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Point of care decision support tools, clinical calculators, resources for clinical faculty, residents, students on clinical rotations and patients.
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Decision Support Tools

  • ClinicalKey  Icon
    Full text books & journals, Procedures Consult (medical procedure videos), First Consult (evidence-based clinical decision-making), MEDLINE search. Create username and password to download full text & install apps.
  • Cochrane Library (Wiley InterScience)  Icon
    Independent high-quality evidence for health care decision making. Evidence-based systematic reviews, meta-analyses and clinical trials.
  • Diagnosaurus 2.0  Icon
    Search over 1000+ differential diagnoses by symptoms, diseases or organ system. Diagnosaurus app also available. Via AccessMedicine.
  • Gideon  Icon
    Interactive infectious disease tool. Includes diagnosis, epidemiology, therapy and microbiology. Especially useful for tropical and infectious diseases, epidemiology, microbiology and antimicrobial chemotherapy.
  • MICROMEDEX 2.0  Icon
    Drug and disease information, drug identification, comparisons and interactions, IV compatibility, toxicology, NeoFax/pediatrics, clinical calculators, CareNotes (patient info), mobileMicromedex
  • Psychiatry Online  Icon
    APA practice guidelines, DSM IV Library, APP's Textbook of Psychiatry and other full text psychiatry books and journals.
  • PubMed Clinical Queries  Icon
    Filter search results to a specific clinical study category (diagnosis, prognosis, etiology, therapy) and scope (broad or narrow). Click TU Link to view full text.
  • UptoDate  Icon
    Available via Tulane Hospital and Clinics and the School of Medicine. License restricted by specific building. Evidence-based clinical topic summaries.
  • VisualDx  Icon
    Visual diagnostic decision support system for dermatology with medical images and information.

Clinical Calculators

Micromedex (see above) also provides clinical calculators.

T3/T4 Clinical Clerkships

Clinical Clerkships
by Maureen Knapp, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Jan 16, 2014
Resources for T3 & T4 (third and fourth year medical student) clinical rotations.
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See Also

MATAS 101. Introduction to Finding Library Resources and Materials
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Jan 9, 2014
A basic introduction to finding health science articles and books as well as explain library services to new users of the Matas Library.
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Evidence-Based Medicine
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Feb 19, 2014
Books, journals, databases, websites, guidelines, rating scales and humor concerning evidence based medicine.
164 views this year

ACP Journal Club

ACP Journal club

  • ACP Journal Club  Icon
    ACP Journal Club selects articles from the biomedical literature which report original studies, as well as systematic reviews that warrant immediate attention in internal medicine. Article summaries with added clinical expert commentary.

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