Use of the world wide web by cardiac surgery patients.

@article{Lim2010UseOT,
  title={Use of the world wide web by cardiac surgery patients.},
  author={Jeffrey Lim and Alexander W Phillips and Rana Sayeed},
  journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={719-20}
}
Internet use has expanded globally over the last 10 years. The aim of this study was to determine the extent that cardiac patients researched their forthcoming procedures using the internet and to determine their perception of reliability. Sixty-eight consecutive cardiac patients (51 men, median age 67 years) were surveyed on their frequency of internet use, whether they used the internet to research their operation and how reliable they regarded the information found. Forty-two patients had… CONTINUE READING

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