Use of the internet by parents of paediatric outpatients.

  title={Use of the internet by parents of paediatric outpatients.},
  author={Catherine Tuffrey and Frieda Finlay},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={87 6},
AIMS (1) To establish how many parents of children seen in paediatric outpatient departments use the internet to find information about their child's medical condition. (2) To ascertain what information is sought and found, and what proportion of all parents had access to the internet at home or elsewhere. METHODS Over a six week period in 2000, parents of children attending general paediatric outpatient clinics in the district general hospital in Bath and in the 10 associated community… CONTINUE READING