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A 5-star system for rating the quality of information based on DISCERN.

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OBJECTIVE: To develop an explicit scheme for calculating a 5-star quality rating for consumer health information, and to test if there is good agreement be tween this and the final DISCERN quality question. DESIGN: A sample of 15 consumers and health professionals rated 26 health information leaflets covering a broad range of conditions and treatments using two new 5-star-rating schemes and the existing DISCERN final quality rating. Each scheme is based on the 15 DISCERN criteria, but the 5-...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
Health information and libraries journal
Volume:
19
Issue:
4
Pages:
201-205
Publication date:
2002-12-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-1842
ISSN:
1471-1834
Source identifiers:
162381
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:162381
UUID:
uuid:a9dc47a1-a990-4a0f-bb26-1957a6b5c841
Local pid:
pubs:162381
Deposit date:
2013-02-20

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