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Using health web sites for patient education.

Publication ,  Journal Article
Oermann, MH
Published in: Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
July 2003

There are thousands of health web sites, but because of the unregulated nature of the Internet, not all sites provide accurate, complete, and up-to-date information. Nurses have an important role in evaluating health web sites and directing patients to quality sites with information they can understand. The purpose of this article is to describe how to evaluate health web sites and use them as a component of patient education. An evaluation of web sites on wound care is included as a means of illustrating issues patients face when searching the Internet for health information.

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Published In

Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society

DOI

EISSN

1528-3976

ISSN

1071-5754

Publication Date

July 2003

Volume

30

Issue

4

Start / End Page

217 / 223

Related Subject Headings

  • Teaching Materials
  • Research Design
  • Patient Education as Topic
  • Nursing
  • Nurse's Role
  • Internet
  • Information Storage and Retrieval
  • Information Services
  • Humans
  • 4205 Nursing
 

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Oermann, M. H. (2003). Using health web sites for patient education. Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing : Official Publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society, 30(4), 217–223. https://doi.org/10.1067/mjw.2003.136
Oermann, Marilyn H. “Using health web sites for patient education.Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing : Official Publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society 30, no. 4 (July 2003): 217–23. https://doi.org/10.1067/mjw.2003.136.
Oermann MH. Using health web sites for patient education. Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society. 2003 Jul;30(4):217–23.
Oermann, Marilyn H. “Using health web sites for patient education.Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing : Official Publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society, vol. 30, no. 4, July 2003, pp. 217–23. Epmc, doi:10.1067/mjw.2003.136.
Oermann MH. Using health web sites for patient education. Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society. 2003 Jul;30(4):217–223.

Published In

Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society

DOI

EISSN

1528-3976

ISSN

1071-5754

Publication Date

July 2003

Volume

30

Issue

4

Start / End Page

217 / 223

Related Subject Headings

  • Teaching Materials
  • Research Design
  • Patient Education as Topic
  • Nursing
  • Nurse's Role
  • Internet
  • Information Storage and Retrieval
  • Information Services
  • Humans
  • 4205 Nursing