Evaluating Health Information on the Web

Finding quality health information on the web can be frustrating and time consuming.  The following resources can help you determine the difference between reliable and potentially dangerous information.

A User's Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Web (Medical Library Association).

Evaluating Health Information (MedlinePlus)

Evaluating Health Web Sites
(National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

Evaluating Web-Based Health Resources
(National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)

Disclaimer:  The purpose of the TKC Patient Resource Library is to provide the public with a wide range of health and medical information.  Inclusion of material in the Library is not indicative of approval or recommendation of such material by your health care provider.   You should always consult your physician with questions you have about your health and treatment plan.