Could Librarians Have Prevented a Death?
Helga sent along This Infotoday story on a death at Johns Hopkins’.
They say that evidence of the chemical’s dangers could easily have been found in the published literature. The Dr. , made \"a good-faith effort\" to research the drug’s adverse effects, using PubMed, butPrevious articles published in the 1950s, warned of lung damage associated with the drug. A previous article on this asked the question, \"Could Librarians’ Help Have Prevented Hopkins Tragedy?\"
The answer to that question is a resounding \"Yes.\"