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Follow-up to April 2006

Reference Notes April 2006, featured and article titled, “Consumer Health Information (CHI) need within the Spanish-speaking population.” In the latest newsletter by Reforma (Winter 2006) there is a great article entitled “Bee Stings and the Library.” The author stresses the importance oof sensitivity and culturally appropriate health information. The article suggests the following resources:

Reference Interview
Guidelines for providing Medical Information to Consumers http://library.uchc.edu/departm/hnet/guidelines.html
ICON Library Consortium http://iconlibrary.org/hhqvideo.html
MedlinePlus http://medlineplus.gov/
US Dept. of Health and Human Services profile of the health in the Hispanic Population http://www.omhrc.gov/templates/browse.aspx?lvl=2&lvlID=54

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