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Health information and the Internet: The 5 Cs website evaluation tool.
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PMID:  20335904     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
As more people use the internet to access health information, nurses need to become skilled in systematically reviewing websites so that they can guide patients to the most appropriate sites. The 5Cs website evaluation tool provides a structured guide to such evaluation, giving tips and suggesting key considerations. The 5 Cs are the key areas that need to be addressed in a comprehensive evaluation--credibility, currency, content, construction and clarity.
Lorraine Roberts
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing)     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0966-0461     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Nurs     Publication Date:    2010 Mar 11-24
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-25     Completed Date:  2010-05-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9212059     Medline TA:  Br J Nurs     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  322-5     Citation Subset:  N    
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, University of Nottingham.
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MeSH Terms
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Health Education / standards*
Internet / standards*
Nurse's Role
Peer Review, Research
Writing / standards

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