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Instruments to assess the quality of health information on the World Wide Web: what can our patients actually use?



Instruments to assess the quality of health information on the World Wide Web: what can our patients actually use?



International Journal of Medical Informatics 74(1): 13-19



Objective: To find and assess quatity-rating instruments that can be used by health care consumers to assess websites displaying health information. Data sources: Searches of PubMed, the World Wide Web (using five different search engines), reference tracing from identified articles, and a review of the of the American Medical Informatics Association's annual symposium proceedings. Review methods: Sources were examined for availability, number of elements, objectivity, and readability.

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PMID: 15626632

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2004.10.001


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