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    • Sammons Preston Basic Assistive Device Kit II 

      Performance Health
      The Basic Assistive Device Kit II is used to help avoid bending at the hip after surgery or hip fracture while performing household activities. The sock aid can assist with pulling on socks where reaching down to the feet ...
    • Sammons Preston Gait Training Belt 

      Performance Health
      3" wide cushioned belt has two nylon webbed handles that are used to assist patient during ambulation. Belt includes 14" of hook material for secure closure. To size measure waist.
    • Sammons Preston Plantar Fasciitis Night Splint/Boot 

      Performance Health
      Neoprene boot with fully adjustable straps allows passive stretching of the calf and plantar fascia during sleep. Designed for night time comfort.
    • Screens with Fractures 

      Heaney, Robert P.; Recker, Robert R.; Watson, Patrice A.; Lappe, Joan M. (Creighton Osteoporosis Research Center. Omaha, NE, 2004)
      This data has been de-identified to protect the privacy of the research participants.
    • Searching in EBSCOhost 

      Bergjord, Judi (Creighton University Health Sciences Library. 2010)
      This tutorial covers the basics of searching in EBSCOhost databases.
    • Searching with fields in EBSCOhost 

      Amin, Viral (Creighton University Health Sciences Library. 2010)
      This tutorial explains fields and demonstrates how to search for records within fields. In the tutorial, the concepts and search techniques are applied to EBSCOhost databases, but can be extended to other searchable databases.
    • Searching, part 1: The Problem of Language 

      Jizba, Richard (Health Sciences Library, Creighton University. 2007)
      Noting that searching is a matter of identifying the combination of words which occurs in relevant records but not in irrelevant records, this paper explains the kinds of problems searchers will encounter and how to overcome them.
    • Searching, part 2: Boolean Operations and Venn Diagrams for Database Searching 

      Jizba, Richard (Health Sciences Library, Creighton University. 2007)
      Uses Venn diagrams to illustrate the use of the AND, OR, and NOT Boolean Operations. Search examples and exercises are provided.
    • Searching, part 3: Databases and Search Mechanics for Database Searchers 

      Jizba, Richard (Health Sciences Library, Creighton University. 2007)
      Describes a useful model to help searchers think about how indexed databases work so they understand why they have to use particular techniques and strategies to conduct effective searches.
    • Searching, part 4: Recall and Precision: key concepts for database searchers 

      Jizba, Richard (2007)
      Describes 'precision' and 'recall' which are the basic measures used in evaluating search strategies. Understanding these concepts is the foundation for developing search strategies.
    • Searching, part 5: Truncation and Wildcard operators 

      Jizba, Richard (Health Sciences Library, Creighton University. 2007)
      Describes the use of Truncation and Wildcard Operators, which are used to To facilitate searching for terms with a common initial spelling. Words usually have different endings depending on the part of speech they represent: ...
    • Searching, part 6: Taking Advantage of Word Location (fields). 

      Jizba, Richard (Health Sciences Library, Creighton University. 2007)
      Provides examples of how to search specific fields in the EBSCOHost Medline database. A companion handout reviews how the location of a term in a record can change the meaning of the term or the significance of the term.
    • Searching, part 7: Using proximity operators 

      Jizba, Richard; Melonis, Rose (Health Sciences Library, Creighton University. 2021)
      As discussed in the unit on The Problems of Language, phrasing and word proximity present an occasional challenge for the searcher. All search systems provide some way to specify word proximity, although the choices may ...
    • Searching, part 8: Search Strategies and Heuristics 

      Jizba, Richard (Health Sciences Library, Creighton University. 2007)
      Describes several approaches to searching which will help users perform either more comprehensive searches or more precise and trageted searching.
    • Section of the Hip Joint 

      SOMSO (2020)
      Natural size, in SOMSO-Plast. Frontal section. In one piece.
    • Section through the Shoulder Joint 

      SOMSO (2020)
      Natural size, in SOMSO-Plast. Frontal section. In one piece.
    • Self-Esteem Bingo (16 cards) 

      Unknown author (2/4/)
      "Playing this fun game, which replaces traditional letters and numbers with terms about self-concept, is certain to get young people talking about the importance of self-esteem. Deals with self-esteem busters and builders, ...
    • Sensory Playtivity Sensory Discs - Set of 5 

      Primary Concepts, Inc.
      This set of five 5-inch discs provides a varied tactile experience. Included is a squishy disc, a squeezy disc, a fuzzy disc, a scaly disc (sequins), and a disc filled with beads and letters of the alphabet. Young children ...
    • Setting preferences in MyNCBI 

      Amin, Viral (Creighton University Health Sciences Library. 2010)
      This tutorial demonstrates how to set preferences using your MyNCBI account. Please view the tutorial called "How to create a MyNCBI account" before viewing this tutorial.
    • Severe Diabetic Foot 

      Health EDCO, Inc. (2017)
      Life-size human adult foot demonstrates severe consequences of diabetes: amputated big toe, severe infection and gangrene, swelling and redness from infection, Charcot foot deformity, severe foot ulcer, pressure point ...