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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    Monkeypox has now been declared a national public health emergency in the US, with more than 8,900 cases nationwide and more than 100 cases in North Carolina.

    The UNC Health Sciences Library has created a guide to reliable health resources on monkeypox, including a page targeted towards health care providers that addresses diagnosis, treatment, talking to patients, and more.

    To learn more, check out the ADL's Highlighted Resource for August 15, 2022:
    Monkeypox Resources

    The number of pregnant women in North Carolina who seek care at emergency departments is greatly increasing, a trend made even more concerning due to North Carolina's high rates of infant and maternal mortality.

    A recent article in NC Health News discusses the issue of emergency department pregnancy care, examining related questions of access to prenatal care, racial disparities, and potential causes.

    To learn more, check out the August 1 ADL Highlighted Resource:
    Why are so many pregnant women heading to the emergency department?

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