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Recent developments in provision of consumer health information by libraries

Charlotte E. Turner

Recent developments in provision of consumer health information by libraries

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by Charlotte E. Turner

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Thesis(M.A.) - Course project in the Department of Library and Information Studies, Loughborough University of Technology.

StatementCharlotte E. Turner.
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Open LibraryOL13941130M

Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information • From Snake Oil to Penicillin: Evaluating Consumer Health Information on the Internet • Health Issues in the Headlines: Learning to Read Between the Lines • Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information • Improving the Health, Safety, and Well-beingFile Size: 4MB. 1. Introduction. Health literacy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions” (Nielsen-Bohlman, Panzer, & Kindig, , n.p.).Health literacy is a foundational and essential notion that connects a variety of key issues in health policy, health services Cited by:

Covers health promotion, basic medical information, and in-depth coverage of hundreds of health problems and their treatment. Take Care of Yourself: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Medical Self-Care: Practical advice that includes over decision charts to help decide whether medical consultation is .   Recent developments include significant enhancements to the bibliographic database and adding new publisher partners, especially in the health sciences. OCLC, a nonprofit library cooperative, offers a wide range of products and services, spanning library activities including cataloging, resource sharing, collection analysis, resource management.

  Recent developments and publications Disclaimer: This presentation and its contents do not constitute an official position of the European Commission or any of its services. Neither the European Commission nor any person acting on behalf of the Commission is responsible for the use which might be made of this presentation or its contents. History and development of consumer health information resources; role of professional and governmental agencies in provision of consumer health information; policy issues related to provision of consumer health information. Consumer health professional literature, user information needs, user resources, and information services. Identification.


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Recent developments in provision of consumer health information by libraries by Charlotte E. Turner Download PDF EPUB FB2

• Contains a new essay tracing recent developments in consumer health information • Lists the best consumer health books, home medical guides, pamphlets, clearinghouses and information centers, and electronic sourcesPrice: $ Abstract.

The need for consumer health information delivery is becoming more evident to librarians. The results of a user survey at a large medical center library and a metropolitan public library confirm that the general public is making demands for health information at both types of by: Understand and respond to the health information needs of different types of users; Identify and choose authoritative health information resources that are appropriate for particular users; Evaluate the quality of health information in a variety of formats, and apply criteria for.

However, the health care financing conundrum facing the United States definitely affects the provision of consumer health information in public libraries. The record-breaking number of births beginning in the United States in and extending throughwhat is now called the boom generation, has altered every aspect of American life.

This class will teach you the basics of providing consumer health information at your library, from the health reference interview and planning your own health program, to free health resources from the National Library of Medicine and other trustworthy sources. This class is also eligible for 2 hours of MLA Continuing Education credit that can be counted through the Consumer Health.

Health information resource provision in the public library setting suggest a role for libraries as consumer health information providers and interpreters. in Malayalam language is a book Author: Mary Grace Flaherty. The impact of these issues on the provision of health information in U.S.

public libraries is discussed. In this author published an article entitled “Starting a Consumer Health Information Service in a Public Library” (Gillaspy, ). The pres-ent article expands on. Consumer health information provided by library and hospital Websites in the South Central Region * of Websites, the authors of this brief communication studied if, and how effectively, selected hospitals and libraries are meeting consumer health information needs and expectations.

Provision of consumer health by: 6. Changes in the American health care environment in the s suggest that the role of public librarians in the provision of health and medical information will grow exponentially in the 21st century.

This report describes a study of the provision of consumer health information by public librarians in Michigan. Public librarians have been providing consumers access to health and medical information for approximately 20 years.

Changes in the American health care environment in the s suggest that the role of public librarians in the provision of health and medical information will grow exponentially in the 21st century.

This report describes a study of the provision of consumer health information Cited by: 7. Panelists. Carolyn Martin is a consumer health coordinator at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region. Bobbi Newman is a librarian, writer, and an international speaker.

She is a community engagement and outreach specialist at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, where she helps public libraries meet the health information needs of their communities. Libraries are important health information providers 8 4. Experienced librarians provide valuable lessons 10 5.

Regional networks provide health information 12 6. Health care libraries also provide valuable information 14 7. Resources offered by government agencies 17 Model Consumer Health Libraries 16 Health-Related Web Sites 19File Size: KB.

Consumer health information Health information Public services (Libraries) Abstract: Between and several changes have created an impact on libraries that. Preparing Public Librarians for Consumer Health Information Service: A Nationwide Study. Lili Luo & Van Ta Park.

Abstract. A nationwide survey study was conducted to understand how to prepare public librarians for consumer health information service.

Findings indicate that the popular health information. The first edition of the Consumer Health Information Source Book was published more than 20 years ago. In the foreword, Donald Vickery, M.D., stated that “the recognition of the individual's responsibility for health and the physician's responsibility to advise and assist in the individual's decision making has resulted in the most significant change in the doctor-patient relationship in the.

This article presents an evaluation of the role of IT utilities in the transformation of academic library services. It begins with a brief overview of the historical development of academic Cited by: Indexing for top nursing and allied health journals, including publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses Association.

Covers nursing, biomedicine, consumer health, alternative medicine, and more. Coverage: current. Ethiopia: Economic Development, Environment, Health, & the Internet. Information about public health agencies and on-going health researchincludes archive of "Notification Notes about COVID" in a list of major banks, official commodity prices, other statistics for recent years, consumer information, and a quarterly newsletter.

This work reviews the ways in which the public library can fulfill its role in consumer health information delivery. It will cover assessing community health needs; conducting a health information reference interview; developing and managing a health collection; providing health education programming, developing partnerships with other health information providers; possible.

Public libraries are not usually included in discussions about improving population health. They are, however, well positioned to be partners in building Cited by:. Inalmost 10 percent of the libraries’ million in-person visitors accessed specialized programs and assistance in such areas as nutrition.

An important pathway to improved health literacy is access to high-quality and comprehensible health information, and our nation's 9, public libraries are uniquely positioned to play a.Health Source: Consumer Edition is a collection of consumer health information providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

Provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.