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Services for the Veterinary Practice Team : Information Prescriptions

Information Prescritions for Veterinary Practices Made Easy

An Information Prescription  (InfoRx) is directs people to trusted sources of animal health information on the Internet and gives them the criteria to think critically about what they are finding.  An InfoRx supports the veterinarian-client relationship. 

1) InfoRx template in DVM360 Forms (January 2014 Dr. Robin Downing)

2)  VIN Client Brochure 2014 is another option: download from the VIN store  #VIN99996.

3)  More help from  DVM360 “Should you Trust Pet Healthcare Websites” handout based on NCI/NIH handout 2008

4)  MedlinePlus trifold for the clinic: copy and paste into your browser--

       Or find the Medlineplus trifold by searching for mptri.pdf

5)  Pendergrass Library/UT VMC partnership providing access to Lifelearn ClientEd and Veterinary Partner

More on InfoRx

ACP/NIH InformationRx partnership

Article: Providing an information prescription in veterinary medical clinics: a pilot study Lori R. Kogan, PhD, Regina Schoenfeld-Tacher, PhD, Lauren Gould, BS, Ann R. Viera, MSLIS, and Peter W. Hellyer, DVM., MS., DACVA J  Med Libr Assoc. Jan 2014; 102(1): 41–46.


Help with accessing electronic books and journals

off-campus access

Attribute to:  Ann Viera