What do web-use skill differences imply for online health information searches Full Text
Journal of Medical Internet Research, 06/15/2012
Feufel MA et al. – Findings related to Web–use skills differences suggest two classes of interventions to facilitate access to good–quality online health information. Challenges related to findings and should be remedied by improving people’s basic Web–use skills. In particular, Web users should be taught how to avoid information overload by generating specific search terms and to avoid low–quality information by requesting results from trusted websites only.