publication . Other literature type . Conference object . 2020

Correcting health misinformation online: Collaborative crosschecking

Costello, Kaitlin L.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 08 Jun 2020
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Patients, especially those with chronic conditions, increasingly use the Internet to find and<br> exchange health information with other patients. Healthcare providers are often concerned that<br> patients will find misinformation online, particularly in patient peer support groups; providers<br> may even deter patients from using the Internet as an information source in order to prevent them<br> from encountering misinformation (Chung, 2013). In online support groups, however, health<br> misinformation is often corrected relatively quickly by other patients (Esquivel et al., 2006). The<br> purpose of this paper is to introduce the concept of collaborative cross...
free text keywords: Health information behavior, information literacy, online support groups
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Other literature type . 2020
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Conference object . 2020
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Other literature type . 2020
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