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Jun
22

Internet Explorer 10 Display Issues

For many people Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) is now their default web browser after the Queensland Health upgrade to Windows 7. There is a problem though with how IE10 can display the CKN site.

Built into Internet Explorer is a function called Compatibility View. This is a Microsoft feature that was intended to help better display older webpages that were designed for previous versions of Internet Explorer. However Compatibility View is problematic and can actually create problems for websites, such as CKN, that were designed for modern browsers. It can cause a properly functioning website to display as if it was on an old, obsolete version of Internet Explorer. We have noted that IE10 Compatibility View can render the CKN site as if it was on Internet Explorer 7 (IE7). Microsoft ceased support for Internet Explorer 7 in January 2015, and the CKN website was not designed to work with this obsolete browser.

Mar
8

Recent Content Additions to EBSCO Discovery Service

Recent Content Additions to EBSCO Discovery Service

ClinicalTrials.gov

ClinicalTrials.gov provides easy access to information on publicly and privately supported clinical studies on a wide range of diseases and conditions. Maintained by the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health this information is provided and updated by the sponsor or principal investigator of the clinical study. All EDS customers can search more than 208,000 open-access studies.

Feb
11

Zika virus evidence for CKN users on DynaMed Plus

In view of the global concern over the outbreak of the Zika virus, both EBSCO (DynaMed Plus) and Elsevier (The Lancet) have provided information and clinical evidence about the virus, which is of particular importance given the potential risks for Queensland.

EBSCO has made available free access to a comprehensive summary of the clinical evidence related to Zika virus in DynaMed Plus.

Feb
10

Zika Virus Information on Elsevier Connect - The Lancet

In view of the global concern over the outbreak of the Zika virus, both Elsevier and The Lancet have created a Zika Virus Resource Center on Elsevier Connect with the latest updates, research, reviews, editorials, correspondence and commentary to help healthcare professionals, medical researchers, policy makers, the media and members of the public better understand the outbreak.

The info center is advised by clinicians and professional editors and will be continually updated with the most current research and evidence-based information available.

Nov
16

New to CKN: BMJ Learning

BMJ Learning is a leading provider of online learning for clinicians. It features over 1,000 evidence-based, independent and peer-reviewed modules to help you keep up-to-date with the latest advancements in healthcare.

Modules are available in a range of interactive formats including video, audio and 3D animation, and take on average 30-45 minutes to complete. You can plan and record your activities in the free BMJ Portfolio, and download certificates as evidence of your learning.

To access BMJ Learning, go to learning.bmj.com/ckn from a computer within the Queensland Health network, or access remotely from the Point of Care section of ckn.org.au.

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