Monday, May 27, 2013

Health Information and Libraries Journal 2013 Virtual Issue: Patient information

The virtual (free) issue of Health Information and Libraries Journal for 2013 has the theme Patient Information Comes of Age. Articles include:
The state of consumer health information: an overview by Sarah Smith, Mark Duman
Perceived Internet health literacy of HIV-positive people through the provision of a computer and Internet health education intervention by Christie Robinson, Joy Graham
‘Quality signposting’: the role of online information prescription in providing patient information by Liz Brewster, Barbara Sen
Use and value of information sources by parents of child psychiatric patients by Adrienne Turner, Arta Kabashi, Hannah Guthrie, Roger Burket, Philip Turner
Online health information search and evaluation: observations and semi-structured interviews with college students and maternal health experts by Hyojin Kim, Sun-Young Park, Ingrid Bozeman
Monitoring or avoiding health information – the relation to inner inclination and health status by Stefan Ek, Jannica Heinström
Evaluating the quality of websites relating to diet and eating disorders by Rocío Guardiola-Wanden-Berghe, Josefa D. Gil-Pérez, Javier Sanz-Valero, Carmina Wanden-Berghe
Assessing Internet access and use in a medically underserved population: implications for providing enhanced health information services by Lisl Zach, Prudence W. Dalrymple, Michelle L. Rogers, Heather Williver-Farr
Photo by Sheila Webber: Bluebells, fern, Sussex, May 2013

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