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HEALTHINFOQUEST Go to NN/LM Home page. Go to HIQ Home page. pathfinders site map help
Category: News
Question: Can you help me find information about a new drug or dietary supplement mentioned in the news recently?

This pathfinder provides the opportunity to:

  • Review reference interview techniques which will help you clarify a request about a news story when the client cannot recall the name of the drug.
  • Learn how to use healthfinder® and MEDLINEplus to find the name of a drug mentioned recently in the news.
  • Learn how to access several sites that provide up-to-date news in the field of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
Author's Note: A thorough reference interview is part of every reference transaction and is an essential component of this question. You might want to The following link will open in a new window. review a client interview  prior to starting this pathfinder.
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