Will You be the Next Rockstar Medical Librarian?

The National Library of Medicine is currently  accepting submissions for rockstar medical librarians. This is your opportunity to be featured by NLM during National Medical Librarians month in October.  Deadline to submit your application is September 15. Here’s the announcement from the NLM In Focus blog: Ready to take the stage? NLM will be featuring more rock star medical librarians during National Medical Librarians Month in October. We’re giving top billing to medical librarians at hospitals, universities, and other organizations. You can be a solo act or, if you’d prefer to profile your team, you can be a band. Check out previous profiles to see what we mean. We’ll accept submissions until September 15. To participate, please send us very brief answers to these questions and a photo.* Name as you’d like it to appear in print Current gig (where you work) Three words on what it’s like to be on the library beat Greatest hit as a medical librarian Biggest misconception about being a medical librarian *Please provide an image large enough to allow us to close-crop it to 175 px x 233 px. Low resolution (72 dpi) is acceptable for use online.
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Authors: Westwood S Abstract With increasing visibility of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people, there is an urgent need to understand abuse in their lives. This is an under-researched area, which this scoping study (based on a literature review and a small subset of data taken from a larger project) serves to demonstrate. The content of this article formed the basis of a paper presented at a workshop on 'LGBT Elder Abuse' held at Keele University(UK) in 2017, convened and chaired by the author. It considers LGBT elder abuse in terms of polyvictimisation, intersectionality and the abuse of power. Th...
Source: Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect - Category: Geriatrics Tags: J Elder Abuse Negl Source Type: research
Authors: Lhermite A, Munoz Sastre MT, Sorum PC, Mullet E Abstract The views of laypeople and professionals (nurses, occupational therapists, psychologists, and physicians) on the capacity to make informed decisions of elderly people with depression or dementia were examined. Participants were presented with vignettes created by varying the levels of three factors: (a) the type of decision (e.g., agreeing to surgery), (b) the health problem (e.g., slight depression), and (c) the availability of social support. Through cluster analysis, four different positions were found. Seventeen percent of the participants consid...
Source: International Journal of Aging and Human Development - Category: Geriatrics Tags: Int J Aging Hum Dev Source Type: research
CONCLUSION:: Reasons for DRF are multifactorial. Preventive strategies with an emphasis on environmental and behavioural factor modifications are likely to decrease the number of DRF. PMID: 30452300 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity - Category: Geriatrics Tags: J Aging Phys Act Source Type: research
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Source: Frontiers in Physiology - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
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Source: Frontiers in Physiology - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
Mohamed M. Refaey, Dapeng Li
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Source: Frontiers in Physiology - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
Isabella dos Santos Alves, Carlos Augusto Kalva-Filho, Rodrigo Aquino, Leonardo Travitzki, Alessandro Tosim, Marcelo Papoti, M árcio Pereira Morato
Source: Frontiers in Physiology - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
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