Information Seeking Behavior

Mapping publication trends and identifying hot spots of research on Internet health information seeking behavior: a quantitative and co-word biclustering analysis.

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Apr 02, 2015

BACKGROUND: The Internet has become an established source of health information for people seeking health information. In recent years, research on the health information seeking behavior of Internet users has become an increasingly important scholarly focus.

[eHealth and mHealth: current developments in 2014 and perspectives in oncology].

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Nov 06, 2014

New information technologies and communication in health or "eHealth" is a way of improvement for management of chronic diseases. EHealth can improve patient care and care coordination especially in cancer patients who require a multidisciplinary approach.

Smartphone apps as a source of cancer information: changing trends in health information-seeking behavior.

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Mar 27, 2013

There is an increased interest in smartphone applications as a tool for delivery of health-care information. There have been no studies which evaluated the availability and content of cancer-related smartphone applications.

Reaching rural women: breast cancer prevention information seeking behaviors and interest in Internet, cell phone, and text use.

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Jan 17, 2013

The purpose of this study was to examine the breast cancer prevention information seeking behaviors among rural women, the prevalence of Internet, cell, and text use, and interest to receive breast cancer prevention information cell and text messages.

Mobile technology supporting trainee doctors' workplace learning and patient care: an evaluation.

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Jan 25, 2013

BACKGROUND: The amount of information needed by doctors has exploded. The nature of knowledge (explicit and tacit) and processes of knowledge acquisition and participation are complex.

Technology use and reasons to participate in social networking health websites among people living with HIV in the US.

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Apr 27, 2012

Online social media and mobile technologies hold potential to enhance adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART), although little is known about the current use of these technologies among people living with HIV (PLWH).

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