Gunther Eysenbach

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Going, going, still there: using the WebCite service to permanently archive cited web pages
    Gunther Eysenbach
    J Med Internet Res 7:e60. 2005
  2. pmc SARS and population health technology
    Gunther Eysenbach
    J Med Internet Res 5:e14. 2003
  3. pmc Tackling publication bias and selective reporting in health informatics research: register your eHealth trials in the International eHealth Studies Registry
    Gunther Eysenbach
    J Med Internet Res 6:e35. 2004
  4. pmc Improving the quality of Web surveys: the Checklist for Reporting Results of Internet E-Surveys (CHERRIES)
    Gunther Eysenbach
    J Med Internet Res 6:e34. 2004
  5. pmc Peer-review and publication of research protocols and proposals: a role for open access journals
    Gunther Eysenbach
    J Med Internet Res 6:e37. 2004
  6. pmc Cross-sectional survey of users of Internet depression communities
    John Powell
    Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 3:19. 2003
  7. pmc Stages of use: consideration, initiation, utilization, and outcomes of an internet-mediated intervention
    Teresa M L Chiu
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, PR China
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:73. 2010
  8. pmc Health related virtual communities and electronic support groups: systematic review of the effects of online peer to peer interactions
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2C4
    BMJ 328:1166. 2004
  9. pmc The law of attrition
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, 190 Elizabeth Street, Toronto ON, M5G 2C4, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 7:e11. 2005
  10. pmc "Is Cybermedicine Killing You?"--The story of a Cochrane disaster
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University of Toronto and University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 7:e21. 2005

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Publications39

  1. pmc Going, going, still there: using the WebCite service to permanently archive cited web pages
    Gunther Eysenbach
    J Med Internet Res 7:e60. 2005
    ..The resulting WebCite Index may also have applications for research assessment exercises, being able to measure the impact of Web services and published Web documents through access and Web citation metrics...
  2. pmc SARS and population health technology
    Gunther Eysenbach
    J Med Internet Res 5:e14. 2003
    ..The need for critical evaluation of all of these technologies is stressed...
  3. pmc Tackling publication bias and selective reporting in health informatics research: register your eHealth trials in the International eHealth Studies Registry
    Gunther Eysenbach
    J Med Internet Res 6:e35. 2004
    ....
  4. pmc Improving the quality of Web surveys: the Checklist for Reporting Results of Internet E-Surveys (CHERRIES)
    Gunther Eysenbach
    J Med Internet Res 6:e34. 2004
    ..It is hoped that author adherence to the checklist will increase the usefulness of such reports...
  5. pmc Peer-review and publication of research protocols and proposals: a role for open access journals
    Gunther Eysenbach
    J Med Internet Res 6:e37. 2004
    ....
  6. pmc Cross-sectional survey of users of Internet depression communities
    John Powell
    Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 3:19. 2003
    ..Internet-based depression communities provide a forum for individuals to communicate and share information and ideas. There has been little research into the health status and other characteristics of users of these communities...
  7. pmc Stages of use: consideration, initiation, utilization, and outcomes of an internet-mediated intervention
    Teresa M L Chiu
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, PR China
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:73. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Health related virtual communities and electronic support groups: systematic review of the effects of online peer to peer interactions
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2C4
    BMJ 328:1166. 2004
    ..To compile and evaluate the evidence on the effects on health and social outcomes of computer based peer to peer communities and electronic self support groups, used by people to discuss health related issues remotely...
  9. pmc The law of attrition
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, 190 Elizabeth Street, Toronto ON, M5G 2C4, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 7:e11. 2005
    ..A "run-in and withdrawal" trial design is suggested as a methodological innovation for Internet-based trials with a high number of initial dropouts/nonusers and a stable group of hardcore users...
  10. pmc "Is Cybermedicine Killing You?"--The story of a Cochrane disaster
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University of Toronto and University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 7:e21. 2005
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  11. pmc CONSORT-EHEALTH: improving and standardizing evaluation reports of Web-based and mobile health interventions
    Gunther Eysenbach
    University Health Network, Centre for Global eHealth Innovation and Techna Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 13:e126. 2011
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  12. pmc Can tweets predict citations? Metrics of social impact based on Twitter and correlation with traditional metrics of scientific impact
    Gunther Eysenbach
    University Health Network, Centre for Global eHealth Innovation and Techna Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 13:e123. 2011
    ..However, the relationship of the these new metrics to traditional metrics such as citations is not known...
  13. pmc The open access advantage
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Toronto, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 8:e8. 2006
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  14. pmc Citation advantage of open access articles
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Biol 4:e157. 2006
    ..OA is likely to benefit science by accelerating dissemination and uptake of research findings...
  15. ncbi request reprint Empirical studies assessing the quality of health information for consumers on the world wide web: a systematic review
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Toronto General Hospital, 190 Elizabeth St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    JAMA 287:2691-700. 2002
    ..The quality of consumer health information on the World Wide Web is an important issue for medicine, but to date no systematic and comprehensive synthesis of the methods and evidence has been performed...
  16. ncbi request reprint The FA4CT algorithm: a new model and tool for consumers to assess and filter health information on the Internet
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Canada
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:142-6. 2007
    ..Various checklists and tools for consumers to assess the quality of health information on the Internet have been proposed, but most fail to take into account the unique properties of a networked digital environment...
  17. ncbi request reprint From intermediation to disintermediation and apomediation: new models for consumers to access and assess the credibility of health information in the age of Web2.0
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Canada
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:162-6. 2007
    ..Web2.0 technology enables such sites. Engaging and credible Web sites are about building community and communities are built upon personal and social needs...
  18. ncbi request reprint 10 years experience with pioneering open access publishing in health informatics: the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR)
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Stud Health Technol Inform 160:1329-33. 2010
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  19. ncbi request reprint The impact of the Internet on cancer outcomes
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    CA Cancer J Clin 53:356-71. 2003
    ..A conceptual framework summarizing the factors involved in a possible link between Internet use and cancer outcomes is presented, and future areas for research are highlighted...
  20. doi request reprint Reducing Blood Pressure With Internet-Based Interventions: A Meta-analysis
    Sam Liu
    Behavioural Cardiology Research Unit, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:613-21. 2013
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  21. pmc Web-assisted tobacco interventions: empowering change in the global fight for the public's (e)Health
    Cameron D Norman
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 10:e48. 2008
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  22. ncbi request reprint Health-related searches on the Internet
    Gunther Eysenbach
    JAMA 291:2946. 2004
  23. pmc Medicine 2.0: social networking, collaboration, participation, apomediation, and openness
    Gunther Eysenbach
    J Med Internet Res 10:e22. 2008
    ..0 theme issue and sponsors a conference on "How Social Networking and Web 2.0 changes Health, Health Care, Medicine and Biomedical Research", to stimulate and encourage research in these five areas...
  24. pmc Poverty, human development, and the role of eHealth
    Gunther Eysenbach
    J Med Internet Res 9:e34. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint Societal dimensions of third-party evaluation of Internet health content
    Kristian Lampe
    Institute for Learning and Research Technology, University of Bristol, UK
    Stud Health Technol Inform 95:661-6. 2003
    ..In this paper, we view various societal issues and suggest solutions whenever possible. Rating and certification of Internet content should be preceded by a consideration and discussion that has many societal dimensions...
  26. pmc How do consumers search for and appraise health information on the world wide web? Qualitative study using focus groups, usability tests, and in-depth interviews
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Unit for Cybermedicine and eHealth, Department of Clinical Social Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Bergheimer Str 58, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    BMJ 324:573-7. 2002
    ..To describe techniques for retrieval and appraisal used by consumers when they search for health information on the internet...
  27. ncbi request reprint Theme issue for medics and health informed public. What the future might hold for the BMJ in 2013
    Gunther Eysenbach
    BMJ 326:166. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Infodemiology: The epidemiology of (mis)information
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Am J Med 113:763-5. 2002
  29. doi request reprint A systematic review of networked technologies supporting carers of people with dementia
    John Powell
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 14:154-6. 2008
    ..Treatment effects were found to vary with caregiver characteristics such as ethnic groups, formal support and baseline burden. Further evaluation is needed in robust trials with good follow-up...
  30. pmc Issues in evaluating health websites in an Internet-based randomized controlled trial
    Gunther Eysenbach
    J Med Internet Res 4:E17. 2002
  31. pmc Internet use in disease management for home care patients: a call for papers
    George Demeris
    J Med Internet Res 4:E6. 2002
  32. pmc Using the Internet for surveys and health research
    Gunther Eysenbach
    J Med Internet Res 4:E13. 2002
    ..Type 1 publication is unrefereed publication of protocols or work in progress (a 'post-publication' peer review process may take place), whereas Type 2 publication is peer-reviewed and will ordinarily take place in online journals...
  33. ncbi request reprint The impact of CyberHealthcare on the physician-patient relationship
    James G Anderson
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA
    J Med Syst 27:67-84. 2003
    ..to obtain health-related information and services? How is the use of the Internet by consumers affecting physician-patient communications? What are the implications of the Internet for the future of physician-patient relationships?..
  34. pmc Virtual links to the emergency department
    Michelle Greiver
    CMAJ 175:172-4; author reply 174. 2006
  35. pmc "Free" medical publishing venture gets under way. Open access monopoly may threaten smaller journals
    Gunther Eysenbach
    BMJ 326:766. 2003
  36. pmc Paying for bmj.com: researchers will submit their articles elsewhere
    Gunther Eysenbach
    BMJ 327:1347; discussion 1348. 2003
  37. pmc Access controls on bmj.com: dual models are possible
    Gunther Eysenbach
    BMJ 330:1211. 2005
  38. pmc Websites on screening for breast cancer: "infodemiology" studies have surely had their day
    Gunther Eysenbach
    BMJ 328:769; author reply 769-70. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint Does the internet harm health? Database of adverse events related to the internet has been set up
    Gunther Eysenbach
    BMJ 324:239. 2002