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Clinical Immunology, Allergy, & Rheumatology Research Guide: Web Sources
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.
The ABAI was established in 1971 as a Conjoint Board of the ABIM and ABP. The internal medicine subspecialty existed from 1936-1971 and the pediatric subspecialty existed from 1944-1971. The ABAI is committed to working closely with its parent boards to maintain the highest educational and clinical standards in the specialty of allergy/immunology.
The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, established in 1942, is a professional association of more than 5,000 allergists/immunologists and allied health professionals. Its mission is to promote excellence in the practice of the subspecialty of allergy and immunology. The College fosters a culture of collaboration and congeniality in which its members work together and with others toward the common goals of patient care, education, advocacy and research.
The American College of Rheumatology's mission is advancing rheumatology. The organization is for physicians, health professionals, and scientists that meets the mission through programs of education, research, advocacy and practice support.
The mission of The American Foundation for
Donation & Transplantation (AFDT) is to enhance organ and tissue donation, recovery and transplantation through science, education and service. AFDT will continue to improve safety, well-being and outcomes for donors, patients and families.
The American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) is a not-for-profit association of clinical and research professionals including immunologists, geneticists, molecular biologists, transplant physicians and surgeons, pathologists and technologists.
The AAMC represents all 134 accredited U.S. and 17 accredited Canadian medical schools; approximately 400 major teaching hospitals and health systems, including 62 Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers; and nearly 90 academic and scientific societies. Through its many programs and services, the AAMC strengthens the world's most advanced medical care by supporting the entire spectrum of education, research, and patient care activities conducted by our member institutions.
The British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology (BSACI) is the national, professional and academic society which represents the specialty of allergy at all levels. Its aim is to improve the management of allergies and related diseases of the immune system in the United Kingdom, through education, training and research.
The CDC Arthritis Program is working to improve the quality of life for people affected by arthritis and other rheumatic conditions by working with states and other partners to increase awareness about appropriate arthritis self management activities and expanding the reach of programs proven to improve the quality of life for people with arthritis.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regulates all laboratory testing (except research) performed on humans in the U.S. through the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). The objective of the CLIA program is to ensure quality laboratory testing.
The College of American Pathologists, the leading organization of board-certified pathologists, serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine.
The Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency (LOPA) is the federally-designated organ procurement organization for the State of Louisiana. The agency focuses on educating the medical community and the general public about organ and tissue donation issues, working with families through the donation process, recovering donated organs and tissue, and placing the organs and tissue for transplant.
The National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating an opportunity for all patients to receive the bone marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant they need, when they need it. The NMDP offers several Web sites that may be helpful in your search for information.
The World Allergy Organization (WAO) is an international umbrella organization whose members consist of 84 regional and national allergology and clinical immunology societies from around the world. By collaborating with member societies, WAO provides direct educational outreach programs, symposia and lectureships to members in nearly 100 countries around the globe.
Google Scholar searches academic publishers, professional societies and preprint archives. When off campus, sign-in with your Tulane user name and password to activate TU Link and check for holdings accessible via Tulane.
Consumer health database produced by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. It is a useful starting place for health sciences students when learning about a new topic. It is also a great source for patient education materials. Associated with the information are many images, videos, etc.
A free alternative to PubMed. Quertle uses MEDLINE/PubMed® as provided by the US National Library of Medicine (NLM) (see Terms) and full-text documents from BioMed Central and Open Access articles from PubMed Central. In addition, Quertle covers the NIH RePORTER database of grant applications and the National Library of Medicine's TOXLINE database of biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals.