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Expert searching in consumer health: an important role for librarians in the age of the Internet and the Web*

Authors
  • Ruti Malis Volk
Publisher
Medical Library Association
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2007
Source
PMC
Keywords
Disciplines
  • Medicine
License
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Abstract

Objectives: The Patient Education Resource Center at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center conducts mediated searches for patients and families seeking information on complex medical issues, state-of-the-art treatments, and rare cancers. The current study examined user satisfaction and the impact of information provided to this user population.

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