Friday, September 19, 2014

New book spotlight: WHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2013

Added to the Matas library collection in August, the World Health Organization's Global Tuberculosis Report 2013 provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic and progress in implementing and financing TB prevention, care and control at global, regional and country levels using data reported by 197 countries and territories that account for over 99% of the world's TB cases.

Contents include:
  • The burden of disease caused by TB
  • TB case notifications and treatment outcomes
  • Drug-resistant TB
  • Diagnostics and laboratory strengthening
  • Addressing the co-epidemics of TB and HIV
  • Financing
  • Research and developing
Annexes also include information on the methods used to estimate the global burden of disease caused by TB, country profiles, regional profiles, and key indicators for the world, WHO regions and individual countries.

Call number: WF 300 G562 2013

This item is currently located in the new book truck across from the copier.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Grand Rounds Reading Lists now available: HIV, Neonatal Encephalopathy, 21st Century OB/GYN visit

References from Medicine Ground Rounds for September 17, 2014: "HIV Update for the Non-ID Specialist" are now available:
http://libguides.tulane.edu/content.php?pid=288978&sid=5145218

References from Pediatrics Grand Rounds for September 18, 2014: "Neonatal Encephalopathy" are now available:
http://libguides.tulane.edu/content.php?pid=417190&sid=5161156

Information related to OB/GYN Grand Rounds from September 12, 2014: "The 21st Century OB/GYN visit" are now available: http://libguides.tulane.edu/201409

Each week librarians at the Matas library attend grand rounds for selected departments in the School of Medicine. Articles and resources mentioned during the presentation are recorded and presented for your perusal via these links.

Monday, September 15, 2014

EndNote and RefWorks specialists at the Matas Library

Looking for help with EndNote or RefWorks? The Matas Library has specialists in both. If you need help, you can either stop by the library or contact our specialists directly.

For EndNote help, contact Keith Pickett at 504-988-2406 or kpicket1@tulane.edu.

For RefWords help, contact Molly Knapp at 504-988-2410 or mknapp2@tulane.edu.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Haz-Map has been updated: 497 new agents available


The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has updated Haz-Map with 497 new agents. It now covers 10,133 biological and chemical agents. http://hazmap.nlm.nih.gov/

Haz-Map is an occupational health database designed for health and safety professionals and for consumers seeking information about the health effects of exposure to chemicals and biologicals at work. Haz-Map links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases and their symptoms.

More information can be found at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/factsheets/hazmap.html

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Grand Rounds Reading Lists now available: Lung Transplantation, Ataxia in Children, Blood Donors, Coding and Reimbursement

References from Medicine Ground Rounds for September 10, 2014: " Lung Transplantation" are now available:
http://libguides.tulane.edu/content.php?pid=288978&sid=5145218

References from Pediatrics Grand Rounds for September 11, 2014:"Acute Ataxia in Children" are now available:
http://libguides.tulane.edu/content.php?pid=417190&sid=5161156

References from OB/GYN Grand Rounds from August 22, 2014: "Allogenic Donor Selection: Blood Collection and Testing" are now available: http://libguides.tulane.edu/obgyn201408

References from OB/GYN Grand Rounds from September 5, 2014: "Primer on Coding and Reimbursement for Physicians" are now available: http://libguides.tulane.edu/201409

Each week librarians at the Matas library attend grand rounds for selected departments in the School of Medicine. Articles and resources mentioned during the presentation are recorded and presented for your perusal via these links.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Featured e-book: Epidemiology by Leon Gordis

The required textbook for EPID 6030, Epidemiology by Leon Gordis introduces epidemiological concepts and basic principles in a clear, concise style. While the Matas Library has print copies of Epidemiology on course reserve, you can also access this book through ClinicalKey, an online database of medical e-books.

To access Epidemiology on ClinicalKey, go to the Matas Library website* and select ClinicalKey under the Resources tab. Sign in to your ClinicalKey account, select Books from the menu bar at the top of the ClinicalKey screen, and search for Epidemiology in the "E" section.






*If you are not at a library computer, use the Off-Campus Login in the upper right-hand corner of the screen to sign-in to our site.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Grand Round Reading Lists now available: Gastroparesis, Pediatric Fluid Therapy



References from Medicine Ground Rounds for September 3, 2014: "Update on Gastroparesis" are now available:
http://libguides.tulane.edu/content.php?pid=288978&sid=5145218

References from Pediatrics Grand Rounds for September 4, 2014:"Fluid Therapy" are now available:
http://libguides.tulane.edu/content.php?pid=417190&sid=5161156

Each week librarians at the Matas library attend grand rounds for selected departments in the School of Medicine. Articles and resources mentioned during the presentation are recorded and presented for your perusal via these links.