I echo be careful.  Questions to ask include, how do the professional  code of ethics support this activity?   For example, ALA Code...

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From: Tom Williams <[log in to unmask]>
Date: 04/13/2017 11:17 AM (GMT-07:00)
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: Library outreach idea-need your advice

Be careful, librarians getting involved with anything to do with patient
care can be a very slippery slope. You could get sued if the unit is
defective and patients get erroneous readings.

On Apr 13, 2017 12:50 PM, "Koch, Tori" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Good morning-
> One of my librarians has come up with a great idea.  She wants to take
> blood pressure monitors out with her to homebound stops and check them out
> to patrons.  She also wants to provide tracking forms for them so they
> could track their own blood pressure.
> I think this could be a bigger project with avenues for collaboration.
> Have any of you done anything like this-or do you have any ideas of how we
> could go about implementing this project.  I'm going to make contact with
> two local residency programs to see if any of the residents might be
> interested in working with us on a project.
> I'd love any feedback you all have.
> Thank you,
> Tori
> Tori Koch
> Assistant Director
> Billings Public Library
> 510 N Broadway
> Billings, MT  59101
> P:406-697-1470 (cell) 406-657-8295
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