Patients using the Internet to obtain health information: how this affects the patient-health professional relationship.

@article{McMullan2006PatientsUT,
  title={Patients using the Internet to obtain health information: how this affects the patient-health professional relationship.},
  author={Miriam McMullan},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2006},
  volume={63 1-2},
  pages={24-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Health information is one of the most frequently sought topics on the Internet. A review of the literature was carried out to determine the use of the Internet for health information by the patient and how this could affect the patient-health professional relationship. METHODS This study is a literature review, summarizing multiple empirical studies on a single subject and is not intended to be a meta-analysis. RESULTS The review showed that the majority of health related Internet… CONTINUE READING
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