Catalogue


Federal health information resources /
edited by Melvin S. Day ; compiled by the staff of Herner and Company.
imprint
Arlington, Va. : Information Resources Press, 1987.
description
xviii, 246 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0878150552
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
Arlington, Va. : Information Resources Press, 1987.
isbn
0878150552
general note
Includes indexes.
On t.p. the registered trademark symbol "TM" is superscript following "resources" in the title.
catalogue key
1819145
A Look Inside
Full Text Reviews
Appeared in Choice on 1987-10:
In a recent publishing trend, computer-stored files are turned into books, or ideas for books. Federal Health Information Resources (FHIR) clearly derives from DIRLINE (Directory of Information Resources Online), developed by the former National Referral Center of the Library of Congress and now accessible through the National Library of Medicine's MEDLARS component. DIRLINE is also the basis for the National Health Information Clearinghouse's Health Information Resources in the Federal Government (3rd ed., 1985). A related title, Anthony T. Kruzas's Health Services Directory (1981) is a dated but more comprehensive work. Enhanced and updated with information from additional federal sources, FHIR is a biomedical and health information awareness tool with a topical table of contents and agency, subject, and title indexes. Annotations for each entry cover agency services, databases and publications. A second edition is planned for 1989. For readers in allied health professions and medical libraries.-J.W. Galloway, Texas Woman's University
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Choice, October 1987
SciTech Book News, June 1988
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