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)
Setting/Participants/Resources Ninety patients and their 'families' participated in this longitudinal study. They represent an area which has the highest rate of diabetes in the city, the highest rate in the state, which itself is the worst in the nation. The Department of Family Medicine recognizes that treatment in the traditional hospital based clinic is(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)
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)
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