Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Liability and the health librarian

Dean Guistini, who writes about a number of important issues in health librarianship on his blog, address the question of our liability as medical librarians. Says Dean,
How can health librarians educate users of health information not to make life and/or death decisions based on information we provide at the reference desk? Is the reliance on health librarians to provide the best information possible a reasonable expectation? Isn’t there some expectation that all patients and family members will verify the information we have provided?
Read the rest at his blog.

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