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Managing information overload

Gemma Siemensma
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (4): 200-202. || doi: 10.5694/mja14.00678
Published online: 18 August 2014

To the Editor: Gee's introduction to a recent issue of the Journal discussed the impact that the overwhelming growth of health information has on doctors.1 While it is true that doctors are an important mainstay of advice to patients, health librarians are an important resource to doctors. Health librarians are trained to acquire, organise and disseminate credible information resources which enable doctors to find the best evidence to support clinical decision making.2

  • Gemma Siemensma

  • Library, Ballarat Health Services, Ballarat, VIC.

Correspondence: gemmas@bhs.org.au

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