Health information seals of approval: What do they signify?

@inproceedings{Burkell2004HealthIS,
  title={Health information seals of approval: What do they signify?},
  author={Jacquelyn A. Burkell},
  year={2004}
}
Much of the health information available to consumers on the Internet is incomplete, out of date and even inaccurate. Seals of approval or trustmarks have been suggested as a strategy to assist consumers in identifying high-quality information. Little is known, however, about how consumers interpret such seals. This study addresses this issue by examining assumptions about the quality criteria that are reflected by a seal of approval. This question is of particular importance because a wide… CONTINUE READING

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