Evaluation of asthma websites for patient and parent education.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the quality of websites on asthma for patient and parent education. Seventy websites were evaluated based on the Health Information Technology Institute (HITI) criteria; eight core content criteria from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute guidelines; and readability. The ten best websites for asthma education were identified for patient teaching and educating parents about asthma.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Oermann, MH; Gerich, J; Ostosh, L; Zaleski, S

Published Date

  • December 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 389 - 396

PubMed ID

  • 15058535

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-8449

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0882-5963

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0882-5963(03)00161-1


  • eng