A survey of kidney disease and risk-factor information on the World Wide Web.

@article{Caldern2004ASO,
  title={A survey of kidney disease and risk-factor information on the World Wide Web.},
  author={J. L. Calder{\'o}n and Ashraf Zadshir and Keith Norris},
  journal={MedGenMed : Medscape general medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={
          3
        }
}
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is epidemic, and informing those at risk is a national health priority. However, the discrepancy between the readability of health information and the literacy skills of those it targets is a recognized barrier to communicating health information that may promote good health outcomes. Because the World Wide Web has become one of the most important sources of health information, we sought to assess the readability of commonly available CKD information… CONTINUE READING

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