Saturday, March 31, 2018

New! Natural Medicines Database

Great News! You now have access to Natural Medicines…the most comprehensive and authoritative resource available on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and integrative therapies.

Access on and off campus:

http://libproxy.tulane.edu:2048/login?url=http://www.naturalmedicines.com 

natural medicines database features

Search for natural ingredients, alternative therapies, product ratings, and interactions. CE/CME credit is also available (register for a personal CE account under the 'CE/CME' menu).




For more information and features, checkout the Natural Medicines Quick Start Guide (PDF)

Friday, April 22, 2016

#fbf Matas Library flooding April 2014

#flashbackfriday to April 22, 2014, the night an incubator on the 3rd floor of the Hutchinson Building overheated, setting off the sprinkler system in the Matas Library journal stacks.





Thursday, April 14, 2016

Medicine Grand Rounds References now availalble: Any Road to a Cure: the Neuroblastoma Story

Grand rounds welcomed Tulane School of Medicine '95 alum Dr. Christopher Weldon for the annual AOA lecture. Dr Weldon provided a wonderful overview of neuroblastoma - it's history, treatment, and current research. Read more about it on the Medicine Grand Rounds list. 

References from Medicine Ground Rounds for April 13, 2016: Any Road to a Cure: the Neuroblastoma Story are now available:
http://libguides.tulane.edu/c.php?g=182693&p=3266130 

Each week librarians at the Matas library attend Medicine Grand Rounds. Articles and resources mentioned during the presentation are recorded and presented for your perusal via the links above.

Please watch your personal items


Hambruglar image from http://mcdonalds.wikia.com/

A gentle reminder that the Matas library is not responsible for items left unattended. Please do not leave laptops or other personal items unattended in any area of the library.

In the event your items are burgled, we definitely want to know, but more importantly, report the incident to the Security Desk on the first floor of the School of Medicine Building.

Thanks and stay vigilant!

Tulane Police Department Downtown District Contacts
504-988-5555 (emergency)

Monday, April 11, 2016

Nine Things You Need to Know About Copyright

The Association of University Administrators recently published their Good Practice Guide to Copyright (Good Practice Guide #42).

It it, you'll find Nine Things You Need to Know About Copyright

Monday, March 28, 2016

Zika update: algorithms, registry, updated CDC guidelines

New Zika resources from the CDC:

US Zika Pregnancy Registry: http://www.cdc.gov/zika/hc-providers/registry.html 

  • CDC and state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments request that healthcare providers participate in the US Zika Pregnancy Registry by:
    • 1. Reporting cases of pregnant women with laboratory evidence of Zika virus to their state, tribal, local, or territorial health department.
    • 2. Collecting pertinent clinical information about pregnant women and their infants on the Pregnancy and Zika Virus Disease Surveillance forms.
    • 3. Providing the information to state, tribal, local or territorial health departments or directly to CDC Registry staff if asked to do so by local health officials. 
    • 4. Notifying state, tribal, local, or territorial health department staff or CDC registry staff of adverse events (e.g., spontaneous abortion, termination of pregnancy). 
  • CDC testing algorithms for Zika virus infection: http://www.cdc.gov/zika/hc-providers/tools.html 
  • MMWR: Interim Guidance for Health-Care Providers Caring for Women of Reproductive Age with Possible Zika Virus Exposure — United States, 2016 (Updated March 25, 2016): http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6512e2er.htm?s_cid=mm6512e2er_w
    • CDC has updated its interim guidance for U.S. health-care providers caring for women of reproductive age with possible Zika virus exposure to include recommendations for counseling women and men with possible Zika virus exposure who are interested in conceiving. The updated guidelines also include recommendations for Zika virus testing and guidance for women residing along the US-Mexico Border
More information can be found on the Zika Subject guide from Matas Library. 

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Medicine Grand Rounds now available: Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease in African Americans


References from Medicine Ground Rounds for March 23, 2016: Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease in African Americans: Genes or environment?​ by Dr Keith C. Ferdinand,  Professor of Medicine, Tulane Heart and Vascular Institute, are now available:
http://libguides.tulane.edu/c.php?g=182693&p=3168118


Each week librarians at the Matas library attend Medicine Grand Rounds. Articles and resources mentioned during the presentation are recorded and presented for your perusal.