This blog saw the light in February 2008, so it is almost time to celebrate its anniversary.
Maintaining this blog has been an enjoyable and fruitful -albeit time-consuming- experience.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank all readers of this blog for their visits, comments and support! I hope that you will continue to find content here that entices you to read and, even better, comment.
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I wish you all the best for 2009!
Here is a short review of this first year of blogging.
- A very positive review in a series “Blog Spotlight” authored by Danielle Worster (the Health Informaticist) in the “Library + Information Gazette“.
- Inclusion in the Top_50_health_2.0_blogs list of RNCentral.com (both discussed here)
- The invitation to present a slideshow on my blogging experience at the Spoetnik (Library 2.0) Symposium (see post here).
- Nominated for the Best New Medical Weblog (established in 2008) at Medgadget. (see the list)
An overview of (a selection of) blog posts per subject:*
Searching, Biomedical databases.
PubMed: Past, Present And Future, PART II 
PubMed: Past, Present And Future, PART I 
Finding assigned MeSH terms and more: PubReminer 
BMI bijeenkomst april 2008  [Dutch]
PubMed: Past, Present and Future PART III 
New Ovidsp Release Planned August 5th will allow more flexible searching 
Evidence Based Searching
The best moment teaching EBM-searching skills 
Time to weed the (EBM-)pyramids?! 
New Cochrane Handbook: altered search policies [-]
Podcasts: Cochrane Library and MedlinePlus [-]
New cochrane handbook: altered search policies [-]
Evidence Based Medicine, Methodology
Nursing Myths (1): Post-operative Temperative Measurements 
The Best Study Design… For Dummies 
Huge disappointment: Selenium and Vitamin E fail to Prevent Prostate Cancer.
The (un)usefulness of regular breast exam 
FREE online course on evidence-based health care 
Thesis Mariska Leeflang: Systematic Reviews of Diagnostic Test Accuracy 
CC (2) Duodecim: Connecting patients (and doctors) to the best evidence 
Podcasts: Cochrane Library and Medlineplus [-]
Clinical practice, Consumer-related Subjects, Addison’s Disease
Changing care (for Addison patients) 
The importance of early intervention in an Addisonian Crisis
23andMe: 23notMe, not yet 
Anatomy Lesson 2008: Living in Fear 
Etiquette-Based Medicine 
The OpenECGproject: an admirable Web 2.0 
The Real Sputnik Virus 
Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams 
#Sciblog – a bird-eye’s view from the camera
Evolution and Medicine. Cancer and adaptive immune responses as evolutions ‘within’.
Web 2.0 tools
Incorrect Google Incoming Links? 
Delicious Google Toolbar 
Google Reader and other free (learning) tools 
Visualize your blog (words) with Wordle 
Locate Your Visitors (2) 
Forget Hyves. Go Twitter! 
Possibly an announcement about possibly related posts 
Technorati Rank & Authority Dropping
Blog Spam and Spam Blogs (1) 
WikiMindMap to Organize Wiki Content 
For Palin & Obama, Fun & Photo’s 
A really delicious blog …
Dutch Grand Round and other blog carnivals.: See the category Grand Round
For Spoetnik Course search for the Category Spoetnik (preliminary Dutch)
For Personal matter search for the category Personal