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Evaluation of the Quality of Online Patient Information at the Intersection of Complementary

Jeremy Y. Ng, Jane Jomy, Alexandra Vacca | Published on 5/10/2022
Hypertension impacts 1.1 billion people globally; many patients seek complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), as a result of adverse side effects from antihypertensive medications or because they believe natural options are safer. The internet is increasingly playing a role in patient health information-seeking behavior, however, the variability of information quality across websites is unclear. Thus, the purpose of this study was to assess the quality of websites providing consumer health information at the intersection of hypertension and CAM. Read more here.

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