Louisiana’s Health Data Portal

The Louisiana Department of Health has an interactive map that allows state “health, environmental, population and exposure information and data” to be viewed and compared in a single place.

New fields and more information will be added in the near future, updating the tool continually.

http://healthdata.dhh.la.gov/

INNOPAC upgrade

*Upgrade complete: 8:48am

We are currently upgrading our INNOPAC server and so that service is not available. We hope it will be restored quickly.

Update: Link resolver now working in PubMed

The link resolver being used for PubMed is once again working correctly.

If you need assistance with any Library resources, please contact us.

New NLM/NIH Display at the Ische Library

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The Isché Library is pleased to host the National Library of Medicine/National Institutes of Health display: Pictures of Nursing: the Zwerdling Postcard Collection, which explores the relationship of nursing to events in 20th-century life and how nursing was perceived.  For more information on the exhibit, visit the NLM exhibition page.

The exhibit will be in the Library Commons from Monday, March 24th through Friday April 21st.

Reserve Anatomy Book Now Available as an Ebook

developing humanWe are pleased to announce that The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology, 10th edition, is now available in an Ebook format.

From the record in the library catalog, click on the link for EBSCOhost Ebooks. We have 3 “copies” available, so we are allowed 3 concurrent online users.

The print edition is on reserve for ANAT 100 – Gross Anatomy and ANAT 101 – Human Prenatal Development.  But we think you’ll find the electronic edition to be much lighter.

Print book on Reserve: Prosthetics & orthotics in clinical practice.

Prosthetics & orthotics in clinical practice, by Bella J. May, is now available in print on the Isché Library Reserve shelves, Call Number: WE 172 M45 2011.

As mentioned in a previous post, due to high demand this book is also available online: https://www.lsuhsc.edu/library/news/?p=11484.

This book is required for course PHTH 7234 – Prosthetics and Orthotics in Physical Therapy.  We hope this additional access will be helpful!

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Faculty Publications Spotlight for March

 

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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. Cao Y, Qiao J, Lin Z, Zabaleta J, Dai L, Qin Z. Up-regulation of tumor suppressor genes by exogenous dhC16-cer contributes to its anti-cancer activity in primary effusion lymphoma. Oncotarget. 2017;[epub ahead of print].
  2. Dawkins R, King WD, Boateng B, Nichols M, Desselle BC. Pediatric residents’ perceptions of potential professionalism violations on social media: A US national survey. JMIR Med Educ. 2017;3(1):e2.
  3. Farris H. Perception drives the evolution of observable traits. Science. 2017;355(6320):25-26.
  4. Kamalpour S, Leblanc K. Injection adipolysis: Mechanisms, agents, and future directions. J Clin Aesthetic Dermatol. 2016;9(12):44-50.
  5. Lilje C, Chauhan A, Turner JP, Carson TH, Velez MC, Arcement C, Caspi J. Pediatric pulmonary embolism: Diagnostic and management challenges. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016
  6. Marble M, Guillen Sacoto MJ, Chikarmane R, Gargiulo D, Juusola J. Missense variant in UBA2 associated with aplasia cutis congenita, duane anomaly, hip dysplasia and other anomalies: A possible new disorder involving the SUMOylation pathway. Am J Med Genet A. 2017;173(3):758-761.
  7. Ortel J, Thompson J, Bannan B, Shepherd M, Henjum M, Derrick M. Adoption of clinical prediction rules and manipulation after CEU training by physical therapists: An observational study. Orthop Phys Ther Pract. 2017;29(1):26-35.
  8. Santucci N, Hyman PE, Harmon CM, Schiavo JH, Hussain SZ. Biliary dyskinesia in children: A systematic review. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017;64(2):186-193.

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.

Carnival Time Hours

Library Shoebox Float - 2010

Library Shoebox Float – 2010

The Libraries will have shortened hours surrounding Carnival.

  • Friday, February 24th both the Dental and Isché Libraries close at 5 pm.
  • Saturday, February 25th the Isché Library will be open regular hours from 9:30 am to 6 pm & the Dental Library will be closed.
  • Sunday, February 26th the Dental Library will be open regular hours from 11:30 am to 8 pm & the Isché Library will be open 12 noon to 8:30 pm.
  • Monday, February 27th both Libraries will be open 8 am to 5 pm.
  • Tuesday, February 28th both Libraries will be closed for Mardi Gras.
  • Wednesday, March 1st the Dental Library will be open 8 am to 5 pm. The Isché Library will be open regular hours 8 am to 12 midnight.
  • Thursday, March 2nd the Dental Library will be open 8 am to 5 pm. The Isché Library will be open regular hours 8 am to 12 midnight.

Oxford journals available on-campus only

We are currently having trouble with off-campus access and journals we receive from Oxford University Press, so these titles will be available on-campus only until the problem is fixed. You will see a note indicating on-campus only restrictions for these journals displayed in links from the Library Catalog, A to Z List, and link resolver. As soon as the issue is resolved, we will restore off-campus access.

If you need assistance when off-campus in retrieving articles from Oxford journals, please contact us.

flashcards online!

study helpExam time got you stressed? Did you know the library has flashcards online? Through our AccessMedicine platform you can access flashcards in a variety of subjects.

On the left side of the library web page choose Databases. Click on the “A” under browse and select AccessMedicine (on or off campus). Click on Study Tools and choose Flashcards from the drop-down menu.

*If you are a first time user you will need to set up your profile, but then you will be good to go.

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The selections are:

  • CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment (CMDT) Flashcards, 2e
  • Pathophysiology of Disease Flashcards
  • The Big Picture: Medical Physiology Flashcards
  • DeGowin’s Diagnostic Examination Flashcards
  • Biochemistry and Genetics Flashcards
  • Microbiology & Infectious Disease Flashcards
  • Pathology Flashcards
  • Pharmacology Flashcards

 

Brew some coffee and let’s get started!

Prosthetics & orthotics in clinical practice, more access available!

pocp-may-bookProsthetics & orthotics in clinical practice, by Bella J. May, is now available online through the EBSCOhost eBooks platform, as well as through the R2 Digital Library.  The Library was able to purchase multiple-user access through EBSCO, so now more than one user can access the book at the same time.  Our R2 Digital Library access for this book allows for one user at a time.

This book is required for course PHTH 7234 – Prosthetics and Orthotics in Physical Therapy.  We hope this additional access will be helpful!

Both platforms offer a variety of options for saving and printing content.

To see our other  EBSCOhost eBooks, visit the full collection through our database page: https://www.lsuhsc.edu/library/databases/ebooks.aspx.

To see our other R2 Digital Library titles, visit the full collection here: https://www.lsuhsc.edu/library/databases/r2library.aspx.

To see a list of all of our ebook collections, please visit the eBooks libguides: http://libguides.lsuhsc.edu/ebooks.

 

 

 

ScienceDirect access fixed

The issue with ScienceDirect has been fixed, so links in the Library Catalog, A to Z List, and link resolver should all now work correctly.

If you need assistance with any Library resources please contact us.

CDC Offers Valentine’s Advice

The Centers for Disease Control have issued some Tips for a Healthy Valentine’s. The article includes hints about not overeating, avoiding food-borne illnesses, and other not very romantic reminders.

 

February Spotlight on Faculty Publications

Tiger heart - vhA 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. Canavier CC, Evans RC, Oster AM, Pissadaki EK, Drion G, Kuznetsov AS, Gutkin BS. Implications of cellular models of dopamine neurons for disease. J Neurophysiol. 2016;116:2815-2830.
  2. DePaolo JS, Wang Z, Guo J, Zhang G, Qian C, Zhang H, Zabaleta J, Liu W. Acetylation of androgen receptor by ARD1 promotes dissociation from HSP90 complex and prostate tumorigenesis. Oncotarget. 2016;7(44):71417-71428.
  3. Dort J, Trickey A, Paige JT, Schwarz E, Dunkin B. Hands-on 2.0: Improving transfer of training via the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Acquisition of Data for Outcomes and Procedure Transfer (ADOPT) program. Surg Endosc. 2016;[epub ahead of print].
  4. Grabacka M, Pierzchalska M, Dean M, Reiss K. Regulation of ketone body metabolism and the role of PPARa. Int J Mol Sci. 2016;17(12):E2093.
  5. Jalal D, McFadden M, Dwyer JP, Umanath K, Aguilar EA, Yagil Y, Greco B, Sika M, Lewis JB, Greene T, Goral S. Adherence rates to ferric citrate as compared to active control in patients with end stage kidney disease on dialysis. Hemodial Int. 2016;[epub ahead of print].
  6. Oral E, Simonsen N, Brennan C, Berken J, Su LJ, Mohler JL, Bensen JT, Fontham ET. Unit nonresponse in a population-based study of prostate cancer. PLoS One. 2016;11(12):e0168364.
  7. Schieffler DA, Farrell PM, Kahn MJ, Culbertson RA. The evolution of the medical school deanship: From patriarch to CEO to system dean. Perm J. 2017;21:16-069.
  8. Sparks AE, Chen C, Breslin MB, Lan MS. Functional domains of autoimmune regulator (AIRE) modulate INS-VNTR transcription in human thymic epithelial cells. J Biol Chem. 2016;291(21):11313-11322.

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.

FIXED! AccessMedicine searching problems

UPDATE: This problem has been fixed, 2/3/2017.  Thanks for your patience!

AccessMedicine keyword searching is currently not working correctly. We have contacted McGraw-Hill in regards to this problem and will post an update once this has been resolved. In the meantime, the auto-suggested terms are working. Books can be accessed directly through the “Books” tab. Keyword searching is working in our other McGraw-Hill products: AccessEmergency Medicine, AccessSurgery, HemOnc Collection, and Case Files Collection.