Thanks to funding from the SECU Foundation, Library Services has added a new, current collection of 200 eBooks to the AHEC Digital Library that will be accessible by all ADL members.

These eBooks provide clinical and research support along with evidence-based recommendations to equip providers with what they need to deliver care and successfully navigate changes in healthcare environments. The new resources include:

  • Clinical specialties, including nursing, healthcare management, trauma, and vaccine safety.
  • Health Equity topics such as cultural responsiveness, research equity, health justice, and community engagement.
  • COVID-19 titles related to infection control, epidemiology, public health preparedness, and pandemics.
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    As the health care workforce responds to COVID-19, they face challenges to both coping in the moment and ongoing mental health.

    To support this process, the AHEC Digital Library presents a collection of resources geared towards health care worker mental health during COVID-19.

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    What are the long-term impacts of COVID-19 in daily life?

    A recent JAMA article investigates this question using data from Fitbits of COVID-19 patients, studying the changes in heart rate, sleep quantity, and other outcomes.

    To learn more, check out the ADL's July 15 Highlighted Resource:
    Fierce Healthcare Summary: Fitbit readings highlight lingering physiological, behavioral changes after COVID-19 infection
    Full JAMA Article: Assessment of Prolonged Physiological and Behavioral Changes Associated With COVID-19 Infection

    How can health care clinics and hospitals work with food distribution organizations to help their patients address food insecurity issues?

    A recent Health Affairs blog post describes four successful examples, explaining the different models of partnership and the potential roles for health care professionals.

    To learn more, check out the ADL's July 1 Highlighted Article:
    As They Take On Food Insecurity, Community-Based Health Care Organizations Have Found Four Strategies That Work

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