Side-By-Side, But From Different Worlds: Service And Resource Provision by Academic Health Sciences Libraries to Their Affiliated Hospitals (Report)

Side-By-Side, But From Different Worlds: Service And Resource Provision by Academic Health Sciences Libraries to Their Affiliated Hospitals (Report)

DOI: 10.3163/1536-5050.97.4.018 The nature of the affiliations between large, academic health sciences centers and their teaching hospitals vary tremendously from institution to institution. During the past few decades, many university-run teaching hospitals have shifted governance to the private, corporate sector [1]. The sometimes complex governance and organizational structure among these institutions can complicate the library’s […]

Medical Fitness Association’s Resource & Planning Guide (Fourth Edition)

Medical Fitness Association’s Resource & Planning Guide (Fourth Edition)

The Medical Fitness Association’s Resource & Planning Guide (Fourth Edition) is an A to Z primer on the basic business-related needs of the medical fitness industry. Over 500 pages in length, the book features several of the most respected health/fitness professionals in the industry. This comprehensive resource is a must-have tool that should be in […]

Addressing Underutilization of Consumer Health Information Resource Centers: A Formative Study * (Rmp) (Report)

Addressing Underutilization of Consumer Health Information Resource Centers: A Formative Study * (Rmp) (Report)

Problem: Four consumer health information centers in Richmond, Virginia, provide one-on-one assistance in accessing health information. Because they may not be fully utilized at present, an exploratory marketing study of factors affecting usage of the centers was conducted. Method: Observers counted center passers-by and tracked their paths. Also, brief intercept interviews were conducted with people […]

A Case Study: Planning a Statewide Information Resource for Health Professionals: An Evidence-Based Approach (Report)

A Case Study: Planning a Statewide Information Resource for Health Professionals: An Evidence-Based Approach (Report)

STATEMENT OF THE CASE Area-wide electronic health libraries (eHLs) that provide broad access to clinical-level information–such as electronic books, journals, guidelines, and drug information–are becoming more common on national and international levels. The growing number of eHLs reflects the increased awareness that health professionals require access to the latest evidence-based information in order to provide […]

All-in-One Nursing Care Planning Resource - E-Book

All-in-One Nursing Care Planning Resource – E-Book

Introducing a plan for success with the only nursing care planning reference book for all core clinical areas! Swearingen’s All-In-One Nursing Care Planning Resource, 5th Edition, features over 100 care plans including medical-surgical, maternity/OB, pediatrics, and psychiatric‒mental health to help you care for patients in any setting. This new edition is the first in the […]