Published on in Vol 17, No 12 (2015): December

Consumer Use of “Dr Google”: A Survey on Health Information-Seeking Behaviors and Navigational Needs

Consumer Use of “Dr Google”: A Survey on Health Information-Seeking Behaviors and Navigational Needs

Consumer Use of “Dr Google”: A Survey on Health Information-Seeking Behaviors and Navigational Needs

Journals

  1. Paige S, Krieger J, Stellefson M, Alber J. eHealth literacy in chronic disease patients: An item response theory analysis of the eHealth literacy scale (eHEALS). Patient Education and Counseling 2017;100(2):320 View
  2. Pang P, Chang S, Verspoor K, Clavisi O. The Use of Web-Based Technologies in Health Research Participation: Qualitative Study of Consumer and Researcher Experiences. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2018;20(10):e12094 View
  3. Huisman M, Joye S, Biltereyst D. Searching for Health: Doctor Google and the Shifting Dynamics of the Middle-Aged and Older Adult Patient–Physician Relationship and Interaction. Journal of Aging and Health 2020;32(9):998 View
  4. Aguirre P, Coelho M, Rios D, Machado M, Cruvinel A, Cruvinel T. Evaluating the Dental Caries-Related Information on Brazilian Websites: Qualitative Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2017;19(12):e415 View
  5. Kühnle L, Mücke U, Lechner W, Klawonn F, Grigull L. Development of a Social Network for People Without a Diagnosis (RarePairs): Evaluation Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020;22(9):e21849 View
  6. Gesser-Edelsburg A, Abed Elhadi Shahbari N, Cohen R, Mir Halavi A, Hijazi R, Paz-Yaakobovitch G, Birman Y. Differences in Perceptions of Health Information Between the Public and Health Care Professionals: Nonprobability Sampling Questionnaire Survey. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2019;21(7):e14105 View
  7. Lee K, Roehrer E, Cummings E. Information overload in consumers of health-related information: a scoping review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports 2017;15(10):2457 View
  8. Sjöström A, Hörnsten Å, Hajdarevic S, Emmoth A, Isaksson U. Primary Health Care Nurses’ Experiences of Consultations With Internet-Informed Patients: Qualitative Study. JMIR Nursing 2019;2(1):e14194 View
  9. Schlenstedt C, Seuthe J, Grotheer M, Weisser B, Deuschl G, Berg D. Internetseiten für Betroffene mit Morbus Parkinson – eine systematische Übersicht. DGNeurologie 2019;2(6):437 View
  10. Gil-Girbau M, Aznar-Lou I, Peñarrubia-María M, Moreno-Peral P, Fernández A, Bellón J, Jové A, Mendive J, Fernández-Vergel R, Figueiras A, March-Pujol M, Rubio-Valera M. Reasons for medication non-initiation: A qualitative exploration of the patients’ perspective. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy 2020;16(5):663 View
  11. Sudbury-Riley L, FitzPatrick M, Schulz P. Exploring the Measurement Properties of the eHealth Literacy Scale (eHEALS) Among Baby Boomers: A Multinational Test of Measurement Invariance. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2017;19(2):e53 View
  12. Karlsen M, Lichtenstein A, Economos C, Folta S, Rogers G, Jacques P, Livingston K, Rancaño K, McKeown N. Web-Based Recruitment and Survey Methodology to Maximize Response Rates from Followers of Popular Diets: the Adhering to Dietary Approaches for Personal Taste (ADAPT) Feasibility Survey. Current Developments in Nutrition 2018;2(5) View
  13. Heiman H, Keinki C, Huebner J. EHealth literacy in patients with cancer and their usage of web-based information. Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology 2018;144(9):1843 View
  14. Ramsey I, Corsini N, Peters M, Eckert M. A rapid review of consumer health information needs and preferences. Patient Education and Counseling 2017;100(9):1634 View
  15. Martin-Hammond A, Vemireddy S, Rao K. Exploring Older Adults’ Beliefs About the Use of Intelligent Assistants for Consumer Health Information Management: A Participatory Design Study. JMIR Aging 2019;2(2):e15381 View
  16. Nievas Soriano B, García Duarte S, Fernández Alonso A, Bonillo Perales A, Parrón Carreño T. Validation of a Questionnaire Developed to Evaluate a Pediatric eHealth Website for Parents. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2020;17(8):2671 View
  17. Obamiro K, Lee K. Information overload in patients with atrial fibrillation: Can the cancer information overload (CIO) scale be used?. Patient Education and Counseling 2019;102(3):550 View
  18. Hsu W. The Effect of Age on Electronic Health Literacy: Mixed-Method Study. JMIR Human Factors 2019;6(2):e11480 View
  19. Kamel Ghalibaf A, Mazloum Khorasani Z, Gholian-Aval M, Tabesh H, Tara M. Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Self-Describing Diabetes Medical Records: A Pilot Study. JMIR Medical Informatics 2017;5(2):e10 View
  20. Huhta A, Hirvonen N, Huotari M. Health Literacy in Web-Based Health Information Environments: Systematic Review of Concepts, Definitions, and Operationalization for Measurement. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2018;20(12):e10273 View
  21. Kłak A, Gawińska E, Samoliński B, Raciborski F. Dr Google as the source of health information – the results of pilot qualitative study. Polish Annals of Medicine 2017;24(2):188 View
  22. Khan D, Fjerbæk A, Andreasen J, Thorup C, Dinesen B. Cardiac surgery patients’ e-health literacy and their use of a digital portal. Health Education Journal 2018;77(4):482 View
  23. Tulgar S, Selvi O, Serifsoy T, Senturk O, Ozer Z. YouTube as an information source of spinal anesthesia, epidural anesthesia and combined spinal and epidural anesthesia. Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition) 2017;67(5):493 View
  24. Benetoli A, Chen T, Aslani P. Consumer Health-Related Activities on Social Media: Exploratory Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2017;19(10):e352 View
  25. Lai N, Khosa D, Jones-Bitton A, Dewey C. Students' Experiences of Seeking Web-Based Animal Health Information at the Ontario Veterinary College: Exploratory Qualitative Study. JMIR Medical Education 2019;5(2):e13795 View
  26. Wong D, Cheung M. Online Health Information Seeking and eHealth Literacy Among Patients Attending a Primary Care Clinic in Hong Kong: A Cross-Sectional Survey. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2019;21(3):e10831 View
  27. Devine T, Broderick J, Harris L, Wu H, Hilfiker S. Making Quality Health Websites a National Public Health Priority: Toward Quality Standards. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2016;18(8):e211 View
  28. Pang P, Chang S, Verspoor K, Pearce J. Designing Health Websites Based on Users’ Web-Based Information-Seeking Behaviors: A Mixed-Method Observational Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2016;18(6):e145 View
  29. Kwakernaak J, Eekhof J, De Waal M, Barenbrug E, Chavannes N. Patients’ Use of the Internet to Find Reliable Medical Information About Minor Ailments: Vignette-Based Experimental Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2019;21(11):e12278 View
  30. Williams S, Ames K, Lawson C. Preferences and trust in traditional and non-traditional sources of health information – a study of middle to older aged Australian adults. Journal of Communication in Healthcare 2019;12(2):134 View
  31. Lee J, Theng Y, Lee S. Health information seeking behaviour using mobile devices among people with diabetes: A comparison between Middle and high income country. DIGITAL HEALTH 2020;6:205520762095645 View
  32. Lee K, Hoti K, Hughes J, Emmerton L. Dr Google Is Here to Stay but Health Care Professionals Are Still Valued: An Analysis of Health Care Consumers’ Internet Navigation Support Preferences. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2017;19(6):e210 View
  33. Hong Z, Deng Z, Evans R, Wu H. Patient Questions and Physician Responses in a Chinese Health Q&A Website: Content Analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020;22(4):e13071 View
  34. Lawson McLean A, Lawson McLean A, Kalff R, Walter J. Google Search Queries About Neurosurgical Topics: Are They a Suitable Guide for Neurosurgeons?. World Neurosurgery 2016;90:179 View
  35. Schneider J, Holland C. eHealth Search Patterns: A Comparison of Private and Public Health Care Markets Using Online Panel Data. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2017;19(4):e117 View
  36. Wiblom J, Rundgren C, Andrée M. Developing Students’ Critical Reasoning About Online Health Information‬: a Capabilities Approach‬. Research in Science Education 2019;49(6):1759 View
  37. Papadakos J, Trang A, Cyr A, Abdelmutti N, Giuliani M, Snow M, McCurdie T, Pulandiran M, Urowitz S, Wiljer D. Deconstructing Cancer Patient Information Seeking in a Consumer Health Library Toward Developing a Virtual Information Consult for Cancer Patients and Their Caregivers: A Qualitative, Instrumental Case Study. JMIR Cancer 2017;3(1):e6 View
  38. Chen C, Huang E, Yan H. Detecting the association of health problems in consumer-level medical text. Journal of Information Science 2018;44(1):3 View
  39. Tulgar S, Selvi O, Serifsoy T, Senturk O, Ozer Z. YouTube como fonte de informação de raquianestesia, anestesia peridural e anestesia combinada raquiperidural. Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology 2017;67(5):493 View
  40. Zhao X, Fan J, Basnyat I, Hu B. Online Health Information Seeking Using “#COVID-19 Patient Seeking Help” on Weibo in Wuhan, China: Descriptive Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020;22(10):e22910 View
  41. Waring M, McManus D, Amante D, Darling C, Kiefe C. Online health information seeking by adults hospitalized for acute coronary syndromes: Who looks for information, and who discusses it with healthcare providers?. Patient Education and Counseling 2018;101(11):1973 View
  42. Hyde L, Boyes A, Evans T, Mackenzie L, Sanson-Fisher R. Three-Factor Structure of the eHealth Literacy Scale Among Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography Outpatients: A Confirmatory Factor Analysis. JMIR Human Factors 2018;5(1):e6 View
  43. Pesälä S, Virtanen M, Sane J, Mustonen P, Kaila M, Helve O. Health Information–Seeking Patterns of the General Public and Indications for Disease Surveillance: Register-Based Study Using Lyme Disease. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance 2017;3(4):e86 View
  44. Alhuwail D, Abdulsalam Y. Assessing Electronic Health Literacy in the State of Kuwait: Survey of Internet Users From an Arab State. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2019;21(5):e11174 View
  45. von Rosen A, von Rosen F, Tinnemann P, Müller-Riemenschneider F. Sexual Health and the Internet: Cross-Sectional Study of Online Preferences Among Adolescents. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2017;19(11):e379 View
  46. Oedekoven M, Herrmann W, Ernsting C, Schnitzer S, Kanzler M, Kuhlmey A, Gellert P. Patients’ health literacy in relation to the preference for a general practitioner as the source of health information. BMC Family Practice 2019;20(1) View
  47. Lee T, Park H, Lee J. Collaborative accountability for sustainable public health: A Korean perspective on the effective use of ICT-based health risk communication. Government Information Quarterly 2019;36(2):226 View
  48. Balog-Way D, Evensen D, Löfstedt R, Bouder F. Effects of public trust on behavioural intentions in the pharmaceutical sector: data from six European countries. Journal of Risk Research 2021;24(6):645 View
  49. Quinn S, Bond R, Nugent C. Quantifying health literacy and eHealth literacy using existing instruments and browser-based software for tracking online health information seeking behavior. Computers in Human Behavior 2017;69:256 View
  50. Nolan R, Feldman R, Dawes M, Kaczorowski J, Lynn H, Barr S, MacPhail C, Thomas S, Goodman J, Eysenbach G, Liu S, Tanaka R, Surikova J. Randomized Controlled Trial of E-Counseling for Hypertension. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes 2018;11(7) View
  51. Fantinelli S, Marchetti D, Verrocchio M, Franzago M, Fulcheri M, Vitacolonna E. Assessment of Psychological Dimensions in Telemedicine Care for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review of Qualitative and Quantitative Studies. Frontiers in Psychology 2019;10 View
  52. Ward-Ciesielski E, Rizvi S. Finding mental health providers in the United States: a national survey and implications for policy and practice. Journal of Mental Health 2019:1 View
  53. Aleman R, Milla-Matute C, Mora M, Gomez C, Blanco D, Lo Menzo E, Szomstein S, Rosenthal R. Google Trends as a resource for bariatric education: what do patients want to know?. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 2020 View
  54. Denham A, Wynne O, Baker A, Spratt N, Bonevski B. The unmet needs of carers of stroke survivors: An evaluation of Google search results. Health Informatics Journal 2020;26(2):934 View
  55. Gomes Alves P, Petersen I, Stevenson F. Searching for Information on the Risks of Combined Hormonal Contraceptives on the Internet: A Qualitative Study Across Six European Countries. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2019;21(3):e10810 View
  56. Riggare S, Höglund P, Hvitfeldt Forsberg H, Eftimovska E, Svenningsson P, Hägglund M. Patients are doing it for themselves: A survey on disease-specific knowledge acquisition among people with Parkinson’s disease in Sweden. Health Informatics Journal 2019;25(1):91 View
  57. West S, Kornhaber R, Visentin D, Thapa D, Cleary M. The role of the health professional supporting consumers who use ‘Dr Google’. Journal of Advanced Nursing 2020;76(9):2217 View
  58. Wangler J, Jansky M. General practitioners’ challenges and strategies in dealing with Internet-related health anxieties—results of a qualitative study among primary care physicians in Germany. Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift 2020;170(13-14):329 View
  59. Yaya S, Ghose B, Federici S. Patterns of computer and Internet use and its association with HIV knowledge in selected countries in sub-Saharan Africa. PLOS ONE 2018;13(6):e0199236 View
  60. Delgado G, Carvalho R, Choo C, Leite R, Castro J. Patient empowerment through mobile health: Case study with a Brazilian application for pregnancy support. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology 2020;57(1) View
  61. Jeong J, Kim S, Kim J. Ashamed Caregivers: Self-Stigma, Information, and Coping among Dementia Patient Families. Journal of Health Communication 2020;25(11):870 View
  62. Schnelli A, Hirt J, Zeller A. Persons with dementia as internet users: what are their needs? A qualitative study. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2021;30(5-6):849 View
  63. Rollo M, Haslam R, Collins C. Impact on Dietary Intake of Two Levels of Technology-Assisted Personalized Nutrition: A Randomized Trial. Nutrients 2020;12(11):3334 View
  64. Chang Y, Zhang Y, Gwizdka J. The effects of information source and eHealth literacy on consumer health information credibility evaluation behavior. Computers in Human Behavior 2021;115:106629 View
  65. Yang S, Lee J, Sezgin E, Bridge J, Lin S. Clinical Advice by Voice Assistants on Postpartum Depression: Cross-Sectional Investigation Using Apple Siri, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Microsoft Cortana. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2021;9(1):e24045 View
  66. Jalilian M, Kakaei H, Nourmoradi H, Bakhtiyari S, Mazloomi S, Mirzaei A. Health Information Seeking Behaviors Related to COVID-19 Among Young People: An Online Survey. International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction 2021;10(1) View
  67. Schaefer I, Heneka N, Luckett T, Agar M, Chambers S, Currow D, Halkett G, Disalvo D, Amgarth-Duff I, Anderiesz C, Phillips J. Quality of online self-management resources for adults living with primary brain cancer, and their carers: a systematic environmental scan. BMC Palliative Care 2021;20(1) View
  68. Aldousari E, Al-Muomen N. Health Information-Seeking Behavior of Students at Kuwait University. International Information & Library Review 2020:1 View
  69. Qudah B, Thakur T, Chewning B. Factors influencing patient participation in medication counseling at the community pharmacy: A systematic review. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy 2021 View
  70. BOZTAŞ N, HANCI V, KÜÇÜKGÜÇLÜ S, ÖZKARDEŞLER S. Sosyal Bir Media Ağında Bilgi Kaynağı Olarak Anterior Abdominal Duvar Blokları. Mustafa Kemal Üniversitesi Tıp Dergisi 2021 View
  71. Chalil Madathil K, Greenstein J. Designing comprehensible healthcare public reports: An investigation of the use of narratives and tests of quality metrics to support healthcare public report sensemaking. Applied Ergonomics 2021;95:103452 View
  72. Fareed N, Jonnalagadda P, Swoboda C, Samineni P, Griesenbrock T, Huerta T. Socioeconomic Factors Influence Health Information Seeking and Trust Over Time: Evidence From a Cross-Sectional, Pooled Analyses of HINTS Data. American Journal of Health Promotion 2021:089011712110181 View
  73. BOZTAŞ N, HANCI V, KÜÇÜKGÜÇLÜ S, ÖZKARDEŞLER S. Anterior Abdominal Wall Blocks as A Source of Information in A Social Media Network. Journal of Basic and Clinical Health Sciences 2021 View
  74. Wangler J, Stachwitz P, Jansky M. Kann ein nationales Gesundheitsportal die Primärversorgung unterstützen? – Ergebnisse einer Befragungsstudie unter Hausärzten. Das Gesundheitswesen 2020 View
  75. Kennedy M, Howlin F. Preparation of children for elective surgery and hospitalisation: A parental perspective. Journal of Child Health Care 2021:136749352110328 View
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Books/Policy Documents

  1. Fischer F, Dockweiler C. eHealth in Deutschland. View
  2. Pinheiro P, Bauer U. New Approaches to Health Literacy. View