Doctors, patients and the search for the truth on the Internet.

@article{Allum2002DoctorsPA,
  title={Doctors, patients and the search for the truth on the Internet.},
  author={Thomas Allum and Daniel Mersey},
  journal={Clinical medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={346-7}
}
The overnight availability of huge amounts of medical information from the internet has dramatically affected patients and doctors, and has swiftly highlighted a pressing need to deal with the problem of assessing the validity of such information. A number of further issues arise from this, most notably the questionable practice of selling supposed 'miracle… CONTINUE READING