Your Health Care System CIHI – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) has created a searchable portal to analyze data they have gathered from Canadian hospitals, long-term care organizations, cities, health regions, provinces and territories. By entering the name of your health care facility you can see results of their primary indicators or the overall results. Results include use of … Continue reading

Long-term Care Resident Profile – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

A frequently discussed value in the provision of long-term care is ensuring that the care provided is person-centred. Alberta’s continuing care system describes the dynamic populations found within the continuing care system in the province in their annual “Long-term Care Resident Profiles” which provide descriptions of demographics, health conditions and care and interventions. The information presented … Continue reading

HaMLET in the Health Library: A discussion on information literacy

On May 2nd, UofM librarians will lead an information literacy discussion at the Department of Medical Education’s (Health professions educators all Meeting to Learn, Educate, & Teach) series. The HaMLET will bring together different health education professionals and will offer an engaging discussion on the topic along with a wide variety of opinions. The discussion … Continue reading

Updated: Current Perspectives in the Literature on Sexuality in Long-Term Care

“Sexuality 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: Current Perspectives consists of selected articles from the current journal literature, focusing on systematic reviews, best practices and innovative approaches to encourage excellence in … Continue reading

Pain Management for Women, Aboriginal Peoples, or the Elderly – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

CADTH, the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, conducted a review to identify evidence-informed guidelines regarding pain management in three population groups: women, Aboriginal peoples and the elderly. Their findings were published on March 28, 2016 and were based on a rapid review of the literature. From their search, they found one evidence-based guideline … Continue reading