MedlinePlus: Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial From the National Library of Medicine


Subject:
Health , Consumer Research & Advocacy , Internet Guides & Search Tools , Patient Education , Evaluation of Resources , Consumer Education

Description:
"This tutorial teaches you how to evaluate the health information that you find on the Web. It is about 16 minutes long." It walks consumers through the process of determining who is behind a website (such as a physician or a drug company), separating noncommercial and commercial content (such as advertising), checking to make sure the site is current, and more. From the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Publisher:
National Library of Medicine (NLM); National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/webeval/webeval.html


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