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New issue of HEAR – Delirium

The purpose of HEAR is to provide specialised information to health professionals, patients and the public about key health topics. Each issue is the result of the collaborative effort of librarians from health organisations across Ireland.

This month, the focus is on Delirium. Delirium is a brain disorder that causes people to be confused. People with delirium often have:HEAR Delirium

  • Trouble paying attention, or switching attention from one thing to another
  • Memory, language, or other thinking problems
  • Trouble knowing where they are, when it is, or who the people around them are.

http://www.lenus.ie/hse/handle/10147/622507

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New issue of HEAR- Health Literacy

health literacyThe latest issue of HEAR (Health Evidence Awareness Report) has finally arrived. This issue focuses on Health Literacy and is jam packed with useful links to help you improve your understanding of health information. This issue is also very relevant to healthcare professionals, offering links to resources e.g. guidelines, books, videos and blogs etc that will help you communicate health information to patients more effectively.

http://www.lenus.ie/hse/handle/10147/621397

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HEAR newsletter: Focus on dyslexia

The latest issue of HEAR, Health Evidence Awareness Report is now available on Lenus, the Irish health repository.

In this issue, we focus on Dyslexia, a specific learning difficulty deemed to impact approximately 10% of the population to a greater or lesser extent. This issue contains systematic reviews and journal articles for health professionals, with subjects ranging from education of students with dyslexia, through to the strategies used by  clinicians who have dyslexia. Also included are key dates for your diary, information regarding education supports, information leaflets and books about dyslexia.

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HEAR bulletin: Focus on diabetes

In this issue (2(5)) of HEAR the authors provide useful information (i.e. links to reliable websites, blogs, organisations) for patients, families and carers affected by diabetes. We’ve also included links to recent, high evidence research e.g. current guidelines, systematic reviews and Irish research. Where possible, we provide links to freely available resources. 

The purpose of HEAR newsletter is to provide specialised information to health professionals and patients about specific health topics.  HEAR is now in its second year and is a result of collaboration between librarians from a variety of Irish health organisations. 

Find this issue of HEAR on LENUS: The Irish Health Repository courtesy of the HSE Library, Dr. Steevens Hospital at http://www.lenus.ie/hse/handle/10147/620912 

All previous issues of HEAR can also be found on LENUS at http://tinyurl.com/z7m8ovt

 

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HEAR bulletin: Focus on medical resources. 2(4), August 2016

This is a new look HEAR Bulletin for August 2016. It should be of interest to you and your colleagues as it focuses on Online Medical Resources for all.  HEAR stands for Health Evidence Awareness Report and is a collaboration between librarians from a variety of Irish health organisations. This HEAR bulletin is our 10th and we are now in our second year providing both specialised information to health professionals and quality resources to health consumers on specific health topics.

This issue focuses on quality online medical resources, including Irish and international websites, guidelines and standards, blogs and podcasts as well as search tips on how to find reliable health & medical information and how to evaluate what you do find.   It’s a useful starting point for anyone new to researching in the health sciences or it can be used as a reference & refresher tool for the more experienced user. Included also are quality resources for patients and non-health professionals on a variety of health topics. Where possible, we include links to freely available resources.

Find this issue of HEAR on LENUS: The Irish Health Repository courtesy of the HSE Library, Dr. Steevens Hospital at http://www.lenus.ie/hse/handle/10147/619211 All previous issues of HEAR can also be found on LENUS at http://tinyurl.com/z7m8ovt

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