"So They Will Know My Wishes" One Library's Health Info Initiative Became More Than a New Database!

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  • scott s loman Johnson County Public Library

Keywords:

advance directives, end-of-life, health information, cooperation, public library, cooperative ventures,

Abstract

One library's initiative to connect patrons with health information within their libraries and throughout their communities. Working with health care providers and hospitals to encourage end of life discussions, completion of state-approved advance directives, and evidence-based health information resources and services.

Author Biography

scott s loman, Johnson County Public Library

Adult Librarian, MLS

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Published

2015-08-07

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