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American Indian Health Information Resources National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region February 6, 2013 Karen Vargas Outreach and.

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1 American Indian Health Information Resources National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region February 6, 2013 Karen Vargas Outreach and Evaluation Coordinator

2 Agenda  General Health Information  Specific Health Issues  Herbal Information

3 For Discussion What makes something “American Indian Health Information?”

4 Website Evaluation Guidelines  Accuracy  Authority  Bias  Currency  Coverage

5 Comparison Guidelines  Reading level  Easy to look at (white space, pictures)  Culturally appropriate  Respectful  Images  Language  Examples

6 General Health Information Three Rivers Health Center, Cherokee Nation, Muskogee, OK Photograph by Karen Vargas

7 American Indian Health /

8 MedlinePlus Native-American Health

9 Indian Health Service

10 National Indian Health Board

11 National Council of Urban Indian Health

12 National Congress of American Indians

13 Research on PubMed  “Indians, North American"[MeSH]  CAM subset (“or”)  Native American traditional medicine  traditional medicine  traditional indigenous  traditional healer  herbal medicine  medicinal plants

14 Native Health Database University of New Mexico

15 Specific Health Topics

16 American Indian Health – Health Topics

17 Cancer Native American Cancer Research Native American Education for Survivors

18 HIV/AIDS National Native American AIDS Prevention Center

19 Substance Abuse/Mental Health Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Native American Center for Excellence

20 Children Indian County Child Trauma Center

21 Teens WE R NATIVE

22 Aging National Indian Council on Aging

23 Herbal Information

24 University of Michigan Native American Ethnobotany

25 University of Washington Medicinal Herb Garden

26 Dietary Supplement Label Database

27 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - About Herbs

28 Thank You! Questions? Suggestions? Karen Vargas Developed by NN/LM SCR staff. This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHSN C with the Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library.


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