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Drug Resistant Lice Not in Louisiana, yet…

Whew..Thanks for the information from Janice Nugent, MD, MSN, School of Medicine.

http://www.fox8live.com/clip/11789457/drug-resistance-lice

3D Tech in the Library? YES!

The LSUHSC-NO Libraries are now offering free 3D printing and scanning!

A Makerbot Replicator Mini and a Makerbot Digitizer are available at the Isché and Dental Libraries.  The printer and scanner are available for free to all faculty, residents, students, and staff of LSUHSC-NO.

The Libraries received an Emerging Technologies Award from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine / South Central Region to purchase the equipment and make it available to our patrons.  The purpose of the award is to foster the creativity and encourage innovation in the health sciences.  We encourage you to come in and try them out even if you have never used 3D printer or scanner before.  We are happy to introduce the technology to you so you can create on your own.

Come in to the Library or go to our website for more information on the technology and our policies.

3dprinter

Timeline Leading to UMCNO

Here’s a quick timeline of the various hospitals grouped together as New Orleans Charity Hospital condensed from John Salvaggio’s History of Charity Hospital (available in print in the Isché Library) with additions since its 1992 publication.

The first Charity Hospital was the provisional Ursuline Convent at Bienville and Chartres in 1736 and was called L’Hospital des Pauvres de la Charité or Hospital of St. John.

The second (built 1743 and destroyed 1779 by hurricane) and third, San Carlos Hospital or Hospital of St. Charles, (built 1785 and destroyed 1809 by fire) hospitals were built near Basin St.

The fourth hospital opened in 1815 at State House Square (Canal, Common, Philippa and Baronne) or roughly the location of the Roosevelt Hotel.

The fifth hospital was completed in 1833 and was designed to house 400 – 550 patients. The Daughters of Charity took over the administration of the hospital in 1834.  A photo of this location from the 1921 resides in the Library Commons.

The sixth hospital (Big Charity) opened its doors in 1939 and closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

The seventh hospital, the Interim LSU Hospital, functioned from 2006 through 2015.

University Medical Center New Orleans, which opened on August 1st,  is the 8th hospital in a direct line from that first hospital over 275 years ago.

Remembering Katrina: Faculty Publications for August

As we approach the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, we are dedicating our Faculty Publications display for the next two months to articles about the storm and its impact on our schools, hospitals, and community. August’s display will focus on the immediate and short term effects: the damage to the campuses, and the efforts of our community to not only survive the damage left in the wake of catastrophic flooding but to learn from it. After reviewing the scores of articles published by our faculty and researchers, we have selected 24 articles, representing all of our schools, that we feel will give the best overview of the impact of the storm on our research community and on the community we serve.

These articles, as well as all of the articles in our Faculty Publications database, are authored by at least one member of our research community here at LSUHSC-New Orleans.  They can be viewed in the Reference area, on the wall between the main entrance and the Library elevator, on the third floor of the Resource Center Building.
Here is a list of the articles to be featured, with the LSUHSC-NO researchers in bold print:

1.    Aldridge K, Besch CL, Belmares J, Broyles S, Clark RA, DiCarlo RP, Dumestre J, Figueroa J, Gootee P, Hagensee ME, Hull A, Lillis R, Lopez F, Maffei J, Murphy M, Nsuami M, Martin D, Pindaro C, Taylor SN, Wilcox R, Zachary J. Eight months later: Hurricane Katrina aftermath challenges facing the infectious diseases section of the Louisiana State University Health Science Center. Clin Infect Dis. 2006;43(4):485-489.
2.    Barkemeyer BM. Practicing neonatology in a blackout: The university hospital NICU in the midst of hurricane Katrina: Caring for children without power or water. Pediatrics. 2006;117(5):S369-74.
3.    Bedimo-Rung AL, Thomson JL, Mowen AJ, Gustat J, Tompkins BJ, Strikmiller PK, Sothern MS. The condition of neighborhood parks following hurricane Katrina: Development of a post-hurricane assessment instrument. J Phys Act Health. 2008;5(1):45-57.
4.    Bernard M, Mathews PR. Evacuation of a maternal-newborn area during hurricane Katrina. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2008;33(4):213-223.
5.    Blatz M, Ripps A. Hurricane Katrina from a faculty perspective. Pract Proced Aesthet Dent. 2006;18(2):124.
6.    Brevard SB, Weintraub SL, Aiken JB, Halton EB, Duchesne JC, McSwain Jr. NE, Hunt JP, Marr AB. Analysis of disaster response plans and the aftermath of hurricane Katrina: Lessons learned from a level I trauma center. J Trauma. 2008;65(5):1126-1132.
7.    DiCarlo RP, Hilton CW, Chauvin SW, Delcarpio JB, Lopez FA, McClugage SG, Letourneau JG, Smith R, Hollier LH. Survival and recovery: Maintaining the educational mission of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina. Acad Med. 2007;82(8):745-756.
8.    Dugan EM, Snow MS, Crowe SR. Working with children affected by hurricane Katrina: Two case studies in play therapy. Child Adolesc Ment Health. 2010;15(1):52-55.
9.    Duggal A, Letourneau JG, Bok LR. LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans Department of Radiology: Effects of Hurricane Katrina. Acad Radiol. 2009;16(5):584-592.
10.    Fidel PLJ, Pousson RG. Hurricane Katrina and the LSU Dental School(s): A remarkable encounter of survival. J Dent Res. 2007;86(3):198-201.
11.    Giarratano G, Orlando S, Savage J. Perinatal nursing in uncertain times: The Katrina effect. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2008;33(4):249-257.
12.    Hoxsey RJ, Smith M, Miller JM,Jr, Nolan TE. Surviving disaster: Assessment of obstetrics and gynecology training at Louisiana State University-New Orleans before and after hurricane Katrina. Am J Med Sci. 2008;336(2):151-155.
13.    Kline DG. Historical vignette: Inside and somewhat outside Charity. J Neurosurg. 2007;106(1):180-188.
14.    Krane NK, DiCarlo RP, Kahn MJ. Medical education in post-Katrina New Orleans: A story of survival and renewal. J Am Med Assoc. 2007;298(9):1052-1055.
15.    Leder HA, Rivera P. Six days in Charity Hospital: Two doctors’ ordeal in hurricane Katrina. Compr Ther. 32(1):2-9.
16.    Martinez JA. Three years after hurricane Katrina: Advancements in ACGME competency-based training in the internal medicine residency program at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Am J Med Sci. 2008;336(2):161-165.
17.    O’Leary JP. Surgery in a disaster: Assessing the lessons of the Katrina event. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2007;92(9):8-11.
18.    Osofsky HJ. In the eye of Katrina: Surviving the storm and rebuilding an academic department of psychiatry. Acad Psychiatry. 2007;31(3):183-187.
19.    Osofsky HJ, Osofsky JD, Kronenberg M, Brennan A, Hansel TC. Posttraumatic stress symptoms in children after hurricane Katrina: Predicting the need for mental health services. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2009;79(2):212-220.
20.    Sanders CV. Hurricane Katrina and the LSU-New Orleans Department of Medicine: Impact and lessons learned. Am J Med Sci. 2006;332(5):283-288.
21.    Swartz WJ, Spriggs LL, Oliver PD, Venuti JM, Casey GP, Whitworth Jr. RH. Survival of a gross anatomy course in the wake of hurricane Katrina. Clin Anat. 2007;20(4):357-361.
22.    Taylor E, Jacobs R, Marsh ED. First year post-Katrina: Changes in occupational performance and emotional responses. Occup Ther Ment Health. 2011;27(1):3-25.
23.    Townsend MH. Medical student education in psychiatry after Katrina: Disaster and renewal. Acad Psychiatry. 2007;31(3):205-210.
24.    VanMeter K. Katrina at Charity Hospital: Much ado about something. Am J Med Sci. 2006;332(5):251-254.

At the beginning of September we will be spotlighting 24 faculty publications exploring how far we have come since the storm and the long term effects of the devastation.

In October we will resume our regular presentation of recent faculty publications.

Publications cited in the Faculty Publications database are harvested weekly from a variety of sources, such as PubMed, SCOPUS, and CINAHL, to name a few. In addition to articles they include books, book chapters, papers, editorials, letters to the editor, and meeting abstracts, all authored by at least one member of the LSUHSC-NO community. The database is maintained by Reference Librarian Kathy Kerdolff and is available to the general public here or via the Library’s webpage. For a PDF of a bibliography of this month’s articles, click here. If you have an article you would like us to highlight or if you have any questions regarding the display or the database, you can contact Kathy Kerdolff.
Please come to the Library and view these publications by our research community.

Dental School band playing Saturday night

Our own dental school band, Developmental Groove, will be playing this weekend on Saturday night in Lakeview.  We have been hired to play the Power Mile Road Race after party.  They are headlining this event and are very proud to have been asked to do so.  Please come out, show your support and enjoy the show!

The stage will be set up at Harrison and Argonne near Edward Hynes Charter School.

List of Events:

5:00 – Begin race day registration

6:15 – 1/2 mi Youth Race Start

6:30 – 1 mi Open Race Start

6:30(ish) – Band start set 1

7:00 – RRCA Champ 1mi Start

7:20 – Awards Presentation

7:40 – Band start set 2

9:00 – Event closing

Non-runners who want to come out and enjoy the festivities can also purchase tickets for the after-party which includes music, food and beverages. Abita is a sponsor as well as 4-5 local restaurants.  These tickets are $10 and all tickets can be purchased the day of the race beginning at 5:00pm.

Faculty Publications Spotlight for July

A new selection of articles has been added to the Faculty Publications display in the Ische Library. These eight articles, as well as all of the articles in our Faculty Publications database, are authored by at least one member of our research community here at LSUHSC-New Orleans. Each month the Library is proud to present copies of eight of these publications in a rotating display of 16. They can be viewed in the Reference area, on the wall between the main entrance and the Library elevator, on the third floor of the Resource Center Building.
Here is a list of the newest articles to be featured, with the LSUHSC-NO researchers in bold print:

  1. Bentzley JP, Coker-Bolt P, Moreau NG, Hope K, Ramakrishnan V, Brown T, Mulvihill D, Jenkins D. Kinematic measurement of 12-week head control correlates with 12-month neurodevelopment in preterm infants. Early Hum Dev. 2015;91(2):159-164.
  2. Burn BR, Varner KJ. Environmentally persistent free radicals (EPFRs) compromise left ventricular function during ischemia/reperfusion injury. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2015;308(9):H998-H1006.
  3. DeVos EL, Totten VY, Moreno-Walton L, Holliman CJ, Mulligan T, Jacquet GA, Bodiwalla G. How to start and operate a national emergency medicine specialty organisation. Afr J Emerg Med. 2015;4(4):200-205.
  4. Gilpin NW, Herman MA, Roberto M. The central amygdala as an integrative hub for anxiety and alcohol use disorders. Biol Psychiatry. 2015;77(10):859-869.
  5. Hulin MW, Lawrence MN, Amato RJ, Weed PF, Winsauer PJ. Comparison of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and pregnanolone with existing pharmacotherapies for alcohol abuse on ethanol- and food-maintained responding in male rats. Alcohol. 2015;49(2):127-38.
  6. Mader EC,Jr, Richeh W, Ochoa JM, Sullivan LL, Gutierrez AN, Lovera JF. Tumefactive multiple sclerosis and hepatitis C virus 2a/2C infection: Dual benefit of long-term interferon beta-1a therapy? J Neurol Sci. 2015;349(1-2):239-42.
  7. Moody-Thomas S, Nasuti L, Yi Y, Celestin MD, Horswell R, Land TG. Effect of systems change and use of electronic health records on quit rates among tobacco users in a public hospital system. Am J Public Health. 2015;(Suppl 2):e1-e7.
  8. Trommelen RD, Hebert L, Nelson TK. Impact on physical therapy and audiology students of an interprofessional case-based learning experience in education of vestibular disorders. J Allied Health. 2014;43(4):194-200.

Publications cited in the Faculty Publications database are harvested weekly from a variety of sources, such as PubMed, SCOPUS, and CINAHL, to name a few. In addition to articles they include books, book chapters, papers, editorials, letters to the editor, and meeting abstracts, all authored by at least one member of the LSUHSC-NO community. The database is maintained by Reference Librarian Kathy Kerdolff and is available to the general public here or via the Library’s webpage. For a PDF of a bibliography of this month’s additions, click here. If you have an article you would like us to highlight or if you have any questions regarding the display or the database, you can contact Kathy Kerdolff.
Please come to the Library and view these recent publications by our research community.

Faculty Publications Spotlight for June

A new selection of articles has been added to the Faculty Publications display in the Ische Library. These eight articles, as well as all of the articles in our Faculty Publications database, are authored by at least one member of our research community here at LSUHSC-New Orleans. Each month the Library is proud to present copies of eight of these publications in a rotating display of 16. They can be viewed in the Reference area, on the wall between the main entrance and the Library elevator, on the third floor of the Resource Center Building.
Here is a list of the newest articles to be featured, with the LSUHSC-NO researchers in bold print:

1. Bankhead S, Jackson J, Brodell R. Annular plaques on the back and flanks. J Fam Pract. 2015;64:47-49.

2. Brickman TM, Stark MW, Jeyakumar A. Unusual case of neonatal hypercalcemia. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2015;79:758-9.

3. Bruce-Keller AJ, Salbaum JM, Luo M, Blanchard E IV, Taylor CM, Welsh DA, Berthoud H-R. Obese-type gut microbiota induce neurobehavioral changes in the absence of obesity. Biol Psychiatry. 2015;77:607-615.

4. Cardenas D, Carter PM, Nation CS, Pizarro JC, Guidry J, Aiyar A, Kelly BL. LACK, a RACK1 ortholog, facilitates cytochrome c oxidase subunit expression to promote Leishmania major fitness. Mol Microbiol. 2015;96:95-109.

5. Diaz JH. Increasing risks of human dirofilariasis in travelers. J Travel Med. 2015;22:116-123.

6. Ghonim MA, Pyakurel K, Ju J, Rodriguez PC, Lammi MR, Davis C, Abughazleh MQ, Mansy MS, Naura AS, Boulares AH. DNA-dependent protein kinase inhibition blocks asthma in mice and modulates human endothelial and CD4+ T-cell function without causing severe combined immunodeficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015;135:425-440.

7. Janz DR, Bastarache JA, Rice TW, Bernard GR, Warren MA, Wickersham N, Sills G, Oates JA, Roberts LJ II, Ware LB. Randomized, placebo-controlled trial of acetaminophen for the reduction of oxidative injury in severe sepsis: The acetaminophen for the reduction of oxidative injury in severe sepsis trial. Crit Care Med. 2015;43:534-541.

8. Katner A, Lackovic M, Streva K, Paul V, Trachtman WC. Evaluation of available data sources to prioritize parishes for arsenic monitoring and outreach related to private well drinking water. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2015;21 Suppl 2:S93-S101.

Publications cited in the Faculty Publications database are harvested weekly from a variety of sources, such as PubMed, SCOPUS, and CINAHL, to name a few. In addition to articles they include books, book chapters, papers, editorials, letters to the editor, and meeting abstracts, all authored by at least one member of the LSUHSC-NO community. The database is maintained by Reference Librarian Kathy Kerdolff and is available to the general public here or via the Library’s webpage. For a PDF of a bibliography of this month’s additions, click here. If you have an article you would like us to highlight or if you have any questions regarding the display or the database, you can contact Kathy Kerdolff.
Please come to the Library and view these recent publications by our research community.

INNOPAC

*Edit* INNOPAC was restored about 5:30 pm

While many of the network issues that occurred this morning have been resolved, unfortunately INNOPAC has not been restored to service.

We do not have an estimated time when it will be restored.

Network Issues

The Network Center in Baton Rouge unexpectedly lost power around 7:30 am this morning. Systems have been slowly coming back online as the IT department finds alternatives. Full power will not be restored until the end of the day (fingers crossed).

At this moment, we do not have access to our online catalog, INNOPAC, but the Libraries’ webpages have been restored. Please contact us for work arounds.

Our chat and email services do seem to be back up. And telephone service was unaffected.

Parking at Dental Friday 5/15

On Friday, May 15th, the original Visitors Parking Lot at the Dental School Administration and Clinic Buildings (across Florida Avenue by the railroad tracks) will be closed the entire day. This closure is necessary to allow for the placement of modular buildings for the School of Dentistry Inter-Professional Primary Care Clinic. Please see this illustration highlighting the area of the closure.

PayPaw Services Scheduled Maintenance

PayPaw will be down for most of Thursday, May 14th for scheduled maintenance. All printers and photocopiers will be inoperable during this window. This outage will be campus-wide.

Faculty Publications Spotlight for May

A new selection of articles has been added to the Faculty Publications display in the Ische Library. These eight articles, as well as all of the articles in our Faculty Publications database, are authored by at least one member of our research community here at LSUHSC-New Orleans. Each month the Library is proud to present copies of eight of these publications in a rotating display of 16. They can be viewed in the Reference area, on the wall between the main entrance and the Library elevator, on the third floor of the Resource Center Building.
Here is a list of the newest articles to be featured, with the LSUHSC-NO researchers in bold print:

1. Barkemeyer BM. Discharge Planning. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2015;62:545-556.
2. Cole MR, Hobden JA, Warner IM. Recycling Antibiotics into GUMBOS: A New Combination Strategy to Combat Multi-Drug-Resistant Bacteria. Molecules. 2015;20:6466-6487.
3. Devier DJ, Lovera JF, Lukiw WJ. Increase in NF-kappaB-sensitive miRNA-146a and miRNA-155 in multiple sclerosis (MS) and pro-inflammatory neurodegeneration. Front Mol Neurosci. 2015;8:5.
4. Drell MJ. My Use of Humor in Therapy: A Performance-in-Practice Self-Study. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2015;54:159-161.
5. Gould HJ3, Paul D. Hydrocodone extended-release: Pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics and behavioral pharmacology of a controversy. Pharmacol Res. 2015;91:99-103.
6. Lemor D, Lazar D, Mazzulla DA. Recurrent hematuria in a patient with a previously undiagnosed transitional cell carcinoma of the right ureter after intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin) injection: A case report. Retinal Cases Brief Rep. 2015;9:45-46.
7. Paccione R, Remedios P, Gautreaux J, English R. Diffuse Muscle Weakness in an Infant. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015.
8. Washco V, Engel L, Smith DL, McCarron R. Distended bladder presenting with altered mental status and venous obstruction. Ochsner J. 2015;15:70-73.

Publications cited in the Faculty Publications database are harvested weekly from a variety of sources, such as PubMed, SCOPUS, and CINAHL, to name a few. In addition to articles they include books, book chapters, papers, editorials, letters to the editor, and meeting abstracts, all authored by at least one member of the LSUHSC-NO community. The database is maintained by Reference Librarian Kathy Kerdolff and is available to the general public here or via the Library’s webpage. For a PDF of a bibliography of this month’s additions, click here. If you have an article you would like us to highlight or if you have any questions regarding the display or the database, you can contact Kathy Kerdolff.
Please come to the Library and view these recent publications by our research community.

Jazz Fest Parking at the Dental School

In case you missed the email from J. Pegues, Vice Chancellor for Administration:

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival will be held at the New Orleans Fairgrounds this weekend (24 – 26 April) and next week (30 April – 03 May).   Dean Henry Gremillion, DDS, has kindly extended an invitation to LSU Health New Orleans faculty, staff, and students to park at the Dental School, space permitting, with their LSUHSC IDs and parking gate cards.  University Police will accommodate entering and exiting through the Tensas Street Gate (the back walk-thru gate) on the above-referenced dates until 7:30 P.M. each day.  After 7:30 P.M., entering and exiting at the Tensas Street Gate will be via swiping your LSUHSC ID.  Access will also be available through the Florida Avenue drive-in.  All LSUHSC rules and regulations remain in effect regarding proper use and care of our campus properties and facilities.  Please see Chief William Joseph for any other questions.

 

Faculty Publications Spotlight for April

A new selection of articles has been added to the Faculty Publications display in the Ische Library. These eight articles, as well as all of the articles in our Faculty Publications database, are authored by at least one member of our research community here at LSUHSC-New Orleans. Each month the Library is proud to present copies of eight of these publications in a rotating display of 16. They can be viewed in the Reference area, on the wall between the main entrance and the Library elevator, on the third floor of the Resource Center Building.
Here is a list of the newest articles to be featured, with the LSUHSC-NO researchers in bold print:

1.     Crawford RR, Higdon AN, Casey DB, Good DE, Mungrue IN. Multiple lithium-dependent brugada syndrome unmasking events in a bipolar patient. Clin Case Rep. 2015; 3:14-18.

2.     Luna-Tapia A, Kerns ME, Eberle KE, Jursic BS, Palmer GE. Trafficking through the late endosome significantly impacts candida albicans tolerance of the azole antifungals. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015; 59(4)2410-2420.

3.     Musto AE, Walker CP, Petasis NA, Bazan NG. Hippocampal neuro-networks and dendritic spine perturbations in epileptogenesis are attenuated by neuroprotectin d1. PLoS One. 2015; 10:e0116543.

4.     Nau F Jr; Miller J; Saravia J; Ahlert T; Yu B; Happel KI; Cormier SA; Nichols CD. Serotonin 5-HT2 receptor activation prevents allergic asthma in a mouse model. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2015; 38:L191-L198.

5.     Paige JT, Arora S, Fernandez G, Seymour N. Debriefing 101: Training faculty to promote learning in simulation-based training. Am J Surg. 2015; 209:126-131.

6.     Smart SE, Crosby T, Jeyakumar A. An adolescent with a skin lesion. squamous cell carcinoma of the skin secondary to voriconazole-induced photosensitivity. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014; 140:979-980.

7.     Sriramula S, Xia H, Xu P, Lazartigues E. Brain-targeted angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 overexpression attenuates neurogenic hypertension by inhibiting cyclooxygenase-mediated inflammation. Hypertension. 2015; 65:577-86.

8.     Wilk A, Wyczechowska D, Zapata A, Dean M; Mullinax J; Marrero L; Parsons C; Peruzzi F; Culicchia F; Ochoa A; Grabacka M; Reiss K. Molecular mechanisms of fenofibrate-induced metabolic catastrophe and glioblastoma cell death. Mol Cell Biol. 2015; 35:182-198.

Publications cited in the Faculty Publications database are harvested weekly from a variety of sources, such as PubMed, SCOPUS, and CINAHL, to name a few. In addition to articles they include books, book chapters, papers, editorials, letters to the editor, and meeting abstracts, all authored by at least one member of the LSUHSC-NO community. The database is maintained by Reference Librarian Kathy Kerdolff and is available to the general public here or via the Library’s webpage. For a PDF of a bibliography of this month’s additions, click here. If you have an article you would like us to highlight or if you have any questions regarding the display or the database, you can contact Kathy Kerdolff.
Please come to the Library and view these recent publications by our research community.

Hyperbaric – Brain Injury Trial in the News

Dr. Paul Harch‘s latest clinical trial on the effects of hyperbaric oxygen treatments on brain injured patients is in the news. The study is seeking 50 patients to undergo 40 treatments.