Facts & Comparisons eAnswers Enhanced with New Features

October 25, 2011

Facts & Comparisons eAnswers, the interactive online drug information resource, has been enhanced with new features. Enhancements include:

  • Improved access to class monograph comparative tables
    • Access from the Homepage :  a new direct access tab, “Drug Comparison Tables” has been added.
    • Access from an Individual Monograph:  the Class Monograph button has been renamed   “Class Monograph/Links to Tables”, for easy identification.
    • Access within Class Monographs:  a new expandable section called “Links to Drug Comparison Tables”provides quick reference links to comparative tables located within the monograph
  • Reference section modifications
    • Reference Link Updates: three links previously listed individually within the homepage “References” section have been consolidated and moved under a new submenu titled “Other Reference Links.”
    • – Immunization Schedules
    • – Manufacturer Index
    • – Immunization Schedules
    • Investigational Drugs:  investigational drugs are now incorporated into the main search and the separate “Investigational Drugs” section has been removed
  • Updated dosing calculators
    • The ACLS/PALS/NALS dosing calculators have been updated to reflect the recommendations in the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Revisions to the calculators included changes to the treatment algorithms for various indications, changes to recommended dose ranges, and removal of medications no longer available in the market or no longer recommended, per the guidelines.

UpToDate Introduces Graphics Search

October 21, 2011

Searching for images to use in your paper or Powerpoint presentation?  UpToDate’s   new graphics search feature is the latest addition to Norris Library’s Images subject guide.  Use the graphics search for quick access to over 23,000 authoritative graphics, including:  pictures, tables, figures (illustrations and diagrams), graphs, algorithms and movies.  All UpToDate graphics can be exported, printed and emailed. Read the rest of this entry »


VisualDx 6.15 Released

October 18, 2011

VisualDx, the diagnostic decision support system for the diagnosis of visually identifiable diseases, has been updated and expanded in a new release, just out.   Read the rest of this entry »


Play Tuesday Trivia with Norris Library!

October 3, 2011

Are you an expert on all things Norris Library?  Play Tuesday Trivia and answer questions about Norris Library’s study spaces, activities and collections and enter to win a prize! Read the rest of this entry »