Quality of patient health information on the Internet: reviewing a complex and evolving landscape.

@article{Fahy2014QualityOP,
  title={Quality of patient health information on the Internet: reviewing a complex and evolving landscape.},
  author={Eamonn T Fahy and Rohan S Hardikar and Adrian Fox and S. C. Mackay},
  journal={The Australasian medical journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={24-8}
}
BACKGROUND The popularity of the Internet has enabled unprecedented access to health information. As a largely unregulated source, there is potential for inconsistency in the quality of information that reaches the patient. AIMS To review the literature relating to the quality indicators of health information for patients on the Internet. METHOD A search of English language literature was conducted using PubMed, Google Scholar and EMBASE databases. RESULTS Many articles have been… CONTINUE READING
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