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|Librarians can add an academic dimension to your team
||3 Reasons to Invite Your Librarian on Clinical Rounds
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Librarians support evidence-based patient centered care by being part of your multidisciplinary team at the point of decision making.
Librarians save time by connecting you and your team with the information you need. They can keep you informed about the latest information resources.
Studies show that clinicians have at least 1 question for every 2 patients, and only 40% of those questions are actually pursued. With a librarian, the obstacles of locating information disappear (Del Fiol G ,et al., Clinical questions raised by clinicians at the point of care: a systematic review. JAMA 2015).
Lauren Yaeger, MLS
Michelle Doering, MLS
The impact of clinical librarians rounding:
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