Falk Library
200 Scaife Hall
412-383-9947
klem@pitt.edu

Mary Lou Klem, PhD, MLIS


Research & Instruction Librarian

1. Liaison to the Pitt School of Nursing
2. Provide instruction on use PubMed and other databases
3. Instructor: nuts and bolts of systematic reviews for librarians

Areas of Interest

  • Evidence based practice
  • Systematic literature reviews
  • User instruction and education

Faculty Information System

Selected Papers & Presentations

  • 1. Role of video games in improving health-related outcomes: a systematic review
    Primack BA, Carroll MV, McNamara M, Klem M, King B, Chan CW, Nayak S. (2012).
    American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 42(6), 630-8.
  • 2. Does therapeutic hypothermia benefit adult cardiac arrest patients presenting with non-shockable initial rhythms? : A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized and non-randomized studies.
    Kim YM, Yim HW, Jeong SH, Klem ML, Callaway CW (2012).
    Resuscitation, 83(2); 188-96.
  • 3. Impact and user satisfaction of a clinical information portal embedded in an electronic health record.
    Tannery NH, et al. (2011).
    Perspectives in Health Information Management, 8;1d.
  • 4. Building PROMIS item banks: librarians as co-investigators.
    Klem ML, Saghafi E, Abromitis R, Stover A, Dew MA, Pilkonis P. (2009).
    Quality of Life Research, 18; 881-8.
  • 5. A description of a Web-based educational tool for understanding the PICO framework in evidence-based practice with a citation ranking system.
    Larue EM, Draus P, and Klem ML. (2009).
    CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 27; 44-49.