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Trustworthy guidelines - excellent; customized care tools - even better

Published inBMC medicine, vol. 13, 199
Publication date2015
Abstract

The ability to do online searches for health information has led to concerns that patients find the results confusing and that they often lead to expectations for treatments that have little supportive evidence. At the same time, the science of summarizing research evidence has advanced to the point where it is increasingly possible to quantify treatment tradeoffs and to describe the balance between harms and benefits for individual patients.

Keywords
  • Adult
  • Consumer Health Information/standards
  • Health Communication
  • Health Education/standards
  • Health Information Systems
  • Humans
  • Internet
  • Patient Education as Topic/standards
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
Citation (ISO format)
ELWYN, Glyn et al. Trustworthy guidelines - excellent; customized care tools - even better. In: BMC medicine, 2015, vol. 13, p. 199. doi: 10.1186/s12916-015-0436-y
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