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Stages of a Grief Collection: Creating A Focused Section in a Hospital Library


Adela V. Justice, MSLS, AHIP
Senior Librarian, Patient Education - The Learning Center
MD Anderson Cancer Center

The Learning Centers consist of three patient education libraries at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The possibility of a grief/end of life collection was presented in 2017 when it was observed that a section of the bookshelves at one Learning Center was getting overcrowded and continual shifting could not keep up. Many of those books covered end of life and grief topics. This Learning Center already had an established area of pamphlets and booklets on grief, end of life, hospice, and advance care planning located in another area of the library. Therefore, the solution presented itself to both alleviate the shelf crowding situation and create a new, centralized area for these topics. The area adjacent to the grief/end of life pamphlets was a logical location for these related, appropriate books...

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Health Administration Press
The Law of Healthcare Administration, 9th Edition
Author: Showalter , J. Stuart

A hacker accesses the medical records of more than 250,000 patients in a hospital-based clinic. Despite being counseled not to, staff in a psychiatric unit continually refer to a transgender boy ...

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American Pharmacists Association
Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs: An Interactive Approach to Self-Care, 20th Edition
Author: Krinsky , Daniel L.

Written and peer reviewed by experts in practice and academia, the 20th edition of the Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs: An Interactive Approach to Self-Care is an authoritative ...

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American Academy of Pediatrics
Red Book: 2021-2024 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 32nd Edition
Editor: Kimberlin , David W.

"Refer to the Red Book." That's been the watchword for generations of healthcare professionals seeking trustworthy guidance on pediatric infectious disease prevention, management, and ...

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