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A Rudolph Matas Index to Library Subject Guides
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Dec 12, 2013
An organization of the Matas Subject Guides by medical specialty.
Adult Infectious Diseases
by Keith Pickett, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Feb 24, 2014
The Tulane Adult Infectious Diseases Section is one of 9 internal medicine subspecialty sections within the Department of Medicine. The purpose of this guide is to support the instructional and clinical needs of the department.
AIDS and HIV
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Dec 13, 2013
Resources on AIDS and HIV Infections, Prevention, Treatment and Research
Anatomy, Embryology & Molecular Cell Biology for Medical Students
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept., Barbara Volo - Last Updated Mar 17, 2014
Resources for T-1 - Human Gross and Developmental Anatomy
Anesthesiology
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept., Barbara Volo - Last Updated Mar 20, 2014
Library Guide for Anesthesiology - A specialty concerned with the study of anesthetics and anesthesia.
Animal Welfare
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 18, 2014
Animal welfare and alternatives in research.
Biochemistry
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept., Barbara Volo - Last Updated Mar 11, 2014
The Biochemistry Department draws on the tools of genetics, cell biology, chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, biophysics, computer science and a number of other disciplines.
Bioinformatics
by Maureen Knapp - Last Updated Mar 13, 2014
Databases, tools, software, journals, books, lab protocols and websites of use in bioinformatics/biomedical informatics.
Cardiology
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Apr 9, 2014
The medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. [cardio- + G. logos, study]
Career MD Day: resources for undergraduates interested in medicine.
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Dec 18, 2013
These resources are suggested as a guide to assist students interested in a career in medicine.
Cellular and Metabolic Biochemistry Texts for Medical Students
by Mary Holt - Last Updated Jul 26, 2013
- Tulane SOM Year-One (T1) Curricula
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
by Keith Pickett - Last Updated Mar 20, 2014
The Tulane Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, together with Neurology and Adult Psychiatry, is one of three sections in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurology at Tulane University School of Medicine.
Citation Management in the Health Sciences
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 14, 2014
A resource guide to provide advice and assistance with EndNote and RefWorks.
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.
Clinical Immunology, Allergy, & Rheumatology
by Keith Pickett, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Feb 27, 2014
A Matas Library subject guide for adult and pediatric allergic and immunologic diseases. To support the work of the Immunology and Allergy Research Laboratory and the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory.
Clinical Portal
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 5, 2014
Point of care decision support tools, clinical calculators, resources for clinical faculty, residents, students on clinical rotations and patients.
Conference Proceedings and Meeting Abstracts in the Health Science Literature
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Jun 10, 2013
Techniques for locating abstracts, papers or posters presented at conferences.
Consumer Health
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Dec 12, 2013
A Matas Library portal for public access resources intended for consumer health questions.
Dermatology and Dermatopathology
by Millie Moore, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Apr 14, 2014
A Matas Library subject guide for skin and skin diseases, along with resources for the study of the histopathology of the skin and subcutis, and study of the causes of skin disease.
Disaster Management and Emergency Response
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Feb 26, 2014
The collaborative and organized efforts to cope with disasters by medical, public health, law enforcement, defense, public administration, and communication sectors of society.
Drug Resources
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Feb 3, 2014
Drug resources for clinical point of care.
Embryology for Medical Students
by Mary Holt, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Dec 9, 2013
Resources for T-1 & HEAL-X - Human Developmental Anatomy
Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
by Keith Pickett, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 13, 2014
The mission of the Tulane Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism Section is to provide high quality patient care and consult patient services for patients with a wide range of endocrine related problems.
Epidemiology
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Feb 28, 2014
Online resources for the study of epidemiology
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.
Family and Community Medicine
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Dec 19, 2013
Family Medicine, established as a distinct discipline in 1969, is a broad medical specialty providing on-going , comprehensive health care for the individual and the family.
Forensic Psychiatry
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Jan 13, 2014
A Matas Library Subject Guide to support the Tulane Forensic Fellowship Program.
Foundations in Medicine - Texts for Medical Students
by Mary Holt - Last Updated Mar 11, 2014
Foundations in Medicine-1 (FIM-1) & Foundations in Medicine-2 (FIM-2) A guide to support the curriculum: The physician-patient relationship, medical interviewing, and medical ethics.
Gastroenterology
by Keith Pickett, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Jan 13, 2014
The Section of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Tulane University’s School of Medicine in New Orleans is committed to excellence in medical education, research and clinical services.
GCHB Department Seminars Reading List
by Elaine Hicks - Last Updated Sep 13, 2013
This guide contains links to selected full-text journal articles, reports, and work located on websites cited by scholars during SPHTM GCHB department seminars.
Genealogy and Biographical Resources for physicians and other health professionals (19th Century -20th Century)
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 17, 2014
Resources used by Matas Librarians for biographical information of physicians for public users.
Genetics - Texts for Medical Students
by Mary Holt, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Jan 8, 2014
Medical Genetics for the Tulane SOM Year-One (T1) Curricula
Genetics and Inherited Diseases
by Maureen Knapp, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 11, 2014
"The branch of science concerned with the means and consequences of transmission and generation of the components of biologic inheritance". A guide for genetics, gene therapy and inherited disease.
Geriatrics and Gerontology
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 7, 2014
Resources about aging and healthcare for the aged.
Grant Resources
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Oct 24, 2013
Locating funding opportunities and writing grant proposals.
Health Literacy and Patient Education
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Dec 12, 2013
Health literacy is the degree to which individuals understand basic health information. Guide includes resources for patient education, teaching, and discharge planning.
Hematology & Medical Oncology
by Keith Pickett, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 11, 2014
Founded over 50 years ago, the Hematology & Medical Oncology Section at Tulane University has a rich history as an active training program for generations of hematologists/oncologists.
Histology for Medical Students
by Mary Holt, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Aug 1, 2013
- Tulane SOM Year-One (T1) Curricula
History of Medicine and Public Health
by Mary Holt, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 25, 2014
This Matas Subject Guide focuses on historical resources for medicine and public health. The focus of Matas Library collection is the history of medicine and public health in New Orleans and Louisiana.
Images for Health Science Users
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated May 28, 2013
Find health science images and videos.
Influenza (Flu) Guide
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Dec 6, 2013
Preparedness for and response to hazards and threats. Swine Influenza A (H1N1) Virus. Trusted Resources for the Tulane Community.
Laboratory Protocols
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Aug 22, 2013
A guide to help users discover laboratory techniques and methods for research the life sciences.
Lead. Environmental Exposures-information on environmental health and toxicology
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Dec 13, 2013
Health effects of lead and other toxic agents in the environment. Highlighting the research of Howard Mielke, PhD and Felicia Rabito, PhD.
Learning Portal for Health Sciences Students
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 13, 2014
Recommended online study aids and video resources for Tulane Medical Students and Graduate Medical Education Students.
LoansomeDoc Service and Public Research Service
by Millie Moore, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 23, 2012
LoansomeDoc Service (document delivery) or research for non-health care for profit service require a signed contract with the Matas Library. Users with a contract will have a flat fee per item requested.
Malaria
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Feb 10, 2014
According to the World Health Organization, malaria infects 300-500 million people each year and as many as 2.7 million, the majority of whom are pregnant mothers and children under the age of five, die of this disease annually.
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.
Matas Faculty Publications
by Maureen Knapp - Last Updated Feb 25, 2014
Publications by Tulane University faculty members in the School of Medicine, the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and the Tulane National Primate Research Center, 1911 – present.
Medicine Grand Rounds Reading List
by Keith Pickett - Last Updated Apr 16, 2014
This guide features links to selected full-text journal articles cited during Department of Medicine Grand Rounds. Additional library resources are also provided. For a complete reference list, please contact the presenter.
Microbiology and Immunology for Medical Students
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept., Barbara Volo - Last Updated Jul 24, 2013
Introduction to Infectious Disease (IID). Tulane SOM Year-Two (T2) Curricula and the Immunology Block - the study of immunity and all of the phenomena connected with the defense mechanisms of the body.
Microbiology, Immunology, and Virology
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 18, 2014
A guide to support biomedical research of the Tulane Microbiology and Immunology Department and of the Tulane National Primate Research Center. Resources to improve human and animal health through basic and applied biomedical research.
Minority Health, Diversity and Health Disparities
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Feb 21, 2013
Racial and Ethnic Differences and Disparities in Health Care.
Mobile Technology for Health Sciences Professionals
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Jan 21, 2014
Directory of health sciences mobile resources and apps for the Tulane community. Includes free and subscription apps, installation info, buying guides and more.
Neonatology
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Jan 2, 2013
The pediatric subspecialty concerned with disorders of the neonate. SYN: neonatal medicine. [neo- + L. natus, pp. born, + G. logos, theory]
Nephrology
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Jan 24, 2014
A Matas Subject Guide concerned with adult and pediatric diseases of the kidneys and kidney transplantation. [nephro- + G. logos, study]. nephric (nef¢rik) Relating to the kidney. SYN: renal
Neurology and Neurosciences
by Millie Moore, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Dec 4, 2013
Resources for research in neurology, neurosurgery, the neurosciences, and nervous system diseases (brain, spine, nerves).
Neuroscience for Medical Students
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Jul 25, 2013
Medical Neuroscience - Tulane SOM Year-One (T1) Curricula
Nutrition Resources
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 14, 2014
A guide to nutrition and medical nutrition therapy
Obstetrics and Gynecology
by Mary Holt, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 11, 2014
A Matas Library Subject Guide to support research for the care of women from pregnancy until after delivery, the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the female reproductive tract, plus the diagnosis and treatment of infertility and contraception.
Occupational Health
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Apr 3, 2014
Resources for the protection of the health of people in the workplace, the prevention of occupational injuries and disease, and related environmental issues.
Online Tutorials for Library Resources
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 17, 2014
This guide is a compilation of tutorials created by the Matas Library Education Department and those produced by our vendors.
Ophthalmology
by Mary Holt, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 27, 2014
Ophthalmology is a branch of medical science concerned with the structure, functions, and diseases of the eye.
Orleans Parish Medical Society - An Exhibit of Memorabilia and Art in the Rudolph Matas Library
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Apr 23, 2012
History of the Orleans Parish Medical Society. A guide to accompany an exhibit of artifacts from the OPMS donated to the Rudolph Matas Library, 2010. The display includes framed original drawings by John Churchill Chase.
Orthopaedics
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 11, 2014
A Matas Library Subject guide on adult and pediatric bone and bone diseases and orthopaedic surgeries. SYN: orthopedics. [ortho- + G. pais (paid-), child]
Otolaryngology
by Millie Moore, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 14, 2014
A surgical specialty concerned with the study and treatment of disorders of the ear, nose, and throat.
Pathology and Diagnostic Testing for Medical Students
by Mary Holt, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 11, 2014
Mechanisms of Disease (MoD) - Tulane SOM Year-Two (T2) Curricula
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
by Maureen Knapp - Last Updated Mar 11, 2014
Research Portal for the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Pediatrics
by Maureen Knapp, Barbara Volo - Last Updated Apr 9, 2014
Pediatrics for Medical Students
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Jul 25, 2013
Resources for T3s and T4s -- Essential Pediatric Resources for Medical Students recommended by the Tulane Pediatrics Department
Pediatrics Grand Rounds Reading List
by Maureen Knapp - Last Updated Apr 17, 2014
References and resources mentioned during Pediatrics Grand Rounds. Published every Thursday, when available.
Pharmacology
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept., Barbara Volo - Last Updated Mar 12, 2014
The science of drug action on biological systems; sources, chemical properties, biological effects and therapeutic uses of drugs.
Pharmacology for Medical Students
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 11, 2014
Tulane SOM Year-Two (T2) Curricula - Medical Pharmacology. Online Textbooks for study and review.
Physiology for Medical Students
by Mary Holt, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Feb 6, 2014
- Tulane SOM Year-One (T1) Curricula
Plastic Surgery
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 14, 2014
... the branch of surgery dealing with the construction and reconstruction of superficial parts of the body that are defective, injured, or absent, and also using such procedures for cosmetic purposes.
Popular Science Journals for Health Sciences
by Millie Moore, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Dec 21, 2011
Science, Nature and Scientific American. Review the current contents and read the newest issues online via the Tulane site licenses.
Posters and Presentations
by Elaine Hicks - Last Updated Apr 1, 2014
This guide will help you create research poster presentations
Psychiatry
by Millie Moore, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 20, 2014
A guide for residents and health science students that concerns the study, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders in children and adults. Resources for forensic psychiatry are included.
Public Health Portal
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 17, 2014
A Rudolph Matas Library Portal for the programs of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
Public Health Studies Research Guide
by Jennifer Corbin, Elaine Hicks, Raquel Horlick - Last Updated Mar 17, 2014
Guide to support students in the undergraduate Public Health program.
Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care and Environmental Medicine
by Keith Pickett, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Apr 24, 2013
Interstitial Lung Diseases; Asthma; Cystic Fibrosis; Sleep Disorders; Interventional Pulmonology; Lung Cancer; Smoking Cessation; Critical Care; and Environmental Medicine.
Radiology
by Mary Holt, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Jan 22, 2014
RADIOLOGY, NUCLEAR MEDICINE & MEDICAL IMAGING.
Recursos de Salud
by Elaine Hicks - Last Updated Nov 13, 2013
Recursos de Salud en espanol para la comunidad
Rural Medicine
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Oct 24, 2013
A guide to support the Tulane Rural Medical Education (TRuMEd). Students may enter practice in a rural area or small town of Louisiana or the Gulf South, particularly in the field of Family Medicine.
Sleep Medicine
by Mary Holt - Last Updated Mar 14, 2014
A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. This guide supports of the Tulane Comprehensive Sleep Medicine Center.
Sports Medicine - Tulane Centers for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Dec 12, 2013
A guide to support the multidisciplinary research needs of Sports Medicine; including resources for physiatrists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, orthopaedic physicians and surgeons, neuropsychologists plus all related allied health fields.
Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine
by Maureen Knapp - Last Updated Mar 14, 2014
The Tulane Center for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine develops new therapies for a series of common diseases. The purpose of this guide is to support the research needs of the Center.
Surgery
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept., Barbara Volo - Last Updated Mar 20, 2014
The medical specality concerned with the treatment of disease, injury, and deformity by physical operation or manipulation. [L. chirurgia; G. cheir, hand, + ergon, work]
Survey Instruments and Methodology
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Jan 24, 2014
How to find questionnaires, surveys, measurement and testing instruments for research.
Teaching Methods for Medicine & Public Health - Academic Education
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Jan 2, 2014
Background for Pedagogy in the clinical medicine and public health disciplines.
The Faust Collection : Historic Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (1628-1910)
by Maureen Knapp - Last Updated Mar 18, 2014
Selected Works from the Library of Ernest Carroll Faust. Historic works from the library of Ernest Carroll Faust were donated to the Matas Medical Library in 1995.
Tools - Public Health Data sets and More
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Nov 19, 2013
A Rudolph Matas Library Portal
Toxicology
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 12, 2014
Online & print books on adverse effects, toxicology and poisoning. Databases regarding toxic agents, including drugs, environmental threats, and natural toxins.
Trials and Online Products under consideration for Tulane Health Sciences
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Feb 28, 2014
The Rudolph Matas Library is committed to providing evaluated and relevant electronic resources for the health sciences curriculum.
Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Feb 10, 2014
A guide to support research and study in parasitology and tropical medicine. Includes epidemiology of tropical diseases such as malaria, HIV/AIDS, West Nile, and tuberculosis.
Tulane University Contributions to Medical Science and Education
by Maureen Knapp - Last Updated Mar 26, 2014
Distinguished faculty and their contributions to medical science.
Urology
by Keith Pickett, Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 11, 2014
A surgical specialty concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract in both sexes, and the genital tract in the male.
Writing and Publishing for the Health Sciences
by Rudolph Matas Library. Health Sciences Reference Dept. - Last Updated Mar 17, 2014
A guide to assist with NIH requirements, how to locate style & citation information and citation managers , EndNote Web & RefWorks. Information on bibliometrics and how to find out how your publication is being cited.

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