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Thank you also to Joan Yanicke, Jennifer Kaari, Courtney Mandrino, Brenda Pfannenstiel, Kathy Zeblisky, Fran London.

From: Detofsky, Brandi
Sent: Friday, October 17, 2014 11:23 AM
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Subject: Re: Resident Project-Patient Handouts for Low Literate Population




Thank you to Aoife Lawton, Alison Clapp, and Ryan Cohen.


Here is a summary of links I have received so far:


Pediatric Hospital Library SIG of MLA
https://listserv.tamucc.edu/mailman/listinfo/pedhosplib


MedlinePlus pages at http://medlineplus.gov/ link to materials you may use. They are for educational use only and do not replace advice from a health professional.



For information about finding easy to read materials on MedlinePlus and determining their reading level, see the Easy-to-Read FAQ at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/faq/easytoread.html.



In addition to MedlinePlus, other federal resources to help you find consumer health and patient education materials include:



Health Information is the portal page for the National Institutes of Health information.

http://health.nih.gov/



Health Hotlines, a list of health care organizations with toll-free telephone numbers.

http://healthhotlines.nlm.nih.gov



Health.gov, a portal for wellness related resources and health news from the U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP).

http://www.health.gov/



The National Health Information Center (NHIC), a health information referral service of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) that links to clearinghouses and other resources.

http://www.health.gov/nhic/



How about use of Comics/Pictures - see
http://mh.bmj.com/content/early/2014/01/07/medhum-2013-010469.full


Brandi Detofsky, MLIS, AHIP
Medical Librarian
Margery H. Nelson Medical Library
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
3601 A. Street
Philadelphia, PA 19134

Phone: 215-427-5374
Fax: 215-427-6872
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