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March 4, 2009 at 9:31 am

Professional Travel & Meeting Attendance — 2008

  • §David Brown, Dawn Littleton and Dawn Swalboski attended the spring meeting of the Coalition for Networked Information April 7-8, in Minneapolis.
  • Michael Homan chaired the spring meeting of the MLA/AAHSL Joint Legislative Task Force which met in Washington, D.C. on April 8-9.
  • Michael Homan attended the NN/LM Resource Library Directors meeting in Chicago, Illinois on April 14.
  • Karen Koka and Renee Ziemer attended the Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences and American Association for the History of Medicine meetings in Rochester, New York in April.
  • Ann Farrell, Dottie Hawthorne, Michael Homan, Dawn Littleton, Melissa Rethlefsen, and Kay Wellik attended the Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association May 16-21, in Chicago.
  • Library Associate staff attending the annual Enhancing Quality Staff symposium sponsored by the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis on May 20 included: Carol Coggins, Hilary Lane, Rosie Lund, Shirley Pelowski, Marilyn Pitzen, and Julie Swenson.
  • Jan Behrens attended Second Annual Information Literacy Conference “Information Literacy – the Bridge to College Readiness” sponsored by Metronet on June 20 in St. Paul.
  • Michael Homan attended the IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) annual meeting in Quebec City, Canada, August 9-16. He served as moderator for the IFLA Health and Biosciences Library Section satellite session on evidence-based librarianship on August 9 at Laval University in Quebec City.

Library Staff Publications — 2008

Gandhi GY, Murad MH, Flynn DN, Elamin MB, Erwin PJ, Montori VM, Kudva YC. Immunotherapeutic agents in type 1 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials. Clinical Endocrinology (Oxf) 69:244-52. 2008 Jan 10. [Epub ahead of print]
 
Bardia A, Tleyjeh IM, Cerhan JR, Sood AK, Limburg PJ, Erwin PJ, Montori VM.  Efficacy of antioxidant supplementation in reducing primary cancer incidence and mortality: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Mayo Clinic Proceedings 2008 Jan; 83(1):23-34.
 
Imran H, Tleyjeh IM, Arndt CA, Baddour LM, Erwin PJ, Tsigrelis C, Kabbara N, Montori VM.  Fluoro-quinolone prophylaxis in patients with neutropenia: a meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 2008 Jan;27(1):53-63. Epub 2007 Oct 16.
 
Elamin MB, Murad MH, Mullan R, Erickson D, Harris K, Nadeem S, Ennis R, Erwin PJ, Montori VM. Accuracy of Diagnostic Tests for Cushing’s Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Metaanalyses. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2008 May;93(5):1553-62. Epub 2008 Mar 11.
 
Swiglo BA, Cosma M, Flynn DN,  Kurtz DM, LaBella ML, Mullan RJ, Erwin PJ, Montori VM. Antiandrogens for the Treatment of Hirsutism: A Systematic Review and Meta-analyses of Randomized Controlled Trials. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2008 Apr;93(4):1153-60. Epub 2008 Feb 5.
 
Cosma M,  Swiglo BA, Flynn DN, Kurtz DN, LaBella ML, Mullan RJ, Elamin MB, Erwin PJ, Montori VM. Insulin Sensitizers for the Treatment of Hirsutism: A Systematic Review and Meta-analyses of Randomized Controlled Trials.  Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2008 Apr; 93(4):1135-42. Epub 2008 Feb 5.
 
Gandhi GY, Murad MH, Flynn DN, Erwin PJ, Cavalcante AB, Bay Nielsen H, Capes SE, Thorlund K, Montori VM, Devereaux PJ.  Effect of perioperative insulin infusion on surgical morbidity and mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials.  Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 2008 Apr;83(4):418-30.
 
Smith SA, Shah ND, Bryant SC, Christianson TJH, Bjorsen SS, Giesler PD, Krause K, Erwin PJ, Montori VM for the EviDEnS Research Group. The value of an electronic decision support system in the Chronic Care Model and Shared Care in Diabetes Care: A randomized trial. Mayo Clinic Proceedings 2008 Jul;83(7):747-57.  
 
Murad MH, Flynn DN, Elamin MB, Guyatt GH, Hobson RW, Erwin PJ, Montori VM. Endarterectomy vs. stenting for carotid artery stenosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2008;48:487-93.
 
Hess EP, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Wells GA, Erwin PJ, Jaffe AS, Hollander JE, Montori VM, Stiell IG. Diagnostic accuracy of clinical prediction rules to exclude acute coronary syndrome in the emergency department setting: a systematic review. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2008 Jul 10(4):373-82.
 
Rosenman DJ, McDonald FS, Erwin PJ, Ebbert JO, Montori VM. Clinical consequences of withholding versus administering renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system antagonists in the preoperative period. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2008 Aug 12;3(4):319-25 [Epub ahead of print]
 
Gajic-Zoric V.  Mayo Clinic Libraries Centennial Celebration.  BOSNIACA: Journal of the National and University Library of Bosnia and Herzegovina 12(12):113-14, 2007.
 
Homan JM. Becoming an internationalist: reflections on the international activities of Estelle Brodman. J Med Libr Assoc 2008 Jul;96(3):242–8.
 
Kennedy M, Knapp M, Kraft M, Ogawa R, Ragon B, Rethlefsen ML, Rios G.  Open forum: Task Force on Social Networking Software.  In Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, May 19.  Chicago, IL; 2008.
 
Rethlefsen ML.  Connotea.  J Med Libr Assoc 2008 Apr;96(2):175-6.
 
Rethlefsen ML. Social bookmarking. MIDLINE 2007; (109). http://midwestmla.org/midline/2007/11/feature_articlesocial_bookmark.html
 
Rethlefsen ML.  Metasearching with AllPlus.com: when technology improves precision and avoids search homogeneity.  Information Standards Quarterly 2008; 20(2):14-6.
 
Schrader SL, Wellik KE, Demaerschalk BM, Caselli RJ, Woodruff BK, Wingerchuk DM. Adjunctive haloperidol prophylaxis reduces postoperative delirium severity and duration in at-risk elderly patients. Neurologist 2008 Mar;14(2):134-7. 
 
Attwood CA.  Health Literacy: Do Your Patients Really Understand?  American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing 30(2) Viewpoint, 2008.
 
Attwood CA.  LiveWell@ the Library: Mayo Clinic Arizona Boosts Employee Health and Wellness.  Journal of Hospital Librarianship [accepted for publication]
 
Miley ML, Wellik KE, Wingerchuk DM, Demaerschalk BM.  Does cervical manipulative therapy cause vertebral artery dissection and stroke?  Neurologist 2008 Jan:14(1):66-73.
 
Halker RB, Barrs DM, Wellik KE, Wingerchuk DM, Demaerschalk BM.  Establishing a diagnosis of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo through the dix-hallpike and side-lying maneuvers: a critically appraised topic.  Neurologist. 2008 May; 14(3):201-4.
 
Pipe TB, Cisar NS, Caruso E, Wellik KE, : Leadership strategies: inspiring evidence-based practice at the individual, unit, and organizational levels. J Nurs Care Qual. 2008 Jul-Sep;23(3):265-71.
 
Hoerth MT, Wellik KE, , Demaerschalk BM, Drazkowski JF, Noe KH, Sirven JI, Wingerchuk DM.  Clinical predictors of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: a critically appraised topic.  Neurologist 2008 Jul;14(4):266-70.
 
Prince JD, Kraft M, Ragon B, Rothman DL, Rethlefsen ML, Rios G, Lynch A, Anderson M. Web 2.0 principles and best practices: discovering the participatory web.  Medical Library Association Continuing Education Webcast, March 5, 2008.
 
Herasevich V, Rethlefsen ML, Rickman OB, Homan JM, Gajic O.  Collaborative group solutions for tracking new medical literature.  In 13th Mayo Clinic Conference on Quality, March 26-27, 2008.  Rochester, MN; 2007. [poster presentation]
 
Rethlefsen ML, Farrell AM.  Cross-country connections: implementing Learning 2.0 in a multistate medical library system.  In Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, May 19.  Chicago, IL; 2008.  [peer reviewed paper presentation]
 
Etches-Johnson A, Funk M, Jeuell C, Ragon B, Rethlefsen ML ML, Rothman D.  Panel discussion. In Web 2.0 tools for librarians: description, demonstration, discussion, and debate, Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, May 21.  Chicago, IL; 2008.  [plenary session panel and live webcast]
 
Rethlefsen ML. RSS and social bookmarking. In Web 2.0 tools for librarians: description, demonstration, discussion, and debate, Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, May 21. Chicago, IL; 2008. [plenary session and live webcast]]
 
Littleton DM.  Library Rush! Development of Rapid Document Delivery for One Mayo [poster presentation]. 2008 Mayo Clinic Conference on Quality, March, 2008.

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