Health information has the potential to affect healthcare decisions. Evaluating the health information one consults is therefore important.
Two wonderful resources on this topic you should consult are
MedlinePlus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing
Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine.
The Los Angeles Times recently published an interactive map with patient safety ratings for 250 California hospitals, based on data analysis by Leapfrog Group, an employer-backed nonprofit that tracks health care quality, http://graphics.latimes.com/california-hospital-scores/.
Fall 2014 hospital safety scores for hospitals in other states are available from the Leapfrog web site, http://www.hospitalsafetyscore.org/.
Free online access to “Reviews of Science for Science Librarians: Ebola Virus Disease,” by Anna Jarrett. This article is a timely resource for all science, public health, and medical librarians.
Read it for free until February 28, 2015.
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November 21st: Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
November 22nd: Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
November 23rd Sunday 11:00 a.m. –1:00 a.m.
November 24th-25th: Monday & Tuesday 8:00 a.m. —1:00 a.m.
November 26th: Wednesday 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
November 27-30 Thanksgiving break Closed
NLM has just announced the release of new versions of the MedlinePlus Mobile sites in English and Spanish!
The mobile site URLs are http://m.medlineplus.gov and http://m.medlineplus.gov/espanol
The new sites are optimized for mobile phones and tablets.
The new sites have all of the content found on MedlinePlus and MedlinePlus en español, and an improved design for easier use on mobile devices.
We have more iPads for you to check-out!
iPad’s are available to currently enrolled CSUB students who have a current student ID card and Net ID.
Check out period is for 3 days, one iPad at a time and on a first come first serve basis. iPads cannot be renewed.
Check Merck Manual Online for trusted, concise and correct discussions of diagnosis and therapy!
Browse the titles on R2 Digital Library and suggest books on nursing discipline to me.
Learn about how the Affordable Care Act will make a difference to Californians:
Check here for information resources for the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
It will be updated as additional information becomes available.