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Investigating interactive search behaviour of medical students

Anushia Inthiran, Saadat M. Alhashmi, Pervaiz K. Ahmed
2011 Proceedings of the 23rd Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference on - OzCHI '11  
Results indicate that medical students issued long queries, were active in locating results and were slow and unproductive when searching on a difficult task.  ...  Search sessions are broadly classified into: (a) querying details, (b) search results interaction details and (c) querying versus clicking behaviour and task completion time.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The authors would like to thank medical students from the University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC), Monash University Malaysia, Malaysian Allied Health Sciences Academy (MAHSA) and medical  ... 
doi:10.1145/2071536.2071561 dblp:conf/ozchi/InthiranAA11 fatcat:2s4u5m63wjcz7onfemkbsc2hkq

The impact of MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) terms on information seeking effectiveness

Ying-Hsang Liu
2009 SIGIR Forum  
None of the SNs and DEs had used MeSH terms before they participated in the study (Table 3- Demographic variables The participant's demographic profile revealed essential differences among the four  ...  To what extent do MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) terms improve search effectiveness of different kinds of users?  ...  During the first 20 minutes, you will fill out a brief questionnaire, and you will also be given a set of instructions and asked to do one practice topic.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1670564.1670582 fatcat:comonziilnfb7h576xzcse6yvm

Domain Names: Has Trade Mark Law Strayed From Its Path?

H. A. Deveci
2003 International Journal of Law and Information Technology  
Part III will review the nature of domain name disputes, comment on dispute resolution policies and suggest indexed linking or classified registration of domain names as one possible solution.  ...  Part II will examine judicial attitudes towards trademarks and domain names and contend that emphasis on the reputation of the trademark rather than reputation in the product underlines current problems  ...  Professionals, moreover, do not need the spur of a patent to do their best for their clients; professional codes of conduct require that of them in any event.  ... 
doi:10.1093/ijlit/11.3.203 fatcat:prekxxqag5hdnfowm6tmz22nzy

Exploiting task-document relations in support of information retrieval in the workplace

Luanne Freund
2008 SIGIR Forum  
This is a problem for professionals who often are searching for This document has been a long time coming and many people have helped me along the path to its completion.  ...  cheered me on and always provided hugs when needed.  ...  on engineers, medical professionals and lawyers (Figure 2-6) .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1480506.1480529 fatcat:gohltw3bczhnxce3yf4rjugpc4

Analysis of biomedical and health queries: Lessons learned from TREC and CLEF evaluation benchmarks

Lynda Tamine, Cécile Chouquet, Thomas Palmer
2015 Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology  
A large body of research work examined, from both the query side and the user behaviour side, the characteristics of medical and health-related searches.  ...  Additional findings highlight that query clarity factors are task dependent and that query terms specificity based on domain-specific terminology resources is not significantly linked to term rareness  ...  Consistent with other studies which not target a specific IR domain, studies in health-related search reveal that queries are generally short, and most of them do not exceed 4 words either those addressed  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.23351 fatcat:odvg52zbnrhili7ikkopf3rbaa

An elaborated model of social search

Brynn M. Evans, Ed H. Chi
2010 Information Processing & Management  
a search episode, suggesting where in the search process both explicitly and implicitly shared information may be valuable to individual searchers.  ...  A second survey of also 150 users, focused instead on difficulties encountered during searches, suggests similar conclusions.  ...  What benefit do social interactions and collaborations have on the quality or efficiency of the search process?  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2009.10.012 fatcat:v7ikbvjagfbitjz2xnxr3lbpp4

Banning Foreign Pharmacies from Sponsored Search: The Online Consumer Response

Matthew Chesnes, Weijia (Daisy) Dai, Ginger Zhe Jin
2017 Marketing science (Providence, R.I.)  
We study how the ban on non-NABP-certified pharmacies from sponsored search listings affects consumer search on the Internet.  ...  An investigation by the Department of Justice (DOJ) revealed that Google was allowing unapproved Canadian pharmacies to advertise on their search engine and target US consumers.  ...  In addition to click activity following each query, we also download from comScore a demographic profile (comScore's "term profile" report) of searchers who perform each query in each month.  ... 
doi:10.1287/mksc.2017.1058 fatcat:qfnvuk2xzjfwpn5ixz7c6h2xja

Banning Foreign Pharmacies from Sponsored Search: The Online Consumer Response

Matthew Chesnes, Weijia Dai, Ginger Zhe Jin
2014 Social Science Research Network  
We study how the ban on non-NABP-certified pharmacies from sponsored search listings affects consumer search on the Internet.  ...  An investigation by the Department of Justice (DOJ) revealed that Google was allowing unapproved Canadian pharmacies to advertise on their search engine and target US consumers.  ...  In addition to click activity following each query, we also download from comScore a demographic profile (comScore's "term profile" report) of searchers who perform each query in each month.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2428990 fatcat:7ngiqdz27ff3tlsu6fmkpilz2a

Physicians' pharmacogenomics information needs and seeking behavior: a study with case vignettes

Bret S. E. Heale, Aly Khalifa, Bryan L. Stone, Scott Nelson, Guilherme Del Fiol
2017 BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making  
Our results reveal a set of themes that information resources can use to help physicians find and apply pharmacogenomics information to the care of their patients.  ...  Genetic testing, especially in pharmacogenomics, can have a major impact on patient care.  ...  Transcripts, surveys, and audio/video files can be made available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12911-017-0510-9 pmid:28764766 pmcid:PMC5540399 fatcat:4z3dm5mqdfeuxkpzzzqljktpiq

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  
further research or professional medical advice.  ...  Indeed, searching for and sharing information about medical treatments are among the most frequent uses of online data.  ...  , 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

A day without a search engine: an experimental study of online and offline searches

Yan Chen, Grace YoungJoo Jeon, Yong-Mi Kim
2013 Experimental Economics  
Using a random sample of queries from a major search engine and a sample of reference questions from the Internet Public Library (IPL), we conduct a real-effort experiment to compare online and offline  ...  With the advent of the Web and search engines, online searching has become a common method for obtaining information.  ...  After completing the search tasks, all subjects record their search results and process on a computer, and fill out a demographics and post-experiment survey.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10683-013-9381-9 fatcat:heaiwfos5jegtmtjaoz36z52le

Facial Expression Rendering in Medical Training Simulators: Current Status and Future Directions

Thilina Dulantha Lalitharatne, Yongxuan Tan, Florence Leong, Liang He, Nejra Van Zalk, Simon de Lusignan, Fumiya Iida, Thrishantha Nanayakkara
2020 IEEE Access  
Virtual systems on the other hand provide facial expression simulations with fine detail and realism, and can simulate patients with different demographic attributes, but they often do not provide haptic  ...  In everyday life, people differentiate between a variety of emotional episodes, such as resentment, guilt, sadness, anger, or happiness [38] , and rely on the idea that faces reveal what others feel inside  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3041173 fatcat:honrpmfc2rd7jmf22e7jjzwddm

Nurturing the Seeds of Evidence-Based Practice

R.C. Moreno-Lacalle
2016 International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare  
Cora A. Añonuevo and Prof. Jocelyn G. Acop, and the Paz-Morales Grant for the completion of the research.  ...  The authors wish to acknowledge the work of Research Assistants, Karlo Aguilar, Yvanne Dandan, and Chantal Shivanna Ramraj.  ...  Table 1 . 1 Demographic Profile of the Respondents PJN of middle-aged and older adults.  ... 
doi:10.1097/01.xeb.0000511645.53218.cf fatcat:c5pbvkgbz5eh7nfdcyaykbuopy

Usability evaluation of an NHS library website

Catherine Ebenezer
2003 Health Information and Libraries Journal  
Based on test results, proposals for a revised menu structure, improved accessibility, and changes to the terminology used within the site are presented.  ...  Demographic information was recorded for each participant.  ...  Demographic information was recorded for each tester, as recommended by Davis. 28 Among the volunteers there was a preponderance of medical staff and of professional non-clinical staff; also there were  ... 
doi:10.1046/j.1365-2532.2003.00450.x pmid:12919276 fatcat:44z4hss73jgunp7y3mwtjokalu

3rd International EBL Conference - Abstracts of Papers and Poster Sessions

EBLIP EBLIP
2006 Evidence Based Library and Information Practice  
3rd International EBL Conference - Abstracts of Papers and Poster Sessions  ...  The results detailed who was searching (based on IP address), when they were searching (by hour, day, week), which search options were selected and what search terms were entered.  ...  e-learning, with a taught workshop, on the knowledge and search skills of health professionals.  ... 
doi:10.18438/b8tg69 fatcat:n5uwutorlvf2jmifhsw4j52ybm
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