Blog-based applications and health information: Two case studies that illustrate important questions for Consumer Health Informatics (CHI) research

@article{Adams2010BlogbasedAA,
  title={Blog-based applications and health information: Two case studies that illustrate important questions for Consumer Health Informatics (CHI) research},
  author={Samantha A. Adams},
  journal={International journal of medical informatics},
  year={2010},
  volume={79 6},
  pages={e89-96}
}
Weblogs (blogs), together with podcasts and wikis are part of the larger body of next-generation communication applications dubbed "web 2.0." Within the specific area of health care, little attention has been devoted to understanding what applications are available to the lay public and how these are being used. In this study, a literature review on blogs and blogging practices was conducted, followed by case study analyses of two separate sites that use blogging tools to help patients and… CONTINUE READING
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