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Exploiting knowledge in health services

Author: Graham Walton, (Librarian); Andrew Booth
Publisher: London : Facet, 2004.
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"This book builds on the foundations of its predecessor, Managing Knowledge in Health Services (2000), to capture and explore the key developments that have arisen in the fast-moving healthcare sector, providing a snapshot of what health library and information professionals need to know now." "Individual chapters contributed by leading edge practitioners focus on issues of contemporary relevance. Written from a  Read more...
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Exploiting knowledge in health services.
London : Facet, 2004
(OCoLC)607311168
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Walton, (Librarian); Andrew Booth
ISBN: 9781856044790 1856044793
OCLC Number: 55614690
Description: xiv, 274 p.
Contents: Pt. 1. context of managing the knowledge base in health services --
1. New structures and principles in health services / Graham Walton --
2. health and social care interface / Valerie Monaghan and Jo Cooke --
3. Clinical governance and national service frameworks / Andrew Booth --
4. Virtual outreach services / Alison Yeoman --
5. National electronic Library for Health / Alison Turner --
6. Knowledge management / Andrew Booth and Anne Brice --
7. Primacy-care knowledge services / Sue Lacey Bryant --
8. Clinical librarianship / Susan Childs --
9. role of LIS in supporting learning / David Peacock, Graham Walton and Andrew Booth --
Pt. 2. Managing the knowledge base --
10. Managing projects / Andrew Booth --
11. Working collaboratively / Sharon Dobbins --
12. Developing innovative services and managing change / Graham Walton --
13. Continuing professional development / David Stewart --
14. Providing hybrid information services / Steve Rose and Angela Gunn --
15. Creating portals and gateways / Susan Roe --
16. Managing intellectual property / Susannah Hanlon --
Pt. 3. Using the knowledge base effectively : information sources and skills --
17. Accessing the knowledge base / Maria J. Grant --
18. Appraising the literature / John Blenkinsopp --
19. Creating effective web pages / Steve Ashwell --
20. Tapping into sources of research funding / Alison Winning --
21. Supporting syntheses of the literature / Janette Boynton --
Conclusion : new roles and new challenges / Graham Walton and Andrew Booth.
Responsibility: edited by Graham Walton and Andrew Booth.

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The healthcare environment is changing and effective management of the knowledge base is integral to quality patient care. Information professionals in this sector need to adapt to the needs of an  Read more...

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"Highly recommended - and of much wider application than its title would suggest." - Library and Information Research "...this book is of real interest to anyone working in a health library" - Read more...

 
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