Ensuring Quality in Online Palliative Care Resources

dc.contributor.author Tieman, Jennifer
dc.date.accessioned 2017-04-28T04:18:39Z
dc.date.available 2017-04-28T04:18:39Z
dc.date.issued 2016-12-13
dc.description This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). en
dc.description.abstract Evidence and information is an integral part of the processes enabling clinical and service delivery within health. It is used by health professionals in clinical practice and in developing their professional knowledge, by policy makers in decision making, and is sought by health consumers to help them manage their health needs and assess their options. Increasingly, this evidence and information is being disseminated and sought through online channels. The internet is fundamentally changing how health information is being distributed and accessed. Clinicians, patients, community members, and decision makers have an unprecedented capacity to find online information about palliative care and end-of-life care. However, it is clear that not all individuals have the skills to be able to find and assess the quality of the resources they need. There are also many issues in creating online resources that are current, relevant and authoritative for use by health professionals and by health consumers. This paper explores the processes and structures used in creating a major national palliative care knowledge resource, the CareSearch website, to meet the needs of health professionals and of patients and their families and carers. en
dc.identifier.citation Tieman, J. Ensuring Quality in Online Palliative Care Resources. Cancers 2016, 8, 113. en
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers8120113 en
dc.identifier.issn 2072-6694
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2328/37192
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher MDPI en
dc.rights © 2016 by the author; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. en
dc.rights.holder the author en
dc.rights.license CC-BY
dc.subject palliative care
dc.subject end-of-life
dc.subject knowledge translation
dc.subject evidence-based practice
dc.title Ensuring Quality in Online Palliative Care Resources en
dc.type Article en
local.contributor.authorOrcidLookup Tieman, Jennifer: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2611-1900 en_US
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