Nurses Attitudes towards the Informed Patient

@article{Barnoy2009NursesAT,
  title={Nurses Attitudes towards the Informed Patient},
  author={Sivia Barnoy and Diana Volfin-Pruss and Malka Ehrenfeld and Talma Kushnir},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
  year={2009},
  volume={146},
  pages={396-9}
}
UNLABELLED The widespread use of the Internet for health information has resulted in knowledgeable clients referred to as "informed patients". Many patients bring the information they downloaded from the Internet to the appointments with the health care workers. OBJECTIVES The present study examined the prevalence of nurses' encounters and attitudes to these patients and factors that might influence attitudes. METHOD A cross-sectional study of a convenience sample of 110 nurses in Israel… CONTINUE READING

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