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Discussion Paper: Health Literacy Principles

Posted by on December 22nd, 2014 0 comments

Health Literacy Principles: Guidance for Making Information Understandable, Useful, and Navigable Description from IOM:  Research documents that most people in the United States cannot understand or use the complex information needed for managing their health and effectively using health care services. We believe it is critical to take a health-literate approach to solving this problem,… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements

Dec

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NLM Resource Update: TOXNET

Posted by on December 19th, 2014 0 comments Tags:

TOXNET is a group of databases covering chemicals and drugs, diseases and the environment, environmental health, occupational safety and health, poisoning, risk assessment and regulations, and toxicology http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/. TOXNET includes the Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB) which provides toxicity data for over 5,700 potentially hazardous chemicals. HSDB also has information on emergency handling procedures, industrial hygiene, environmental… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources

Dec

19

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More Qualitative Data Visualization Ideas

Posted by on December 19th, 2014 0 comments

In September, we blogged about a way to create qualitative data visualizations by chunking a long narrative into paragraphs with descriptive illustrations. Ann Emery has shown six additional ways to create qualitative data visualization: 1) Strategic world cloud use (one word or before/after comparisons), 2) Quantitative + Qualitative combined (a graph of percentages and a… Read More »

Posted in: OERC

Dec

18

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Story-telling Report Writing

Posted by on December 18th, 2014 0 comments

Check out this helpful and fun webinar presented by the OERC. Once upon a time, there was an evaluation report that people actually read. Date: February 14, 2013 Hosted by the Healthy Communities and Health Literacy COIs Guest Speaker: Cindy Olney, NN/LM Outreach Evaluation Resource Center Sound like a fairy tale? Exactly! A report format that… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, OERC, Webinars

Dec

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NLM Educational Materials

Posted by on December 18th, 2014 0 comments

Teaching PubMed, MedlinePlus, or other NLM resources?  On the NN/LM NER site, you can print a variety of National Library of Medicine educational materials.  Our most popular NLM education materials include: Overview of NCBI resources MedlinePlus trifold PubMed Basics PubMed MeSH PubMed My NCBI Healthy People 2020 Structured Evidence Queries Resources for Teachers, Classroom Resources from… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, NLM Resources

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