membership

Web Watcher:
Medical Entomology and Parasitology

New Drug Database: Epocrates Rx Online

Journal Cancellations for 2004

New Books in the Library

Books in Print Online and
Ulrich's Periodical's Directory Online

Update Archives


Editor: Robert M. Joven, MLS Information & Education Services Ext. 8493 E-mail - joven@uchc.edu




New Drug Database: ePocrates Rx Online
by Robert M. Joven, MLS
Information and Education Services Dept.

The library has added ePocrates Rx Online to our electronic resources. Available from the library’s homepage at http://library.uchc.edu, it can be found either from the “Databases” link or under "What's New" on the homepage.

EPocrates Rx Online Web based Reference provides an up-to-date online clinical reference. It contains references to over 3,500 drug and alternative medicine, multicheck drug interaction checker, information on health plan and hospital formularies, and over 60 clinical tables and treatment guidelines. It also includes other online features such as patient medication handouts, pill search functionality, full color pill pictures, and hundreds of medical equations, dose converters, clinical criteria and decision trees.

If you have any questions, please contact the Reference Dept at (860) 679-2942 or library@nso.uchc.edu



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