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Updated: Dementia Education and Training Resources for Long-Term Care: A Selected List

Updated: Dementia Education and Training Resources for Long-Term Care: A Selected List

This document is designed as a guide to selected, recent resources on dementia care education and training. Many of the resources listed are available at the J.W. Crane Memorial Library, University of Manitoba Health Sciences Libraries, or are freely accessible on the Internet. http://libguides.lib.umanitoba.ca/ld.php?content_id=12057714 Continue reading

Understanding review types: systematic reviews and meta-analyses

Understanding review types: systematic reviews and meta-analyses

A systematic review or meta-analysis is a study of studies. These reviews aim to collect all existing evidence to address a specific research question. The criteria used to select included evidence is pre-defined and responds precisely to the research question. Explicit methods to minimize bias and increase transparency are used to produce reliable synthesis of … Continue reading

Updated: Current Perspectives in the literature on Pain Management in Long-Term Care

Updated: Current Perspectives in the literature on Pain Management in Long-Term Care

“Pain Management in Long-Term Care”,  from the J.W. Crane Memorial Library’s Current Perspectives series, has been updated with information on new articles, books, videos and web resources. It can be accessed here: http://libguides.lib.umanitoba.ca/pain-longtermcare Current Perspectives consists of selected articles from the current journal literature, focusing on systematic reviews, best practices and innovative approaches to encourage excellence … Continue reading

Strategies for bringing wellness to people with cognitive decline – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Strategies for bringing wellness to people with cognitive decline – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Changes in cognitive processes are a normal part of aging. However, when individuals experience cognitive changes sufficiently severe to interfere with the ability to perform activities of daily living, then they may be beginning the journey along the stages of cognitive decline and dementia. To address such concerns, the International Council on Active Aging has … Continue reading

Volunteers needed for focus group

Volunteers needed for focus group

The Health Sciences Libraries need assistance from faculty redeveloping the web model of our Toolkits. Examples of our toolkits: – Anesthesiology – http://libguides.lib.umanitoba.ca/anesthesiology  – Family Medicine – http://libguides.lib.umanitoba.ca/familymedicine – Pediatrics – http://libguides.lib.umanitoba.ca/pediatrics With the completion of a recent Health Sciences Libraries website usability study, it’s now time to revise the toolkit model. We are looking … Continue reading