Use of health-related information from the Internet by English-speaking patients

@article{Khechine2008UseOH,
  title={Use of health-related information from the Internet by English-speaking patients},
  author={Hager Khechine and Daniel Pascot and Pierre Pr{\'e}mont},
  journal={Health informatics journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={17-28}
}
The aim of this research is to determine the kinds of health-related information that patients seek more often from websites written in English, and at which stages of the healthcare decisional process they use this information more intensively. A quantitative study was performed. Canadian English-speaking patients who have long-term diseases and who use the Internet completed an 18-item questionnaire online. Respondents were questioned about the categories of health-related websites they visit… CONTINUE READING

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