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Development of a patient-oriented tool for evaluating the quality of breast cancer information on the internet

Wen-Chin Hsu, Peter A Bath
2008 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
The aim of this study was to develop a tool for evaluating the quality of breast cancer information on the Internet from the perspective of patients and their families.  ...  The BC tool and other 3 generic tools (HON, IQ tool, Discern) were used to assess 40 breast cancer websites.  ...  A final sample of 40 breast cancer websites was included for analysis. What/How), which are not easily applied to assessing websites.  ... 
pmid:18487747 fatcat:oox6kh4bw5dafifotq2rsx3k3e

The quality of websites addressing fibromyalgia: an assessment of quality and readability using standardised tools

L. Daraz, J. C. MacDermid, S. Wilkins, J. Gibson, L. Shaw
2011 BMJ Open  
Pairs of raters independently evaluated website quality using two structured tools (DISCERN and a quality checklist). Readability was assessed using the Flesch Reading Ease score maps.  ...  Results: Ranking of the websites' quality varied by the tool used, although there was general agreement about the top three websites (Fibromyalgia Information, Fibromyalgia Information Foundation and National  ...  METHODS This study consisted of a keyword search, selection of websites and structured appraisal of the websites using standardised quality and readability tools.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000152 pmid:22021777 pmcid:PMC3191440 fatcat:wnn7na3yp5eqlhly2pjee4f7wy

Content Accessibility Evaluation of Government Website using WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines)

Swikruti Dongaonkar, Ramkrishna Vadali, Chandrakant Dhutadmal
2017 Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Research in Intelligent and Computing in Engineering  
A well designed and highly accessible websites are very important for organizations to communicate with different categories of the users in this IT world.  ...  Analysis of specific group of government websites across a spectrum shows that there was tremendous need for longitudinal study of website content accessibility.  ...  the social evaluation. 5) Assessment Criteria for Technical and Non-Technical: The technical assessment of the criteria was done utilizing a web assessment test device or tool and Non-technical criteria  ... 
doi:10.15439/2017r79 dblp:conf/rice/DongaonkarVD17 fatcat:kpd42o23nzfztg3ncj6sdfvxo4

Dupuytren Disease: Is There Enough Comprehensive Patient Information on the Internet?

Grzegorz Zuk, Katharina B Reinisch, Dimitri A Raptis, Sonia Fertsch, Merlin Guggenheim, Adrian F Palma
2017 Interactive Journal of Medical Research  
Methods: A total of 118 websites were included, and qualitative and quantitative assessment was performed using the modified Ensuring Quality Information for Patients (EQIP) tool.  ...  This standardized and reproducible tool consists of 36 items to assess available information in three categories: contents, identification, and structure data.  ...  Acknowledgments This manuscript was not prepared or funded in any part by a commercial organization. Conflicts of Interest None declared.  ... 
doi:10.2196/ijmr.7822 pmid:28642214 pmcid:PMC5500780 fatcat:uy3avzmwrncpzeu3ai66cga3xe

Identifying high quality medical education websites in Otolaryngology: a guide for medical students and residents

Nathan Yang, Sarah Hosseini, Marco A. Mascarella, Meredith Young, Nancy Posel, Kevin Fung, Lily H. P. Nguyen
2017 Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery  
Methods: After a literature review, the Modified Education in Otolaryngology Website (MEOW) assessment tool was designed by a panel of experts based on a previously validated website assessment tool.  ...  Websites were coded for whether their content targeted medical students or residents. Using the MEOW assessment tool, two independent raters scored the websites.  ...  Her contribution allowed us to correlate scores from our assessment tool to the opinion of a content expert, and evaluate construct validity.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40463-017-0220-4 pmid:28545569 pmcid:PMC5445285 fatcat:oqdb2gp7qvfffekmxbzzi6xlli

Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Biopsy of the Prostate: Is the Information Accessible, Usable, Reliable and Readable?

Ciaran E. Redmond, Gregory J. Nason, Michael E. Kelly, Colm McMahon, Colin P. Cantwell, David M. Quinlan
2014 Current Urology  
Websites were evaluated for accessibility, usability and reliability using the LIDA tool -a validated tool for the assessment of health related websites.  ...  The presence of advertisements on a website was associated with a lower mean overall LIDA tool score (p = 0.024).  ...  This section of the tool assesses website clarity, functionality and consistency.  ... 
doi:10.1159/000365686 pmid:26195961 pmcid:PMC4483281 fatcat:l6l6gnxpoff4dfypnvkdxdm5g4

Alternative Web-Based Assessment and Academic Self-Efficacy of Pre-Service Student Teachers

Dina Ahmed Ismaeel
2020 International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies  
The Academic Self-Efficacy of Alternative Web-Based Assessment survey questionnaire (ASEAWA) was used for the purpose of this study.  ...  In this context, a study was carried out during the second semester of the 2018 academic year among 48 pre-service student teachers enrolled in the Teacher Preparation Program, at the College of Education  ...  The rubric included four major skills and a number of minor skills related to each skill as following: 1. The skill of creating an educational website, which consists of three skills: a.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijwltt.20201001.oa1 fatcat:mrvoaezsfjgazl4deholbrfi2y

Evaluating Website Resources

Helen Hough
2012 Perioperative Nursing Clinics  
An individual can create a personal tool to systematically evaluate resources. The assessment tool can then be used to compare the quality of a variety of resources (Fig. 1) .  ...  Some information users have found that developing and using a simple checklist tool to maintain a consistent quality of source materials is helpful.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cpen.2012.02.007 fatcat:7ai2un4n25civgjttirlgyfjhy

Development of a Measurement Instrument for Website Design Utilizing Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) Multi-Attribute Decision Modeling

Ron Cheek, Martha L. Sale, Colleen Schwarz
2015 International Journal of E-Business Research  
The analysis of these surveys resulted in a list of shared elements (best practices) common to the websites surveyed.  ...  While there have been numerous studies offering "best practices" for website design, most of these are dated and do not take into consideration new applications and social media tools that come into the  ...  The purpose of this research was the development of a measurement instrument that could be used by organizations to produce an internally consistent, robust measure of their website design.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijebr.2015070102 fatcat:uczcrnvtqjbexcivblo6uaa6ci

The Library Assessment Cookbook, edited by Aaron W. Dobbs

Carol Leibiger
2019 Canadian Journal of Academic Librarianship  
Each recipe is between one and three pages long and consists of the following parts: nutrition information (justification for the assessment), dietary standards (professional standards like the ACRL Standards  ...  Traditional areas of library assessment, i.e., collections, instruction, and service points, represent the quantitatively and qualitatively most plentiful chapters, offering both more assessments and a  ...  ," is actually a usability study of a library website and thus should be found in the section on "Website and Web Services Assessment."  ... 
doi:10.33137/cjal-rcbu.v5.32074 fatcat:r7bwtl7mkra63cfcvkswq62xhm


2007 International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making  
Chinese websites are ease to use with consistent information.  ...  Roger, Diffusion of Innovations (The Free Press, New York, 1962), and help managers understand current status of Chinese websites.  ...  Acknowledgments We sincerely thank the anonymous reviewers for their insight and useful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1142/s0219622007002472 fatcat:4byhvnfkv5gwxj62myci7ywryy

Fluoride and the internet: an assessment of online information available to the public

2022 Acta Odontologica Turcica  
The accessibility of websites was assessed with AChecker tool while the readability was assessed with FRES instrument. RESULTS: Of the 200 websites saved, 94 were suitable for inclusion.  ...  The DISCERN and LIDA tools were used to assess reliability, quality, and usability of websites.  ...  using the AChecker tool for the assessment.  ... 
doi:10.17214/gaziaot.947860 fatcat:mn6s44jpgncjtngoyjpoqjhhqi

Assessing the quality, suitability and readability of internet-based health information about warfarin for patients

Sayeed Nasser
2012 Australasian Medical Journal  
Assessing the quality, suitability and readability of webbased information about warfarin for patients. AMJ 2012, 5, 3, 194-203. http//dx.  ...  Method Previously validated tools were used to evaluate the quality, suitability and readability of patient information about warfarin on selected websites.  ...  Assessment and evaluation of the information on the websites Validated tools were used to assess the quality, suitability and readability of web-based patient information about warfarin.  ... 
doi:10.4066/amj.2012.86 fatcat:on2vwy3iynednjkzbmlvse4rza

Assessing The Quality And Reliability Of Health Information On ERCP Using The DISCERN Instrument

Jatin Kaicker, Wilfred Dang
2016 Health Care Current Reviews  
The JAMA benchmarks provide a means for qualitatively assessing websites for the presence of authorship, attribution, currency and disclosure [7] .  ...  A total of 60 websites were reviewed with 7 websites excluded based on the exclusion criteria established. After removal of duplicate websites, a total of 24 unique websites were assessed.  ...  DISCERN instrument The DISCERN instrument is a reliable tool for assessing written consumer health information.  ... 
doi:10.4172/hccr.1000104 fatcat:drisxfnrofecddujkacjl2xlfi

Degree of suitability of information (DSI) for children with idiopathic scoliosis and their parents

Elisabetta DAgata, Judith Sanchez-Raya, Joan Bago
2014 Scoliosis  
Aim To validate a specific instrument to assess the suitability of information for children with Idiopathic Scoliosis and their parents in English and Spanish websites.  ...  The tool consists of 9 item with dichotomic answer (No=0 point, Yes=1); the range comes from 0 (worst quality) to 9 (best quality).  ... 
doi:10.1186/1748-7161-9-s1-o72 pmcid:PMC4290516 fatcat:q5k3jb2fabg3lcm4gnz45foz4a
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