Scope, Completeness, and Accuracy of Drug Information in Wikipedia

@article{Clauson2008ScopeCA,
  title={Scope, Completeness, and Accuracy of Drug Information in Wikipedia},
  author={Kevin A. Clauson and Hyla H. Polen and Maged N. Kamel Boulos and Joan Dzenowagis},
  journal={Annals of Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={42},
  pages={1814 - 1821}
}
Background: With the advent of Web 2.0 technologies, user-edited online resources such as Wikipedia are increasingly tapped for information. However, there is little research on the quality of health information found in Wikipedia. Objective: To compare the scope, completeness, and accuracy of drug information in Wikipedia with that of a free, online, traditionally edited database (Medscape Drug Reference [MDR]). Methods: Wikipedia and MDR were assessed on 8 categories of drug information… Expand
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