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Changing roles in healthcare information

Author: Alison Brettle
Publisher: London : Facet, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Examines the evolving role of health professionals and explores the role they play in the context of where they work. This title aims to encourage and inspire health information professionals  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Brettle
ISBN: 9781856047401 1856047407
OCLC Number: 519248896
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Contents: Overview - Alison Brettle and Christine Urquhart PART 1: CONTEXT 1. The changing context of health for library and information professionals The health context - Christine Urquhart Health library and information professionals in Europe - Suzanne Bakker 2. Changes in information generation and use Changes in information generation and use: the effects on NHS library staff roles - Jenny Turner and Louise Goswami Taking advantage of change: how health library and information professionals are shaping the higher education experience - Neil Ford Information generation and use: a primary care perspective - Sue Lacey Bryant Changes in information generation and use: reflections on the effects on academic and NHS information services - Christine Urquhart 3. Changing technology to meet clinicians' information needs Clinician's information needs - Nicholas R Hardiker 4. The influences of governance, consumers and evidence based practice What does information management for clinical governance involve? - Gareth LawrenceConsumer health information - Alison YeomanEvidence based practice and what it means for health library and information professionals - Alison Brettle Not as easy as it seems: what health professionals can tell us about applying evidence in practice - Prudence Dalrymple PART 2: ROLES 5. Skills, competencies an knowledge - Christine Urquhart 6. The librarian as information provider and educator Higher education overview - Pat Spoor NHS overview - Debra Thornton 7. The librarian who analyses information and manages knowledge - Christine Urquhart 8. The librarian within research and evidence based practice - Alison Brettle 9. The librarian as decision maker - Jackie Cheeseborough Conclusion - Christine Urquhart and Alison Brettle
Responsibility: edited by Alison Brettle.


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"Recommended reading if you're wondering where we're going as a profession, the text is a valuable contribution to the professional literature." - Consumer Connection, Medical Library Association Read more...

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