Genomes and Genes
Summary: Organized services to provide information on any questions an individual might have using databases and other sources. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Publications302 found, 100 shown here
- How do consumers search for and appraise health information on the world wide web? Qualitative study using focus groups, usability tests, and in-depth interviewsGunther 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...
- Consumer health information seeking on the Internet: the state of the artR J Cline
Department of Health Science Education, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
Health Educ Res 16:671-92. 2001..Both interpersonal and mass communication concepts open avenues for investigation and understanding the influence of the Internet on health beliefs and behaviors, health care, medical outcomes, and the health care system...
- Health information-seeking behaviour in adolescence: the place of the internetNicola J Gray
Centre for Pharmacy, Health and Society, School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Soc Sci Med 60:1467-78. 2005..Although it is unlikely to supplant the role of trusted peers and adults, the internet has found an important place among adolescents' repertory of health information sources...
- Patients' use of the Internet for medical informationJoseph A Diaz
Division of General Internal Medicine, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Brown University School of Medicine, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
J Gen Intern Med 17:180-5. 2002....
- Characteristics of online and offline health information seekers and factors that discriminate between themShelia R Cotten
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
Soc Sci Med 59:1795-806. 2004..Implications of these findings are discussed in terms of the digital divide and the patient-provider relationship...
- Seeking health information online: does Wikipedia matter?Michaël R Laurent
Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven MRL, Belgium Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University, School of Medicine TJV, St Louis, MO
J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:471-9. 2009..07-0.10). CONCLUSIONS Based on its search engine ranking and page view statistics, the English Wikipedia is a prominent source of online health information compared to the other online health information providers studied...
- Users of Internet health information: differences by health statusThomas K Houston
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
J Med Internet Res 4:E7. 2002..Millions of consumers have accessed health information online. However, little is known about their health status...
- Health information on the Internet: accessibility, quality, and readability in English and SpanishG K Berland
RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA, USA
JAMA 285:2612-21. 2001..Despite the substantial amount of health-related information available on the Internet, little is known about the accessibility, quality, and reading grade level of that health information...
- Smoking cessation treatment on the Internet: content, quality, and usabilityBeth Bock
Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence RI 02903, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 6:207-19. 2004..Web sites that provide direct treatment often fail to fully implement treatment guidelines and do not take full advantage of the interactive and tailoring capabilities of the Internet...
- Perceptions of traditional information sources and use of the world wide web to seek health information: findings from the health information national trends surveyStephen A Rains
Department of Communication, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721 0025, USA
J Health Commun 12:667-80. 2007..The implications of the findings for research on information seeking and the role of the Web in patient empowerment are discussed...
- Profiling characteristics of internet medical information usersJames B Weaver
National Center for Health Marketing, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E21, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:714-22. 2009..Existing research leaves two things unclear, however: the prevalence of online health and medical information seeking and the distinguishing characteristics of individuals who seek that information...
- Physician Internet medical information seeking and on-line continuing education use patternsLinda Casebeer
Division of Continuing Medical Education, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
J Contin Educ Health Prof 22:33-42. 2002..The purpose of this study was to examine physician medical information-seeking behaviors and their relevance to continuing education (CE) providers who design and develop on-line CE activities...
- The Internet as a vehicle to communicate health information during a public health emergency: a survey analysis involving the anthrax scare of 2001Anne F Kittler
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02129 1683, USA
J Med Internet Res 6:e8. 2004....
- Informed patients and the internet: a mediated context for consultations with health professionalsJoelle Kivits
Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK
J Health Psychol 11:269-82. 2006..Interviewees emphasize the primary role of the doctor-patient relationship for delivering health and medical information, their Internet searches complementing rather than opposing professional expertise...
- Readability of cancer information on the internetDaniela B Friedman
Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada
J Cancer Educ 19:117-22. 2004..information, our research questions were twofold: (1) What is the readability level of popular Web sites on breast, colon, and prostate cancers? and (2) Does readability level differ as a function of the Web sites' organizational origin?..
- The impact of CyberHealthcare on the physician-patient relationshipJames 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?..
- Instruments to assess the quality of health information on the World Wide Web: what can our patients actually use?Elmer V Bernstam
School of Health Information Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 7000 Fannin Street, Suite 600, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Int J Med Inform 74:13-9. 2005..To find and assess quality-rating instruments that can be used by health care consumers to assess websites displaying health information...
- Assessing internet access and use in a medically underserved population: implications for providing enhanced health information servicesLisl Zach
College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Health Info Libr J 29:61-71. 2012..This is especially true in medically underserved populations, which are often viewed as having limited access to health information...
- Use of Internet audience measurement data to gauge market share for online health information servicesFred B Wood
Office of Health Information Programs Development, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
J Med Internet Res 7:e31. 2005..A multidimensional evaluative approach is needed...
- The WWW of the World Wide Web: Who, What, and Why?John Powell
J Med Internet Res 4:e4. 2002
- Design and testing of a tool for evaluating the quality of diabetes consumer-information Web sitesJoshua J Seidman
Center for Information Therapy, Healthwise, Inc, 600 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
J Med Internet Res 5:e30. 2003..Most existing tools for measuring the quality of Internet health information focus almost exclusively on structural criteria or other proxies for quality information rather than evaluating actual accuracy and comprehensiveness...
- The Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS): development, design, and disseminationDavid E Nelson
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7365, USA
J Health Commun 9:443-60; discussion 81-4. 2004....
- Use of the Internet by women with breast cancerJoshua Fogel
Department of Psychology, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
J Med Internet Res 4:E9. 2002..Recently, many cancer patients have been using the Internet for information with which to make informed choices. We are not aware of any studies that investigate this Internet use among breast cancer patients or women...
- The role of the Internet in patient-practitioner relationships: findings from a qualitative research studyAngie Hart
Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Research, University of Brighton, UK
J Med Internet Res 6:e36. 2004..We know little about what meaning this activity has for their experience of health and illness, and for their relationship with health-care practitioners...
- Internet use for health information among college studentsCam Escoffery
Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
J Am Coll Health 53:183-8. 2005..Issues related to the credibility of the information on health Web sites were crucial considerations for students. The study found differences in Internet use for health information by gender and by level of Internet experience...
- Impact of the media and the internet on oncology: survey of cancer patients and oncologists in CanadaX Chen
Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
J Clin Oncol 19:4291-7. 2001..Strategic efforts are needed to improve the quality of medical news reporting by the media, and to provide guidance for patients to understand their disease and interpret such information better...
- Reducing disparities in the access and use of Internet health information. a discussion paperJean A Gilmour
Massey University, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
Int J Nurs Stud 44:1270-8. 2007..The challenge for nurses and other health professionals is directing that knowledge to the groups most disadvantaged in the current health care systems, with an agenda of reducing inequalities in access to health information...
- Use of the Internet and e-mail for health care information: results from a national surveyLaurence Baker
Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif 94305 5405, USA
JAMA 289:2400-6. 2003..Available estimates of use and impact vary widely. Without accurate estimates of use and effects, it is difficult to focus policy discussions or design appropriate policy activities...
- WHO calls for a health domain name to help consumersPhyllida Brown
BMJ 324:566. 2002
- Accuracy of information on apparently credible websites: survey of five common health topicsHeinke Kunst
Department of Respiratory Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY
BMJ 324:581-2. 2002
- American oncologists' views of internet use by cancer patients: a mail survey of American Society of Clinical Oncology membersPaul R Helft
Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
J Clin Oncol 21:942-7. 2003..Americans are turning more and more frequently to the Internet to obtain health information. The specific effects on patients, doctors, and the clinical encounter are not well known...
- How to find the good and avoid the bad or ugly: a short guide to tools for rating quality of health information on the internetPetra Wilson
European Commission, 1049 Brussels, Belgium
BMJ 324:598-602. 2002
- British internet-derived patient information on diabetes mellitus: is it readable?Maged N Kamel Boulos
School for Health, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
Diabetes Technol Ther 7:528-35. 2005..Sizeable proportions of Western populations have limited language and math skills, making it difficult for them to fully and safely understand and act upon online health information...
- Information exchange in the NICU: what sources of patient data do physicians prefer to use?Patrick J Brown
Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia, Box 800386, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
Int J Med Inform 73:349-55. 2004..There are significant gaps in understanding what sources of patient information physicians utilize in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)...
- The quality and accessibility of Australian depression sites on the World Wide WebKathleen M Griffiths
Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200
Med J Aust 176:S97-S104. 2002..To provide information about Australian depression sites and the quality of their content; to identify possible indicators of the quality of site content; and determine the accessibility of Australian depression web sites...
- Assessing websites on complementary and alternative medicine for cancerK Schmidt
Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Institute of Health and Social Care, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter EX2 4NT, UK
Ann Oncol 15:733-42. 2004..Materials and methods We used a pre-tested search strategy to identify the websites that are most likely to be used by cancer patients and assessed them according to pre-defined criteria...
- Questionnaire survey of California consumers' use and rating of sources of health care information including the InternetJ Pennbridge
National Health Foundation, Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA
West J Med 171:302-5. 1999..To understand how Californians use and rate various health information sources, including the Internet...
- Virtually he@lthy: the impact of internet use on disease experience and the doctor-patient relationshipAlex Broom
School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Qual Health Res 15:325-45. 2005....
- Improving online access to medical information for low-income countriesBarbara Aronson
HINARI Program, World Health Organization, Geneva
N Engl J Med 350:966-8. 2004
- Assessing readability of consumer health information: an exploratory studyDarren Gemoets
Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 107:869-73. 2004..Our ultimate objective is to develop tools to support the design and evaluation of health information that is comprehensible and accessible to laypersons...
- Content and design attributes of antivaccination web sitesRobert M Wolfe
Department of Family Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 710 N Lake Shore Dr, Room 1417, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
JAMA 287:3245-8. 2002..Individuals searching the Internet for vaccine information may find antivaccination Web sites. Few published studies have systematically evaluated these sites...
- Prevalence of South Australia's online health seekersTracey L Bessell
Monash Institute of Health Services Research, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria
Aust N Z J Public Health 26:170-3. 2002..To determine the proportion of South Australians accessing online health care information, predictive characteristics of online health seekers, nature of the information sought and consumer behaviour...
- How adolescents use technology for health information: implications for health professionals from focus group studiesHarvey Skinner
Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
J Med Internet Res 5:e32. 2003..Yet, they are typically the early adopters of new technology (eg, the Internet). This creates important opportunities for engaging youths via eHealth...
- The impact of the Internet on cancer outcomesGunther 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...
- Specialized medical search-engines are no better than general search-engines in sourcing consumer information about androgen deficiencyD Ilic
Monash Institute of Health Services Research, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3168, Australia
Hum Reprod 18:557-61. 2003..Our objectives were firstly to investigate the efficiency of search-engines, and then to assess the quality of online information pertaining to androgen deficiency in the ageing male (ADAM)...
- Textpresso: an ontology-based information retrieval and extraction system for biological literatureHans Michael Muller
Division of Biology and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA
PLoS Biol 2:e309. 2004..Textpresso can be accessed at http://www.textpresso.org or via WormBase at http://www.wormbase.org...
- The effect of a Frequently Asked Questions module on a pancreatic cancer Web site patient/family chat roomJoAnn Coleman
Johns Hopkins Hospital, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Cancer Nurs 28:460-8. 2005..This study supported the addition of a FAQ module to a pancreatic cancer Web site and revealed the need for information regarding pain management and care giving at the end of life...
- Health information and interaction on the internet: a survey of female urinary incontinenceH Sandvik
Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Ulriksdal 8c, N 5009 Bergen, Norway
BMJ 319:29-32. 1999..To evaluate the internet as a source of information about urinary incontinence and to explore interactive facilities. DESIGNLimited survey of internet resources...
- Illness and Internet empowerment: writing and reading breast cancer in cyberspaceVictoria Pitts
City University of New York, USA
Health (London) 8:33-59. 2004..However, the Internet is not an inherently empowering technology, and it can be a medium for affirming norms of femininity, consumerism, individualism and other powerful social messages...
- Information needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered health care professionals: results of an Internet surveyCharles R Fikar
St Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, Woods Health Sciences Library, 88 25 153rd Street Suite 1 P, Jamaica, New York 11423, USA
J Med Libr Assoc 92:56-65. 2004....
- Breast cancer on the world wide web: cross sectional survey of quality of information and popularity of websitesFunda Meric
Section of Breast Surgery, Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas, USA
BMJ 324:577-81. 2002..To determine the characteristics of popular breast cancer related websites and whether more popular sites are of higher quality...
- Web content accessibility of consumer health information web sites for people with disabilities: a cross sectional evaluationXiaoming Zeng
Department of Health Information Management, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
J Med Internet Res 6:e19. 2004....
- Science and society: the communications revolution and cancer controlK Viswanath
Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Nat Rev Cancer 5:828-35. 2005....
- Against internet exceptionalismSasha Shepperd
BMJ 324:556-7. 2002
- Information about infantile hemangiomas on the Internet: how accurate is it?Karen Minzer-Conzetti
Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0316, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 57:998-1004. 2007..We sought to measure the type, content, and quality of World Wide Web sites retrieved when conducting an Internet search for infantile hemangiomas...
- Health care providers' requests to Teratogen Information Services on medication use during pregnancy and lactationMarie Pierre Gendron
University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Eur J Clin Pharmacol 65:523-31. 2009..This situation may partly explain health care providers' (HCP) risk perceptions and thus the increasing number of calls to Teratogen Information Services (TIS).
- MedCIRCLE: collaboration for Internet rating, certification, labelling and evaluation of health information on the World-Wide-WebM A Mayer
Web Médica Acreditada, WMA, Official Medical Association of Barcelona, Spain
Stud Health Technol Inform 95:667-72. 2003..Other aims include refinement and expansion of HIDDEL, to become a standard vocabulary and interchange format for self- and third-party ratings of health information...
- Reliability of health information on the Internet: an examination of experts' ratingsM Craigie
Department of Applied Psychology, University of Durham, Stockton Campus, Stockton on Tees, UK
J Med Internet Res 4:e2. 2002..However, one problem with this approach is that there is no guarantee that other medical experts will rate the sites in a similar manner...
- The information requirements of people with cancer: where to go after the "patient information leaflet"?Claire Balmer
Dorset Cancer Centre, Poole Hospital, Longfleet Road, Poole, Dorset BH15 2JB, UK
Cancer Nurs 28:36-44, quiz 45-6. 2005..The study highlights the importance of the media and Internet as an information source for people with cancer and calls for a greater awareness of this phenomenon...
- Consumer informatics supporting patients as co-producers of qualityB Kaplan
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 8:309-16. 2001..Specific recommendations were made concerning research, new patient record systems, provider support, information access and evaluation, and policy and regulation...
- [What kind of information is expected to be provided by medical information services?]J Gehrke
IGES institut für Gesundheits und Sozialforschung GmbH, Berlin
Gesundheitswesen 65:548-54. 2003The improvement of health-related information services is one major issue in reforming the German health care system to provide more transparency in health care services for patients and persons covered by the German statutory health ..
- [The implementation of evidence-based medicine in general practice-acceptance and use of external information services]Aaron Juche
Johanniter Krankenhaus im Fläming GmbH, Klinik I, Treuenbrietzen
Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 100:383-7. 2006..The demand for, and the potential of, evidence-based medicine (EBM) in everyday general practice have not been studied systematically yet...
- Melanoma information on the Internet: often incomplete--a public health opportunity?Christopher K Bichakjian
Department of Dermatology, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0946, USA
J Clin Oncol 20:134-41. 2002..To assess the accuracy and completeness of information regarding melanoma on the Internet, retrieved by use of search engines...
- Efficacy of natural health products in treating osteoporosis: what is the quality of internet patient advice?Anne Marie Whelan
College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Ann Pharmacother 43:899-907. 2009....
- Evaluation of the quality and contents of diabetes mellitus patient education on InternetPrasad A Thakurdesai
Pharmacy Group, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani 333031, Rajasthan, India
Patient Educ Couns 53:309-13. 2004..Inclusion of evidence-based medicine concepts, role of family support, enhancement in customized content and easier feedback mechanism in the web-sites can be a significant development in the direction of patient-centered diabetes care...
- Frequency of health-related search terms on the InternetGeorge Phillipov
JAMA 290:2258-9. 2003
- Disseminating information about healthcare effectiveness: a survey of consumer health information servicesV A Entwistle
NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, UK
Qual Health Care 7:124-9. 1998In 1997 a research based information leaflet designed for men considering being screened for prostate cancer was distributed to general practitioners (GPs) and consumer health information services.
- Does the internet harm health? Database of adverse events related to the internet has been set upGunther Eysenbach
BMJ 324:239. 2002
- Of studies, syntheses, synopses, summaries, and systems: the "5S" evolution of information services for evidence-based health care decisionsR Brian Haynes
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
ACP J Club 145:A8. 2006
- Quality of breast cancer sites on the World Wide WebL Hoffman-Goetz
Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Ontario
Can J Public Health 91:281-4. 2000..We suggest that websites that lack fundamental indicators (such as dating and sources) do not provide the user with fundamental information that could enable informed decision making about site quality...
- Health-related Internet use, coping, social support, and health indicators in people living with HIV/AIDS: preliminary results from a community surveySeth C Kalichman
Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Road, Storrs 06269 1020, USA
Health Psychol 22:111-6. 2003....
- Infodemiology: The epidemiology of (mis)informationGunther Eysenbach
Am J Med 113:763-5. 2002
- Survey of doctors' experience of patients using the InternetHenry W W Potts
Cancer Research UK London Psychosocial Group Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
J Med Internet Res 4:e5. 2002..However, there have been no large, rigorous surveys of the perceptions of Internet-aware doctors about the actual benefits and harms to their patients of using the Internet...
- Effect of computer support on younger women with breast cancerD H Gustafson
Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
J Gen Intern Med 16:435-45. 2001..Assess impact of a computer-based patient support system on quality of life in younger women with breast cancer, with particular emphasis on assisting the underserved...
- Palliative care on the net: an online survey of health care professionalsJ Pereira
Palliative Care Program, Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
J Palliat Care 17:41-5. 2001..Further development of online resources should address the needs of users. Evaluation of these resources is called for...
- An exploratory study of Taiwanese consumers' experiences of using health-related websitesLi Ling Hsu
School of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, ROC
J Nurs Res 13:129-40. 2005..The author recommends to enhance health information access skills, understand the needs and preferences of consumers, promote the quality of medical websites, and improve the functions of medical websites...
- Ten ways to improve information technology in the NHSAzeem Majeed
Primary Care Research Unit, School of Public Policy, 29 30 Tavistock Square, University College London, London WC1H 9QU
BMJ 326:202-6. 2003
- Use of the Internet by patients before and after cardiac surgery: telephone surveyM Murero
International Institute of Infonomics, Herleen, The Netherlands
J Med Internet Res 3:E27. 2001..Little is known about to what extent patients who underwent medical treatment access the Internet and whether they benefit from consulting the Internet...
- A randomized controlled trial of an information prescription for pediatric patient education on the InternetDonna M D'Alessandro
Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242 1009, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:857-62. 2004..Information prescriptions (IPs) are prescriptions of specific, evidence-based information to manage health problems...
- eHealth trends in Europe 2005-2007: a population-based surveyPer Egil Kummervold
Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, PO Box 35, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
J Med Internet Res 10:e42. 2008..People are using the Internet for various health-related purposes. It is important to monitor such use as it may have an impact on the individual's health and behavior, patient-practitioner roles, and on general health care provision...
- Awareness of the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service: results from the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)Linda Squiers
Office of Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20850, USA
J Health Commun 11:117-33. 2006..A similar pattern was found for other sociodemographic variables. Results of this study will guide the development of a targeted promotional campaign for the CIS...
- What do patients with prostate or breast cancer want from an Internet site? A qualitative study of information needsLinda Rozmovits
DIPEx, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Patient Educ Couns 53:57-64. 2004..Respondents were aware of the possible pitfalls of taking health information from the Internet and often compared information from several sources before believing it...
- Diabetes websites accredited by the Health On the Net Foundation Code of Conduct: readable or not?Sanja Kusec
Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Medical School, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Stud Health Technol Inform 95:655-60. 2003..It is suggested that the readability level, and the name of the formula used, be used on the websites themselves to help the Internet users decide which sites could be of the greatest benefit to them...
- Patient Internet use for health information at three urban primary care clinicsSuzanne Dickerson
School of Nursing, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:499-504. 2004..To survey a cross section of patients presenting to three urban primary care clinics to understand online health information search behaviors...
- Of studies, syntheses, synopses, summaries, and systems: the "5S" evolution of information services for evidence-based healthcare decisionsBrian Haynes
McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Evid Based Nurs 10:6-7. 2007
- Does the internet harm health? Some evidence exists that the internet does harm healthRobert Kiley
BMJ 324:238-9. 2002
- Caution required when relying on a colleague's advice; a comparison between professional advice and evidence from the literatureFrederieke Schaafsma
Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Centre, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
BMC Health Serv Res 5:59. 2005..To find out if there was a difference between expert-based practice and EBM we compared professional advice on occupational health topics with best evidence from the literature...
- Indicators of accuracy of consumer health information on the Internet: a study of indicators relating to information for managing fever in children in the homeDon Fallis
School of Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85719, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:73-9. 2002..To identify indicators of accuracy for consumer health information on the Internet. The results will help lay people distinguish accurate from inaccurate health information on the Internet...
- Seal of transparency heritage in the CISMeF quality-controlled health gatewayS J Darmoni
CISMeF, Rouen University Hospital, France
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 4:15. 2004..Quality-controlled subject gateways are Internet services which apply a selected set of targeted measures to support systematic resource discovery...
- Quality of internet access: barrier behind internet use statisticsHarvey Skinner
Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, McMurrich Building, Ont, M5S 1A8 Toronto, Canada
Soc Sci Med 57:875-80. 2003..This is imperative for addressing the digital divide affecting populations both within countries and globally between countries...
- Exploring e-Health usage and interest among cancer information service users: the need for personalized interactions and multiple channels remainsMary Anne Bright
Office of Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 8322, USA
J Health Commun 10:35-52. 2005..A crucial question is how best to harness and integrate these new technologies within the current generation of mediated health information systems...
- 'Ignorance is bliss sometimes': constraints on the emergence of the 'informed patient' in the changing landscapes of health informationFlis Henwood
Social Informatics Research Unit, School of Computing, Mathematical and Information Sciences, University of Brighton
Sociol Health Illn 25:589-607. 2003....
- Use of the internet as a resource for consumer health information: results of the second osteopathic survey of health care in America (OSTEOSURV-II)J C Licciardone
Department of Family Medicine, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center 3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
J Med Internet Res 3:E31. 2001..The emergence of the Internet, rather than more-traditional sources, for obtaining health information is worthy of ongoing surveillance, including identification of the factors associated with using the Internet for this purpose...
- How do consumers search for and appraise information on medicines on the Internet? A qualitative study using focus groupsGeraldine Peterson
Faculty of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Building A15, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
J Med Internet Res 5:e33. 2003..The way consumers choose and evaluate information on medicines on the Internet is important because it has been shown that written information on medicines can influence consumer attitudes to and use of medicines...
- Use of the Internet by parents of paediatric patientsBrynn K Wainstein
Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Sydney Children s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 42:528-32. 2006....
- Review of internet health information quality initiativesA Risk
World Health Organization, Department of Health Information Management and Dissemination, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
J Med Internet Res 3:E28. 2001..One response to many of these problems has been the burgeoning output of codes of conduct by numerous organizations trying to address quality of health information...
- Information gathering over time by breast cancer patientsMelisa J Satterlund
North Dakota State University, Department of Psychology, Fargo, ND 58105, USA
J Med Internet Res 5:e15. 2003....
- The impact of health information on the Internet on health care and the physician-patient relationship: national U.S. survey among 1.050 U.S. physiciansElizabeth Murray
Royal Free and University College School of Medicine at University College London, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, London, UK
J Med Internet Res 5:e17. 2003..We studied physicians' experience of patients looking for health information on the Internet and their perceptions of the impact of this information on the physician-patient relationship, health care, and workload...
- The potential of consumer health informaticsT K Houston
Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2024 E Monument St, Suite 2-500, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Semin Oncol Nurs 17:41-7. 2001..Health care providers have important roles in helping their patients as well as the public locate, assess, and interpret health information...
- Bringing health care information to the deaf communityG R Sadler
University of California at San Diego Cancer Center, 92093 0658, USA
J Cancer Educ 16:105-8. 2001....
- Improving Web searches: case study of quit-smoking Web sites for teenagersMalcolm Koo
Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, McMurrich Building, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada
J Med Internet Res 5:e28. 2003..However, little is known about the characteristics of Web sites returned by simple Web searches for information about smoking cessation for teenagers...
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2 DENNIS PATTRATH; Fiscal Year: 2010..an outreach program designed to provide health professionals in all parts of the region with basic information services, by maintaining or by negotiating arrangements with libraries willing to serve individuals without a ..
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2 Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2010..an outreach program designed to provide health professionals in all parts of the region with basic information services, by maintaining or by negotiating arrangements with libraries willing to serve individuals without a ..
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2013..a program designed to provide health professionals in all parts of the Region with a basic level of information services;provide document delivery to provide health professionals;assess and respond to the needs of health ..
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2011..a program designed to provide health professionals in all parts of the Region with a basic level of information services;provide document delivery to provide health professionals;assess and respond to the needs of health ..
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2012..a program designed to provide health professionals in all parts of the Region with a basic level of information services;provide document delivery to provide health professionals;assess and respond to the needs of health ..
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 3Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2010..an outreach program designed to provide health professionals in all parts of the region with basic information services, by maintaining or by negotiating arrangements with libraries willing to serve individuals without a ..
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 3Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2009
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- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) region 4Claire Hamasu; Fiscal Year: 2010
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- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2011
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- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2013
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- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2012
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 1Colleen Cuddy; Fiscal Year: 2010
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2012
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- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2012
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- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 1KATE BURR OLIVER; Fiscal Year: 2009
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2011
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- SPEAKER TRAVEL AND SCIENTIFIC SESSION SUPPORT FOR THE TERATOLOGY SOCIETY 50TH Christina Chambers; Fiscal Year: 2011..Add Optional Project Narrative File Delete Optional Project Narrative File View Optional Project Narrative File !"#! ..
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 1BARBARA EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
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- Transforming PCI Informed Consent into an Evidence-based Decision-making ToolJohn A Spertus; Fiscal Year: 2010..study centers will be transformed by deploying a novel, web-based system - the Personalized Risk Information Services Manager (PRISM) - that generates individualized consent forms with estimates of risks and outcomes using ..
- WHOLE SLIDE IMAGING SYSTEM FOR TRANSLATIONAL NEUROSCIENCEJin Moo Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010..An experienced technician will train and assist users, and data management support will be provided by an Information Services group...
- SIS_REQUESTING A PURCHASE ORDER IN THE AMOUNT OF $615,000 TO SUPPORT FOR THE NATDavid Blackburn; Fiscal Year: 2011The purpose of this contract is to support the NLM[unreadable]s Health Information Services Related to Disasters and Emergencies...
- Impact of Information Prescriptions on Medication Adherence in ED PatientsNancy K Roderer; Fiscal Year: 2010..that consists of MedlinePlus referral plus customized written information from MedlinePlus plus access to information services provided by a medical librarian, herein referred to as a clinical informationist or informationist...
- Archiving Three Waves of the National Survey of Families and HouseholdsJames R Walker; Fiscal Year: 2013..Aging (NACDA), the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), and the Data and Information Services Center (DISC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison...
- Global characterization of ubiquitin information networks with mass spectrometrySteven P Gygi; Fiscal Year: 2013..Upon completion, our next step will be to create the complementary information networks for human genes. ..
- Web Portal for Nonhuman Primate Research ModelsJoseph W Kemnitz; Fiscal Year: 2011..The proposed work builds on initiatives in information technology and provision of information services, as well as data sharing and adoption of best practices, promoted by the Wisconsin National Primate ..
- Research Infrastructure for the Hopkins Population CenterAndrew J Cherlin; Fiscal Year: 2013..An Information Services Core will provide electronic information and bibliographic services...
- Pregnancy outcomes and asthma medications in pregnancy: a Demonstration ProjectChristina Chambers; Fiscal Year: 2013..These three activities taken together will further demonstrate the feasibility of the system for studying comparative safety of other recently marketed and/or commonly used medications in pregnancy. ..
- Developing Comprehensive Research Support Services of College of Health SciencesExnevia Gomo; Fiscal Year: 2013..administration through clinical trials support, research training courses, data management and research information services. The UZCHS has committed to ensuring synergies of the proposed project with other research and capacity ..
- Capacity Building of Research Administration at University of MalawiVictor Mwapasa; Fiscal Year: 2012..services ranging from clinical trials support, research training courses, data management and research information services. These services are still in their infancy but the benefits are already being felt...
- 23RD ANNUAL OTIS EDUCATION CONFERENCEDorothy Quinn; Fiscal Year: 2011..Add Optional Project Narrative File Delete Optional Project Narrative File View Optional Project Narrative File !""#! ..
- Development of a Regional Health Image Exchange ServiceBARTON LUCIUS GUTHRIE; Fiscal Year: 2010..The project is highly relevant to today's high-profile initiatives to improve care and reduce cost. ..
- Annual Meeting of the Neurobehavioral Teratology SocietyCharles V Vorhees; Fiscal Year: 2013..The 2013 outside speaker estimated costs will be ~$15,000. Hence, the $2,500 contribution requested will be partial support to help the Society maintain the involvement of high quality non-member speakers. ..
- NATIONAL NETWORK OF LIBRARIES OF MEDICINE (NN/LM) Training centerJANIE KAPLAN; Fiscal Year: 2009..has a broad mandate not only to collect and organize the literature of the health sciences and to provide information services, but also to develop a training and outreach program aimed to make biomedical researchers, health ..
- National Library of Medicine Training CenterSharon Dennis; Fiscal Year: 2013..g., TOXNET) offered by the Specialized Information Services Division...
- Cancer Genetics Education for the Deaf CommunityCHRISTINA GERMAINE PALMER; Fiscal Year: 2013..Through an academic-community partnership model that embraces a web-based information services approach, this research dissemination project begins to address the disparity in access to cancer genetics ..
- National Library of Medicine Training CenterSharon Dennis; Fiscal Year: 2011..g., TOXNET) offered by the Specialized Information Services Division...
- National Library of Medicine Training CenterSharon Dennis; Fiscal Year: 2012..g., TOXNET) offered by the Specialized Information Services Division...
- EMOTIONAL PROCESSINGNed H Kalin; Fiscal Year: 2011..This work used WNPRC Animal Services, Pathology, Operational Services, and Library &Information Services. PUBLICATIONS: Jahn AL, Fox AS, Abercrombie HC, Shelton SE, Oakes TR, Davidson RJ, Kalin NH...
- CIS Research Consortium (CISRC): Years 2006-2011Alfred C Marcus; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- ACCESS COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY/INFORMATION OUTREACH NETWORKDonald Spencer; Fiscal Year: 1992..The specific objectives necessary to obtain this goal are 1) initiate and support on-site access to information services through the cooperative efforts of participating institutions; 2) provide each participating hospital and ..
- A Collaborative, Intersectional Approach to Health Disparities in PregnancyTina Bloom; Fiscal Year: 2007..It will also bring needed health and resource information back to other women, for healthier mothers and babies in the future. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Center for Demography and EcologyJames M Raymo; Fiscal Year: 2013..Support is requested for four research support cores - Administration, Computing, Information Services and Methodology- and for Developmental Infrastructure...
- THREE RIVERS TRIAD - PHASE III PROJECTJAN PITTMAN; Fiscal Year: 2001..equipment, establishing connectivity,, and providing training at 8 new sites; 2) promote library and information services at all sites through the Outreach Librarian and Web Pages; 3) provide support in locating quality patient ..
- META ANALYSIS OF CLINICAL INFORMATION SERVICE TRIALSE Balas; Fiscal Year: 2001..The purpose of this project is to assess the clinical value of computer- assisted and conventional information services by synthesizing evidence from randomized controlled clinical trials...
- Evaluating Patient Information PrescriptionsNANCY RODERER; Fiscal Year: 2006..the patient's information needs is to introduce librarians trained and experienced in consumer health information services into the relationship between the patient and the provider...
- PHARMACIST USE OF ONLINE INFORMATION SERVICESMARIE ABATE; Fiscal Year: 1992Although many computer information services have been developed, they are not yet extensively used or accepted by health care practitioners...
- COOK COUNTY HOSPITAL-RUSH UNIV JOINT INTERNET PROJECTKevin Lane; Fiscal Year: 1999..Systems, and the Academic Center Library at Cook County Hospital (CCH), working with the Departments of Information Services, Internal Medicine and the Library of Health Sciences at Rush-Presbyterian-St...
- GA Carmichael Grant for Access to Digital LibrariesEDDIE ANTHONY; Fiscal Year: 2002..and seven school-based clinics in Canton, Camden, and Yazoo City to the most comprehensive electronic information services available within the state and at the national level. It is our aim to: 1...
- ENHANCED INFORMATION ACCESS FOR RURAL NORTH IDAHOMARCIA HORNER; Fiscal Year: 1991..we propose extensive on-site and electronically accessible end-user education program for a variety of information services. These will include GRATEFUL MED, a diagnostic service similar to AMA-NET's DxPlain, and a bulletin board ..
- CENTRALIZED AUTOMATION FOR A TWO-BRANCH HOSPITAL LIBRARYMERLE COLGLAZIER; Fiscal Year: 1992..This improvement will help surmount a major problem for the effective delivery of information services to the patrons of both libraries -- that is the libraries are physically separate facilities...
- Guam's Hospital & Nursing Facility Internet ConnectivityMAX PALISSON; Fiscal Year: 2001..library staff will provide training and continuous support on how to access such information and online resources, while the Information Services Department of GMHA will assure technical support for both facilities.
- Rural Hospital Electronic Library of Michigan (RHELM)Stephanie John; Fiscal Year: 2003..SCHI currently works with these hospitals to provide limited information services. None of these hospitals have a person trained in providing library services...
- Digitizing Delivery of Health Information for NebraskansKAREN MIER; Fiscal Year: 2004..ICON was established to provide information services to its members, promote shared use of resources, provide education, develop methods for improving user ..
- HEALTHIER NORTHWOODS PEOPLE INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROJECTSUZANNE MATTHEW; Fiscal Year: 2001..the hardware, software, support systems, education, and personnel required for: introducing consumer health information services; creating clinical education experiences via virtual rounds; adding new sites in underserved communities ..
- Improving the Usability of Speech Technology for Speakers with DysarthriaTURNER RENTZ; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Access to the Medical Literature for Public HealthMichael Lischke; Fiscal Year: 2003..3. Provide information services: membership in the North Carolina AHEC Digital Library, literature searches, document delivery and other ..
- Disease marker genome annotation systemMARTIN REESE; Fiscal Year: 2007Omicia, Inc. intends to deliver genomic information services to individuals that allows them to make use of current genetic and clinical research better to manage their health...
- LONG-TERM CARE RESEARCH AND SERVICE DELIVERYDavid Helms; Fiscal Year: 2001..including issues of improving care from an operational perspective, the consumer/family role, using information services, integrating acute/chronic care, and staffing...
- GAIN HOSPITAL LIBRARIES' LOCAL AUTOMATION PROJECTJocelyn Rankin; Fiscal Year: 1991..are to promote the use of local resources by local health professionals; to help maintain the vitality of information services in patient care sites serving rural areas by introducing technologically up-to-date information services; ..
- AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE INITIATIVE ON CANCERJudith Kaur; Fiscal Year: 2004..The Network for Cancer Control Research among AI/AN Populations, tribes, multiple cancer centers, Cancer Information Services (CIS) and the American Cancer Society (ACS)...
- Integrated Advanced Information Management SystemsSharon Homan; Fiscal Year: 2005..of patient education resources and computable knowledge for health care response will serve as special emphasis areas of the overall effort to create integrated electronic information services for community and personal health decisions.