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Study shows that reading for fun has many benefits for health sciences students

Study shows that reading for fun has many benefits for health sciences students

According to a study published in 2016 by a researcher at the University of Saskatchewan, there are many benefits of leisure reading (fiction and non-fiction) for health sciences students. One of the primary benefits cited by 72% of health sciences students reading for pleasure was that it helped them to have more empathy for others … Continue reading

Treatment in a Geriatric Day Hospital improve individualized outcome measures using Goal Attainment Scaling – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Treatment in a Geriatric Day Hospital improve individualized outcome measures using Goal Attainment Scaling – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Evidence regarding outcomes in the Geriatric Day Hospital (GDH) model of care has been largely inconclusive, possibly due to measurement issues. A prospective cohort study which took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, aimed to determine whether treatment in a GDH could improve individualized outcome measures using goal attainment scaling (GAS) and whether improvements were maintained … Continue reading