Internet uses for health information seeking: A literature review.

  title={Internet uses for health information seeking: A literature review.},
  author={Emilie Renahy and Pierre Chauvin},
  journal={Revue d'epidemiologie et de sante publique},
  volume={54 3},
BACKGROUND With the widespread dissemination of the Internet throughout the world of health, it would be relevant to report on current knowledge about health information search on the Internet from the consumers' standpoint. METHODS We conducted a bibliographical research over the past five years and distinguished between international and French studies. RESULTS For a long time, the (mostly US) studies have been merely descriptive. The studies highlight that the factors associated with… CONTINUE READING