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A mixed methods systematic review of the effects of patient online self-diagnosing in the 'smart-phone society' on the healthcare professional-patient relationship and medical authority



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  • Supporting technical documents that are health systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Full-text report
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2018
  • Year Published
    2020
  • Quality Rating
    6/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    Not yet available
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    No specific country focus
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review addressing other questions
  • Type of question
    Not effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Not yet available
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Availability of care
    By whom care is provided
    Staff/self - Shared decision-making
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Communication and decision-making facilitation
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Sectors
    Primary care
    Providers
    Physician
    Generalist
    Nurse
Publication details
  • Citation
    Farnood A, Johnston B, Mair FS. A mixed methods systematic review of the effects of patient online self-diagnosing in the 'smart-phone society' on the healthcare professional-patient relationship and medical authority. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 2020;20:253.
  • DOI
    10.1186/s12911-020-01243-6

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