Effect of internet on Chinese patients undergoing elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

@article{Xu2015EffectOI,
  title={Effect of internet on Chinese patients undergoing elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy.},
  author={Xiequn Xu and Tao Hong and Binglu Li and Wei Liu},
  journal={The patient},
  year={2015},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={179-85}
}
BACKGROUND It is a growing trend that patients seek health information on the internet to self-educate and self-diagnose, which impacts their health decisions. OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to investigate how Chinese patients undergoing elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) sought information about their disease and treatment, how they preferred the information to be presented, and how it influenced them. METHODS A descriptive, cross-sectional-designed questionnaire was employed… CONTINUE READING
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