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WHSL Forensic Medicine: Home

Welcome

Welcome. This guide will help you find resources which will help you succeed in your studies and research. We hope this will help you find your way to specialised forensic medical information and learning tools. There are links to core books, journals, databases, and websites. 

Please refer to other medical guides for additional help.

Click on the tabs at the top of the page to navigate around the guide.

Keeping up to date on changes

Remember that the Guide will change regularly as more and more resources are added, and outdated resources are removed. Be prepared for changes every time you open the LibGuide as improvements are made.

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Wireless and Mobile at Wits University

The Witwatersrand Health Sciences Library is fully covered for WiFi access, and there are power points at each work station, where you can charge your tablet or cell phone. There is also WiFi coverage in the medicinal garden outside.

For details on how to set up your access, please download one of the booklets produced by Computer Network Services (CNS) of Wits. There is a booklet for staff, and one for students, with links below.

Please complete the form below to have your phone or tablet registered with CNS.

Please note that the librarians are not qualified to set up, or trouble shoot WiFi access for you. If you cannot resolve a problem yourself

 - you can take your tablet to the CNS assistant on the CNS lab on third floor of Medical School,

 - phone CNS help line (011717 1717), or

 - log a call online itstudenthelp@wits.ac.za

 

Whats Hot- #E-resources

Great new way to search for drug information by drug class. RxClass allows users to search and browse drug classes and their RxNorm drug members through a simple Web interface

You can convert PubMed search results to Excel spread sheets. Read this blog article, and download the software here. This will be very useful for systematic reviews, as you will be able to sort.

          How to Access Pubmed with your devices e.g Tablet or Samsung

Click to open is a useful document from the British Medical Association.

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Social Media Use

Here is some practical and ethical guidance for doctors and medical students.

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