Monday, January 29, 2018

Introducing The Rehabilitation - PT-OT-Speech LibGuide

This LibGuide is filled with tools to help your teams make evidence-based and well-informed health care decisions, tailored to Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy. 

            Policies & Practice Standards & WI Licensing
            Patient Education
            Professional Development
            Web Media

It's been an excellent reference for updating Rehab. policies and care maps.

Don’t forget the eTOC Service, to help you stay on top of new developments in your field.

Keep up with your professional reading with Emailed Tables-of-Contents
Ø  The Clin. eTOC list has available Rehab/PT titles on it.

Questions or comments, contact Your Ascension Wisconsin Librarians: 

          Michele Matucheski        Elissa Kinzelman-Vesely      Kellee Selden

Friday, January 5, 2018

Nurses Choice Recommended Reading - January 2018

Nurses Choice
January 2018

12 Hour Shifts: Literature Reviewed, Wise Use Challenged
Journal of Christian Nursing, January/March 2018

Acute respiratory failure and COPD: Recognition and care
Nursing Critical Care, January 2018

30th Annual APRN Legislative Update: Improving access to healthcare one state at a time
The Nurse Practitioner, January 2018

Neonatal Nurses Experience Unintended Consequences and Risks to Patient Safety With Electronic Health Records
CIN: Computers, Informatics Nursing, Publish ahead of print

Managing Postoperative Pain
AJN, American Journal of Nursing, January 2018

Communication strategies for patients with dementia
Nursing, December 2017

The Effectiveness of Transitions-of-Care Interventions in Reducing Hospital Readmissions and Mortality: A Systematic Review
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, November/December 2017

Hand hygiene
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, November/December 2017

Nurses to Their Nurse Leaders: We Need Your Help After a Failure to Rescue Patient Death
Nursing Administration Quarterly, October/December 2017

Post hospitalization management of patients with COPD
Nursing Management, January 2018

* List and links courtesy of Anne Chaney at Wolters-Kluwer/Ovid.

* Questions about access, contact Your Ascension Wisconsin Librarians : 

Michele Matucheski        Elissa Kinzelman-Vesely      Kellee Selden

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

FREE to a Good Home : 2014 AudioDigest CDs

The Mercy Library has 1 year's worth of      2014    AudioDigest CDs  available for FREE.

Although these audioCDs are too old to apply for CE credits, they do still offer excellent information for Physicians, PAs, Nurses, and other health professionals.

Available Subject areas include the following  :
Emergency Medicine 
Family Practice
Obstetrics / Gynecology

Also available on Audio :
Journal Watch 
PREP Audio (Pediatrics)

Look for them on the  used  book sale table.     Come early.  These are HOT items!   

Too far from Mercy?  No sweat!   I'm willing to inter-office a selection of  5-10  audio CDs anywhere within Affinity. 
Just tell me which series you're interested in.  

Why are we giving them away?
--limited shelving space for audiovisuals
--CE credits are available only for 3 years since date of publication
--Our libraries emphasize the most up-to-date info, so we want to make room for more recent issues.

Questions, Comments, or just want to Stake your Claim?
Contact Your Librarian : 

Michele Matucheski via Outlook or phone (3-0340)

Monday, January 1, 2018

New Medical & Nursing eBooks via R2 Library

By Michele Matucheski, MLS, AHIP – Medical Librarian

The following new eBooks are available statewide throughout Ascension Wisconsin.
Ø  Set them as your favorites, or bookmark them now for easy access in future.

You can always find them in our Ascension Wisconsin Libraries catalog or see our complete list of R2 offerings via the R2 Digital Library where you can browse by discipline.    Visit our topic-specific LibGuides to find links to these and other eBook titles as well. 

Medical Titles 

April Armstrong, BSc(PT), MSc, MD, FRCSC, Mark Hubbard, MPT

Felise Zollman, MD, FAAN, FAAMA

Committee on Infectious Diseases American Academy of Pediatrics, David Kimberlin, MD, FAAP

Nursing Titles
Dawn Camp-Sorrell, RN, MSN, FNP, AOCN®, Laurl Matey, MSN, RN, CHPN

Anne Van Leeuwen, Mickey Bladh

Marilyn Sommers, PhD, RN, FAAN, Ehriel Fannin, PhD(c), RN, CNL

AAP Committee on Fetus and Newborn

AORN   (Available January 2018)


Carroll Lutz, MA, RN, Erin Mazur, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Nancy Litch, MS, RD

Daphne Stannard, PhD, RN-BC, CNS, Dina Krenzischek, PhD, RN, MAS, CPAN, CFRE, FAAN

Donald Venes, M.D., M.S.J., F.A.C.P.

Ann Brorsen, RN, MSN, PHN, CCRN, CEN

Questions or comments, contact Your Ascension Wisconsin Librarians: 

          Michele Matucheski        Elissa Kinzelman-Vesely      Kellee Selden