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Health Suggestions: A Chrome Extension to Help Laypersons Search for Health Information [chapter]

Carla Teixeira Lopes, Tiago Almeida Fernandes
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
To help laypeople surpass the common difficulties they face when searching for health information on the Web, we built Health Suggestions, an extension for Google Chrome to assist users obtaining highquality  ...  Results show a good acceptance of the suggestions, confirm the utility of a multilingual and multi-terminology approach and show its usefulness to more successful searches.  ...  This work was partially funded by project "NanoSTIMA: Macro-to-Nano Human Sensing: Towards Integrated Multimodal Health Monitoring and Analytics/NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000016", financed by the North Portugal  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-44564-9_22 fatcat:52obr4rcwrb4hi36rynnq3m5ya

Health Misinformation in Search and Social Media

Amira Ghenai
2017 Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval - SIGIR '17  
to search for and share health-related information.  ...  We examined how people use these platforms to search for and share health information.  ...  , which can ban products and companies for what the agency determines to be false advertising (Urciouli, 2016) .  ... 
doi:10.1145/3077136.3084153 dblp:conf/sigir/Ghenai17 fatcat:na5rjxfgw5e6togqpdkgwmk4se

Content analysis of the online information available about back pain

Ammar Suhail, Sarah Quais
2022 Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy  
Conclusion The Online information retrieved from a Google search lacks representation of the current best research.  ...  Content analysis (CA) was used to analyze online consumer information concerning LBP on the included websites. Results A total of 53 websites were included in the study by screening the search pages.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank David C Poulter, B.Sc. Special Hon, Dip MDT, Physical Therapist, USA for his help in finalizing the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s43161-022-00081-z fatcat:4q2e4gg2yzfo3cjvnecdmvzlim

Usability in Patient-Oriented Drug Interaction Checkers—A Scandinavian Sampling and Heuristic Evaluation

David Vingen, Elias J. Andrews, Mexhid Ferati
2020 Informatics  
Patients must be informed to be able to participate in decision-making affecting their health.  ...  The market for Scandinavian drug interaction checkers was as such characterized by a limited selection of checkers known to be used by patients for their utility, but failing to accommodate them in terms  ...  Appendix A Heuristic Evaluation Findings for All Systems The Heuristic Evaluation Findings document contains the full details of the usability issues detected in the study.  ... 
doi:10.3390/informatics7040042 fatcat:6uzmymtr3zbgfiliykg7faw5ue

Assessing the quality of COVID-19 vaccine videos on video-sharing platforms

Ryan Yanqi Tan, Alyssa Elyn Pua, Li Lian Wong, Kevin Yi-Lwern Yap
2021 Exploratory Research in Clinical and Social Pharmacy  
Video-sharing platforms are a common source for health information such as Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. It is important that they provide good quality, evidence-based information.  ...  Most videos did not provide full details about COVID-19 vaccines, thus viewers would need to watch several videos before making a better-informed decision.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Mr. Khee Fui Yong for helping to develop parts of the quality assessment tool and user guide, and Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rcsop.2021.100035 pmid:34568867 pmcid:PMC8243644 fatcat:mnhmjx43dzcxrequxhh3eaj7d4

Checking Knowledge in Online Encyclopaedias: Towards a Behavioural Approach to Data Accessibility

M Ptaszynski
2010 Lexikos  
This can only be achieved if access to data is adjusted to the specific type of need for information.  ...  The results of the examination confirm that access to data is indeed a process whose success depends on the interaction between the user, the data, and the type of need for information which the given  ...  how to search for information.  ... 
doi:10.4314/lex.v20i1.62731 fatcat:6k2r65s3mve63j5nq4cut5a2zq

Checking Knowledge in Online Encyclopaedias: Towards a Behavioural Approach to Data Accessibility

Marcin Overgaard Ptaszynski
2011 Lexikos  
This can only be achieved if access to data is adjusted to the specific type of need for information.  ...  The results of the examination confirm that access to data is indeed a process whose success depends on the interaction between the user, the data, and the type of need for information which the given  ...  how to search for information.  ... 
doi:10.5788/20-0-150 fatcat:qkrbgzdfpbghdmcd2xkvjcze64

Don't Tell Me The Cybersecurity Moon Is Shining... (Cybersecurity Show And Tell) [article]

Luca Viganò
2021 arXiv   pre-print
"Show, don't tell" has become the literary commandment for any writer.  ...  I discuss how different kinds of artworks can be used to explain cybersecurity and I illustrate how telling (i.e., explaining notions in a formal, technical way) can be paired with showing through visual  ...  a non-security related movie or novel, will help make laypersons less irritated, stressed and annoyed, and thus more receptive.  ... 
arXiv:2103.11030v3 fatcat:muoul7otqfgzzavsvc4wwfasjy

The Use Of Privacy Icons And Standard Contract Terms For Generating Consumer Trust And Confidence In Digital Services

Lilian Edwards, Wiebke Abel
2014 Zenodo  
The key findings and recommendations from this part of the analysis are: Icons and labels both have a long history of helping communicating complex factual information in an easy-to-grasp way to consumers  ...  Accordingly this report was commissioned to examine two possible paths for UK industry to re-establish consumer trust and confidence in the cloud, and in consumer digital services in general.  ...  PIS is available as a desktop browser extension for Chrome and Firefox, with versions for other browsers and mobile devices to follow.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.12506 fatcat:4v2dzaxb5bdkperm7pjtfg2tyi

Managing Potentially Intrusive Practices in the Browser: A User-Centered Perspective

Daniel Smullen, Yaxing Yao, Yuanyuan Feng, Norman Sadeh, Arthur Edelstein, Rebecca Weiss
2021 Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies  
Standardizing these settings in the browser rather than being left to individual websites would have the advantage of providing a uniform interface to support notification, control, and could help mitigate  ...  Browser users encounter a broad array of potentially intrusive practices: from behavioral profiling, to crypto-mining, fingerprinting, and more.  ...  This information could be used for purposes that go beyond helping you log in.  ... 
doi:10.2478/popets-2021-0082 fatcat:eocy7ldi75fr5ipogqqjjucjli

Chapter 7: Applied Rhetoric as Disciplinary Umbrella: Community, Connections, and Identity [chapter]

Jennifer R. Veltsos, Matthew R. Sharp, Jacob D. Rawlins, Ashley Patriarca, Rebecca Pope-Ruark
2022 Assembling Critical Components: A Framework for Sustaining Technical and Professional Communication  
This book is available in digital formats for free download at wac.colostate.edu.  ...  Hosted by Colorado State University, and supported by the Colorado State University Open Press, it brings together scholarly journals and book series as well as resources for teachers who use writing in  ...  We would also like to thank students in Greg's graduate seminar for helping to code and enter data into Excel spreadsheets and Craig Snoeyink for his assistance automating some of the re-organizing of  ... 
doi:10.37514/tpc-b.2022.1381.2.07 fatcat:3z3553kkzjbhpk6lm2bla6i7de

CLARITY D5.1 Exploitation Requirements and Innovation Design

Pascal Dihé
2017 Zenodo  
In a second stage, the results of CLARITY's market analysis and business model (D5.3 "Exploitation and business plan v1") are used to re-evaluate and/or validate the findings of the initial Exploitation  ...  Requirements assessment and to concretize innovative aspects of CLARITY products and service.  ...  The use of jargon alienates the layperson (as well as perhaps experts from related fields) and suggests that the website is catered to a highly technical user group.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2557389 fatcat:njldtpqwubccjlioz52h4nr724

How easy is it to read tinnitus-related webpages in Japanese? [article]

Chantelle Da Vin Kim, University Of Canterbury
2021
This suggests that online tinnitus- related information in Japanese is generally difficult to read and is therefore inaccessible to the average reader.  ...  The webpages had a mean readability score of 2.48 or Lower-advanced, suggesting that readers require eight years of education to read and understand this material.  ...  A qualitative study conducted by Eysenbach and Köhler (2002) suggests that consumers do not limit themselves to a single search term when searching for and appraising information online.  ... 
doi:10.26021/11133 fatcat:2yhoeixddredzblc2boxsejsy4

Genetic Programming III - Darwinian Invention and Problem Solving

Peter Nordin
1999 Evolutionary Computation  
Special thanks goes to our reviewers, who stuck with us through a major reorganization of the book and provided insightful and useful comments.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to acknowledge the help of our editor, Denise Penrose, and that of Edward Wade and Emilia Thiuri, at Morgan Kaufmann Publishers.  ...  As we have suggested, there can be a great number of search strategies.  ... 
doi:10.1162/evco.1999.7.4.451 fatcat:27732t6mfvgt7mzpbvkrv6wcqm

How easy is it to read hearing-related webpages in Japanese? [article]

Zoe Alexander, University Of Canterbury
2019
This study also aimed to assess the quality of that information using the Health on the Net Foundation (HONcode) certification.  ...  A Chi Square test was used to determine whether the webpages were evenly distributed amongst the various characteristics recorded, and a univariate analysis of variance (UNIANOVA) was used to determine  ...  Explaining a health condition is important for marketers as it gives them the opportunity to let potential consumers know why they need their product and what their product can do to help the consumer  ... 
doi:10.26021/7256 fatcat:2d3oiihoybah5fglsztzac7vj4
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