COH Citations Added to MEDLINE in Dec 2006

January 19, 2007

The following 13 City of Hope article citations were added to MEDLINE in December 2006.

  1. Clarke KO, Wagman LD: A safe and effective method of palliation. J Support Oncol 2006, 4(7):336-337.
  2. Ferrell BR, Winn R: Medical and nursing education and training opportunities to improve survivorship care. J Clin Oncol 2006, 24(32):5142-5148.

    Improving the quality of care for cancer survivors is contingent on having physicians, nurses, and other professionals with adequate training in survivorship care. Previous literature has documented the deficiencies in existing formal education programs regarding the complex needs of this growing population. Continuing education programs and basic curricula need to incorporate the expanding body of knowledge regarding the physiologic and psychosocial sequelae of survivorship. This article reviews the current status of survivorship education and provides direction for essential content in future education. Topics such as prevention of secondary cancers, long-term complications, rehabilitation services, quality-of-life issues, pain and symptom management, and treatment of recurrent cancer are critical competencies of education that should then become routine care for cancer survivors.

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New Books: Nov-Dec 2006

January 5, 2007

The following books were added to Graff Library collection in November and December of 2006.

Basic Sciences Titles
Clinical Titles

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January 4, 2007

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New Library Director

January 3, 2007

just1.jpgMelissa L. Just, MLIS, AHIP has joined the Graff Library staff as the new director. Melissa’s first day was December 1, 2006 and she is getting settled into her new position. Over the next couple of months, Melissa will be conducting an environmental survey to determine what library resources and services are needed, then developing a plan to implement over the next couple of years. Stay tuned for the opportunity to voice your opinion about the Graff Library’s future direction!

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Welcome to the Graff Library Blog!

January 2, 2007

The Graff Library blog was created to provide up-to-date information about the library, its services, and resources.

We will post articles about items of interest to our users including:

  • announcements of new eResources
  • tips for keeping current with medical and scientific information
  • time-saving hints for our most popular resources
  • mini-tutorials for information systems
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Graff Library Staff