An Evaluation of Wikipedia as a Resource for Patient Education in Nephrology

@article{Thomas2013AnEO,
  title={An Evaluation of Wikipedia as a Resource for Patient Education in Nephrology},
  author={Garry R Thomas and Lawson Eng and Jacob F de Wolff and Samir C. Grover},
  journal={Seminars in Dialysis},
  year={2013},
  volume={26}
}
Wikipedia, a multilingual online encyclopedia, is a common starting point for patient medical searches. As its articles can be authored and edited by anyone worldwide, the credibility of the medical content of Wikipedia has been openly questioned. Wikipedia medical articles have also been criticized as too advanced for the general public. This study assesses the comprehensiveness, reliability, and readability of nephrology articles on Wikipedia. The International Statistical Classification of… Expand
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