Mararia K. Adams

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Librarians at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport developed an outreach program for public health workers in north Louisiana. This program provided hands-on training on how to find health information resources on the Web. Several challenges arose during this project. Public health units in the region lacked suitable teaching labs(More)
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY The 2 sites of bone marrow harvest for isolation of mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) in the horse are the sternum and ilium. The technical procedure is based on practitioner preference, but no studies have compared MSC concentrations and growth rates between the sites in horses aged 2-5 years. OBJECTIVES The objective of this(More)
The interaction between carbamazepine, and anticonvulsant with clinical efficacy in alcohol withdrawal syndrome, and ethanol was studied in rodents. Voluntary intake of ethanol by the rat was the behavioral performance test used to assess one aspect of such interaction. Carbamazepine, 50 mg/kg, IP, caused aversion to ethanol drinking. The drug was devoid of(More)
The objective of this project was to make an institution's patients aware of a new patient portal with contextual links to MedlinePlus. Through partnerships with information technology personnel and LSU Health Shreveport clinics, the Health Sciences Library created and distributed promotional and educational materials and instructed patients on how to use(More)
Meeting consumer health information needs can be a challenge. Research suggests that women seek health information from a variety of resources, including the Internet. In an effort to make women aware of reliable health information sources, the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport Medical Library engaged in a partnership with a(More)
Objective An intensive effort of volunteer multidisciplinary personnel from an academic medical center, school of nursing, school of allied health, community and faith based agencies, and local, state and national associations targeted the reduction of culturally and family-based diabetes in one of the most medically disadvantaged areas of the country.(More)
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