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3D Printing At MSU - In Health Sciences

skull and replica of part of the skull made from a 3D printer

The MSU Libraries now offer 3D printing!

Our printer is a MakerBot Replicator (5th Generation). It uses an environmentally friendly bioplastic filament in your choice of 12 colors. The cost is 20¢ per gram of filament, with a $1 minimum, and we ask that you make an appointment to submit your print job.

Read the article and watch the video on the State News website!

Ancient Meets Modern by UCL Engineering /CC BY- SA 2.0

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination and OSCE Clinical Skills Videos

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Now in its Fifth Edition and featuring completely reshot content and new clinical skills videos, Bates’ Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for the (Advanced) Assessment or Introduction to Clinical Medicine course. The site features more than 8 hours of video content that focuses on clinical accuracy and patient care.

VisualDX - Visual Clinical Decision Support Tool

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VisualDx is a web-based clinical decision support system designed to aid in the identification of dermatologic, infectious, genetic, metabolic, nutritional and occupational diseases, benign and malignant growths, drug-induce conditions, and other injuries. It covers more than 1,300 pediatric and adult conditions represented by nearly 30,000 images. See the variations in disease presentations, get therapy guidance, search for medications and find images of drug reactions, and use the differential diagnosis tool to find your diagnosis visually. Great for family medicine and other human medicine specialties!

Nursing Reference Center Plus - A Point-of-Care Resource for Nursing

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Nursing Reference Center Plus (NRC Plus) is an evidence-based nursing point-of-care reference tool. NRC Plus has a new, updated interface with expanded content, including: multimedia (videos and images), nursing management topics, care plans, leadership and management CE modules, additional skills, and more.

Take a three-minute video tour of NRC Plus.

Scholarly Communications

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Scholarly publishing is characterized by prices that are rising much faster than the growth of library budgets. As a result:

  • You and your students and colleagues have less access to published literature
  • Interlibrary loan services are increasingly restricted
  • Classroom use of electronic resources is increasingly restricted

But there are ways you can help! Find out more about scholarly communications issues.