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Title The Medical Library Association guide to providing consumer and patient health information / edited by Michele Spatz
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 224 pages) : illustrations
Series Medical Library Association books
Medical Library Association books.
Contents History of consumer and patient health librarianship / Michele Spatz -- Where to start? : needs assessment / Nikki Dettmar -- Strategic planning for success / Mary Grace Flaherty -- Bricks and mortar : costs, budgeting & funding sources / Cara Marcus -- Patient friendly technology : today and tomorrow / Gabe Rios & Emma O'Hagan -- Prized assets : staff / Jean Shipman & Erica Lake -- Health reference service / Nancy Dickenson, Carmen Huddleston, Gillian Kumagai, Jean Johnson, Edgar Lopez -- Ethical issues in providing consumer and patient health information / Barbara Bibel with Michele Spatz -- Social media for health consumers and patients / Michelle Kraft -- Meeting health information needs of diverse populations : children, teens, LGBT, low literate, ESL / Linda Stahl -- Cultural sensitivity and health information resources & services / Donna J. McCloskey -- Marketing health library services to patients and consumers / Jackie Davis -- Strategic partnerships : in-reach / Carol Ann Atwood
Summary Comprised of fifteen chapters written by experienced consumer health librarians, The Medical Library Association Guide to Providing Consumer and Patient Health Information is designed for library and information science graduate students as well as librarians new to health and medical librarianship, regardless of library setting. It is comprehensive in scope, covering all aspects of consumer and patient health and medical information from their humble, grassroots beginnings to the ever-evolving applications of new technology and social media. In between, the mundane aspects of health and medic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Libraries and hospital patients.
Medical informatics.
Patient education.
Consumer Health Information.
Library Services.
Patient Education as Topic.
Form Electronic book
Author Spatz, Michele, 1954- editor
Medical Library Association, sponsor
ISBN 1442225718 (electronic bk.)
9781442225718 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Guide to providing consumer and patient health information