Laurent, Michaël R., and Tim J. Vickers. 
"Seeking health information online: does Wikipedia matter?." 
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 
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Kupferberg, Natalie, and Bridget McCrate Protus. 
"Accuracy and completeness of drug information in Wikipedia: an assessment." 
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Judd, Terry, and Gregor Kennedy. 
"Expediency‐based practice? Medical students' reliance on Google and Wikipedia for biomedical inquiries." 
British Journal of Educational Technology 42, no. 2 (2011): 351-360.


Heilman, James M., Eckhard Kemmann, Michael Bonert, Anwesh Chatterjee, 
Brent Ragar, Graham M. Beards, David J. Iberri et al. 
"Wikipedia: a key tool for global public health promotion." 
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Leithner, Andreas, Werner Maurer-Ertl, Mathias Glehr, Joerg Friesenbichler, 
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Reavley, Nicola J., Andrew J. Mackinnon, Amy J. Morgan, Mario Alvarez-Jimenez, 
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"Quality of information sources about mental disorders: 
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Rajagopalan, Malolan S., Vineet K. Khanna, Yaacov Leiter, Meghan Stott, 
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Wikipedia and psychology: Coverage of concepts and its use by undergraduate students

NJ Schweitzer - Teaching of Psychology, 2008 -
The online encyclopedia Wikipedia is a frequently referred-to source of information for 
Internet users. A series of 3 studies examined Wikipedia's coverage of psychology-related 
concepts, examined how accessible Wikipedia's psychology content is when using Internet 

Xrce's participation in wikipedia retrieval, medical image modality classification and ad-hoc retrieval tasks of imageclef 2010

S Clinchant, G Csurka, J Ah-Pine… - … (CLEF) Labs and …, 2010 -
This year, XRCE participated in three main tasks of ImageCLEF 2010. The Visual Concept 
Detection and Annotation Task is presented in a separate paper. In this working note, we 
rather focus on our participation in the Wikipedia Retrieval Task and in two sub-tasks of the 

[HTML] Wikipedia and medicine: quantifying readership, editors, and the significance of natural language

JM Heilman, AG West - Journal of medical Internet research, 2015 -
Background Wikipedia is a collaboratively edited encyclopedia. One of the most popular 
websites on the Internet, it is known to be a frequently used source of health care information 
by both professionals and the lay public. Objective This paper quantifies the production and 

[HTML] Wikipedia–challenges and new horizons in enhancing medical education

VG Herbert, A Frings… - BMC medical …, 2015 -
Background Wikipedia gains growing attention as a provider of health information. This 
study aimed to investigate the use, relevance and challenges of Wikipedia among medical 
students. Methods An online questionnaire was made accessible to students at five medical 

[HTML] Wikipedia: a key tool for global public health promotion

JM Heilman, E Kemmann, M Bonert… - Journal of medical …, 2011 -
Abstract The Internet has become an important health information resource for patients and 
the general public. Wikipedia, a collaboratively written Web-based encyclopedia, has 
become the dominant online reference work. It is usually among the top results of search 

Seeking health information online: does Wikipedia matter?

MR Laurent, TJ Vickers - Journal of the American Medical …, 2009 -
Abstract Objective: To determine the significance of the English Wikipedia as a source of 
online health information. Design: The authors measured Wikipedia's ranking on general 
Internet search engines by entering keywords from MedlinePlus, NHS Direct Online, and the 

[HTML] Accuracy and completeness of drug information in Wikipedia: an assessment

N KupferbergBMC Protus - Journal of the Medical Library …, 2011 -
How complete, accurate, and reliable is the drug information that Americans retrieve from 
Wikipedia? The question is important because 74% of American adults look online for health 
information [1], and Wikipedia is the 7th-most visited site on the web [2]. Consumers using 

[CITATION] Wiki-Surgery? Internal validity of Wikipedia as a medical and surgical reference

L Devgan, N Powe, B Blakey, M Makary - Journal of the American College …, 2007 - Elsevier

Expediency‐based practice? Medical students' reliance on Google and Wikipedia for biomedical inquiries

T JuddG Kennedy - British Journal of Educational Technology, 2011 - Wiley Online Library
Abstract Internet usage logs captured during self-directed learning sessions were used to 
determine how undergraduate medical students used five popular sites to locate and access 
biomedical resources. Students' perceptions of each site's usefulness and reliability were 

Complementary and alternative medicine on wikipedia: opportunities for improvement

M Koo - … -Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2014 -
Wikipedia, a free and collaborative Internet encyclopedia, has become one of the most 
popular sources of free information on the Internet. However, there have been concerns over 
the quality of online health information, particularly that on complementary and alternative 


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Wikipedia and Medicine: Quantifying Readership, Editors - NCBI - NIH › NCBI › Literature › PubMed Central (PMC)
by JM Heilman - ‎2015 - ‎Cited by 21 - ‎Related articles
Mar 4, 2015 - Third, we analyzed the medical readership against that of other health care websitesbetween Wikipedia's natural language editions and its ...

Seeking Health Information Online: Does Wikipedia Matter? - NCBI - NIH › NCBI › Literature › PubMed Central (PMC)
by MR Laurent - ‎2009 - ‎Cited by 203 - ‎Related articles
Wikipedia ranked highest for rare diseases, although its incidence in several categories decreased. Pageviews increased parallel to the occurrence of 20 ...

Wikipedia vs peer-reviewed medical literature for information about ...
by RT Hasty - ‎2014 - ‎Cited by 44 - ‎Related articles
CONTEXT: Since its launch in 2001, Wikipedia has become the most popular general reference site on the Internet and a popular source of health care ...

Wikipedia and medicine: quantifying readership, editors - NCBI
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Mar 4, 2015 - Third, we analyzed the medical readership against that of other health care websitesbetween Wikipedia's natural language editions and its ...

Seeking health information online: does Wikipedia matter? - NCBI
by MR Laurent - ‎2009 - ‎Cited by 203 - ‎Related articles
Apr 23, 2009 - Wikipedia ranked highest for rare diseases, although its incidence in several categories decreased. Page views increased parallel to the ...

About - National Library of Medicine - PubMed Health › NCBI › Literature
Information on conditions and treatments from the world's largest medical library. ... and End Results (SEER) Program – SEER Training Web Site Glossary of Terms ... and Wiktionary – Bibliographic Citations for Definitions from Wikipedia and ...

Complementary and Alternative Medicine on Wikipedia: Opportunities ... › NCBI › Literature › PubMed Central (PMC)
by M Koo - ‎2014 - ‎Cited by 4 - ‎Related articles
Apr 17, 2014 - Based on the Wikipedia editorial assessment grading, 4% of the articles ... Wikipedia is also the most popular health site on the Internet accessed ... References with PubMed identifier (PMID) were significantly fewer in CAM ...

Wikipedia as an evidence source for nursing and healthcare students.
by CA Haigh - ‎2011 - ‎Cited by 66 - ‎Related articles
Jun 20, 2010 - (1)School of Nursing, Faculty of HealthPsychology and Social Care, ... as Google and Web 2.0 information sharing sites such as Wikipedia as ...

PubMed Health - NCBI - NIH › NCBI › Literature › PubMed Central (PMC)
by A Miles - ‎2011 - ‎Cited by 2 - ‎Related articles
The website is designed to be a consumer health website produced by NCBI, ... in PubMed Health being listed first and MedlinePlus seventh, after Wikipedia.




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Use of online resources by patients with cancer: The Canadian experience.

Pringle D, Brown C, Shen X, Mahler M, Niu C, Villeneuve J, Charow R, Lam C, Shani RM, Alibhai SM, Jones JM, Xu W, Liu G, Grover SC.

J Clin Oncol. 2012 Dec;30(34_suppl):318. doi: 10.1200/jco.2012.30.34_suppl.318.

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Measuring Global Disease with Wikipedia: Success, Failure, and a Research Agenda.

Priedhorsky R, Osthus D, Daughton AR, Moran KR, Generous N, Fairchild G, Deshpande A, Del Valle SY.

CSCW. 2017 Feb-Mar;2017:1812-1834. doi: 10.1145/2998181.2998183.

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[Sexuality education on the Internet : From Dr. Sommer to Dr. Google].

Döring N.

Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2017 Jul 24. doi: 10.1007/s00103-017-2591-0. [Epub ahead of print] Review. German.


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Readability of Wikipedia Pages on Autoimmune Disorders: Systematic Quantitative Assessment.

Watad A, Bragazzi NL, Brigo F, Sharif K, Amital H, McGonagle D, Shoenfeld Y, Adawi M.

J Med Internet Res. 2017 Jul 18;19(7):e260. doi: 10.2196/jmir.8225.

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Dengue prediction by the web: Tweets are a useful tool for estimating and forecasting Dengue at country and city level.

Marques-Toledo CA, Degener CM, Vinhal L, Coelho G, Meira W, Codeço CT, Teixeira MM.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jul 18;11(7):e0005729. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005729. eCollection 2017 Jul.

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Smartphone, the New Learning Aid amongst Medical Students.

Gavali MY, Khismatrao DS, Gavali YV, Patil KB.

J Clin Diagn Res. 2017 May;11(5):JC05-JC08. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/20948.9826. Epub 2017 May 1.

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A comprehensive study of worldwide selfie-related accidental mortality: a growing problem of the modern society.

Jain MJ, Mavani KJ.

Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot. 2017 Feb 14:1-6. doi: 10.1080/17457300.2016.1278240. [Epub ahead of print]


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A productive clash of perspectives? The interplay between articles' and authors' perspectives and their impact on Wikipedia edits in a controversial domain.

Jirschitzka J, Kimmerle J, Halatchliyski I, Hancke J, Meurers D, Cress U.

PLoS One. 2017 Jun 2;12(6):e0178985. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0178985. eCollection 2017.

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Assent in Pediatric Patients.

Self JC, Coddington JA, Foli KJ, Braswell ML.

Nurs Forum. 2017 Apr 17. doi: 10.1111/nuf.12206. [Epub ahead of print]


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Cervical cancer, human papillomavirus and vaccines: assessment of the information retrieved from general knowledge websites in Chile.

Lopez CS, Krauskopf E, Villota CE, Burzio LO, Villegas JE.

Public Health. 2017 Jul;148:19-24. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2017.02.017. Epub 2017 Apr 3.


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NegAIT: A new parser for medical text simplification using morphological, sentential and double negation.

Mukherjee P, Leroy G, Kauchak D, Rajanarayanan S, Romero Diaz DY, Yuan NP, Pritchard TG, Colina S.

J Biomed Inform. 2017 May;69:55-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2017.03.014. Epub 2017 Mar 22.


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Readability Formulas and User Perceptions of Electronic Health Records Difficulty: A Corpus Study.

Zheng J, Yu H.

J Med Internet Res. 2017 Mar 2;19(3):e59. doi: 10.2196/jmir.6962.

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The Genus Carissa: An Ethnopharmacological, Phytochemical and Pharmacological Review.

Kaunda JS, Zhang YJ.

Nat Prod Bioprospect. 2017 Apr;7(2):181-199. doi: 10.1007/s13659-017-0123-0. Epub 2017 Feb 27. Review.

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Availability of information in Public Health on the Internet: An analysis of national health authorities in the Spanish-speaking Latin American and Caribbean countries.

Novillo-Ortiz D, Hernández-Pérez T, Saigí-Rubió F.

Int J Med Inform. 2017 Apr;100:46-55. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2017.01.013. Epub 2017 Jan 19.

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Are the kids alright? Review books and the internet as the most common study resources for the general surgery clerkship.

Taylor JA, Shaw CM, Tan SA, Falcone JL.

Am J Surg. 2017 Jan 30. pii: S0002-9610(16)30753-X. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.01.036. [Epub ahead of print]


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Wikipedia use: Risk for developing technology addiction.

Sharma MK.

Ind Psychiatry J. 2016 Jan-Jun;25(1):107-109. doi: 10.4103/0972-6748.196054.

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Completeness, accuracy, and readability of Wikipedia as a reference for patient medication information.

Candelario DM, Vazquez V, Jackson W, Reilly T.

J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2017 Mar - Apr;57(2):197-200.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2016.12.063. Epub 2017 Jan 28.


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Public health awareness of autoimmune diseases after the death of a celebrity.

Bragazzi NL, Watad A, Brigo F, Adawi M, Amital H, Shoenfeld Y.

Clin Rheumatol. 2017 Aug;36(8):1911-1917. doi: 10.1007/s10067-016-3513-5. Epub 2016 Dec 20.


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Accuracy and completeness of drug information in Wikipedia medication monographs.

Reilly T, Jackson W, Berger V, Candelario D.

J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2017 Mar - Apr;57(2):193-196.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2016.10.007. Epub 2016 Nov 17.


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Leveraging Big Data for Exploring Occupational Diseases-Related Interest at the Level of Scientific Community, Media Coverage and Novel Data Streams: The Example of Silicosis as a Pilot Study.

Bragazzi NL, Dini G, Toletone A, Brigo F, Durando P.

PLoS One. 2016 Nov 2;11(11):e0166051. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166051. eCollection 2016.



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