Evaluation of the quality and contents of diabetes mellitus patient education on Internet.

@article{Thakurdesai2004EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the quality and contents of diabetes mellitus patient education on Internet.},
  author={Prasad A Thakurdesai and Prashant Laxman Kole and Rahul Pareek},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2004},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={309-13}
}
Patient education is widely regarded as an essential component of chronic disease care and effective health promotion. Internet is extremely useful medium in this respect. Web-based information is seldom the subject of systematic investigation for its accuracy and appropriateness for patients. Objective of this study was to evaluate of web-based diabetes patient education material for well-accepted evaluation criteria and core education concepts. Out of 214 web-sites retrieved from meta search… CONTINUE READING