Older Adult Experience of Online Diagnosis: Results From a Scenario-Based Think-Aloud Protocol

@inproceedings{Knight2014OlderAE,
  title={Older Adult Experience of Online Diagnosis: Results From a Scenario-Based Think-Aloud Protocol},
  author={Sara R Knight and Marco Masoni and Tana M Luger and Thomas K. Houston and Jerry Suls},
  booktitle={Journal of medical Internet research},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Searching for online information to interpret symptoms is an increasingly prevalent activity among patients, even among older adults. As older adults typically have complex health care needs, their risk of misinterpreting symptoms via online self-diagnosis may be greater. However, limited research has been conducted with older adults in the areas of symptom interpretation and human-computer interaction. OBJECTIVE The intent of the study was to describe the processes that a sample… CONTINUE READING
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