How to educate patients about the use of reliable web-based information sources
- At: Istanbul (Turkey) (2009)
- Type: Presentation
- By: ROBINSON, Christie (University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, United States of America)
The Internet can serve as a powerful tool for finding information on disease states, medical care, medications, and other health-related topics. Internet use by people with chronic diseases has been shown to promote self-care, reduce anxiety, improve compliance, and generate feelings of safety and security. However, providing patients with access.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.